GE Visits NAA-Tampa Bay

GE is 295,000 employees with one common mission: to build, power, cure, move, and connect the world. They embrace simplicity and diversity and believe great, world-changing ideas can come from anyone, anywhere in their organization. Mike and Ashley of GE visited NAA’s Tampa Bay campus on October 10, 2017.

Students learned about career opportunities with GE and how aviation maintenance technology fits into the company’s vision and structure. GE has attended multiple NAA Career Fairs and has hired NAA talent directly. For more information about what they are looking for in new hire candidates, contact NAA’s Career Services department at (800) 659-2080.

NAA-Tampa Bay Students Visit Clearwater Airpark

Clearwater Airpark officially opened in 1939 at the same location that it sits today. Residents and visitors enjoy the convienence of a neighborhood friendly airport that can give them easy access to local attractions as well as local beaches and businesses. It is a hub for general aviation and is also home to an experimental aircraft club.

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Students were able to visit Clearwater Airpark to learn from local aviation enthusiasts on October 6, 2017. This field visit was an excellent opportunity for students to learn more about different aspects of the aviation industry and how to get involved in its various sectors.

Tampa Bay Career Fair – September 2017

Did you know that over 648,000 new maintenance technicians will be needed in the aviation industry by 2036? Boeing’s 2017 Pilot and Technician Outlook has indicated that the demand for skilled technicians outpaces the rate at which positions can be filled. NAA Career Fairs are designed to put qualified graduates and alumni in front of some of the industry’s best employers to fulfill the growing needs in aviation. Our most recent Career Fair took place on Thursday September 21, 2017. 101 interviews were conducted and 45 hires have already been made.

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NAA students and alumni speak with Crown Equipment representative

The demands of the global aviation industry represent a rare and desirable aspect of field: tangible and continuous job growth. NAA focuses solely on aviation maintenance training in order to develop qualified candidates who are ready to embark on careers. Employers such as Lockheed Martin, Gulfstream, Endeavor, HAECO, General Atomics and many more attended the event in September.

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NAA students meet with industry reps

Our next Career Fair will be hosted at NAA’s New England campus on Thursday, November 16, 2017. Stay tuned for more details!