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Your Career Starts Here

NAA’s Career Services department helps students nearing graduation, recent graduates, and alumni find employment in the aviation industry. Career counseling, resume development, and interviewing tips/techniques are provided to all students.

Additionally, we hold Career Fairs at both campuses per year. Recruiters from commercial airlines, general aviation companies, military/defense contractors, space innovators, manufacturers, MROs (maintenance, repair, and overhaul providers), and parallel industries come directly to you!

This skilled department builds and maintains relationships with industry leaders who recruit from NAA directly. Graduates are eligible for career placement assistance to facilitate current and future opportunities. We’re excited to work with you as you transition into your first position and grow throughout your career.

If you are an NAA alumnus, you are eligible to join our Alumni Relations Facebook Group for the latest updates on available openings.

Book An Appointment

NAA students have full access to Career Services. Schedule an appointment to:

  • get assistance with resume development and writing
  • practice interviewing skills, techniques, and mock questions
  • engage in career counseling
  • discuss current openings that may be a good fit for you

Click the button below to book your appointment!

Companies Who Have Attended Our Career Fairs

Career Fairs are an integral part of the student experience at NAA. Get the training, and let the employers come to you! These are just a few of the recruiting companies that have attended our Career Fairs:

Airborne
American Airlines
Blue Origin
Boeing
Delta TechOps
Draken International
Embraer
General Atomics
General Electric Aviation
Jetblue
Lockheed Martin
Pratt & Whitney
SpaceX
Spirit Airlines

Interested employers may register for upcoming Career Fairs HERE.

NAA Career Services Offerings

Are you ready to start your aviation maintenance career? Or are you an alumni looking for something new? Learn more about the Career Services benefits you receive as an NAA student or graduate!

Career Placement Assistance

Career Placement Assistance includes Career Fairs, access to open positions listings and leads, career counseling, post-interview follow up activity, and much more! It is offered to NAA students and alumni.

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Resume + Cover Letter Development

Resume and cover letter development are what will set you apart before you ever even take an interview. Our skilled professionals will help you create documents that highlight your individual skills and strengths, positioning you for the opporunity you want!

Interviewing Tips + Techniques

Knowing how to interview is essential to land the position you want. Preparedness is key, and we are here to ensure you have both the aviation maintenance training and professional skillset you need to successfully enter the industry.

Got Questions? We Have Answers!

HOW LONG will it take to get my A&P?

We are an aviation maintenance school that provides a path to earning your Airframe and Powerplant (A&P) licenses in as little as 14 months! Our Aviation Maintenance Technology (AMT) program focuses exclusively on A&P training.

Do I need to have prior hands-on experience?

The short answer: No! We welcome students of all backgrounds. You will be in class with people of all different skill levels. Some may have military aviation experience, others may be holding tools for the first time.

what will my classes be like?

Training is hands-on and takes place in aircraft hangars, labs, and classrooms. Curriculum is taught through three modes: classroom instruction paired with text and workbook review, team-oriented projections in a laboratory setting, and real-world work experience on aircraft in a hangar.

is there demand in the industry?

Boeing’s 2019 Pilot and Technician Outlook has estimated that 769,000 new technicians will be needed globally by 2038. Skilled technicians will be essential to combat the needs of the industry.

what kind of work can i do in my career?

A&P licenses NEVER expire and offer a variety of exciting career opportunities in aviation and parallel industries. It’s not just one sector of aviation that is in need of qualified technicians!

Establish your career in sectors such as:

• Aerospace
• Airships/Blimps
• Commercial Aviation
• Corporate Aviation
• General Aviation
• Helicopters
• Manufacturing
• Maintenance, Repair & Overhaul (MRO)
• Military
• Parallel Industries

who hires from naa?

At NAA, industry-leading employers come to you! Our Career Services department maintains relationships with aviation employers, organizing three Career Fairs per year at both campuses.

Attendees have included: Blue Origin, Boeing, Delta TechOps, GE Aviation, Lockheed Martin, SpaceX, and many more.