Safety Management Systems (SMS) and Alliances - Summer 2020 Internship
Delta Air Lines, Inc.
 Atlanta, GA

Delta Air Lines serves more than 180 million customers each year. For the 7th time in the past 8 years, Delta was named by Fortune magazine as the most admired airline worldwide in its 2018 World's Most Admired Companies airline industry list. In 2018, Delta was also named to Fortune Magazine's list of “100 Best Companies to Work For,“ “Best Workplace for Diversity,“ and “Best Workplace for Women,“ and the top airline in FAST company's Most Innovative Companies Worldwide in 2018. With an industry-leading global network, Delta and the Delta Connection carriers offer service to 334 destinations in 62 countries on six continents.

Headquartered in Atlanta, Delta employs more than 80,000 employees worldwide and operates a mainline fleet of more than 800 aircraft. A founding member of the SkyTeam global alliance, Delta participates in the industry's leading trans-Atlantic joint venture with Air France-KLM and Alitalia. Including its worldwide alliance partners, Delta offers customers more than 15,000 daily flights with hubs in Amsterdam, Atlanta, Detroit, Minneapolis-St. Paul, New York - JFK, Paris-Charles de Gaulle, Salt Lake City, Seattle, and Tokyo.

What's The Job All About?

The Intern - SMS & Alliances will be based in Atlanta, Georgia. This position will support the Manager - Corporate SMS and will gain hands-on experience managing program elements associated with the four elements of SMS across the entire spectrum of operations at a Part 121 Flag Carrier with global operations. This position will be directly responsible for analyzing safety data and conducting safety risk assessments. This position also supports the Program Manager - Codeshare Safety and can expect to gain hands-on experience in monitoring and evaluating Delta's 40 codeshare partners worldwide, Delta's Connection partners, and the SkyTeam Alliance partners. This position is heavily focused on managing a wide range of operational risk and the successful candidate will be exposed to processes that allow a global carrier to effectively determine the risk scores across a broad spectrum of operational activities. This position will require some travel. The successful candidate will practice safety-conscious behaviors in all operational processes and procedures.

What you need to succeed (minimum qualifications)

What Will a Successful Candidate Look Like?

The candidate must:

Be enrolled in a degree-seeking program (preferably Aviation Safety or Aviation Operations) and have a strong command of all Microsoft Suite products and internet applications.

Be able to effectively communicate information (verbal and written) and be comfortable working in a fast-paced environment with diverse teams

Possess Delta's core values of honesty, integrity, respect, perseverance, and servant leadership

Convey a professional image at all times

Be of the highest caliber due to access to sensitive risk data


Internships are available for spring/summer/fall

Flight benefits are offered

This is a paid internship

What will give you a competitive edge (preferred qualifications)

Previous internship experience.