The FAA runs a volunteer service program for high school, vocational, and college students who are U.S. citizens at least 16 years old.
The National Air and Space Museum offers volunteer programs for Discovery Stations and Story Times for Children. All positions are unpaid but participants receive in-depth training. The Museum also hires high school and college students for its Explainers Program, paid positions that help visitors better understand the artifacts and exhibits.
Members of local Aviation Explorer posts meet at nearby airports and visit flightlines, manufacturing plants, aviation museums, and air traffic control towers.
At its Honolulu headquarters, Hawaiian Airlines provides summer internships to undergraduate and graduate students with at least a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher. Applicants must have good communication and organization skills and be creative problem-solvers.