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Student Trainee (Airway Transportation Systems Specialist)

2199 Airways Transportation Systems Specialist 

(Electronics, Mechanical, Computer Technician, Engineering, Aviation)




Deadline March 18, 2024


Interns will be expected to report onsite to gain hands-on experience and may have minimal remote work assigned. As such, this internship may be a part time, year round opportunity while attending school. Please select your desired duty location accordingly.


The Gateways Internship Program provides students the opportunity to join a diverse team of talented and dedicated technical professionals. Students will receive hands-on, practical work experience and have the opportunity to learn about the national airspace system. Students will learn about and use safety protocols including Operational Risk Management and use of personal protective equipment. Students will also obtain an in-depth understanding of how the facilities, systems and equipment support the day to-day operations of the NAS. Students who have an interest in computer science, electronics technology, or electrical systems, will be sure to find a fulfilling career as an ATSS.

Airway Transportation Systems Specialists (ATSS) are the safe-keepers of the systems and equipment that keep air travel in the United States safer than in any other country in the world. Technical Operations has a team of more than 4,000 talented technicians that install, operate, maintain, and repair more than 74,000 pieces of aviation safety equipment located across all of the United States and outlying U.S. territories. Our radar, data automation, communications, navigational aid, environmental systems, airport lighting, and power systems provide services critical to the success and safety of our national airspace system (NAS). Technical Operations runs a 24/7 non-stop operation that is responsible for safe travel throughout the U.S. states and all U.S. territories.

To apply students will need to create an account on USAJobs. Gateways Program opportunities are advertised through the Federal Aviation Administration page on USAJOBS  (



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