Career Development New

Aviation Career Day An Aviation Career Day is planned for Friday Oct. 17, 2008 at the Strategic Air & Space Museum between Lincoln and Omaha, NE. Hosted by Duncan Aviation, the Strategic Air & Space Museum, and planned in partnership with the...


The career expo will be held Wednesday and Thursday, Nov. 5-6, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the ICI Center at Embry-Riddle’s Daytona Beach campus, 600 S. Clyde Morris Blvd. The annual event, which is free and open to the public, is sponsored by Embry-Riddle’s Career Services Office.

Job candidates from all levels of experience and backgrounds are welcome to discuss career options with a full range of industry leaders. Additional details are online at www.erau.edu/career/expo/.

Avionics training
The Aircraft Electronics Association now offers avionics training at its training center near Lee’s Summit Regional Airport outside Kansas City, MO. Initial training covers basic wiring and avionics installation. For more information call (816) 347-8400 or visit www.aea.net.

Student program
Avjobs Inc. and Avjobs.com offer a Student Aviation Program to help students find employment immediately upon graduation. For a nominal fee students receive nine months of access to the online career tool. Features include access to key industry employers, aviation specific job application, resume builder, interview preparation and assistance, overview of more than 70 aviation careers, and private and professional email address. For more information visit www.avjobs.com or www.studentaviation.com.

Aviation research grant
The Lindbergh Foundation is now accepting applications for the Lindbergh-Lycoming aviation grant. This program is open to anyone conducting an aviation/aerospace research project that will improve the quality of life by balancing technological advancements with the preservation of the environment. The deadline for applications is Oct. 30, 2008. The winner will be notified in April 2009, with funding in July 2009. These research grants, in the amount of $10,580, may not be used for tuition. For complete details on the Lindbergh Grants program, descriptions of funded research grant projects, and a downloadable grant application, please visit www.lindberghfoundation.org.

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