Citizenship Intern– COMMUNICATIONS & OUTREACH


DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
SWA Citizenship is focused on Southwest Airlines activities and engages with both internal and external customers to reduce our environmental footprint, increase efficiency and effectiveness, and enhance our social impact. The Citizenship Internship affords an opportunity to participate in the development of Southwest’s renowned One Report (an integrated, holistic corporate social responsibility report), a repurposing program to extend the life-cycle of surplus items, and support reputation management activities. Individuals in this role will handle a variety of responsibilities including data and information analysis, technical writing, research, and some project management activities. The goal of this role is to support the strengthening of SWA’s enterprise-wide Citizenship strategy.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:
High School Diploma, GED or equivalent education required.
Must be at least 18 years of age.
Must have authorization to work in the United States as defined by the Immigration Reform Act of 1986.

EDUCATION:
Progress toward undergraduate or graduate degree in Sociology, Communications, Engineering, Business, Political Science, International Studies, Public Administration, Logistics & Supply Chain Management, Sustainability or related degree.
Minimum junior level.
To be eligible must be currently enrolled as a full time student (minimum 12 credit hours).
Maintained 3.00 or above cumulative GPA.

SKILLS/ABILITIES/KNOWLEDGE/WORK STYLE:
 Highly skilled in data and information analysis and the ability to create charts and tables in Excel is required.
 Problem solving ability and strong written/verbal communications skills.
 Ability to stay organized and manage multiple and concurrent assignments.
 Educational or working knowledge of Lean Six Sigma quality improvement processes is a plus.
 Experience with sustainability sciences and Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) reporting is preferred.
 Involvement in organizations, social service, and leadership roles.
 Works well in a culture that is open, direct, respectful, courteous and compassionate.
 Quick learner, self-motivated, and team oriented.

PLEASE BE PREPARED TO PROVIDE THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION (IF REQUESTED):
Resume.
Unofficial transcript.
“Why Citizenship in the airline industry and why at Southwest Airlines?” essay (Length determined by author).
Letters of Recommendation.

TIME COMMITMENT:
Fulltime - 40 hours per week - preferred, but open to part time - 30 hours per week
PAY:
$15/hr + flight privileges
This position is located in Dallas, Texas at the Southwest Airlines Headquarters building.
All Students must apply online at www.southwest.com/careers
Southwest Airlines is an equal opportunity employer.