Bill and Hillary Clinton National Airport Little Rock

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Airport Business

Airport Internship Program

Clinton National Airport (LIT) is seeking college students and aspiring professionals who are interested in an all-around introduction to professional airport management and operations, an opportunity for professional development, and hands-on learning experience at a public use airport.

Our internship program provides a real-world experience in how the Airport operates on a daily basis. Starting pay rate is $12 per hour and you will work between 15 to 32 hours per week. Flexible scheduling options are available to accommodate class schedules for students if needed (i.e. M/W/F or T/Th).


The intern’s work duties will be directly related to the operation of the airport, and may involve both indoor and outdoor work. Work duties may generally include airport management functions to include property management, development: engineering/planning/construction/environment, purchasing and contracting, human resources, information technology, general aviation, public safety, airfield operations, airport building maintenance activities (including operation of maintenance equipment) airport finance and budgeting, marketing and promotions, air service development and special projects.

  • Assist department with developing and executing communications campaigns.
  • Draft written materials, including speeches, media advisories and releases and web copy.
  • Plan and create content for website, social media platforms and e-newsletters.
  • Monitor and reply to customer social media inquiries and coordinate service recovery as needed.
  • Coordinate special events and assist with conference planning.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Current students (preferably with at least junior standing), or recent college graduate, majoring in Administration, Aviation, Business, Engineering, or other related program.
  • Previous related work experience in a professional environment is a plus.
  • A working knowledge of computers, as well as word processing and database management software (i.e. - MS Office).

How to Apply

See the attached Airport Intership Program outline for more information. Next, email ( a current resume and cover letter detailing your interest in the internship, school transcript if a current student, and a letter of professional recommendation from an academic or job related reference. Also, please indicate the department(s) you are most interested in working under.