PIA Career Services and You

PIA’s Career Services Department takes a hand-on approach to helping you launch your career.  You will meet one-on-one with your career services coordinator on a regular basis.  This focused attention on YOU will allow us to learn about what you want, so we can give you the best tools for your success, such as:

  • Job Opportunities
  • Career Fairs
  • On-Campus Recruiting
  • Career Decision Counseling
  • Resume Writing
  • Interview Skills

That sounds pretty great, but we don’t stop there.  We keep track of industry trends, such as salary and wage fluctuations to make sure you have the best understanding of the market and what you can expect. We are continuously networking and expanding our efforts, striving for the absolute best service for our students and alumni.

While the overwhelming demand for skilled aircraft technicians continues to be the hot topic within the aviation industry, your skill-set does not limit you to this profession. Our strong reputation within the industry inherently gravitates these employers to PIA, but our Career Services Department is continuously reaching out and educating other industries of the unique diversity of skills certified aviation technicians are capable of performing.

Campus Graduate Employment Statistics

Pittsburgh

56/63 Graduates

Hagerstown

37/41 Graduates

Myrtle Beach

23/24 Graduates

Youngstown

27/29 Graduates

Statistics based on employable graduates between January 1, 2015 – December 31, 2015.

Aviation Occupation Quick Facts

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Techs Over Age 50

The Perfect Storm of Aviation Work Force Issues, August 2014 Aircraft Maintenance Technology Magazine Reader Survey Results.

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New Techs Needed

Demand unprecedented for pilots and technicians
Boeing Long-Term Market Outlook (2016-2035)

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2015 Median Salary

Aircraft and Avionics Equipment Mechanics and Technicians, Bureau of Labor and Statistics’ Occupational Outlook Handbook

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Related Occupations

Installation, Maintenance and Repair Occupations, Bureau of Labor and Statistics’ Occupational Outlook Handbook

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Meet our Career Service Team:

Molly Leonard is the Campus Coordinator at our Hagerstown, MD campus!

Molly was raised in Frederick, Maryland and has a great knowledge of the local employer outlook. Molly earned a degree in Human and Community Service from Lenoir-Rhyne University in North Carolina (Go Bears!). After college, she worked in admissions for ECA prior coming to PIA.

"I have felt the most rewarding part of working in the career services department, for me, is to see our students graduate after such hard work and share in their excitement as they embark on a career in aviation.”- Molly Leonard
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