Author - Karin McKenna

Embraer Hiring Event and Available Positions

Embraer is actively seeking Airframe & Powerplant Technicians for its Nashville, TN location.  As the third-largest commercial jet manufacturer in the world, Embraer has continued to develop innovative solutions for the aviation world throughout its 50-year history.  As an organization, Embraer focuses on four main areas within aviation: Commercial Aviation,...

Two PIA Students Receive Mike Rowe 2020 Work Ethic Scholarship

First semester PIA students Braden Brunson and Shane Miley are two of the nationwide recipients of the 2020 Work Ethic Scholarship.  The scholarship through Mike Rowe WORKS Foundation honors and provides financial support to students enrolled in trade schools that clearly demonstrate a commitment to personal responsibility, a positive attitude,...

PIA Featured in Aviation Week Network Newsletter

PIA's Associate Director of Career Services, Mindy Pavilonis, spoke with Digital Editorial Producer Lindsay Bjerregaard of Aviation Week Network regarding changes PIA campuses have experienced over the last several months. The piece spoke of the challenges the institution faced during the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic.  More importantly, the school's adaptation...

Employer Visits Go Virtual

With the COVID-19 pandemic presenting challenges to almost every organization, PIA Career Services has found new ways to connect employers and students.  While several organizations have been able to make the trip to PIA locations to interact with students, virtual visits by employers have allowed students to continue to interact...

Lockheed Martin Visits PIA Hagerstown

Representatives from Lockheed Martin traveled from their Johnstown, PA facility to meet with PIA Hagerstown students on September 29th.  Pat McCann, HR Manager for Lockheed, was joined on campus by PIA Pittsburgh Alumni Steve Chappie and Jim Cramer, both of whom serve as Production Supervisors for the company. The day included...