Pittsburgh, PA: PIA students opted for their interview attire on Wednesday, March 14th, meeting with organizations to discuss current and future opportunities in aviation and non-aviation related industries. Fifty companies were in attendance to meet with over 200 students and alumni at the 2018 Spring Career Fair. Students from […]Read more...
Delta Global Services visited PIA’s Pittsburgh campus Friday, February 16th in search of candidates for available cargo warehouse positions available in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The positions, both part-time and full-time, include Delta flight benefits. In addition to warehouse positions, locations in Atlanta, New York, Chicago, California, and Detroit are also […]Read more...
The January 2018 issue of Avionics News features articles on PIA and its presence in the aviation industry.
Avionics News, a publication of the Aircraft Electronics Association, spoke with Steven Sabold, Director of Marketing and IT at PIA, regarding the AET program and the school’s commitment to training the next generation […]
Each year the Aviation Technician Education Council (ATEC) compiles information about Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Airframe and Powerplant (A&P) mechanic certificate holders, the educational institutions that prepare the majority of those individuals for careers in aviation maintenance, and the companies that employ maintenance professionals.
The report’s key conclusions:
Mechanics are retiring […]Read more...
With little time to spare before Hurricane Irma makes its way north, 14 individuals walked the stage and are preparing to being their new careers!
According to Campus Coordinator Mindy Pavilonis, all 14 graduates of this class have received job offers and 11 have already accepted positions. Kevin Dallaire from Piedmont […]
On August 28th, Lori Renne, Director of Marketing, from the PA Chamber of Business and Industry met with representatives from PIA to discuss outreach initiatives to attract students to fill the projected skills gap in the aviation industry. Her visit was inspired by PIA’s recent ranking in a Forbes article recognizing the top two-year […]Read more...
William Foster, Airframe and Powerplant Manager for General Atomics, presented to upcoming graduates at the Pittsburgh Campus today. They are currently seeking to fill nearly 100 aviation technician positions within the next 12 months. But like many other aviation companies, General Atomics is not looking to hire just anybody.
“We desire the […]
Aviation industry experts warn that a “perfect storm” is coming: a growing industry and an aging workforce is expected to create a shortage of aircraft maintenance technicians – as many as 35,000 of them per year, by some reckonings. Where will the industry find these new technicians?
Source: Next generation […]
Even as politicians argue over how to create or keep “good jobs” in the U.S., a recent National Federation of Independent Businesses survey reported that the percentage of small businesses saying that they get no or few qualified applicants for available jobs has hit a 17-year high.
Much of the […]
The Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics lands as the No. 11 Two-Year Trade School and is the top school on the list for technical trades.
For the first time, Forbes has put together a comprehensive ranking of two-year trade schools. Using the same “return on investment” focus as our annual Top […]