Technician Demand

Aviation Career Day at Harrisburg International Airport

An article on AviationPros website highlights PIA’s recent participation in an event to raise awareness about the growing demand for aviation technicians. PIA Hagerstown was able to participate in the first-ever Aviation Career Day held at the Harrisburg International Airport.  A collaboration between the airport, PIA, and Piedmont Airlines brought together...

Career Fair Brings Alumni Back to PIA

The 2019 Career Fair at PIA Pittsburgh brought together 45 organizations seeking soon-to-be graduates for available positions.  It also brought back  13 Alumni of PIA, who returned to their Alma Mater to help their respective companies attract the next generation of aviation technicians. We are honored to have contributed to the...

“The Tiny Trade-School Ivy Outperforming Top Four-Year Colleges”

In conjunction with Forbes' list of Top-Two Year Trade Schools, PIA's unique educational opportunities were highlighted in an article by the publication.  The article focuses on the industry relevant curriculum, employer partnerships, and industry demand for skilled technicians. President and CEO of PIA, Suzanne Markle, is featured in a video with...

AMT Shortage discussed in MRO Management

The March 2018 issue of MRO Management featured an article discussing the need for aviation maintenance technicians and the efforts of organizations to address that shortage. The article featured PIA and the challenges that can be encountered with the younger generations of students, as well as other organizations voicing their concerns. ...

Pittsburgh Campus Spring Career Fair

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 Pittsburgh,...

Delta Global Services Visit

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 looking...

General Atomics Seeking PIA Technicians

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 best...