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Title:  Intern Co-Op Industrial Engineering


Long Island City, NY, US, 11101

Req ID:  52016





Position Title: JET Intern Co-Op Industrial Engineering (LSC)


Position Summary

The JetBlue Emerging Talent (JET) internship program provides skill & professional development through participation in the developing real-world business solutions that support the delivery of strategic business initiatives. Throughout the program, interns participate in a robust programming including professional development activities, cross-functional projects, senior leader exposure, networking, and community service. The JET Program provides interns the opportunity to immerse themselves into the aviation industry while developing specific career interest or areas of study.  


The Industrial Engineering Intern works on various operational improvement projects. They study current operations via data collection/time studies recommending layout/process changes using statistics, among other toolsets. Industrial Engineering Intern is also responsible for helping develop/maintain staffing models used to staff JetBlue Airport Crewmembers system-wide.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Support fellow Industrial Engineering team members with data collection/time studies and analysis in an effort to improve processes to drive higher operational efficiency
  • Perform time studies to establish operations standards
  • Recommend process changes to increase efficiency throughout the system
  • Work closely with project Customers and other key stakeholders to implement recommendations if necessary
  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Experience and Qualifications

  • Currently enrolled in an accredited College or University with a major in Industrial Engineering, Operations Research, Systems Engineering, or similar major (Sophomore or Junior status)
  • Ability to commit to 1 full academic calendar year (sophomore) or 8-9 month internship (junior) while alternating with school semesters/quarters:
    • Sophomore commitment: 2 semesters + 1 summer OR 4 quarters
    • Junior commitment: 1 semester + 1 summer OR 3 quarters
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Ability to work under pressure in a fast paced, deadline driven team environment
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite
  • Able to provide official transcript
  • Available for overnight travel (10%)
  • Pass a pre-employment drug test
  • Legally eligible to work in the country in which the position is locate
  • Authorization to work in the US is required. This position is not eligible for visa sponsorship

Preferred Experience and Qualifications

  • GPA: 3.2 or above
  • Strong public speaking and presentation skills
  • Possess a comprehensive knowledge of the Airport experience and operation
  • Strong business foundations to support recommendations

Crewmember Expectations:

  • Regular attendance and punctuality
  • Potential need to work flexible hours and be available to respond on short-notice
  • Able to maintain a professional appearance
  • When working or traveling on JetBlue flights, and if time permits, all capable crewmembers are asked to assist with light cleaning of the aircraft
  • Must be an appropriate organizational fit for the JetBlue culture, that is, exhibit the JetBlue values of Safety, Caring, Integrity, Passion and Fun
  • Promote JetBlue’s #1 value of safety as a Safety Ambassador, supporting JetBlue’s Safety Management System (SMS) components, Safety Policy and behavioral standards
  • Identify safety concerns, issues, incidents or hazards that should be reported and report them whenever possible and by any means necessary including JetBlue’s confidential reporting systems (Aviation Safety Action Program (ASAP) or Safety Action Report (SAR)) 


  • Computer and other office equipment

Work Environment:                                                                                                                                        

  • Normal Office Environment
  • Present for core business hours but hours/times of day may increase/change based on fluctuating workloads and/or projects

Physical Effort:  

  • Generally not required, or up to 10 pounds occasionally, 0 pounds frequently. (Sedentary)


  • The base pay range for this position is between $25.00 and $30.00 per hour. Base pay is one component of JetBlue’s total compensation package, which may also include access to healthcare benefits, a 401(k) plan and company match, crewmember stock purchase plan, short-term and long-term disability coverage, basic life insurance, free space available travel on JetBlue, and more.

JetBlue Airways is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

Nearest Major Market: Brooklyn
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City

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