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Title:  JET Intern Safety


Long Island City, NY, US, 11101

Req ID:  19783

JET Intern Safety (Environmental, Safety and Data Programs)


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 JET Intern Safety supports JetBlue’s Office of Safety. The Intern will be responsible for tasks and projects as assigned, including but limited to reviewing/analyzing/trending/visualizing data collected by JetBlue’s Assurance programs (Environmental Health and Safety and Business Intelligence) to support Environmental Management System (EMS) expansion, industry best practices research, database programming, and administrative meetings/presentations. The Intern must be comfortable working in a fast paced, non-routine work environment and must be an engaging professional whose personal values match JetBlue’s values of Safety, Caring, Integrity, Passion and Fun.


Essential Responsibilities:

  • Conduct industry research, compile data, and prepare materials for consideration and draft presentations to explain collected data, upcoming initiatives
  • Import, categorize and assess Safety reports; conduct follow up requests for information to aid in injury investigations and populating Safety Risk Assessments
  • Enter and manage data in the Safety Database; including FAA Wildlife Mitigation program
  • Learn database functional programming language to efficiently extract, manipulate and narrate data
  • Create and maintain spreadsheets, dashboards, charts, and information regarding performance metrics
  • Validate events captured through the Flight Operational Quality assurance (FOQA) program
  • Support fatigue risk management activity, including data processing, analysis, and human performance research
  • Update the Safety intranet site, including layout, graphics and content
  • Other administrative functions as needed such as attending meetings to record minutes, making travel arrangements, and performing general office duties
  • Assist with ad hoc requests and projects as needed

Minimum Experience and Qualifications:

  • Currently enrolled or recently graduated from an accredited college or university in an aviation safety, environmental studies, human factors, health science, industrial hygiene or other related field
  • Proficiency with MS Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
  • Ability to handle confidential information
  • Ability to learn and understand new software in detail
  • Ability to dissect complex tasks and coordinate work among multiple stakeholders
  • Ability to be flexible, prioritize, and manage multiple activities in a fast-paced, changing environment
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Available for occasional overnight travel (10%)
  • Must be able to acquire and maintain valid travel documents with the ability to travel in and out of the United States
  • Must pass a ten (10) year background check and pre-employment drug and alcohol test
  • Must be legally eligible to work in the country in which the position is located

Preferred Experience and Qualifications:

  • Develop Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) based upon industry Best Practices, accounting for individual tasks and workflows in Safety and Environmental disciplines
  • Understanding of airline compliance standards in the United States, with respect to EPA and NEPA
  • Prior working experience at a public or private organization, performing in an analytical role
  • Academic course experience in the areas of environmental studies, computer science, human factors, health science, incident investigations, training curricula, aviation safety, and/or statistics
  • Holds FAA Airman Certification (Pilot’s License, AMT License, Dispatcher License) or has undertaken equivalent academic courses for pre-requisite aviation knowledge
  • Experience with content management systems such as SharePoint, Spotfire and Tableau
  • Ability to work effectively with professionals from diverse technical areas
  • Possess strong communication, critical thinking and team-building interpersonal skills

Crewmember Expectations:

  • Regular attendance and punctuality
  • Potential need to work flexible hours and be available to respond on short-notice
  • Well-groomed and 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 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:

  • Generally, normal office environment
  • Occasionally, airport/aircraft environment

Physical Effort: 

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



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

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