One Company. Many Destinations.
MBA Leadership Program
Because our industry is highly competitive and ever changing, we
seek to hire bright and innovative MBAs to help set our strategic
direction and ensure we meet the challenges facing our industry.
The purpose of the program is to offer MBAs challenging and
rewarding work, and to build a strong leadership pipeline for
An established, proven program
Our CEO Thomas Horton is among many of our senior officers
recruited through the program. More than 200 MBAs currently
participate in the leadership program, which means that our MBAs
have a strong network within our company to leverage learning and
career path planning.
Industry Challenge = MBA Career Opportunity
Since the inception of the MBA Leadership Program, our leaders
have always looked to the MBA talent pool to drive the company's
success. While today's challenges are paramount, AA has a precedent
for successfully navigating difficult times. Because of our current
challenges, we are vigorously recruiting innovative MBAs.
Our business needs are ever changing. As a result, American
continues to be an exciting work place. AA has always been a leader
the airline industry. "Innovation" coupled "with absolute resolve
to overcome our challenges" is a core workplace value. At American,
you can make a difference.
MBA Program Leadership Development
We understand that professional development is important to you.
As such, we provide new MBAs with a partner to help navigate AA's
landscape. Executive Brown Bag Lunches are scheduled throughout the
year. Quarterly MBA Leadership Forums provide you the opportunity
to network, as well as hear directly from our Senior Executive
Leadership Team on a variety of industry topics and career path
MBA Leadership Program Employment Opportunities
MBA Finance and Planning Analyst
MBA Finance and Planning Analyst Intern
MBA Purchasing Commodity Manager
MBA Strategy / Marketing Analyst
MBA Strategy / Marketing Analyst Intern
MBA Internship Program
The MBA Summer Intern Program is a developmental assignment that
provides interns with real-time work projects, leadership
development opportunities, as well as involvement in corporate
social responsibility. Work projects involve assignments that are
relevant to American's current business needs and
The internship program features an Executive Speaker Series in
which interns regularly meet as a group with leaders across
business functions. Interns are also involved in American's ongoing
MBA development opportunities held during their stay. Interns enjoy
touring various aspects of American's operations, as well as taking
day trips with business partners.
While we value the experience you bring, we also value your need
for work/life balance by providing social and community
involvement. Interns are afforded travel privileges enabling them
to connect to the international and domestic destinations that
American Airlines serves.
2009 MBA Summer Interns