Southwest Airlines was incorporated in Texas and commenced Customer
Service on June 18, 1971, with three Boeing 737 aircraft serving
three Texas cities - Houston, Dallas, and San Antonio and grew to
become a major airline in 1989 when it exceeded the billion-dollar
revenue mark. Southwest topped the monthly domestic originating
passenger rankings for the first time in May 2003.
Southwest Airlines is now America's largest low-fare carrier,
serving more Customers domestically than any other airline with a
unique combination of low fares with no annoying fees, friendly
Customer Service delivered by outstanding People, safe and reliable
operations, and an extraordinary corporate Culture that extends
into the communities we serve. Yearend financial results for 2012
marked Southwest's 40th consecutive year of profitability.
On May 2, 2011, Southwest acquired Orlando-based AirTran Airways
and expects to complete the integration of the two airlines by
In its 42nd year of service, Dallas-based Southwest Airlines (NYSE:
LUV) continues to differentiate itself from other carriers with
exemplary Customer Service delivered by nearly 46,000 Employees to
more than 100 million Customers each year among 97 destinations in
41 states, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto
Rico, and six near-international countries.
Our "NoLimits" Internship Program is offered for spring, summer,
and fall semesters. The Intern program gives students quality
real-world experience, an insider's glance into this fascinating
industry, and is guaranteed to be a FUN semester! The goal of the
"NoLimits" Internship is to provide Interns with interactive
learning opportunities and hands-on business experience. Each
Intern will be exposed to practical workplace skills needed for
his/her business field. The Intern will be able to validate his/her
career decisions through this opportunity to apply classroom
All of our Internships are located at Southwest's Headquarters in
Dallas, Texas but we recruit our interns from all over the country!
Internships are typically 12-15 weeks in length. Intern benefits
include but are not limited to: paid internships; free, unlimited,
space-available travel on Southwest Airlines; college credit;
career development; workshops; corporate discounts; mentoring from
Leaders and co-workers; orientation to introduce all Interns to our
unique and FUN culture; casual dress code; participate in company
events and Intern specific events including parties, service
activities, and FUN events.