Southwest Airlines NoLimits Internship Program

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About Southwest

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 2015.

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.

About NoLimits

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 knowledge.

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.

Contact Information


  • Number of Interns: 101+
  • Compensation/Benefits: Academic Credit, Paid
  • Duration: 3 to 6 months
  • Degree Type: College Sophomores, College Juniors, College Seniors, Recent Graduates, Graduate Students, Business school students


  • Dallas, TX

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