Myrtle Beach Event to Showcase High Demand Careers in Aviation Maintenance

Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics will host a student career fair on Thursday, November 14, 2019 at its Myrtle Beach, SC campus located at 1038 Shine Avenue, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.

Representatives of Bombardier, GE Aviation, Lafayette Engine, Gulfstream Aerospace, Honda Aircraft, Piedmont Airlines and United Airlines will attend to discuss high demand careers in aviation maintenance.

“The event is open to both soon-to-be graduates and alumni,” said Peg Skalican, campus director of the Myrtle Beach Campus of the non-profit PIA. “That we continue to host events that typically involve such robust and enthusiastic support from the employment community is a strong indicator of sustained career demand.  It highlights the growing need for qualified aviation maintenance technicians.”

PIA administration and employers will be available to discuss issues trending in aviation maintenance career education, such as overcoming stigma for girls in trade careers, the merit of employer partnerships in training qualified workforce and recent comparisons benchmarking the salaries of graduates. Forbes ranked PIA the number one two-year trade school in the entire U.S., according to the school.

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