Transitioning from the Military into a new career? Looking for an incredible and rewarding work experience? The Austin Airport can Help!
The Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (ABIA) Veteran's Program assists veterans in transition from active duty to the civilian work environment. This program supports you through exposure and experience to the civilian workplace while refining skills and abilities necessary for successful integration into civilian organizations.
What We Offer
While gaining invaluable on-the-job experience and training during your fellowship at Austin-Bergstrom International Airport, you will receive individualized career assistance through:
Exposure to the civilian work environment and corporate business practices
Identification of transferable skills
Resume writing guidance and interviewing practice
Planned and informal networking opportunities with other organizations and civilian employee
Minimum three (3) years of active duty or mobilized reserve duty service in a branch of the U.S.. Military Service (includes the United States Coast Guard)
Documentation of an honorable discharge from active or reserve status
Must be within twelve (12) months of discharge to apply for a fellowship unless you have not worked full-time since your discharge and have been enrolled as full-time student in a degree or certification program since your separation date
Understanding the Differences Between Military and Civilian Work Environments
Resume, Interviewing and Networking Skills
Increased Awareness of Skills and Aptitudes
Interested in applying? Great, please have the following ready.
Cover letter (explain how the fellowship program fits with your education, learning plans/objectives and/or future career path)
References or letters of recommendation
Documentation of an honorable discharge
Must pass a 10 year criminal history background check and security threat assessment to be accepted into our program
City of Austin is committed to compliance with the American Disabilities Act. If you require reasonable accommodation during the application process or have a question regarding an essential job function, please call (512) 974-3210 or TTY (512)974-2445. The City of Austin will not discriminate against any applicant or employee based on race, creed, color, national origin, sex, gender identity, age, religion, veteran status, disability, or sexual orientation. In addition, the City will not discriminate in employment decisions on the basis of an individual’s AIDS, AIDS Related Complex, or HIV status; nor will the City discriminate against individuals who are perceived to be at risk of HIV infection, or who associate with individuals who are believed to be at risk.