NCDOT Division of Aviation Sponsors Aviation Career Day for High School Students April 28 Wednesday, April 16, 2014

RALEIGH - The N.C. Department of Transportation’s Division of Aviation will sponsor an Aviation Career Day for high school students at the Raleigh-Durham International Airport (RDU) from 9 a.m. to noon on Monday, April 28. The event will feature speakers from a variety of high-growth aviation sectors.


“This is a great opportunity for Triangle-area high school students that are in need of career and job shadowing opportunities,” said Division of Aviation Director Bobby Walston.


The following career areas will be presented:

  • Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS), a.k.a. Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV)
  • Aircraft Maintenance
  • Pilot
  • Aeronautical Engineer
  • Air Traffic Control  
  • Airport Engineer

Participants will have the opportunity to talk to speakers after receiving a tour of the state aviation hangar. The final speaker lineup is subject to change, so check the NCDOT Aviation calendar for the most up to date list.


Space is limited to 24 students. To register, contact Tom Freeman, NCDOT Division of Aviation, Aviation Safety and Education Specialist at (919) 814-0559 or



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