Air Service Development Summer Student

Number of Positions Available: 1

Term Length: 4 Month Term (May 2023 – August 2023)
Closing Date: April 6, 2023


We are more than just airplanes and tarmacs. 
Our purpose travels beyond our runway into the communities we serve. We are about connections, stories and life defining adventures made possible by the work we do. We are committed to fostering an environment where our people are rewarded through meaningful work experiences inspired by purpose. 

The Calgary Airport Authority is committed to creating an environment where our students are rewarded through meaningful work experiences and numerous opportunities to connect with employees, stakeholders, and other students just like you. Our program offers students an opportunity to gain valuable industry experience, knowledge, and contacts through full time work in their chosen field.

The Air Service Development (ASD) team grows airline capacity by working with key stakeholders and our air carriers to add new flights, increase frequencies, and up-gauge aircraft. ASD works to provide a valuable service to the community by driving exceptional client relationships through clear communication, collaboration, streamlining processes, and providing access to information. Our ASD team is always on the go with a focus on growing YYC. They work very hard, and like the rest of our people, they know how to have fun!

Under the supervision of the Manager, Air Service Development, you will be focusing on market research and assisting the Air Service Development team with some very important and exciting projects. This role provides you the opportunity to gain work experience in airport administration focused on Air Service Development.


  • Assist with planning and organizing client and industry events/conferences
  • Maintaining and updating files and records
  • Update business plans for air cargo, passenger and tourism segments
  • Administrative support; compile data for reporting and distribution
  • Create and update presentations 
  • Organize logistics for meetings with freight carriers and airline partners
  • Support the Air Service Development team with other assigned projects and tasks as required

  • Currently enrolled in an accredited post-secondary institution with a focus in Business Administration.
  • Highly enthusiastic individual that has the ability to take initiative and effectively collaborate with multiple internal and external stakeholders
  • Strong analytical and research skills and high proficiency in Microsoft Office and other database software
  • A passion for aviation is considered an asset 
  • Ability to work effectively with a team member as well as independently
  • Attention to detail and ability to ensure high quality results 
  • Strong organizational skills as well as excellent written and verbal communication 

  • To qualify as a summer student, you must be enrolled in and returning to a post-secondary institution following your work term.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a restricted area identification card (RAIC).

It’s simple – we invest in our people because they are the backbone of our success. We offer:
  • Competitive wages
  • Networking and growth opportunities
  • Opportunities to give back to the community


We are ACCOUNTABLE. We take ownership and step up to get the job done.

We are CUSTOMER-FOCUSED. We consider the customer in all that we do.

We are COLLABORATIVE. We are stronger when we reach out and work as a team.

We are RESILIENT.  We are able to withstand or recover quickly from difficult conditions.

We are CREATIVE. We strive to find new and better ways of doing things.

The Calgary Airport Authority is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion. We encourage all qualified applicants to apply including women, Indigenous people, persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities, members of the 2SLGBTQ+ community, and others who may contribute to organizational diversification of ideas. 

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