Ground Operations (Analytics) Summer Student

Number of Positions Available: 1

Term Length: Four Month Term Starting May 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.

Our Airside Operations team is passionate about our Airfield, Groundside and Apron Operations. They ensure our campus operates efficiently and effectively. Analytics can help us transform by capturing the data, studying it, and telling its story to provide new opportunities for operational efficiencies.  

Reporting to the Manager, Ground Operations, you will provide administrative support in analytics focused on incident reporting. This role provides you the opportunity to gain work experience in airport data analytics focused on operational needs translation and develop a basic understanding of bridging the gap between the ground operations team and business stakeholders.

  • Assist to develop an analytical framework for our current Incident reporting system (CAIRS), with a focus on all ground operations incidents, by identifying data sources and verifying the data is available for use.
  • Apply qualitative & quantitative research principles to establish trends and develop a story line -- providing insights into the operation at YYC for review and assessment of continuous improvement opportunities. 
  • Ensure the integration and alignment of data sources and outputs for ground operations incidents to ensure consistency in reporting.
  • Liaise with and gather information from our Airport Operational Partners for various projects.
  • Prepare reports and presentations for communicating findings with internal and external stakeholders. 
  • Develop and edit documentation as required.  

  • Pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Data & Analytics, Operations Management, or Aviation Management
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Inquisitive mindset and keen curiosity
  • Problem solving and critical thinking skills

  • 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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