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The Sky Is the Limit for Students!

Do you know what you want to be when you grow up? Are you still figuring it out?

If you love science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM), then consider a career in aviation or aerospace! FAA's STEM Aviation and Space Education (AVSED) program offers lots of ways for you to explore this exciting world through STEM-based activities.

What Will You Be?

The sky really is the limit when it comes to working in aviation. Here are a few career opportunities that are available through FAA and other aviation and aerospace organizations:

  • Air Traffic Control Specialist – promote airplane safety by directing the movement of air traffic
  • Electrician – install, maintain, and repair aircraft electrical systems
  • Engineer – design and develop aircraft and related aviation/aerospace technologies
  • Flight Attendant – travel the world and ensure the safety and comfort of airplane passengers
  • Ground Crew Member – support many aspects of the aircraft while it's on the runway
  • Mechanic – inspect, diagnose and repair aircraft
  • Pilot – fly aircraft and passengers around the world
  • Safety Inspector – develop and administer aircraft safety standards
  • Sales and Service Representative – assist airline passengers with flight travel details
  • Technical Operations Specialist – manage various technical aspects of aircraft operations

Get Started

Check out our current STEM AVSED programs and find a good match:

Elementary (Grades K-4)
Middle School (Grades 5-8)
High School (Grades 9-12)

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