Free Aviation Career Conference propels aviation careers

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Free Aviation Career Conference propels aviation careers

Published: October 24, 2012.

Dolores Pavletic, Federal Express Transport Pilot,
discusses her profession at a 2011 Lewis
University Aviation Career Conference.

An exploration of career possibilities available in aviation will take place during the annual Aviation Career Conference, held from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. on Saturday, November 3 at Lewis University’s main campus in Romeoville. This free conference is designed for anyone interested in a career in aviation.

Conference attendees will have the opportunity to witness an American Eagle ERJ-145 land at the university and immediately talk with the crew led by American Eagle Captain Kyoko Kimura.

Lewis University, American Airlines, United Airlines, American Eagle Airline, Boeing International, Chicago Dept. of Aviation, Federal Aviation Administration, Chicago Air Traffic Control, Federal Express Airlines and Southwest Airlines are hosting this unique opportunity to learn first-hand from “real world” aviation professionals. Register online at

Informational sessions include various careers of interest, such as airport management, FAA administration, U.S. Marshall, U.S. Customs border patrol, aviation mechanic, tower air traffic control, radar air traffic control, aviation dispatch, commercial airline pilot, corporate pilot, logistics and transportation.

Lewis University provides aviation career opportunities in flight management, administration, maintenance, security and air traffic control. Lewis is one of 31 institutions in the country certified by the FAA to offer the Air Traffic Collegiate Training Initiative Program.

For additional information, please contact Frank DuBois at (815) 836-5936 or

Lewis University is a Catholic university offering distinctive undergraduate and graduate programs to more than 6,500 traditional and adult students. Lewis offers multiple campus locations, online degree programs, and a variety of formats that provide accessibility and convenience to a growing student population. Sponsored by the De La Salle Christian Brothers, Lewis prepares intellectually engaged, ethically grounded, globally connected, and socially responsible graduates. The ninth largest private not-for-profit university in Illinois, Lewis has been nationally recognized by The Princeton Review and U.S. News & World Report.

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