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ULM student selected for aviation internship with United Airlines

Published February 2, 2017

Monroe, La. - Michelle Mulhearn, a senior aviation major from Kingwood, Texas, has accepted an internship at United Airlines. The internship will take place over the 2017 spring semester.

While at United, she will be working in the Quality Assurance Department – Technical Services at United’s Corporate Support Center located inside the Willis Tower (formerly Sears Tower) in Chicago, Ill.

Mulhearn’s roles will include helping United maintain the safety requirements for the Federal Aviation Administration, and also United Airlines quality standards and requirements. 

ULM’s Aviation program director Paul Karlowitz said, “[Mulhearn] is an excellent student and most deserving of this internship. She comes from an aviation family: Her father is an airline captain and ULM alumnus, [Mulhearn] has her private pilot's license, and her younger sister, Carlee, is here at ULM in the aviation program as well.” Her mother Terri also attended ULM as well.  

Mulhearn will return in Fall of 2017 to finish her bachelor’s degree. She is a member of 31 Ambassadors and the Phi Mu sorority.

“The aviation program is thrilled that the program has been able to prepare students like Michelle to be competitive for, and to get these fantastic internship opportunities,” Karlowitz continued.

United Airlines and United Express operate an average of 5,055 flights a day to 373 airports across six continents. United has the world's most comprehensive route network with more than 700 mainline aircraft.

For more information on ULM’s Aviation program, visit http://www.ulm.edu/cbss/aviation/.


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