DSU’s Magnolia Chapter, Women in Aviation International, Hosts Second Aviation Career Fair

The Mississippi Airports Association and several member airports – including Cleveland Municipal Airport Authority, Golden Triangle Regional Airport, Greenville Mid-Delta Airport, Hattiesburg-Laurel Regional Airport, Jackson Municipal Airport Authority, Monroe County Airport and Tupelo Regional Airport – took part in the second Aviation Career Fair at Delta State University.

By Rebecca Parker
Associate Professor and WAI Advisor
Delta State University

The Magnolia Chapter, Women in Aviation International, hosted the second annual Aviation Career Fair September 22 at Delta State University! The successful event showcased 31 various aviation industry employers. They represented airlines, corporate, management and many more areas.

Thank you, sponsors, for your continued support at the 2023 Aviation Career Fair! The donations financed the event food, beverages, decorations, supplies and most importantly Delta State University students. The remaining funds will sponsor several Magnolia Chapter students to attend the Women in Aviation International Conference in Orlando, FL, in March 2024.

Premier Sponsor:

U.S. Navy

Admiral Sponsors:

FedEx, DSU Department of Commercial Aviation, King Schools

Captain Sponsors:

Endeavor Air, Republic Airways, SkyWest Airlines, Solairus Aviation, Piedmont Airlines

First Officer Sponsors:

Cleveland, MS, Chamber of Commerce, Mississippi Land Bank, Contour Airlines, Air Wisconsin Airlines, Cannon Motors of Mississippi, PlaneSense, Inc., PSA Airlines, Jackson Municipal Airport Authority, Monroe Regional Airport, Cleveland State Bank

Flight Engineer Sponsors:

Madison Flyers, Mississippi Airports Association

Additional Vendors:

Women in Corporate Aviation, TSA, DSU Aerial Pilot Training, Golden Triangle Regional Airport (MAA Booth), Greenville Mid-Delta Airport (MAA Booth), Monroe County Airport (MAA Booth), Tupelo Regional Airport (MAA Booth), Hattiesburg-Laurel Regional Airport (MAA Booth), DSU Air Force ROTC, Cleveland Municipal Airport Authority, Bolivar County Volunteer Fire Department, NDT Quality Training, Aircraft Structural Inspections, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, U.S. Army National Guard, American Association of Airport Executives Delta State University Chapter, Alpha Eta Rho Delta State University Chapter