Aerospace Career Day

Aerospace Career Day 2018
Date TBA
Contact Carolyn Donelan (carolyn.donelan@richlandone.org)
if you are interested in participating!

South Carolina is home to more than 466 aerospace companies, ranging from design firms and service providers to manufacturers and distributors. Whether you are interested in working in the upstate, the midlands, or the coast, there are aerospace companies looking for great employees.

Aerospace Career Day provides high school students an opportunity to meet with representatives from aerospace companies to learn about career options in the aerospace industry. They can also meet with representatives from colleges, universities, and other educational institutions to find out how to get the training and education they need to qualify for the career they are interested in.

If you would like to participate in Aerospace Career Day, please contact Carolyn Donelan at carolyn.donelan@richlandone.org or 803-929-3951.

Educator Resources for Aerospace Careers

Aerospace Career Day 2017 (November 3, 2017)
Representatives attended from:

  • American Institute for Aeronautics and Astronautics
  • Embry Riddle Aeronautical University
  • Federal Aviation Administration
  • Lockheed Martin
  • Martin Microscope Company
  • Midlands Education and Business Alliance (MEBA)
  • Midlands Technical College
  • NDE Institute
  • Patterson Aerospace Technologies LLC
  • Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics
  • PrintIt Industries
  • Richland County Sheriff’s Department
  • South Carolina Aeronautics Commission
  • The Boeing Company
  • Trident Technical College
  • University of South Carolina–College of Engineering and Computing
  • University of South Carolina–McNair Center
  • University of South Carolina–Project Lead the Way
  • Upstate Aerial

Aerospace Career Day 2016 (November 18, 2016)
Representatives attended from:

  • American Institute for Aeronautics and Astronautics
  • Federal Aviation Administration
  • Greenville Technical College
  • Jim Hamilton – L.B. Owens Airport
  • Lockheed Martin
  • Midlands Education and Business Alliance (MEBA)
  • Midlands Technical College
  • Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics
  • Richland County Sheriff’s Department
  • South Carolina Aeronautics Commission
  • South Carolina Governor’s School for Science and Mathematics (GSSM)
  • Trident Technical College
  • U.S. Aerotech Institute
  • University of South Carolina–College of Engineering and Computing
  • University of South Carolina–McNair Center
  • University of South Carolina–Project Lead the Way

Aerospace Career Day 2015 (November 13, 2015)
Representatives attended from:

  • The Boeing Company
  • College of Charleston (Department of Physics and Astronomy)
  • Federal Aviation Administration
  • Greenville Technical College
  • Lockheed Martin
  • Midlands Education and Business Alliance (MEBA)
  • Midlands Technical College
  • Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics
  • Richland County Sheriff’s Department
  • S.C. Aeronautics Commission
  • S.C. Governor’s School for Science and Mathematics (GSSM)
  • South Carolina Fire Academy (Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting)
  • United States Air Force
  • United States Army
  • United States Marine Corps
  • United States Navy
  • University of South Carolina–College of Engineering and Computing
  • University of South Carolina–McNair Center
  • University of South Carolina–Project Lead the Way
  • U.S. AeroTech Institute
  • West Star Aviation, Inc.
  • WeylChem

Aerospace Career Day 2014 (November 7, 2014)
Representatives attended from:

  • The Boeing Company
  • Career and Technology Education of Richland One
  • Career Performance
  • College of Charleston (Department of Physics and Astronomy)
  • CTS International
  • Federal Aviation Administration
  • Greenville Technical College
  • Jim Hamilton — L.B. Owens Airport (CUB)
  • Lockheed Martin
  • Michelin Aircraft Tire Corp.
  • Midlands Technical College
  • Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics
  • S.C. Aeronautics Commission
  • South Carolina Fire Academy (Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting)
  • S.C. Governor’s School for Science and Mathematics (GSSM)
  • Triumph Fabrications – Orangeburg
  • U.S. AeroTech Institute
  • United States Air Force
  • United States Navy
  • University of South Carolina–College of Engineering and Computing
  • University of South Carolina–Project Lead the Way

Aerospace Career Day 2013
Representatives attended from:

  • The Boeing Company
  • College of Charleston (Department of Physics and Astronomy)
  • CTS International
  • Federal Aviation Administration
  • GKN Aerospace
  • Midlands Technical College
  • Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics
  • South Carolina Fire Academy (Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting)
  • The South Carolina Aeronautics Commission
  • The United States Air Force (337th Recruiting Squadron)
  • USAeroTech Institute
  • The University of South Carolina–Beaufort (Computational Science)
  • The University of South Carolina–College of Engineering and Computing
  • The University of South Carolina–Project Lead the Way
  • Tri-Tech USA

Aerospace Career Day 2012
Representatives attended from:

  • ADEX Machining Technologies
  • Baldwin Aviation Safety & Compliance (Hilton Head, SC)
  • The Boeing Company
  • Clemson University: Center for Workforce Development (CA2VES Project)
  • College of Charleston (Department of Physics and Astronomy)
  • CTS International
  • Federal Aviation Administration
  • JBE Inc.
  • Jim Hamilton–L.B. Owens Airport (Airport Director)
  • Midlands Technical College
  • South Carolina Fire Academy (Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting)
  • The South Carolina Aeronautics Commission
  • The University of South Carolina–Beaufort (Computational Science)
  • The University of South Carolina–College of Engineering and Computing
  • The University of South Carolina–Project Lead the Way
  • USAeroTech Institute
  • Zeus