Programs at Southwest®

At Southwest, there's no single flight path that leads to greatness. We strive to offer many different points of entry for individuals at all stages of their career growth. Explore some of our opportunities below.

What interests you?

Elementary - high school resources and opportunities
Career awareness is an important part of every student’s journey. We want to inform and inspire you—parents, educators, and high school students—about careers in aviation.
College internships

College Interns at Southwest not only gain business experience in their particular field, but also experience the famous Culture that makes Southwest Airlines® home to some of the country’s most sought-after internships year after year. 
Early career talent

Individuals early in their career development may find interest in joining us through the Technology Direct College Hire program.
Destination 225°®

The Southwest Airlines Destination 225° Program includes various pathways and opportunities to get you to the right seat of a Southwest aircraft. Set your course for 225°.
Temporary and contract

Southwest Airlines has partnered with HireGenics to build a Talent Community for contract opportunities.