Atlas Air Partners with Two Schools for University Pipeline Program

The next generation of aviation professionals holds the key to our industry’s long-term growth and success, which is why investing in talent pipeline development is a priority at Atlas Air. 

We recently announced that Atlas has partnered with two schools, Purdue University and Vaughn College, for our University Pipeline Program.

The University Pipeline Program is designed to grow Atlas Air’s pipeline of qualified applicants in high-demand positions and to increase employment opportunities for these college graduates.

“We are excited to officially welcome both Purdue University and Vaughn College to this program,” said Patricia Goodwin-Peters, Senior Vice President of Human Resources for Atlas Air Worldwide. “Over the years, Atlas has partnered with both schools on a multitude of projects and events, and we are delighted to work with them to further develop the future talent pipeline for Atlas Air.”   

“Vaughn is so pleased to deepen our partnership with Atlas Air and provide an expanded pipeline of talented, diverse graduates who want to contribute to the company’s success,” said Dr. Sharon DeVivo, President and Chief Executive Officer, Vaughn College. “This is another example of Atlas’ commitment to developing, hiring and promoting aviation professionals and investing in our students – the next generation that will change the world.”

“We are very pleased to partner with Atlas Air in providing talented graduates to meet the growing demand for this sector of the aviation ecosystem, said Mike Suckow, Professor of Practice and Associate Head for Engagement, Purdue University. “We commend Atlas for their forward thinking and recognition that as a comprehensive university we develop talented individuals for Tech Ops and Ground Ops along with Flight Ops.”

To read more about the partnerships and criteria for each program, click here:

·       Vaughn College Pipeline Program

·       Purdue University Pilot Program