I applied through college or university and the process took 3 weeks - interviewed at American Airlines in April 2013.
Interview Details – Networking with existing employees really helped me gain a lot of insight into their day to day work, and helped me be more confident during my interviews. Knowledge about TCO, procurement steps and basic airline knowledge help. They are looking for outgoing individuals who are not afraid of digging into an issue and solving it.
Interview Question – calculating cost of capital of an airline ticked off a few employees Answer Question
The process took a day - interviewed at American Airlines in October 2011.
Interview Details – First interview happened at the university's career fair. Consisted of 1 on 1 interview with a Purchasing manager that consisted of some behavioral questions and case interviews. Got a call a few weeks later to interview at headquarters in Fort Worth. This interview consisted of 3 separate interviews with managers from the purchasing organization. This was mainly case interviews in which they give you a situation and you must come up with a suitable answer.
Negotiation Details – Negotiation was accomplished by telling the hiring manager the average salary that new MBA students receive for this job position. The company did not match the salary but they did offer a bonus and some airline miles.
The process took 2 weeks - interviewed at American Airlines in April 2011.
Interview Details – Very clear and quick process. I got the opportunity through my school, phone interview was almost immediate and the follow-up was within a week.
Interview Question – contract negotiation questions Answer Question
I applied through college or university and the process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at American Airlines in May 2012.
Interview Details – Behavioral based interviews
Interview Question – Why American Airlines Answer Question
I applied through college or university and the process took 2 days - interviewed at American Airlines in February 2011.
Interview Details – Unorganized, and never heard anything back.
Pros: My pay is good enough to want to stay with AA and getting a bit better. However, pay is declining for some in aircraft maintenance here. There are still some benefits but those are slowly going away too. There is still opportunity to live in… – Full Review
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