US Airways

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Good first time practical experience for a student in an engineering program

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Former Employee - Co-op Mechanical Engineer  in  Charlotte, NC
Former Employee - Co-op Mechanical Engineer in Charlotte, NC

Pros

Free standby travel, decent pay, great exposure to structural design in composites and sheet metal, great opportunity to learn about machine design and function, stress analysis in components.

Cons

Lower end of pay scale for a co-op mechanical engineer position, flying privileges are standby only so there is no guarantee to get on a plane, industry is not stable so a full time position is not necessarily the best option for a degree'd individual.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Engineering management is fine but Maintenance and Technical management are too concerned with keeping schedule and delaying items more than accomplishing quality work.

Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO

Other reviews for US Airways

  1.  

    Great people, great opportunities

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Manager  in  Tempe, AZ
    Current Employee - Senior Manager in Tempe, AZ

    Pros

    Career mobility, both lateral and verticle
    People who want to get things right
    Collaborative work environment
    Competitive and comprehensive benefit package

    Cons

    Below industry average wage
    Limited international travel opportunities, especially from corporate headquarters
    HR
    IT

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Stay focused on what got US out of 2008 and 2009 without chapter 11.
    International growth

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Above Average experience

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Revenue Management Analyst  in  Tempe, AZ
    Current Employee - Revenue Management Analyst in Tempe, AZ

    Pros

    Excellent access to directors, great mentors, excellent opportunity for advancement if you're willing to work hard, easy access for lateral movement, and flexible schedule.

    Cons

    Uncertainly regarding possible mergers, starting salary low (but increases greatly if you stick around), young department (often feels like I'm back at the frat house)

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Financials have looked good despite challenges - think the company is headed in the right direction.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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