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Students and young professionals will have several opportunities for structured networking and career growth at the 2023 AVIATION Forum.

Journal Peer Reviewer 101

12 June, 1400–1600 hrs PT, Coronado D, Manchester Grand Hyatt, San Diego, California

AIAA's journals are the best resource for staying current on the latest aerospace research and development. Reporting on the most important aerospace advances, AIAA‘s eight active technical journals feature original research papers spanning the spectrum of aerospace science and technology.

Learn about the peer review process for AIAA journals from Editors-in-Chief and Associate Editors of several AIAA journals. Help evaluate the technical content, importance to the field, style and clarity, and completeness of manuscripts.


Meet the Employers

12 June, 1530–1730 hrs PT, Grand Hall D, Manchester Grand Hyatt, San Diego, California

MTE3Students and young professionals—you are invited to network with AIAA Corporate members during Meet the Employers at the 2023 AIAA AVIATION Forum in San Diego, California.

This is a can’t-miss occasion where you can meet with AIAA Corporate Member recruiters, and ask questions about internships, full-time employment opportunities, organizational culture, fascinating company projects, and anything else you want to know.

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Rising Leaders in Aerospace Events

Rising Leaders are graduate students and professionals that are 35 and younger. They will become the leaders of tomorrow, the inventors of the next great things, and the individuals that will accept the mantle from those that have forged the way thus far.

All times are listed in Pacific Time (PDT)
  • 1400 – 1600
    Rising Leaders in Aerospace: Speed Mentoring

    Grand Hall D

    Leaders in the aerospace industry will take time to meet with the Rising Leaders participants and share their experiences. This event is a great way to get insight and make new contacts.
  • 1200 – 1330
    Rising Leaders in Aerospace: Planning for the Long Term: Setting Yourself Up for a Long-term Career

    Grand Hall D

    For those of us early in our career in the Aerospace industry it is hard to see how the choices that we're making could influence our careers in the long-term. This discussion will focus on helping us better understand how we can be setting ourselves up for a successful career in Aerospace, and how we can navigate the opportunities and challenges along the way. Boxed lunches available for the first 120 attendees on a first-come-first-served basis. Line up early so you can get a lunch!

Sessions for Students

Students will have the opportunity to gain networking skills, meet prospective employers, engage with industry leadership, and connect with their peers.

  • 1830 – 1930
    Student Welcome Mixer

    Coronado Terrace (Marriott Marquis) *Please note this event is being held at a different location than forum hotel.

    Mingle with your peers and hear from AIAA leadership. This is a student-only event.
What I really like about AIAA is their commitment to students. They have so many opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students to get involved in the aerospace and astronomy communities.
Kathie L. Olsen, Founder and Managing Director, ScienceWorks and winner of the 2014 AIAA Public Service Award


Lockheed Martin Corporation
The Boeing Company
Raytheon Technologies
Concurrent Real-Time
Whisper Aero