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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

Rising Leaders in Aerospace Events

  • Rising Leaders in Aerospace: Career Skills Development Sessions
    03 August 2021
    1200–1300 hrs ET
    Come hear from leaders in industry about the skills most in demand, and how to make your way through a complicated and changing job environment during rapid changes brought on by new technology and the COVID-19 pandemic. Participants will have an opportunity to ask questions and engage with panelists.
  • Virtual Meet the Employers*
    04 August 2021
    1430–1600 hrs ET
    Students and young professionals are invited to engage with our corporate members, learn information about internships, corporate culture, future employment, and exciting company projects.
    *You don’t have to be registered for AIAA AVIATION to attend. .

    Register Now.
  • Rising Leaders in Aerospace: Speed Mentoring
    05 August 2021
    1200–1400 hrs ET
    Leaders in the aerospace industry will take time to meet with the Rising Leaders participants in AIAA’s virtual networking platform and share their experiences. This event is a great way to get insight and make new contacts. 
  • Rising Leaders in Aerospace: Panel on Impacts of Advanced Air Mobility
    09 August 2021
    1200–1400 hrs ET
    This panel will feature a slate of speakers to discuss the impacts of advanced air mobility in society and take questions for discussion from members of the audience.

Sessions for Students

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

  • NASA Research Institute – Intern Projects
    4 August 2021
    1300–1400 hrs ET
    Hear about NASA’s Aeronautics Research Institute (ARI) student intern projects from this past year’s class. Open to both students and professional members.
AIAA Propulsion and Energy Forum

Sponsors & Supporters

Lockheed Martin