If you’re a college sophomore majoring in engineering and you see a leadership role in your future, apply to join our Accelerated Leadership Program. You’ll benefit from paid tuition for junior and senior years of college, mentorships with top-level executives, two paid summer sessions, part-time employment during school years, and a full-time Boeing position after completing your degree.
During two paid summer sessions, you’ll network with Boeing leaders and work on real-world projects that contribute to aerospace innovation. We believe in your potential. That’s why we’ll cover all tuition and eligible expenses for your junior and senior years of college. Then, after graduation and satisfaction of the program, you’ll have the opportunity to continue your career in a full-time capacity, doing work that helps all of humanity to take flight.
To be considered for this program, you must:
- Be a sophomore year college student obtaining an engineering degree
- Be currently enrolled at one of the following universities:
- Tuskegee University
- University of South Carolina
- University of Southern California
- University of Washington
- Virginia Tech
- Washington University in St. Louis
Applications for the 2023 program are now closed.
Letter of Recommendation*
*Submit a letter of recommendation in the Resume/CV section. The letter should be from one of these sources: a faculty or staff member at your school, a professional or community source. This letter should reflect and include the following:
- Leadership and teamwork skills
- Ability to solve complex problems
- Involvement in the community
- Principle strengths
All materials must be submitted through the online application. Emailed or mailed documents will not be accepted.
Frequently Asked Questions
The program is a leadership-building, augmented educational opportunity for sophomore engineering students from select universities.
Tuition and select expenses will be covered for the student’s junior and senior years of college. Additionally, those selected for the program will participate in a wide range of engineering and product-focused activities, mentorships and access to top leaders in the company, followed by a full-time position with Boeing.
Sophomore engineering students from the University of Southern California, University of South Carolina, Tuskegee University, Washington University in St. Louis, University of Washington and Virginia Tech.
Boeing has strategic partnerships with the universities. Other universities may be considered as the program develops in 2024 and beyond.
All engineering disciplines are eligible.
Yes, those selected for the program will be working on unique engineering projects in collaboration with some of the brightest minds in the industry.
The goals of the program are to enhance leadership qualities, give hands-on engineering experience and provide exposure to unique products and technologies.
Participants will have opportunities to see a wide range of innovative technologies and products across the company and collaborate with Boeing teams as they support engineering projects that will build their skills as a future Boeing engineer.
Participants must complete two summer sessions at Boeing and commit to 3 years as a full-time employee after graduation.
To receive the benefits of the program, a retention agreement is required.
Yes, participants will be Boeing employees throughout the program.
Those who are selected and accept a position in the program will be paid using established salary guidelines. Additionally, participants receive a competitive 401K package, health care and paid time off.
Boeing is looking into opportunities to expand the program to other disciplines and universities in 2024 and beyond.
Participants will find opportunities anywhere Boeing is located, including in Seattle, St. Louis, South Carolina, Oklahoma and multiple sites in California.
These positions offer relocation based on candidate eligibility.
The positions will be on-site with travel opportunities available. Boeing follows COVID safety protocols.
The health and safety of our employees/interns and their families, and visitors to our sites is our top priority. We will continue to evolve our programs for the duration of this pandemic, always keeping safety at the forefront.
Participants from eligible universities with additional questions can contact our team at ALPEngineering@exchange.boeing.com