On Saturday, January 11, 2020, from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., Admiral Farragut Academy will partner with Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University to host a Careers in Aviation Expo at Farragut for young people interested in working in the aviation industry.
More than 800,000 new pilots and 679,000 aircraft technicians will be needed over the next 20 years, according to The Boeing Company’s industry forecast. With air travel increasing worldwide, career opportunities are also booming in aviation business and finance, airport management, air traffic control, aerospace engineering, aviation data analytics, aviation cybersecurity, and more. It’s a great time to work in the aviation industry.
Explore the opportunities and hear first-hand from industry professionals at the Admiral Farragut Academy/Embry-Riddle Careers in Aviation Expo.
The Program Includes
- A presentation by Embry-Riddle alumna, retired NASA astronaut, and Farragut parent, Nicole Stott.
- A panel discussion with other professional pilots and individuals with aviation industry experience.
- Throughout the event, aviation professionals will be on hand to answer questions and provide insight to students about careers available in the field of aviation.
- If you are not a current Farragut student or parent, you can also receive a tour of Admiral Farragut Academy.
- Light refreshments.
- Saturday, January 11, 2020
- 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
- Doors open at 10:30 a.m.
Let Us Know You’re Coming
- Open to the public
- Although this will be geared towards high schoolers, people of all ages are welcome to attend
- Free event
- Click here to RSVP
Location & Directions
- Admiral Farragut Academy, DeSeta Hall building
- 501 Park Street North, St. Petersburg, Florida 33710
- Click here for directions
- Use the 5th Avenue North entrance. Parking, both regular and handicapped, is located in front of DeSeta Hall and in the parking circle around Farragut Hall.
- Additional parking is also located next to the Russel Building and along 5th Avenue North.
- Overflow parking is also available in another lot on the 9th Avenue North side of campus.
Event Questions / Be a Guest Speaker
- Contact Director of Aviation Rob Ewing by email at email@example.com if you have questions regarding the event or have valuable aviation experience and would like to present as a guest speaker.