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Maintenance Student Pathway

Maintenance Student Pathway
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AMP Mechanic

You Deserve the PSA Difference

Your path to the most valuable and stable career in commercial aviation.

As an A&P Mechanic at PSA, you'll be part of a growing, close-knit, passionate team that places safety and compliance above all else. By becoming a Mechanic through the Maintenance Student Pathway Program you receive:

  • Up to $2,000 toward Airframe & Powerplant testing
  • $2,500 sign-on bonus
  • Industry-leading, progressive training programs
  • Opportunities for growth and advancement
  • Hands-on & classroom training

The Interview and Hiring Process

Are you ready to be part of a passionate team that places safety and compliance above all else?

1. Check your qualifications and apply

Aviation maintenance students attending one of our partner schools can submit an application.

2. Complete the student survey & interview process

After you successfully complete the survey our team will contact you to schedule your interview.

3. Complete the Maintenance Student Pathway Process

The PSA team will offer you support in your studies and mentorship opportunities.

4. Submit your testing dates

Complete and pass Airframe & Powerplant tests and become an A&P Mechanic at PSA.


We try to create an environment where everybody feels at home. I really enjoy coming in to work and trying to build on that family environment as we grow.



Do you qualify to join our Maintenance Student Pathway Program?

Meet all of the qualifications?

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Maintenance Bases

Charlotte, North Carolina
Charlotte, North Carolina
  • Professional sports teams and NASCAR
  • World-class museums
  • Easy flights from most of the east coast
Dayton, Ohio
Dayton, Ohio
  • Birthplace of aviation
  • Home of USAF Museum 
  • Thriving arts community and diverse culture 
  • Metro parks offering, biking, kayaking and camping
Norfolk, Virginia
Norfolk, Virginia
  • Located minutes from Virginia Beach
  • Home of the world’s largest naval station
  • Thriving arts community and diverse culture
Akron, Ohio
Akron-Canton, Ohio
  • Home of the U.S. Pro Football Hall of Fame
  • Amish and wine country
  • Akron Zoo
  • McKinley Museum and National Memorial
Greenville-Spartanburg, South Carolina
Greenville-Spartanburg, South Carolina
  • Over 55 parks, trails and recreational facilities
  • Top 10 cycling cities in the U.S.
Savannah, Georgia
Savannah, Georgia
  • Riverboat cruises
  • Tybee Island offers outdoor activities
  • Southern comfort hospitality
Pensacola, Florida
Pensacola, Florida
  • Home to the National Naval Aviation Museum and the Blue Angels
  • Known as America’s First Settlement  
  • Home to Gulf Islands National Seashore
  • Proud military heritage
Cincinnati, Ohio
Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Two major sports teams
  • Amusement parks
  • Largest Oktoberfest in the U.S.


  • Comprehensive benefits including medical, dental, vision and 401(K)
  • Travel privileges for you, your family and friends on American Airlines
  • American Airlines Group (AAG) profit sharing

Our Premier Partner Schools

  • Cincinnati State Technical Community College
  • Great Oaks Career Center
  • Iowa Western Community College
  • Miami Valley Career Technology Center
  • Sinclair Community College
  • Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics
  • Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics - Hagerstown
  • Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics - Myrtle Beach
  • Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics - Youngstown
  • North Central Institute
  • Alabama Aviation College - Ozark
  • Alabama Aviation College - Andalusia
  • Coastal Alabama Aviation
  • Liberty University
  • Aviation High School
  • AIM Norfolk