Are you ready for takeoff?

We're ready if you are.

Republic Airline is the perfect place for you to begin your career in the aviation industry while you're still in school!

We have several career pathways to explore that will give you first-hand access to becoming one of our top Aviators, Inflight Professionals, Mechanics or Corporate Personnel who work in concert to create an environment that is second to none in the industry.

Collegiate Programs

RJet Cadet

If you’re a collegiate flight student ready to get your career off the ground, Republic Airline offers you an opportunity to do just that!

Flight students at Part 141 flight universities are eligible to interview for our RJet Cadet Program, an opportunity to receive a conditional offer of employment for a Republic Airline First Officer Pilot position.

Requirements include an instrument rating, minimum cumulative 3.0 GPA, eligibility to work in the United States and a valid driver’s license.

As an RJet Cadet, you can look forward to exclusive invitations to company events held on your campus as well as in Indianapolis; networking with our pilots, recruitment team and management; Republic gear such as backpacks, t-shirts and pullovers; and monthly communication from the Airline.

More Information on the RJet Cadet Program

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Seasonal Internships

Republic Airline hires paid Summer, Winter, and Fall interns to support the operations at our Indianapolis headquarters in departments such as: Accounting/Finance, HR, Engineering, Supply Chain, IT, Safety, Inflight, & Flight Operations.

Our goal is provide students with quality work experiences in a professional setting while still allowing time to have fun and learn about the aviation industry as a whole! Interns are tasked with challenging projects that contribute to the Airline’s day-to-day operations.

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Partner Schools

Republic Airline is committed to hiring the best pilots, maintenance professionals and dispatchers from these respective University partnerships. Our Company has selected the following top Aviation Schools because they stood out to us as having top academic programs. In addition to facilitating campus visits, mentorships, and event sponsorships, Republic also offers on-campus marketing materials and a Company liaison for our Partner schools.