Southwest Airlines Company MBA Internship - Strategy Consultant Intern - Corporate Strategy- Summer 2017 in Dallas, Texas

Important Job Details:


We are committed to provide our Employees a stable work environment with equal opportunity for learning and personal growth. Creativity and innovation are encouraged for improving the effectiveness of Southwest Airlines. Above all, Employees will be provided the same concern, respect, and caring attitude within the organization that they are expected to share externally with every Southwest Customer.


As a member of the Corporate Strategy Team the Strategy Consultant Intern will be focused on supporting the Strategy team and business partners in the ongoing development and execution of the Company’s strategy.

The Strategy Consultant Intern will assist this department with a variety of responsibilities including but not limited to:

  • Utilizes the Company’s strategic planning methodology to provide thought leadership in the development of functional strategies.

  • Analyze data, gathering insights and modeling various futures quantitatively.

  • Interacts with SMEs and functional Leaders in support of Southwest’s vision “To be the World’s Most Flown, Most Loved, and Most Profitable Airline”.

  • Provides research & impact analysis on important strategic topics including competitive strategy (including M&A and Partnership Relationships) and disruptive trends.

  • The Intern may also be requested to perform other job duties as requested.



Bachelor's Degree required

Must be at least 18 years of age

Must have authorization to work in the United States as defined by the Immigration Reform Act of 1986.


Candidates must be currently enrolled in a fulltime two-year MBA in Consulting, Strategy or other Business related field.

Planned graduation date between December 2017 and June 2018

Maintained 3.0 or above cumulative GPA


Strong communication and influencing skills required, including the capability of interacting directly with the executive leadership team.

2+ years of work in strategy, consulting, or related experience is required.

Experience in developing and delivering presentations is required.

Must have strong problem solving skills, including the ability to gather facts, conduct analysis, and translate data into meaningful insights

Experience with quantitative modeling tools is preferred.

Must have the ability to think across multiple time horizons, connecting the “big picture” and the “now”

Must have the ability to quickly learn new business areas and the ability to identify and resolve issues quickly

Experience working and problem solving with cross-functional teams is preferred

Must have the ability to properly manage highly sensitive and confidential information

Experience in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Excel).

Location and Pay:

This position requires authorization to work in the United States for any candidate without sponsorship

Pay of $5,400 per month, housing stipend of $1,200 (one time at program start), plus flight privileges.

This position is located in Dallas, Texas at the Southwest Airlines Headquarters.

Southwest Airlines is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

All Students must apply online at

Requisition ID 2016-16499

Category Corporate

Location US - TX - Dallas

Post Begin Date 10/17/2016

Employment Type Intern

Department 28-Corporate Strategy