Aviation Academy
Combining Field Studies In Aviation And Workforce Training

The Aviation Academy provides a yearlong paid internship for students entering grades 10-12 in Museum education, industry connections and workforce development, drone instruction and licensing.

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2023 Aviation Academy Application

Privacy Policy: All information on this application will be used only for participation in this program and will not be shared with any unauthorized outside sources.

I acknowledge that all the information on this application is true and accurate. I acknowledge that my children/dependent is applying for a paid internship at the Museum of Discovery and Science. I acknowledge that submission of this application does not guarantee acceptance to the Aviation Academy internship.

Essay (100-300 words) – Please type in the field below

  • Why do you want to participate in the program and what do you hope to gain from this program?


Profile Survey - Please type in the field below.

  1. What is your understanding of the Aviation field?
  2. Have you ever participated in Aviation courses or experiences in the field? If so, please explain.
  3. Are you willing to commit up to 20 hours of internship work hours per month with MODS?
  4. Please describe your time management skills.
  5. Give three adjectives to describe yourself.
  6. Describe the last time you felt out of your comfort zone and how you coped.
  7. What does STEM mean to you?
  8. Have you ever been to the Museum of Discovery and Science? If yes, when and what was your favorite exhibit or experience?
  9. What are your career goals?
  10. What are your most interesting classes at school and why?
  11. Outside of school, what are your favorite activities?
  12. What type of transportation arrangements will you make to safely arrive at MODS?


Additional documents to include:

  • Letter of recommendation from Teacher/ Guidance Counselor - must be hard copy on letterhead
  • Must be entering 10th, 11th, or 12th grade in the 2023-2024 school year

Application Deadline: May 17, 2023, at 11:59 p.m.

Museum of Discovery and Science
401 SW 2nd st. Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33312
Phone: 954.713.0949
Email: AviationAcademy@mods.org

PLEASE NOTE: All Applicants will be notified by email by June 7, and the first orientation will be held on June 17, at the Museum of Discovery and Science.