“This conference was immaculate. So much positive energy going around. So much inspiration.” -Jalal P.

Launched in 2010, the OBAP Collegiate Series is ideal for students preparing to graduate and committed to pursuing one of the many exciting aviation or aerospace-related careers. The three-day series offers training, mentoring and networking opportunities with OBAP members and industry professionals during the organization's annual convention.

  • Experience 10 Professional Development Workshops led by industry experts
  • Interact with diverse aerospace professionals, gain insights, mentoring and tips to navigate professional careers
  • Master application, resume and interview readiness
  • Participate in mock interviews with recruiters from your area of interest
  • Engage with OBAP leadership and begin to partner with pros in your area
  • Learn to manage finances, stress levels and lead healthy lifestyles as pros
  • Hear industry needs, requirements and expectations within commercial airlines, government agencies and the military from representatives
  • Attend the Career Fair and meet with Recruiters from 30+ companies
  • Attend the Welcome Reception, Youth Luncheon and Awards Gala!

ELIGIBILITY: Collegiate Series registration is open to all students under the age of 23 who are enrolled full-time in a college or university and who are not gainfully employed full-time. Each application will be reviewed for eligibility. OBAP reserves the right to determine eligibility.

The Collegiate Series is $150 for all eligible college students and excludes hotel accommodations.