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Come explore exciting careers in aviation at California Aeronautical University's 6th annual Aviation Career Day!

Aviation Career Day will be held at the University's main campus in Bakersfield on Friday, February 2, 2024.

Do you know all the exciting career opportunities in the aviation industry? Join us at Aviation Career Day to discover careers in aviation and aerospace.

With careers for a variety of interests, this is a great opportunity to get up close to aircraft and equipment and talk to professionals in aviation-related careers, including:

  • Commercial Pilots
  • Airport Managers
  • Air Traffic Controllers
  • Flight Instructors
  • Aircraft Mechanics
  • Military / Government
  • Airlines
  • Charter Management

Plus, several lucky students will win airplane flights, simulator sessions, and other exciting prizes. Don’t miss it!

Attendance is limited.

Career Day Schedule

9:00 am to 9:15 am Welcome Remarks from CAU President Matt Johnston - Hangar
9:15 am to 11:00 am Booths Open - Hangar/Ramp
9:15 am to 11:00 am CAU Mobile Flight Simulator Experience Opens- Ramp
9:15 am to 11:00 am Tours of CAU Available - CAU Campus
9:15 am to 12:00 pm CAU Financial Services Team Available for FAFSA Questions - Ramp
9:30 am / 10:30 am / 11:30 am Jet Engine Demonstration - Ramp
10:30 am Lunch Opens - Hangar
11:15 am Raffle Prizes Awarded - Hangar
11:30 am - 11:45 am Fire Dept ARFF crash truck water demo - Ramp
12:00 pm Event Ends- Hangar

Previous Career Days



Aviation Career Day will be held at California Aeronautical University's main campus located at Meadows Field Airport: 1450 Boughton Dr, Bakersfield.

California Aeronautical University maintains a healthy environment and follows all current state guidelines. Masks may be worn at your own discretion. If you are feeling unwell, please stay home and schedule a virtual campus tour.

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