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Sky's the Limit

Keith Heisler

After participating in a stringent four-month interview process, Keith Heisler, an industrial engineering student from Oxford, Pennsylvania, was selected for one of only two open positions as an Innovation Intern at Southwest Airlines, which received more than 42,000 applications for their 2018 summer internship program. 

As a member of the airline’s innovation department, Heisler worked in an incubator-type environment with business, engineering and design professionals to create and test new innovations in airport and airplane technology. He also worked across all sectors of the business to participate in the full innovation process, which included product development, industry analysis and vendor and supplier management.