Airport Employment Guide


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Welcome to the Airport Employment Guide  — Chicago’s go-to resource for exploring the diverse range of employment opportunities available at O’Hare and Midway International Airports.

Whether you’re considering a role with the Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA), the airlines, a contractor, a cargo operator, a concessionaire, or another airport employer, this guide provides comprehensive information to explore numerous possibilities.

Readers can also learn more about the CDA's educational outreach programs, designed to foster workforce growth and diversity:

  • For young enthusiasts, embark on an early aviation journey with activity and coloring books
  • Explore internship opportunities for high school and college students, paving the way for a fulfilling career
  • Discover ongoing educational opportunities in aviation through the CDA's partnership with City Colleges of Chicago, offering specialized courses

This guide provides many ways to get involved, whether through a new career, a volunteer opportunity, or an educational program. Your journey to success in the aviation industry begins here!