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Arja Medina

Arja Medina

Year Graduated: 2018


Program: Aviation Maintenance Technology


Degree Earned: Diploma


Name of Employer: American airlines

 

Location of Employer: Dfw


Job Title: Amt


Why did you select Spartan College and your program of study?

I chose spartan for the fact that it was all inclusive, everything streamlined and done in campus, they also had great ratings at the Denver campus.


How did Spartan College successfully prepare you for your career?

I learned enough to get me started with a job as a mechanic in aviation before I graduated.

 

Please describe your career path and how you got to where you are today (Including degrees earned).

With my AMT diploma I started out with a job before I graduated, I worked at L3 until I landed at American airlines in Tulsa Oklahoma. I now have transfered with AA to my home of DFW. I am truly living my dream life at my dream job.


How has your education made a difference in your life?

It allowed me the opportunities I have today that support my family and my hobbies.


What advice do you have for current students?

Your A&P is a license to learn, take it seriously and have pride in your work and you'll go far.


Please describe the ways that Spartan College faculty and staff impacted you.

The staff was awesome and all with years of experience. I still regularly talk to one of my instructors.


How long have you worked with your current employer?

15 months


How did Spartan Prepare you for your day to day responsibilities? What tools and equipment do you use?

I was prepared, still had tons of on the job learning but the base was set by spartan.


What have been some of the high points of your career?

I bought my home. I'm extremely proud of my job and what it provides us.

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