SkillBridge Program at Bombardier
Take your civilian career to new heights
The SkillBridge Program provides retiring service members with valuable opportunities to gain industry-specific skills and experience through internships, apprenticeships, and job training with civilian companies.
Ready to join our team?
Through the SkillBridge Program, veterans can apply to positions in a number of different cities throughout the United States:
|Windsor Locks, CT
|Miami-Opa Locka, FL
* = Internships are to be tailored to an applicant's skills and background during the application process.
Our commitment to veterans
At Bombardier, we are focused on maximizing the full potential of our talented employees. Our goal is to create a skilled, inclusive and diverse workplace where every employee feels empowered and respected.
As a member of our team, you will develop your leadership and problem-solving skills and use your personal and professional work experience in supporting and servicing the world's most exceptional business jets.
At Bombardier, you will have access to a competitive total reward package designed to ease the transition into a civilian career.
This package includes various benefits such as a 401(k) Plan, Bombardier Stock Purchase Plan, Employee Family Assistance Program, Career Development Plan and more.
With a global presence that includes five Service Centers across the United States and a growing Defense Division, Bombardier fosters a challenging and fast-paced work environment driven by a culture of inclusivity, collaboration, and personal growth.
As a proud official partner of the US Department of Defense's SkillBridge Program, we are committed to supporting and empowering military members as they make the transition into the civilian workforce.
Working at Bombardier
For more than 80 years, Bombardier has been an innovator in the transportation and aerospace industry
and a home to military veterans
What is SkillBridge?
SkillBridge is an opportunity for service members to gain valuable civilian work experience through specific industry training, apprenticeships, or internships.
SkillBridge connects service members with industry partners and real-world job experiences that are designed to aid in finding meaningful and gainful employment after discharge.1
How do service members apply to become participants in a SkillBridge Program?
Interested service members can apply or ask questions about participation by contacting their installation SkillBridge point of contact; depending on the Service and installation, the SkillBridge point-of-contact may be in the transition assistance office, education office, or other installation support office.
Who authorizes a service member's participation in a SkillBridge Program?
The interested service member must gain approval from their unit Commander. Specifically, the service member must seek approval from the first commander in their chain of command in the pay grade of O-4 or above.
- 1The duration of a SkillBridge program must not be more than 180 days (about 6 months) and must occur during a participating service member's last 180 days (about 6 months) on active duty.
Diversity & Inclusion
A diverse and inclusive work environment is a priority for us at Bombardier. We actively foster an inclusive culture that appreciates and celebrates the diverse backgrounds, perspectives, and contributions of all employees.LEARN MORE