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Where are they Now? Former Campus Reach Intern, James Muniz


We’re often asked if Campus Reach Interns are ever hired for full-time employment after their internship. Our answer: we love hiring Interns! The Campus Reach Program has built a talent acquisition pipeline here at Southwest, so you will see many of our former Interns roaming the hallways now as full-time Southwest Employees. 


James Muniz interned in Central Publications back in fall 2017, and is now a Technical Writer in Central Publications. Read on to learn more about his journey.




Year/semester of internship: Fall 2017


Department/Team interned for: Central Publications


Department/Team and current job title: Central Publications/Technical Writer


Years at Southwest: Full-time at Southwest for five months


Favorite Southwest city: New Orleans


Most memorable Southwest moment/event: Halloween was a lot of fun. There was a ton of creativity in the costumes, performances, and decorations. I’m already planning my next costume.


First ever job: KFC—I ate all the extra chicken tenders.


Proudest Southwest moment: As Interns, we had an opportunity to clean up a park near Dallas Love Field that was scheduled to open to the public soon. Together, we picked up a ton of trash from the area. It felt good to represent Southwest outside of a regular work setting and to help the community.


Words to live by: Don’t ever compare yourself to others. Just be better than you were yesterday.


Reasons other people should intern at Southwest: There are so many People at Southwest Airlines who are willing to help you progress in your field or career.


Ultimate Travel Tip: I always forget something small. Make a packing list if you’re forgetful like me.