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Delta people at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport hosted students from a local high school for a job-shadow day, which was organized through YMCA of Greater Seattle.

A group of 26 students from Kentridge High School were given a behind-the-scenes look at Delta's busy above- and below-wing operations. Leaders from Airport Customer Service, Flight Operations, In-Flight Service, TechOps and Cargo showed them what it takes a run a complex hub such as Delta’s at Sea-Tac.

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These job shadow programs help students think about their interests and career paths they may one day pursue.

“Delta may have an increased number of students interested in airline transportation careers due to their experience at Sea-Tac,” said Cynthia Noble, Career Specialist at Kentridge High School.

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The YMCA is a non-profit social services organization that is dedicated to youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. The YMCA helps kids, adults and families in neighborhoods nationwide with programs and services like afterschool care, wellness and prevention, financial assistance, global education, swimming, mentoring, vocational training, early learning readiness and so much more.

Delta Air Lines is a proud sponsor of YMCA organizations in Atlanta, Boston, Buffalo, Cincinnati, Detroit, ​Indianapolis, Los Angeles, Minneapolis-St. Paul, New York City, Raleigh, Rochester, Seattle and Syracuse, as well as in six countries in Latin America -- Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Haiti, Honduras and Mexico. Delta's investment and promotion of the YMCA‎ supports Community Affairs' education, diversity, health and wellness and arts and culture pillars.