Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), designs, develops, manufactures, markets, services and supports the world’s most technologically advanced business-jet aircraft. Gulfstream has produced more than 2,500 aircraft for customers around the world since 1958. To meet the diverse transportation needs of the future, Gulfstream offers a comprehensive fleet of aircraft, comprising the Gulfstream G280TM, the Gulfstream G550TM, the Gulfstream G500TM, the Gulfstream G600TM, the Gulfstream G650TM and the Gulfstream G650ERTM.
Gulfstream supports educational initiatives to cultivate the future workforce of our company and our communities.
STEM – Gulfstream promotes science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) efforts in local schools and offers regular education tours of Gulfstream facilities. The initiative raises awareness of and sparks interest in Gulfstream career paths. Our employees engage with teachers and students through STEM activities, such as robotics and maker clubs.
STARBASE – Gulfstream partners with the U.S. Department of Defense to sponsor week-long camps for fifth-grade students at Hunter Army Airfield in Savannah, Georgia. The program offers “hands-on, mind-on” activities meant to spark student interest in STEM programs. Students interact with military personnel by working on computers, flying aircraft simulators and participating in other hands-on activities.
TOURS – Gulfstream invites school groups in the communities where Gulfstream has facilities studying STEM and aviation related subject areas for educational tours. Groups have the opportunity to learn about the company and careers in aviation.
YOUTH APPRENTICE PROGRAM – Gulfstream offers apprenticeships to high school students interested in highly skilled occupations at our sites in Brunswick, Dallas, Long Beach and Savannah. The program links school-based learning with firsthand experience. Students work at Gulfstream during their junior and senior years. Many program alumni have gone on to full-time employment with Gulfstream.
STUDENT LEADERSHIP PROGRAM – Gulfstream created and launched this community initiative, bringing community members and businesses together. The program encourages higher grades, lifelong learning and personal development for high school students. The Student Leadership Program is currently in Appleton, and Brunswick and Savannah. The program provides skills and life experiences meant to benefit students following high school graduation. The program currently boasts 950 students from 17 high schools