International business graduate Paige Risenhoover lands full-time position at Boeing after completing several internships – UMSL Daily

Paige Risenhoover was first connected with Boeing through the FLITE (Future Leaders in Thought and Experience) Program and is now starting a full-time position with the company. (Photo by August Jennewein)

Paige Risenhoover admits that she didn’t know too much about Boeing when she applied to the FLITE (Future Leaders in Thought and Experience) Program during her freshman year at the University of Missouri–St. Louis. She decided to give it a shot anyway.

The competitive 10-week summer program is offered to 12 rising sophomores from UMSL, Truman State University, Howard University and Saint Louis University who live on the UMSL campus while completing a working internship at Boeing.

Four years later, with two more internships at Boeing under her belt – plus a new full-time position at the Fortune 500 company – Risenhoover is glad she took that leap.

Risenhoover, who graduated with her bachelor’s degree in international business in

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