Are you looking for a paid internship? The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) offers students the opportunity to gain real-world experience in a variety of fields, including engineering, science, and technology! Are you studying something else? PennDOT does more than just road construction and snow removal. We are a customer-driven service organization responsible for the planning, design, construction, and maintenance of Pennsylvania's multimodal transportation system. You may be able to obtain academic credit through participation in PennDOT's internship program. Ask your academic advisor if your college offers credit for paid internships. Join the PennDOT team as a student intern and gain valuable experience to lay the foundation for a rewarding career!PennDOT Summer Interns enjoy opportunities in various areas of PennDOT operations. Central Office PennDOT internship opportunities will be headquartered in Harrisburg. Internships will primarily be physically located at the Keystone Building on North Street. However, they may also be located at PennDOT's Materials Laboratory on Lab Lane, or at the Bureau of Maintenance and Operations' Annex Building on Elmerton Avenue. Previous internship opportunities have been offered in PennDOT's Policy, Press, and Legislative Affairs Offices as well as in various areas within the Bureaus of Fiscal Management, Driver Licensing, and Motor Vehicles. Depending on workload demands and availability, other examples of work and special projects may be available, so apply today!
DESCRIPTION OF WORK
Historically, PennDOT interns have been enrolled in the following: Engineering majors: Civil, Mechanical, Architectural, Civil Structural, Hydraulic, Civil Engineering Systems, Welding, Surveying, Industrial, Materials, Aerospace, OR any engineering discipline with anticipation of obtaining 24 credits in Civil Engineering or Engineering Technology. Engineering Technology majors: Engineering Mechanics, Mechanical, Architectural, Structural, Contracting Building and Construction, Electrical, or Electronics. Majors in career studies with anticipation of obtaining at least 12 credit hours in Drafting, Design, Surveying, and other related courses are also acceptable.
Non-engineering majors: Accounting, Information Systems Technology/Computer Science, Geographic Information Systems, Environmental Science, Chemistry, Public Policy/Administration, Business Administration/Management, Planning, etc.
Students who are interested in a PennDOT internship must meet all of the following requirements: