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Student Transportation Internship Program Diverse Groups (STIPDG)

Overview

The STIPDG Program will provide an opportunity for interns to participate in an exciting 10-week program. This includes transportation research, work-related experience, and field trips to introduce them to the many aspects of the complex field of transportation.

Eligibility:

  • Students must be at least 16 years old.
  • Students must be a U.S. Citizen.
  • Students (undergraduate/graduate) must possess a GPA average of 3.0 or the equivalent.
  • Students must provide, at a minimum, a reference from a professor or advisor.
  • Students must write an essay on their transportation interest(s) and other interests outside of their accredited institution of higher learning.
  • Students must submit a completed application package by the closing date of the STIPDG announcement for further consideration.
  • Former STIPDG interns may apply.
Open To:
Students must be enrolled or accepted in a degree-seeking program of study at an accredited institution of higher learning at the undergraduate and graduate levels.
 
Compensation:
The salary ranges are based on their educational background, prior work experience, and volunteer experience.
 
Periods:
Summer (June through August)
 
Selection Process:
Qualifications assessment performed by the local servicing HR office.
 
Appointment Type:
Temporary
 
Program Contact:
For additional information on "how to apply," visit: DOT STIPDG website.
Updated: Friday, October 25, 2013