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Student Career Experience Program (SCEP)

The Student Educational Employment Program (SEEP) has two components, the Student Temporary Employment Program (STEP) and the Student Career Experience Program (SCEP). It is available to all levels of students: high school, vocational and technical, associate degree, baccalaureate degree, graduate degree, and professional degree students. This program offers you valuable work experience directly related to your academic field of study. It provides formal periods of work and study while you are attending school. The program is designed to be a partnership between the student, their school, and the employing office. The SCEP may lead to permanent employment after you successfully complete your education and meet work requirements.

Entrepreneurial Training Women and Girls Internship Program

The U.S. DOT Women’s Internship Program will now expand from one to all eleven Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization (OSDBU) regions, enabling young women from colleges and universities across the country to participate. Administered through the department’s 11 Small Business Transportation Resource Centers (SBTRC) which provide resources, technical assistance and outreach to all 50 states and U.S. territories, each SBTRC will be responsible for placing qualified female college students in transportation related internships throughout their regions.

Workforce Recruitment Program for College Students with Disabilities

The Workforce Recruitment Program for College Students with Disabilities (WRP) is a recruitment and referral program that connects federal sector employers nationwide with highly motivated postsecondary students and recent graduates with disabilities who are eager to prove their abilities in the workplace through summer or permanent jobs. This program is co-sponsored by the Department of Labor's Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP) and the Department of Defense, with the support and participation of many other federal agencies.

Human Resource Management

The Office of Human Resources is part of the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Administration in the Office of the Secretary of Transportation.

Our office provides HR leadership, policy, strategic planning, and consultative services for our managers and employees. We also provide information about our workforce and employment opportunities to the public and we manage the department's automated personnel systems.

U.S. Transportation Secretary LaHood Calls for Passage of Jobs Bill to Strengthen Transportation and Put People Back to Work

U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood today called on Congress to pass the transportation portion of the American Jobs Act during a visit to the Bridgeport-Norristown Viaduct outside Philadelphia, a century-old passenger rail bridge that is among the hundreds of pieces of transportation infrastructure across Pennsylvania in serious need of upgrades and repairs.  The investments made under the transportation portion of the American Jobs Act could put hundreds of thousands of people to work in Pennsylvania and around the country, renovating and rebuilding our roads, rails, and runways.

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