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.
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.
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.
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 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.