Core Development Program: Advance Your Expertise

Core Development Associates Working

Experience = Career Strength

In approximately 26 months, you will be ready to join VDOT leaders making a difference in the lives of Virginians.


  • Individual learning plans developed specifically for you
  • Competency-based learning
  • Experience built on your education base
  • 70 percent experience, 20 percent mentoring, 10 percent classroom
  • Meaningful work assignments
  • Exposure to different functional areas in our organization

VDOT Leads

Here are some of our progressive achievements that you can be a part of:

  • Nationally recognized on-line Dashboard so the public can monitor our progress
  • One of the first Knowledge Management and Innovative Project Delivery offices for any department of transportation
  • Five Traffic Operations Centers that provide live traffic views for drivers

Be part of a movement to change how we move.

Are You a Match?

We are looking for motivated, customer focused, and action-oriented individuals with the ability to solve problems, learn quickly and collaborate with teammates.

Positions require a bachelor’s degree. We are particularly interested if you have any of the following degrees:

  • Accounting
  • Business administration
  • Engineering
  • Environmental sciences
  • Finance
  • Industrial engineering

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Growing the people who "Keep Virginia Moving"

Page last modified: Sept. 11, 2015