What's Great About an Internship at VDOT?
Congratulations to all interns for 2013 who have been hired statewide! If you missed this opportunity, look for 2014 postings in December 2013.
Gain valuable work experience in a variety of disciplines while learning from the experts in your field. The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) offers paid internships to students working toward their degrees.
You will learn about career opportunities at VDOT while working during the summer. If hired as a summer intern, you may also work during the school year.
Advantages for VDOT Interns
- You will learn practical real-world application for your area of study.
- A carefully-selected coach will help you apply your education to work.
- Our coaches have many years of experience and are ready to help you learn about transportation and supporting business functions.
- You will experience meaningful work in our high-performing, values-based team environment.
- Learn from public stewards as you help to “Keep Virginia Moving.”
- Upon graduation, you may apply for a full-time position with the agency.
Varied Areas of Work
An Internship gives you the opportunity to work in VDOT’s complex work environment.
Our mission is to plan, deliver, operate and maintain a transportation system that is safe, enables easy movement of people and goods, enhances the economy and improves our quality of life. People working in many business functions support our civil engineers in accomplishing this mission.
VDOT employees are responsible for building, maintaining and operating the state's roads, bridges and tunnels.
Areas of focus are:
- Project Development
You May Be Eligible
VDOT’s Internship Program is open to full-time students in almost any stage of their college education. Positions are open to college students who are:
- Undergraduates -- rising Juniors or Seniors will be hired for the summer Intern position
- Graduate students seeking Masters degrees -- any level
- Post-baccalaureate students-- any level
Internship Program Manager
VDOT Learning Center
James Monroe Building, 10th floor
1401 E. Broad St.
Richmond, VA 23219-1939