Summer Research Internship, District Department of Transportation

Job Title: Research Internship Summer Program

Company/Organization: District Department of Transportation

Salary: (Paid Internship Program)

Position Description: 2015 Research Internship Summer Program
Research, Development, and Technology Transfer Program
Accepting applications through May 1!

The District Department of Transportation (DDOT)’s Research Internship Program engages full-time students to work on specific research topics around the agency. The internship program allows DDOT to conduct research into topics of interest while also serving as a resource for students to acquire practical skills.

The research or project areas in which the interns will be engaged in include, but are not limited to:
• Transportation Engineering
• Transportation Planning
• Traffic Operations and Safety
• Legal and Contracting Issues
• Transit Planning and Operations
• Bicycle and Pedestrian Issues
• Transportation Policy, Economics, and Finance Issues
• Pavement and Bridges
• Data Collection and Analysis
• Program/Project Management
• Geotechnical Engineering
• Environmental Engineering
• Intelligent Transportation Systems
• Asset Management
• Construction Practices

The program is open to full-time undergraduate or graduate students in good academic standing from the DC region and nationwide. The summer internship program is scheduled to run for at least 10 weeks, from early June to mid-August 2015. The internships will be located at DDOT’s offices, 55 M Street, SE, Washington, DC 20003 unless otherwise noted. These are hourly, paid positions with a maximum of 40 hours a week with no paid holidays, no sick leave and no overtime. All students are required to have basic computer skills, and basic knowledge of Microsoft Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, and Word.

The Howard University Transportation Research Center (HUTRC) recruits the interns and manages the program on DDOT’s behalf.

Contact Info/How to Apply: http://www.hutrc.howard.edu/index.php/summer-internships

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