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17 Mar 2023

Internship NCDOT Summer Internship – Exclusively for NC HBCU/MSI Students

NC Department of Transportation – Posted by Dan Andrews, North Carolina, United States

Job Description

Are you a student attending an NC HBCU/MSI college looking for a PAID summer internship where you can make a difference in Smart Transportation?
How to Apply
You MUST apply at by March 31, 2023 at midnight EST to be considered.
The Challenge
NCDOT’s HBCU/MSI Summer Internship Program delivers an immersive 8-week experience open to students attending an NC historically black college/university (HBCU)/minority-serving college/university (MSI). The program runs May to August and is a full time (40 hour) work schedule Monday through Friday.
You will have the opportunity to work side-by-side with our award-winning Highway Engineering team in Andrews, NC where you explore all that transportation engineering has to offer.
In this internship your will get to put your learning into practice by:
    • Reading and reviewing construction plans.
    • Learning and participating in plan development.
    • Learning asphalt resurfacing contract development and administration, how to conduct Highway Construction Inspections, and Bridge Construction Inspections.
    • Developing projects for Secondary Road Construction.
    • Participating in our Erosion Control and Sedimentation Program.
    • Collaborating with colleagues.
    • Presenting a demonstration of your findings and recommendations to a leadership panel near the end of your internship.
What You Bring
    • Major in Civil, Mechanical, Electrical Engineering, or a related field.
    • Strong written and verbal presentation skills.
    • Able to communicate concepts to a variety of audiences.
    • Interest or experience with Surveying.
    • Curiosity, coachability, and willingness to engage.
    • Ability to simultaneously manage multiple tasks and projects, prioritize effectively, and navigate high-pressure situations with tight deadlines.
    • You work best in a dynamic team environment.
    • Ability to prioritize effectively and navigate high-pressure situations with tight deadlines.
    • Bonus points if you’ve completed one or more classes in Transportation Engineering!
We encourage you to apply even if you don’t meet all of the above. In the internship, we’ll work with you to close any gaps because we know that great employees come from diverse backgrounds.
    • You must be currently enrolled in a bachelors, masters, or professional-level program at an NC Historically Black College/University or Minority Serving Institution.
    • GPA of 2.8+ on 4.0 scale.
    • You must attach an unofficial transcript to your application.
    • You can work in the U.S. without requiring a visa sponsorship.
    • Do your research prior to the interview.
    • Find intel about NCDOT and the business area to which you are applying.
    • Watch videos from our 2023 Transportation Summit at
    • Practice your interview skills by discussing your experience and job history with a family member, friend, or mentor.
Call me: JoAna McCoy at 919-707-2776.
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Job Categories: Equal Opportunities. Job Types: Internship. Job Tags: Government, HBCU, internship, minority, ncdot, and summer. Salaries: 20,000 - 40,000.

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