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NCDOT's HBCU/MSI Summer Internship Program delivers an immersive experience and is open to students attending a historically black college/university (HBCU) or minority-serving college/university (MSI) in North Carolina, or a North Carolina student attending an out-of-state HBCU/MSI to immerse yourself in a meaningful summer transportation project.
NCDOT's divisions are competing for your talent and have submitted formal transportation projects for you to choose for your internship. In our 10-week summer program you will build relationships with NCDOT professionals and gain skills that will help you stand out and succeed in your career. You will work on our real-world smart transportation projects, and engage with professionals - from visiting our ferry ports, to learning from our dynamic service teams and leaders, to exploring different career paths, and collaborating with your peers to assist us in addressing critical transportation business challenges.
Internships are available across the State of North Carolina. If selected, you will receive a warm welcome, formal orientation, attend professional development meetings, and have informal sessions with mentors and senior leaders.
There are multiple internships, all paying $15 an hour. You will complete a final internship presentation on your project(s) at the program end to the NCDOT team.
An interest or passion in transportation or public service in areas such as engineering, business, civil rights, drones, planning, R&D, Customer Service, aviation, ferry, intermobility, accounting, public service, the environment, or more.
You are currently a student at a North Carolina HBCU/MSI and are enrolled in a bachelors, masters or professional level program, or you are an NC resident attending an HBCU/MSI outside of North Carolina
You have achieved a GPA of 2.5+ (on a 4.0 scale).
Good verbal and written communications skills.
A positive attitude and collaborative team spirit.
Internal Number: 21-02392
About NC Department of Transportation
We are leading the nation's move to smart transportation. With over 11,000 employees and an annual budget of $5.6B we are designing, managing, and innovating the state's highways, ferries, airports, railroads and bike/pedestrian paths. We have great people, great benefits, and great jobs. Join Us!