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 available positions are posted at http://www.hutrc.howard.edu/index.php/summer-internships.
The research or project areas in which the interns will be engaged in include, but are not limited to:
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
Intelligent Transportation Systems
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.
Howard University Transportation Research Center (HUTRC) recruits the interns and manages the program on DDOT’s behalf.