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Civil Engineering Internship Program

Participants in the Civil Engineering Internship Program.
MnDOT’s civil engineering internships provide work opportunities and practical learning experiences to students who want to enhance their academic preparation while being exposed to state government

MnDOT’s civil engineering internships provide work opportunities and practical learning experiences to students who want to enhance their academic preparation while being exposed to state government.

As part of the program, you’ll spend 10 weeks (June–August) as a summer intern at the Minnesota. Department of Transportation (MnDOT) gaining hands-on professional experience. Participants work on transportation-focused projects and are provided with mentoring, training, and development opportunities.

Hours

Internships generally last 10 – 12 weeks during the summer working full-time (40 hours a week).

Pay

The starting pay scale is $13.53 to $15.43.

Benefits

Program participants are not eligible for benefits. However, after the internship ends they may be eligible to become a college student worker or transfer into the Seeds Program, a career track for college students who are minorities, economically disadvantaged, disabled or recently returned veterans.

Qualifications

  • Applicant must be an undergraduate student currently pursuing a B.S. in civil engineering.
  • Be a student at a college or university school taking a minimum of six semester credits or nine quarter credits
  • Applicant must be legally eligible for employment in the United States. Proof of your eligibility to work in the United States will be required.
  • Priority will be given to students completing their junior year, but sophomores may also apply.
  • Priority will be given to applicants with GPAs of 3.0 or better.
  • The program is open to all qualified applicants. Members of diverse groups are encouraged to apply.

How to apply

Applications are currently closed.

If you are a Civil Engineering student who attends the University of Minnesota - Twin Cities or Duluth, check back in Fall 2016 to apply.

If you are a Civil Engineering student who does NOT attend the University of Minnesota, check back in Fall 2016 to apply.