INTERNSHIPS

Required

Undergraduates

2.5

or above

Graduates

3.0

or above

GPA

Interns

  • Oral Communication Skills

  • Problem Solving Skills

  • Interpersonal Skills

  • Analytical Skills

  • Computer Literacy

Professional Skills

Interns

  • Report Writing

  • Research reports

  • Literature reviews

  • Presentations

  • Problem Statements or Statements of Work

  • Research Proposals

Documentation Skills

Desired
  • Microsoft Office Suite (Email, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access)

  • Microsoft  Publisher

  • SharePoint (General concepts)

  • Adobe (Photoshop, Acrobat Pro)

  • ArcGIS

  • Statistical Analysis Software (i.e. SPSS)

  •  Design and visualization Software (i.e. AutoCAD, MicroStation, Tableau)

  • Programming/Coding (i.e. Python)

General Software Skills

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DDOT Internship Program

Research, Development, & Technology Transfer Program

As part of the District’s Department of Transportation (DDOT) cooperative agreement with the Howard University Transportation Research Center (HUTRC), DDOT engages full-time students as interns from universities in the DC Metropolitan Area and all over the country to promote the advancement of engineering and policy research. HUTRC recruits the interns and manages the program on DDOT’s behalf. In 2022, the DDOT Internship Summer Program will start around June 6th and run for 10 weeks, while the Semester Program will start on August 15th and run until the end of the year.

Applicants for the internship positions must be currently enrolled and in good standing at an accredited college or university and be enrolled full-time in a degree program related to the posted internship. All students participating in the summer program  must be fully vaccinated* against COVID-19, and agree to follow all COVID-19 safety guidelines throughout the duration of the internship. Proof of vaccination will be required.

If you would like to be notified when the next call for interns is announced, please provide your contact information here.

Applications for the 2022 Fall Internship (Semester) Program are now OPEN.