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 2019, the DDOT Internship Summer Program will start around June 3rd and run for 10 weeks, while the Semester Program will start on August 19th and run until the end of the year.

Applicants for the internship positions must be in good standing at an accredited college or university and be enrolled full-time in a degree program related to the posted internship.

Minimum GPA Requirement (on 4.0 scale)

  • Undergraduate: 2.5 GPA

  • Graduate: 3.0 GPA

Professional Skills

  • Oral Communication Skills

  • Problem Solving Skills

  • Interpersonal Skills

  • Analytical Skills

  • Computer Literacy



General Software & Applications

  • Required - Microsoft Office (Email, Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

  • Microsoft AccessPublisher SharePoint (General concepts) and Adobe (Photoshop, Acrobat Pro) are desirable


  • Report Writing

  • Research reports

  • Literature reviews

  • Presentations

  • Problem Statements/Statements of Work

  • Proposals


Applications Based on Position Requirements

  • Geographic Information Systems Software (ArcGIS) or similar

  • Statistical Analysis Software - SPSS or other

  • TrafficWare - Synchro or other

  • Design Software - AutoCAD or other

  • Website design and development

  • General Database Concepts

2019-2020 DDOT Internship Program

Available Positions

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

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