The District Department of Transportation (DDOT)

The District Department of Transportation (DDOT) and the Howard University Transportation Research Center (HUTRC) are pleased to announce the 2019 Internship Summer Program. The program is open to full-time undergraduate or graduate students in good academic standing from any university. The summer internship program is scheduled to run for at least 10 weeks, starting Monday, June 4, 2018.

The internships will be located at DDOT Headquarters (55 M Street SE, Washington, DC 20003). 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 (knowledge of Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, and Word).

More details on the positions are in the position descriptions available at

To apply: Go to the HUTRC website and click on the position you are interested in. The application link for each project is found in its description.  Applications are due by March 29, 2019. You are strongly encouraged to apply early – applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and interviews will begin before the due date.

2019 Projects:

  1. Curbside Operations Internship
  2. Communications Internship
  3. Transit Operations Internship
  4. Transit Process Improvement Internship
  5. Circulator Pilot Program Internship
  6. Cost Estimation and Implementation Evaluation Internship
  7. Internal Audit Process Scan and Workflow Internship
  8. Library Internship
  9. MoveDC and Planning Research Internship
  10. Pedestrian Safety Research Internship
  11. Policy Research Internship
  12. Quality Assurance and Quality Control Data Program Internship
  13. Safety Hardware Updates Internship
  14. Vision Zero Research Internship
  15. TSMO Policy and Market Research Internship
  16. TSMO Communications and Outreach Internship
  17. ITS Database Development and Management Internship
  18. ITS Data Analysis and System Configuration

DDOT Research, DDOT Human Resources, and Howard University Transportation Research Center

By Sean Zha
Sean Zha Career Services Ambassador Sean Zha