Internships at MDOT ​SHA

The Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration (MDOT SHA) Tran​sportation Internship Program (TI) and the Administration Internship Program (AI) expose college students to careers in the state highway sector within Maryland’s integrative transportation system. Interns are placed in full-time assignments in an MDOT SHA office, mentored by senior-level engineers, higher-level technicians, team leaders and colleagues.  With the knowledge gained at their placements, and through shadowing, training, networking and hands on experience, interns make the real world/education connection. This is a paid internship.

​Eligibility Criteria

  • Must commit to a minimum of 8 weeks, full time.
  • Must be enrolled in a program at an accredited College or University.
  • Must be an undergraduate or graduate.
  • Must have a GPA 2.5 or above/be in good academic standing.

  Note: Some positions require a reliable vehicle.

Explore Available Internships​​​​

Select your major to access Office links, with position descriptions and information.​​​​


To Apply:

Prepare the follow​ing documents:

  1. Cover letter/Letter of interest.
  2. Resumé.
  3. Unofficial transcript (include current coursework).

Click the below link to complete the application and upload the prepared documents through Nintex:​

MDOT SHA Internship Application​​​ ​

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Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT) Mission Statement

The Maryland Department of Transportation is a customer-driven leader that delivers safe, sustainable, intelligent, and exceptional transportation solutions in order to connect our customers to life’s opportunities.

MDOT’S Values

We strive to live up to our values:  Excellence in our people, our relationships, our work, and our environment. Creating an atmosphere that fully recognizes and uses the talents and capabilities of a diverse workforce is critical to the achievement of those values. MDOT SHA's values reflect our commitment to be an organization that cares about its people, its customers, and its environment.