About Pennsylvania Department of Transportation

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation maintains the state's transportation system in order to attract businesses and residents and stimulate the economy.

The Pennsylvania DOT hires three types of interns: government services interns; engineering, scientific and technology interns; and non-civil service interns. Government services interns provide highway maintenance and crash system input and analysis. Engineering, scientific and technology interns provide seasonal construction and collect data on roadway conditions. Non-civil service interns assist the seasonal construction and roadside rest programs.


Open to current college students eighteen years or older. Applicants for the engineering, scientific and technology internship must be majoring in civil engineering.

Pennsylvania Department of Transportation

  • Pennsylvania Department of Transportation
  • Central Office, Bureau of Human Resources
  • P.O. Box 3156
  • Harrisburg, PA 17105-3156
  • Phone: (717) 787-5711


  • Number of Interns: 101 or more
  • Compensation/Benefits: Academic Credit, Paid
  • Duration: N/A
  • Academic Level: College Freshmen, College Sophomores, College Juniors, College Seniors


  • Philadelphia, PA