INDOT Offers Paid College Internships, Scholarships

INDOT Offers Paid College Internships, Scholarships


Attention college students! The Indiana Department of Transportation is currently accepting applications for Governor’s Summer Internships paying $11.30 per hour and civil engineering scholarships of up to $3,125 per semester.

“INDOT employs a staff of more than 3,400 to build and maintain 28,800 lane miles of interstates, U.S. highways and state routes,” said Commissioner Brandye Hendrickson. “INDOT strives to be an employer of choice. College internships and scholarships are some of the ways that we attract top talent.”

Governor’s summer interns

INDOT is accepting resumes through Friday, Feb. 26, for Governor’s Public Service Summer Internship positions at its offices in Crawfordsville, Fort Wayne, Gary, Greenfield, Indianapolis, Jeffersonville, LaPorte, Seymour and Vincennes.

Governor’s Summer Interns will spend at least 50 percent of their time on a predetermined project that enhances college-level skills and abilities. Candidates must be enrolled as an undergraduate or graduate with an accredited post-secondary institution and have completed at least one year of undergraduate education. Students who are graduating in May 2016 are eligible to apply.

Selected interns may pick a start and end date between May and August that best fits their academic schedule. For more information about applying to the Governor’s Public Service Summer Internship program and to view available internships, visit


INDOT’s civil-engineering scholarship program offers $3,125 per semester or $2,083 per trimester for up to five years of post-secondary civil engineering education. Scholarship funds can be applied to educational expenses, fees and books. In return, recipients will work for INDOT in a variety of full-time, paid positions during their summer breaks and upon graduation.

Students must be accepted or enrolled full time in one of Indiana’s Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology certified civil engineering programs. Eligible programs include Indiana University Purdue University Fort Wayne, Purdue University, Purdue University Calumet, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, Trine University, University of Evansville, University of Notre Dame and Valparaiso University.

Learn more about the INDOT Engineer Scholarship program and apply using the form Applications for the 2016-2017 school year must be postmarked byThursday, March 31.