Working at the Volpe Center
When you work at the Volpe Center, you work with people like you — talented professionals who enjoy putting their expertise to work in the service of others and resolving real-world transportation problems. Our goal is to offer a stimulating environment where employees can pursue their individual interests and professional development, while we research, develop, and deploy state-of-the-art transportation technologies and innovative policies and programs to resolve complex transportation problems. It's just what you would expect from a national transportation organization with an international reputation.
Located in the culturally diverse and academically rich city of Cambridge, Massachusetts, the Volpe Center attracts highly motivated professionals who provide different perspectives that enrich our transportation solutions and projects, and our workplace. We offer competitive benefits, professional development opportunities, and a flexibile and family-friendly work environment.
Our Professional Jobs and Student and Recent Graduate Employment Opportunities
Our staff is our most valuable asset. We are committed to finding, developing and retaining the innovative, creative, and diverse talent necessary to maintain our reputation as a leader in solving complex, real-world global transportation and logistics issues.
We invite you to periodically visit our website to learn about our current Professional Jobs and our Student and Recent Graduate Employment Opportunities. U.S. Citizenship is required for all professional and student and recent graduate employment opportunities at the Volpe Center.
We look forward to your joining our team!
Our Recruitment Process
All our Professional job opportunities are listed on this website with links to www.usajobs.gov. USAJOBS is the Federal Government's job opportunities web portal where we post all our jobs. There you will find the official job announcements and on-line applications for our professional jobs. U.S. Citizenship is required for all positions.
To apply, complete the on-line application as described in the official announcement on USAJOBS. We encourage you to visit our Steps and Tips page. It has useful information on how to complete the on-line application (resumes submitted to Volpe Center Staff do not represent an application for employment unless otherwise noted).
You will be contacted by one of our Recruiters within four weeks of the closing date of the application if your background and knowledge match the job requirements.
The Volpe Center provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. Decisions on granting reasonable accommodations will be made on a case-by-case basis. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify us by contacting:
The Disability/Recruitment Coordinator
Human Resources Division
Volpe National Transportation Systems Center
55 Broadway, Cambridge, MA 02142-1093
Write to Volpe: To report a technical issue or share general comments, please go to our Write To Volpe page and from the area/topic list choose "Volpe Webmaster" to share comments on this subsite, or choose "Career Opportunities" for employment-related questions/comments.