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The U.S. DOT Volpe Center Seeks Student Interns for 2022

Tuesday, November 16, 2021

Today, the U.S. Department of Transportation (U.S. DOT) Volpe National Transportation Systems Center (Volpe Center) announced that it is now recruiting talented individuals to fill the following positions as part of its Pathways Internship Program:

  • Computer Scientists
  • Data Scientists
  • Economists
  • Engineering Psychologists
  • Financial Analysts
  • General Engineers
  • Human Resource Specialists
  • Policy Analysts
  • Program Support Assistants
  • Operations Research Analysts

For the full job listing and instructions, visit

U.S. DOT strives to ensure that equity, transparency, accountability, collaboration, and communication permeate all that we do for the betterment of the Department, the traveling public, and our nation. As such, U.S. DOT values a highly diverse workforce of persons who promote a culture of belonging by respecting the personal dignity and worth of each individual and fostering a positive environment where all feel safe and welcome. If these commitments coincide with your personal ideals and professional aspirations, please consider joining the U.S. DOT family.

Applicant Tips

  • Apply early. Applications will be accepted through from Tuesday, November 16, 2021 through Wednesday, December 8, 2021.
  • Give detail. Provide a descriptive resume, fully explain your experience.
  • Be thorough. Include all transcripts past and present.
  • Be current. Provide proof of fall 2021 school enrollment.
  • Be specific. As a part of the “Apply Online” process, before you submit your application, you will be asked to specify the occupations for which you are applying. Your application must include documentation that shows you meet individual series and education requirements listed here.

Pathways positions are expected to begin May 2022. However, applications will be accepted for a limited number of positions available as early as January 2022.

To learn more about careers at the U.S. DOT Volpe Center, visit Student and Recent Graduate Opportunities.

For more application tips, read Tips for Applying for U.S. DOT Jobs.

Questions? Contact

About the U.S. DOT Volpe Center

The U.S. DOT Volpe Center is located in Kendall Square in the culturally diverse and academically rich city of Cambridge, MA. We offer competitive benefits and a flexible, family-friendly work environment. For our 2022 Pathways program, location is negotiable upon selection.

Celebrating more than 50 years of federal service to the nation, the U.S. DOT Volpe Center’s mission is to transform transportation for all.