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An integral part of the Department's Workforce Development, the Internship Program offers students an exciting insider's view of the transportation industry and an opportunity to develop skills and techniques directly applicable to their professional development. While interns are temporary employees of the Department, they are required to comply with all statutes and rules; and the Department's policies, procedures, regulations, and Code of Ethics.

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The Florida Department of Transportation’s Internship Program offers students an exciting insider's view of the transportation industry and an opportunity to develop skills and techniques directly applicable to their professional development


INTERNSHIP COORDINATORS

RECRUITMENT COORDINATORS

TAMIEKA WATT

Central Office, D2, D3 & State Materials Office​ (850) 414-4052

KEVIN JONES

D1, D4, D5, D6, D7 & Turnpike​ (954) 934-1256

DAVID DOUGLAS

Turnpike​ (407) 264-3309

LORI ALBRITTON

District One​ (863) 519-2697​

EMMA DONESTEVEZ

District Two​ (386) 961-7712​

AMANDA MAULDIN​

District Three​ (850) 330-1376​

BIBI PALMER

District Four​ (954) 777-4114

SYBIL ROTHWELL

District Five​ (386) 943-5480

CINDY CAPDEVILA

District Six​ (305) 470-5108

WENDY PARRISH

State Materials Office​ (850) 414-4581

TARI COLON

District 7​ (813)-975-6198

INTERNSHIP CALENDAR

Internships operate per academic calendar year. Internships operate per academic year. The duration of participation is one (1) semester; however, participants may be reappointed up until graduation.

The program's semesters run in conjunction with the summer, fall, and spring semesters of Florida colleges and universities. The Internship Calendar is established annually and specifies the application windows during which the Department will accept applications, start dates, and semester end dates as follows:​

FALLSPRINGSUMMER
APPLICATION WINDOWAug. 4 - Aug. 18, 2022Oct. 30  - Dec. 5, 2022​Apr. 4 - Apr. 24, 2023
HIRE BY GOALSep. 2, 2022Jan. 6, 2023May 27, 2023
APPT END DATEDec. 22, 2022May 4, 2023Aug. 18, 2023

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Pay:This is a paid internship program.The hourly pay scale is based on the student's current academic status and is limited to an average of 10 hours per week. Pay scale as follows:

Academic StatusHourly Rate
Sophomore (30 - 60 earned credits)$15.00
Junior (61 - 90 earned credits)$15.00​
Senior (91 - 120 earned credits)$15.00​
Graduate$15.00

Eligibility:

In order to apply, you must be:

  • Currently enrolled at an accredited college or university
  • Academic status of Sophomore or above
  • Authorized to work in the United States