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Kindergarten – 12

We offer programs and activities to introduce STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) and its relation to transportation to K-12 students through mentorship opportunities in schools, job shadowing with DOT staff, and various transportation events hosted by NCDOT. The chart below provides guidance on various programs and activities students can participate in to spark interest in transportation and engineering related fields.


K-12 Guide for Pathway Success K-5th grade 6th-8th grade 9th–12th grade
Participating in NCDOT events such as Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day/Model Bridge Building Competition Star Star Star
Hosting DOT engineers and staff at career events through DoT Volunteers program Star Star Star
Developing mentor partnerships with NCDOT staff Star Star Star
Job shadowing with NCDOT Divisions     Star
Participating in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) camps Star Star Star

College

Several internship opportunities are available to sophomore, junior and senior students interested in working with the NC Department of Transportation. We need students in communications, human resources, information technology, planning and other areas. The chart below provides guidance on various programs and activities students can participate in to spark interest in transportation and engineering related fields.


College Guide for Pathway Success College Post Graduate
Declaring a discipline in a four year engineering program Star  
Participating in internship/apprenticeship programs with NCDOT Star Star
Participating in undergraduate/graduate student engineering organizations Star Star
Developing mentor partnerships with NCDOT staff Star Star
Obtaining an Associates, Bachelors and/or Masters degree in STEM related fields Star Star

Post Graduate

If you have recently earned your Bachelors, Masters or Doctorate degree, and would like to be an intern with NCDOT, many options are available. We are looking for students in areas including engineering, public transportation, strategic planning and more. The chart below provides guidance on various programs and activities students can participate in to spark interest in transportation and engineering related fields.


Post Graduate Guide for Pathway Success College Post Graduate
Declaring a discipline in a four year engineering program Star  
Participating in internship/apprenticeship programs with NCDOT Star Star
Participating in undergraduate/graduate student engineering organizations Star Star
Developing mentor partnerships with NCDOT staff Star Star
Obtaining an Associates, Bachelors and/or Masters degree in STEM related fields Star Star

For more information on the guides above, please Contact Ashley Goolsby.