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Cooperative Education Program


A career-oriented, professional-level program for short-term training in civil engineering, the N.C. Department of Transportation's Cooperative Education Program integrates classroom and practical experience for college and post-graduate students.

Under the program, a student works every other semester and usually shares an assignment with another student. One works on the job while the other attends classes.

Who Should Apply

College and graduate students who have studied civil engineering and are interested in public transportation.

Eligibility Requirements

Qualified applicants must:

  • Be referred through a college/university co-op program
  • Have completed at least 24 semester hours
  • Commit to three alternating co-op sessions

Application Process

Students must register with the cooperative education office at their college or university and be referred to NCDOT. They then submit an application and unofficial transcript to:

N.C. Department of Transportation
Talent Management Office
1517 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, NC 27699-1517

An interview might be required.

Work Session



Locations vary. An applicant may request a desired location but it is not guaranteed.


Chandra Cross

Recruitment Specialist
Send Message

(919) 250-7887 (fax)

1517 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, NC 27699-1517

7/6/2020 12:28 PM