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Summer Engineering Assistants Program

The Summer Engineering Assistants Program offers paid internships for eligible students majoring in engineering.​ Participants gain valuable experience that counts toward eligibility for permanent employment with the N.C. Department of Transportation. 

Internship opportunities for students with other majors might be available based on NCDOT's needs.

Who Should Apply

College and graduate students studying civil, environmental or biological engineering should apply.

Eligibility Requirements

Qualified applicants must:

  • Be enrolled at an accredited institution and in an associate, bachelor's or master's level civil, environmental or biological engineering program
  • Have completed at least 24 semester hours upon employment
  • Have a minimum 2.3​ grade point average

Application Process

Apply online by going to the North Carolina State Government employment website and searching for Summer Engineering AssistantA college transcript is required. Applications without a transcript will be considered incomplete.

Work Session

May through August


Locations vary depending on availability and location of current construction projects, job requirements, and the applicant's needs and interests. An applicant may request a location, but it is not guaranteed.


George Nixon

Recruitment Specialist
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(919) 707-7887 (fax)

1583 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, NC 27610-1583

2/2/2021 9:06 AM