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Applications Open for HBCU Internships, Fellowship Programs

​RALEIGH – Start your engines, students! 

The N.C. Department of Transportation is now accepting applications for the 2024 Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) and Minority-Serving Institutions (MSI) internship and fellowship programs.

"Our HBCU and MSI Internship and Fellowship Programs are turbocharged pathways to success that provide students with hands-on experience and invaluable professional development opportunities,” said Christy Dunston, director of NCDOT’s HBCU Programs.

The summer internship program offers graduate and undergraduate students valuable work experiences with NCDOT, providing insight into transportation industry careers. The internship features professional development workshops covering resume building, business writing, networking and other essential skills.

Candidates for the fellows program must have earned a bachelor’s or master’s degree from a North Carolina HBCU or MSI within the past three years. Fellows will commit to a two-year term within a designated business unit, to support daily operations and special initiatives. Participants will gain comprehensive transportation knowledge of, spanning road construction and maintenance, drone operations, and state ferry system management.

Fellows are classified as temporary, full-time NCDOT employees and they contribute to a talent pool for potential permanent positions with NCDOT and the transportation industry.

Don't miss your chance to steer your career in the right direction. The application deadline for the HBCU/MSI Internship and Fellowship Programs is March 1, with selected applicants beginning work May 28. The internship runs from May 28 to Aug. 2.

For more information, visit the NCDOT HBCU Initiatives and Programs Page or the N.C. Office of State Human Resources’  jobs website​​.


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