Deadline Approaching for Application to D-STOP’S Summer Undergraduate Internship
D-STOP, in coordination with another USDOT Tier 1 research unit, the Center for Highway Pavement Preservation, will be hosting an 11-week summer internship for engineering undergraduates interested in transportation. The University Transportation Center (UTC) Undergraduate Internship (UI) will provide interns with unique insight into transportation education and help prepare them for a possible career in the field. All UTC-UI interns will be enrolled in a colloquium series designed to introduce them to different aspects of the transportation field. Interns who are not current UT students will each receive a fellowship stipend of $4,500 over the 11-week period. UT student interns will each receive a fellowship stipend of $3,500. The program runs from Monday, June 1, 2015, to Friday, August 14, 2015, and is intended to be a demanding as well as rewarding experience, as interns are expected to spend a minimum of 20 hours per week on their projects. The internship is open to any currently enrolled college engineering junior or senior who is seriously considering a graduate education in transportation (although students graduating before December 2015 are ineligible).
The application deadline is Monday, April 6, 2015. Applicants will need to complete the application form and submit it with a resume and a personal (one-page) essay describing your interests and career goals; also required are official transcripts and two letters of recommendation, students