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District of Columbia Department of Human Resources Internships

District of Columbia Department of Human Resources Internships

The DC Department of Human Resources (DCHR) provides human resource management services that strengthen individual and organizational performance and enable the District government to attract, develop and retain a well-qualified, diverse workforce.

District Department of Transportation - Internship Program

Note: Applications are no longer being accepted for summer internships.

The District Department of Transportation (DDOT) is committed to supporting the educational goals of students interested in careers in public service. In this spirit, DDOT sponsors an internship program that exposes its participants to job experiences that complement their academic training and career aspirations. Interns gain exposure to many technical, professional and management jobs available in the fields of transportation and government administration.<A class=red href=“”>DDOT Internship Program Information*

How and When to Apply

Please follow all instructions. A completed application is necessary to qualify.

  • You must complete the <A class=red href=“../frames.asp?doc=/ddot/lib/ddot/information/pdf/Internship_Program_Application.pdf”>DDOT Internship Program Application* and the District Government employment application form

    <A class=red href=“,a,1216,q,589543.asp”>(DC 2000). If an application is not made available to you by your school, you can obtain one through <A class=red href=“”>DDOT’s website, or by calling the DDOT Human Resources Office, Internship Program, at (202) 671-1560 and (202) 671-2248.

  • You must write an essay on your career aspirations and, if selected, what you would gain from this internship assignment. The essay should be double-spaced with one-inch margins, and not exceed two pages in length.
  • You must provide an official college or graduate school transcript with the application. The transcript must be in a separate sealed envelope.

Applications should be submitted to:

DDOT Human Resources Office
Internship Program
District Department of Transportation
2000 14th

Street, NW, 5th Floor
Washington, DC 20009

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