Build Your Future with MDOT

  • Award for 2015 Veteran Friendly Employer - Silver

    The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) employs a diverse group of talented and innovative individuals in a wide variety of professions, including: engineering, finance, administration, business, maintenance, and more. 

    Build your future at MDOT.The veteran internship program with the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) is intended to meet the employment needs of honorably discharged veterans of the United States Armed Forces as they transition into the civilian workforce. MDOT is partnering with the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and nationwide service-related organizations to fill needed positions for our veterans.

    MDOT also is dedicated to training, mentoring, and creating awareness of transportation career opportunities for young people through programs such as the Transportation and Civil Engineering Program (TRAC), the Youth Development and Mentoring Program (YDMP), the Transportation Diversity Recruitment Program (TDRP), the Civil Engineer/Technical Internship Program (formerly the MDOT Co-op Program), and through internships for college students in other disciplines. 

    For career opportunity questions, contact MDOT's Office of Human Resources.

Training and Development Programs

  • Michigan TRAC Program TRAC is a hands-on education program designed for use in science, math and social science classes. By engaging students in solving real-world problems, TRAC connects middle/high school kids to the work world of transportation and inspires them to consider careers in transportation and civil engineering.
  • TRAC Internship Program
  • Michigan YDMP MDOT's Youth Development and Mentoring Program (YDMP), in partnership with the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), is a program that helps prepare a diverse workforce for the future by providing participants with opportunities to pursue higher education, personal growth, and transportation careers.

Student Internship (formerly MDOT Co-op Program)