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Careers

Build your future with MDOT

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.

MDOT is dedicated to training, mentoring, and creating awareness of transportation career opportunities for young people through student development programs for middle, high school, and college students. Additionally, our Veteran Internship Program meets the employment needs of honorably discharged veterans of the United States Armed Forces as they transition into the civilian workforce.

Questions about your MDOT future? Contact our recruitment team at MDOT-Recruitment@Michigan.gov.

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Your career starts here!

Are you looking for a career that goes the extra mile? At MDOT, we provide an opportunity for innovative and challenging work, a flexible benefits package, and work-life balance. Your better career starts at MDOT today!

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Elementary - High School Programs

Transportation Career Pathways Program (TCPP)

The MDOT Transportation Career Pathways Program is committed to helping you build a fulfilling and rewarding career in the transportation industry, even if you're not entirely sure where to start.

Transportation and Civil Engineering Program (TRAC)

TRAC engages high school and middle school students in solving real-world problems, such as designing bridges or analyzing the environmental effects of building a highway.

Engineering Week

Engineering Week videos and lesson plans are all-inclusive resources to show early elementary to high school students the career of civil engineering at MDOT.

Internship & Recruitment Programs

Internship Program

The Internship Program offers undergraduate and graduate students interested in civil engineering and construction management careers, valuable experience by working with professional field staff.

Transportation Diversity Recruitment Program (TDRP)

The HBCU TDRP is a unique partnership between MDOT and Michigan colleges and universities to offer on-the-job training to undergraduate students pursuing degrees in engineering or transportation-related careers.

Veterans Internship Program

The Veteran Internship Program assists honorably discharged veterans of the United States Armed Forces as they transition into the civilian workforce.

Engineer Development Program (EDP)

MDOT's Engineer Development Program (EDP) is a rotational program that provides new engineers experience in multiple work areas while being assigned a senior-level mentor.