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DDOT and Howard University Announce 2014 Research Internship Summer Program

Monday, April 7, 2014

DDOT and Howard University Announce 2014 Research Internship Summer Program

Program Accepting Applications through May 2

Washington, DC - The District Department of Transportation’s (DDOT) Research Internship Program and the Howard University Transportation Research Center (HUTRC) are pleased to announce the 2014 Research Internship Summer Program. The program is open to full-time undergraduate or graduate students in good academic standing. The summer internship program is scheduled to run for at least 10 weeks, from Monday, June 2 to Friday, August 8, 2014.

The internships will be located at DDOT Headquarters (55 M Street SE, Washington, DC 20003), unless otherwise noted in the position description. These are hourly, paid positions with a maximum of 40 hours a week with no paid holidays, no sick leave and no overtime. All students are required to have basic computer skills (basic knowledge of Microsoft Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint and Word).

To apply: Please email your resume and a copy of your most recent transcript.
Your resume must identify the position(s) you are applying for and include your current GPA. (There is a minimum 2.5 GPA for undergraduates). Applications are due by May 2, 2014. No phone calls, please.

2014 Projects:

1. ADA Data Collection Software Evaluation
2. Refinement of Truck-Trip Generation Element of Initial DDOT Freight Model
3. Investigating and Identifying Strategies and Approaches for Quality Assurance and Control of DDOT's Asset Inventory
4. Standard Procedures for Coordination with Large Scale Development
5. Red Top Meter Program Implementation
6. Installed Sign Inventory Management [2 positions]
7. Red Light Camera Evaluation
8. Library Intern
9. Business Administration Intern in the Business Opportunity and Workforce Development Center

More details on the positions are in the position descriptions.

The District Department of Transportation (DDOT) and Howard University is committed to ensuring that no person is excluded from participation in, or denied the benefits of, its projects, programs, activities, and services on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, age, or disability as provided by Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Americans with Disabilities Act and other related statutes.

In accordance with the D.C. Human Rights Act of 1977, as amended, D.C. Official Code sec. 2-1401.01 et seq. (Act), the District of Columbia does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived: race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, familial status, family responsibilities, matriculation, political affiliation, genetic information, disability, source of income, status as a victim of an intrafamily offense, or place of residence or business.  Sexual harassment is a form of sex discrimination which is prohibited by the Act.  In addition, harassment based on any of the above protected categories is prohibited by the Act.  Discrimination in a violation of the Act will not be tolerated.  Violators will be subject to disciplinary action."

If you need special accommodations or language assistance services (translation or interpretation) please contact Lisa Gregory at 202-671-2628. These services will be provided free of charge.