Engineering Internship Opportunities

Summer Employment

Recruitment #010523-MXCC14-550800


Are you interested in being part of an innovative team that supports DelDOT’s mission to provide safe choices for travelers in Delaware?

At DelDOT, we recognize that our employees are our most valuable asset and we seek to identify, attract and recruit the most qualified talent while recognizing and encouraging the value of diversity in the workplace.

If you are interested in being a part of a company that values exceeding customer expectations and providing future generations safe, reliable and convenient travel choices, we want to hear from YOU!

Summary Statement

The State of Delaware Department of Transportation Summer Internship Program provides engineering students with training to accompany their classroom knowledge. Under direct supervision, students will perform various duties that are directly related to their academic major. For approximately 12 weeks, Engineering Interns will work in an area of interest that may include any of the transportation engineering specialties. Positions will be located in Kent, Sussex and New Castle Counties. The length of an internship is approximately 12 weeks.

Job Requirements

JOB REQUIREMENTS for Civil Engineering Internship Students

Interested students must meet the following requirements:
1. Be at least 18 years of age or older.
2. Have completed their Freshman year seeking their Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering or Construction Engineering.
3. Maintain at least a 2.0 overall GPA on a 4.0 scale.
4. Include a resume with application.
5. Furnish a current unofficial transcript from an accredited college to State of Delaware Department of Transportation by close of business on March 15, 2023 (Fax: 302-760-2771 or mail to Delaware Department of Transportation, PO Box 778, Dover, DE 19903.

Additional Posting Information

Additional Posting Information:

Internship students are paid on an hourly basis and may be in full-time or part-time work status. Benefits, earned leave, or paid holidays are not associated with this job title. Salary information will be discussed during interviews. 

Conditions of Hire

Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States. The State of Delaware participates in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with your Form I-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S. For more information refer to our Job Seeker Resources. DelDOT does not provide employment-based sponsorship.

Pre-employment Drug Testing:  Upon a conditional offer, you must undergo pre-employment drug testing as part of the hiring process.

Selection Process

Please attach a resume and a current unofficial transcript with your online application or use the resume tab in DEL to provide a detailed description of how your education, training and/or experience meets each job requirement including employer, experience/responsibilities and dates (month/year) of employment/training. 
Once you have submitted your application on-line, all future correspondence related to your application will be sent via email. Please keep your contact information current. You may also view all correspondence sent to you by the State of Delaware in the 'My Applications' tab 
at Delaware State Jobs.


Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities in all phases of the application and employment process.  To request an auxiliary aid or service please call (302) 739-5458. TDD users should call the Delaware Relay Service Number 1-800-232-5460 for assistance.

The State of Delaware is an Equal Opportunity employer and values a diverse workforce. We strongly encourage and seek out a workforce representative of Delaware including race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression.