STUDENT DEVELOPMENT

COMTO National Scholarships

The Conference of Minority Transportation Officials (COMTO) is now accepting scholarship applications for the 2022-2023 academic year.  COMTO awards scholarships each year to students interested in pursuing transportation related careers who plan to attend or are currently enrolled in an accredited college or
university seeking a major in:

  •  Accounting
  •  Architecture
  •  Aviation
  • Business Administration
  • Civil, Chemical, Structural, Mechanical and/or Electrical Engineering
  • Communications
  •  Computer Science
  • Engineering
  • Environmental Science
  • Finance

Applications Due: April 15th, 2022

Learn More & Apply Here

Posted: 3/28/2022

TREC – Transportation Undergraduate Research Fellowship (TURF)

Through a competitive application process, the Transportation Undergraduate Research Fellowship (TURF) program is a unique eight-week summer fellowship for undergraduates to get experience in transportation research. Hosted at Portland State University in Portland, Oregon, a hub of transportation innovation and expertise, fellows will work on research projects under the guidance of a research mentor. What can TURF Fellows expect from the program?

  • Firsthand exposure to the research process;
  • A chance to practice collecting & analyzing data, and other useful tasks;
  • A cohort experience with other TURF fellows;
  • Experience another university campus in an urban setting with robust multimodal network;
  • The opportunity to spend the summer in beautiful Portland, Oregon!

At the end of the program, the students will write a final written reflection describing their research findings and experience of the program.

Applications Due: April 14th, 2022 at 8:00pm (Pacific).

Learn More & Apply Here

Posted: 2/15/2022

DDOT Internship Program
Research, Development, & Technology Transfer Program

As part of the District’s Department of Transportation (DDOT) cooperative agreement with the Howard University Transportation Research Center (HUTRC), DDOT engages full-time students as interns from universities in the DC Metropolitan Area and all over the country to promote the advancement of engineering and policy research. HUTRC recruits the interns and manages the program on DDOT’s behalf. In 2022, the DDOT Internship Summer Program will start around June 6th and run for 10 weeks, while the Semester Program will start on August 15th and run until the end of the year.

Applicants for the internship positions must be currently enrolled and in good standing at an accredited college or university and be enrolled full-time in a degree program related to the posted internship. All students participating in the summer program  must be fully vaccinated* against COVID-19, and agree to follow all COVID-19 safety guidelines throughout the duration of the internship. Proof of vaccination will be required.

Applications Due: March 18, 2022 (midnight, ET)

Posted: 2/09/2022

Railroad & Locomotive Historical Society Scholarships

The Railway & Locomotive Historical Society is proud to sponsor scholarships to promote the study, at a professional academic level, of railroad history and operations. The scholarships are named in honor of three individuals, George W. Hilton, Edward Myers and Bruce R. Ward, who generously bequeathed funds to the R&LHS. 2022 is the third year of the program, and scholarship awards have been made to seven highly qualified applicants in the program’s first two years.

As many as five scholarships, each in the amount of $3,000 per academic year, may be awarded. Both advanced undergraduates (3rd and 4th year) and graduate students may apply.

The program is open to students majoring in history, transportation/transportation logistics, or other majors where the student’s work has a demonstrated connection to railroad operations, engineering, or history.

Applications Due: March 31, 2022 (midnight, ET)

Download Scholarship Application InformationDownload RLHS Scholarship Flyer

Posted: 1/26/2022

Eno COMMUNICATIONS INTERN

The Communications Intern will report to the Senior Communications Manager and also work closely with the Chief Development Officer and ETW and Administrative Associate to enhance Eno’s communications and online presence. The Communications Intern will gain hands-on experience and mentorship in communications, marketing, writing, social media, graphic design, and more.

Learn More about Eno’s Communications Internship HERE

Posted: 1/20/2022

Eno’s 2022 THOMAS J. O’BRYANT TRANSPORTATION POLICY FELLOW

The Eno Center for Transportation is now accepting applications for its Summer 2022 Thomas J. O’Bryant Transportation Policy Fellowship. This fellowship provides a high-quality professional development opportunity for aspiring transportation specialists. Successful applicants will gain in-depth knowledge of transportation policy and practice under the guidance of Eno staff.

Learn More about Eno’s Fellow position HERE

Posted: 1/13/2022

ARTBA’s Student Video Contest

The Student Video Contest is aimed at helping students gain a better understanding of the importance of transportation infrastructure investment to the U.S. economy and quality of life, and to learn more about the industry and potential transportation construction career opportunities.

ARTBA’s Research & Education Division sponsors the competition, which is divided into two age groups:

  • Elementary, middle or high school students
  • Post-secondary, college and graduate students

Winners are selected in each age group. First prize in each category is $500 and second place in each category is $250.

Videos should be no longer than 2 ½ minutes and feature audio.

More details are available on the ARTBA website: https://artbatdf.org/scholarships-awards/student-video-contest/

The Christine Mirzayan Science and Technology Policy Graduate Fellowship Program

The Christine Mirzayan Science and Technology Policy Graduate Fellowship Program is a full-time hands-on training and educational program that provides early career individuals with the opportunity to spend 12 weeks at the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine in Washington, DC learning about science and technology policy and the role that scientists and engineers play in advising the nation. This Mirzayan Fellowship offers a unique opportunity to obtain the essential skills and knowledge needed to work in science policy at the federal, state, or local levels.

Learn More on National Academy of Sciences Mirzayan Fellowship site.

University of Maryland Undergraduate Summer Research Program

Sponsored by the National Transportation Center, this program allows undergraduate students from across the U.S. to compete for three research positions with participating transportation researchers in the University of Maryland Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering. Selection is based on academic merit.

Learn More on MTI’s Website

University of Vermont Graduate and Undergraduate Research Opportunities

The University of Vermont – Transportation Research Center offers graduate research assistantships for 20 hours per week for 12-months to qualified Master’s or PhD students registered in a series of associated academic graduate programs at UVM. Students worked on sustainable transportation research projects. Recent topics have included long distance and intercity travel behavior, tailpipe emissions, climate adaptation planning, resiliency and criticality, bicycle/pedestrian travel, streetscape design, livability, and workforce development. The stipend level is $24K per year plus graduate tuition payment. Students have the opportunity to enroll in unique interdisciplinary graduate courses and the graduate certificate in sustainable transportation and planning. Past GRAs have been enrolled in programs such as Civil, Environment or Electrical Engineering, Natural Resource Planning, Community Development and Applied Economics and Public Administration.

Learn More on University of Vermont’s TRC website

Western Michigan University Graduate Assistantships

The Transportation Research Center for Livable Communities (TRCLC) at Western Michigan University has research assistantships for those who are interested in traffic operations and safety. The assistantship includes stipend and tuition support. Students who are interested in these opportunities should contact TRCLC by e-mailing at trc-info@wmich.edu.

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