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Grow your career with the State of Indiana! With more than 50 executive branch agencies, the State of Indiana is a diverse workforce offering employees stimulating and challenging projects across a broad scope of career opportunities. As a State of Indiana employee, you impact the well-being of Indiana's communities every day.
About Indiana Department of Transportation:
The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) provides a dynamic workplace that serves Indiana citizens, improves our state's quality of life, and enhances its economic opportunity. INDOT has a number of innovative programs and projects, including Public-Private Partnerships, Green Initiatives, and cutting-edge uses of materials and assets. As part of the State of Indiana, INDOT offers a competitive total compensation package, as well as outstanding work/life balance. Whether you are an established professional in the transportation field or just starting your career, INDOT has exciting and challenging opportunities for you.
About Governor's Summer Internship Program:
The Governor's Public Service Summer Internship (GPSSI) is designed to give college students real world, hands on experience in their desired field of study to enhance marketability upon graduation. Participation in the Governor's Public Service Summer Internship will offer students a multitude of experiences including networking with state employees, resume building and soft skills workshops, agency head panels, and much more.
The Indiana Department of Transportation's (INDOT) summer internship program is a paid summer internship that lasts approximately 3.5 months. Listed salary is approximate. The hourly wage is $11.30.
About the Job:
This position will serve as a Design Intern for the Seymour Division of the Indiana Department of Transportation. The Intern will be responsible for a variety of division projects and support. The objective of the position is to provide a valuable learning experience for the intern, as well as to assist the agency in completing their assignments and responsibilities. The Intern will report to Jane Twaddle.
A Day in the Life:
Assist professional engineers in preparing roadway and bridge design plans
Use MicroStation CADD software to draw plans
Assist in taking field notes, necessary for plan construction
Research design standards for incorporation into the plans
Estimate project costs
Tabulate pay quantities
Run Collision software to support design decisions
Assist in preparing environmental permits
Review plans and other contract documents for accuracy
Provide input to the designer to deliver a better project
Other duties as assigned
What You'll Need For Success:
Working towards a Bachelor Degree in Civil Engineering or related field
Relevant work experience preferred
Basic knowledge of the mission and role of INDOT
Basic understanding of state policies, procedures, rules, and regulations
Knowledge of state government structure, administrative procedures, and the legislative process
Ability to research, draft, and edit data and reports
Ability to handle multiple projects
Ability to operate computer tools
Good research and writing skills
Good interpersonal and communication skills suitable for a wide variety of contacts
Confidence and ability to learn on the job and adapt quickly to changing circumstances
Supervisory Responsibilities/Direct Reports:
This role does not provide direct supervision to direct reports.
Difficulty of Work:
The Intern's work is broad in scope and requires the ability to work with many different individuals. The work requires the strong ability to manage one's own time and to adequately prioritize job responsibilities.
The Intern will be responsible for design assistance and contract document preparations. The intern will be assigned specific projects and work assignments. Work and recommendations will be made to the supervisor.
This role performs work in a standard office environment.
Equal Employment Opportunity:
The State of Indiana is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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