Volpe Center (U.S. Department of Transportation) Pathways Internship Program
The US DOT Volpe Center is recruiting for a wide variety of Student Internship positions under the Pathways Internship Program. To qualify for an Internship, you MUST be a continuing student enrolled or accepted for enrollment for the current/upcoming semesters for the duration of the internship as a condition of employment, taking at least a half-time course load. You will be required to provide documentation to support eligibility. Students may be employed throughout the academic year.
This is a temporary internship to complete project work that is temporary in nature. The appointment is not-to-exceed September 24, 2022, and can be extended without further competition to a new temporary appointment at management’s discretion based on the need of the organization for the work to continue and provided the employee remains eligible for employment in the Pathways Intern Program. Internships are expected to begin in May 2022, however, applications will be accepted for a limited number of positions available as early as January 2022.
Duty locations will vary and are negotiable upon selection. The difference in salary is determined by the locality pay in each location. Salaries and hourly rate for all areas are available on the OPM website at: https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/pay-leave/salaries-wages/2021/general-schedule/
If you are a new federal employee, your starting salary will likely be set at the Step 1 of the grade for which you are selected.