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Mar 26, 2013 11:28 AM by MELISSA CANONE

DOTD accepting student applications for Engineering Summer Program

BATON ROUGE, La. - The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) announced today that applications are being accepted for the Engineering Summer Program. This program provides students the opportunity to work in construction, maintenance, road and bridge design, and other transportation-related areas, gaining valuable work experience.

Candidates accepted into the program will work full-time for eleven weeks from June 3, 2013, to August 16, 2013. Selected students must be in good academic standing, with a grade point average of 2.5 or higher. The applicant must be a full-time undergraduate junior or senior and a civil engineering major. Students will earn a salary commensurate with their academic level, experience and ability.

Interested candidates should submit a completed student employment application and an official transcript by May 17, 2013, to the LADOTD Recruiting Office, Human Resources, P.O. Box 94245, Baton Rouge, LA 70804. For more information and to obtain an application, visit the DOTD Career Center page.

The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) is committed to delivering transportation and public works systems that enhance the quality of life. In addition to more than 16,600 miles of roadway, including over 930 miles of interstate, DOTD supports the development of the state's aviation, marine and rail infrastructures. Through this work, we are able to facilitate economic development, create job opportunities, improve vital evacuation routes, and make critical freight corridors safer and more efficient.

For more information, please visit www.dotd.la.gov, email dotdcs@la.gov, or call DOTD's Customer Service Center at (225) 379-1232 or 1-877-4LADOTD (1-877-452-3683). Business hours are 7:30 a.m. - 5 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Motorists can access up-to-date travel information by dialing 511 or by visiting www.511la.org. Out-of-state travelers can call 1-888-ROAD-511 (1-888-762-3511).

 

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