CITY Internship Timeline & Application

2018 TIMELINE*

Application Open: November 6, 2017
Application Deadline: January 21, 2018
Interviews: February 1 - March 30, 2018
Applicant Notification: April 20, 2018
Internship Dates: June 4 - August 10, 2018
National Conference in Baltimore, MD: July 28 - August 1, 2018

*Dates are subject to change.


Application Requirements

Resume A 1-page resume that outlines your work and volunteer experience, leadership skills, education, awards, and any transportation-related work or academic experience.

Essay / Letter of Motivation An essay that explains how participation in the CITY Internship Program will enhance your academic and career goals. The essay must include your specific transportation interests and goals, and must describe the skills, knowledge, experience, and level of interest you will bring to the internship. Applicants with no academic or work experience related to transportation must explain how their experience relates to a career in the transportation industry. Essays must be typed, double-spaced, and no more than 2 pages. Essays that do not list the applicant's name in the header or footer  will not be accepted.

Transcript A copy of your most recent academic transcript. An unofficial transcript will be accepted; however, accepted applicants may be required to submit an official transcript prior to orientation. 

Letter of Recommendation One written recommendation from your academic advisor, department chair, a professor in your academic major, or your employer, is required; you may submit 2 letters. Letters of Recommendations must have been written within the last 6 months, and must be dated and signed. 


APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

  • Applications must be submitted online by the application closing date. Emailed applications will not be accepted.
  • All fields and attachments are required. Incomplete applications will not be considered. 
  • Essays that do not list the applicant's name in the header or footer will not be accepted. 
  • Letters of Recommendations must have been written within the last 6 months, and must be dated and signed. 
  • No housing is available. Interns must reside in, or attend school in, the internship area to be eligible.
  • Former CITY Interns may apply if they meet eligibility requirements, but will not receive preferential consideration.  
  • Applicants may apply to no more than 2 internship locations.

CITY INTERNSHIP APPLICATION

The 2018 CITY Internship Application will open November 6, 2017.