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Project Management Intern

Date Posted:  Feb 23, 2021
Requisition ID:  172324

LaPorte, IN, US, 46350

Work for Indiana

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.


Unpaid Internship:

The Indiana Department of Transportation's (INDOT) summer internship program is an unpaid summer internship that lasts approximately 3.5 months.

About the Job:

This position will be responsible for helping as an entry-level project manager responsible for managing scope, budget and schedule for small projects, or distinctive tasks within larger projects that are often routine in nature.  This person will serve as a part of a cross-functional team focused on delivering projects on-time and on-budget, from letting to completion learning a wide variety of perspectives with regard to Project Management.

A Day in the Life:

  • Will work under the supervision and mentorship of another lead project manager or subject matter expert
  • Ability to review and comprehend all departmental, functional requirements to ensure expectations are clear.  Departments include but are not limited to Right-of-Way, Environmental, Design, Planning/Technical Services, Construction, Utility, Railroad, Permits, etc.
  • Facilitate cross-functional engagement with design, planning/technical services and construction
  • Ensures compliance with federal & state regulations
  • Provides related technical assistance in development and maintenance of tracking logs using data base management system
  • Performs other job related duties as assigned

What You'll Need for Success:

  • Working towards a Bachelor Degree in civil engineering, project management, other engineering, engineering technology, construction management, public administration, business management or related field
  • Basic knowledge of the mission and role of INDOT
  • Ability to research, draft, and edit data and reports
  • Analytical skills
  • Ability to handle multiple projects
  • Ability to operate computer tools
  • Ability to handle routine and sensitive contacts with governmental officials, consulting firms, contractors, and the general public;
  • Must possess excellent oral and written communication 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

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