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Earn While You Learn

Montana Department of Transportation offers summer internships!


Must be currently enrolled in College, University or Tech School and at least be entering junior year or have completed at least 60 credit hours. If applicant is enrolled in a Tech School (2 year program) the credit minimum is 30 credit hours. Applicants that are within six months of their graduation may be considered.

Intern current set pay:

University/College (Bachelors Degree):
30-59 credit hours = $18.00
60-90 credit hours = $18.96
91+ credit hours = $19.75

Technical Schools:
Minimum of 30 credit hours = $19.75

Work Schedule & Job Locations

Internships start in mid-May and run through mid-August.

Typically 40 hour work weeks, Monday - Friday.

Internships are available across Montana. Locations vary depending on department needs and upcoming projects.

University Credit

Academic credit for internships is governed by the university. MDT provides any information the university needs for students to receive credit.


Interns cannot become permanent employees without applying for permanent positions. That said, internships are an excellent way to gain job experience and boost employability.

Finding and Applying for an Internship

A full list of employment opportunities at MDT are listed on the Current Openings page.