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The Department of Transportation Services continues to be committed to the development of both the students and full-time employees that work for us. Many of our student employees go on to work full-time for us after graduation. This year alone we hired a student employee full-time into our IT department and our Shuttle Management department.

STUDENT OPPORTUNITIES

Student Drivers (continuously hiring)

DOTS Shuttle-UM drivers provide safe, dependable, on-time transportation to University of Maryland students, faculty, and staff. The position involves paid training, flexible hours, and advancement opportunities. Drivers earn $9.25/hr during training, which increases to $12.50/hr after completion of training and CDL licensing.

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To apply (Only accepting undergraduate student applicants): Fill out the online application at dotshrm@umd.edu or call 301.314.7261 for more information.


Student IT Programmer

Job Type/Requirements: $16-20/hr; Part time; Undergraduate

This position will serve as a web developer and programmer to support the web environment and departmental applications. Under general supervision, the web developer and programmer provide installation, configuration and support of COTS as well as develop, implement and maintain in-house applications. On a regular basis, complex SQL queries will need to be written to supply information for business processes.
This position will work with the Assistant Director of IT and other programmers to create IT based policies and procedures and will work with a variety of University staff and students.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Minimum of two years web development or programming experience.
  • Web development experience in HTML, CSS; experience with programming in "1. C#, 2. PHP, and 3. JAVA."
  • Possess knowledge of Relational Database concepts with hands-on experience manipulating/querying complex databases.
  • Ability to communicate with both technology and business staff is essential, thus the candidate must demonstrate strong interpersonal skills.

Preferences:

  • Knowledge of XML, Apple/Google Apps, Content Management Systems, SharePoint 2013 and/or Flash development a plus.
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To apply email a cover letter and a resume to dotshrm@umd.edu


Student Graphic Designer
Job Type/Requirements: $10.75/hr; Part time; Undergraduate : Currently enrolled in Maryland's Graphic Design program.

Under the direction of the Graphics Coordinator, the Graphic Design Student assists in creating design solutions that will aid the effective dissemination of departmental information and marketing strategies. The Graphic Design Student will conceptualize designs and develop a wide range of print and web-based communication materials.
This position also assists the Marketing Assistants in representing the department at University-sponsored events and assist with the Shuttle-UM advertising program.
This position pays $10.75/hr and requires employment during the summer and a weekly commitment of 10–15 hours to be worked during standard office hours (M-F, 9:00 – 5:00). Occasional weekend work required.

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To apply: Submit cover letter, portfolio, and resume to Human Resources Manager at dotshrm@umd.edu.


Student Special Events

Job Type/Requirements: $11.50 shift differential; Part time; Undergraduate Students only

The Student Special Events position is a very hands-on job that is perfect for outgoing and friendly students who want a position that offers more than just working behind a desk. This position requires a minimum of 10 regularly scheduled hours per week during the semester (Monday-Friday between the hours of 7 a.m. – 10:30 p.m.). Available to work on call some evenings and weekends totaling approximately 10 hours per week. Limited Winter/Summer term hours available as needed. Must work all MD home football games and men’s home basketball games.

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To apply: Submit cover letter and resume to Human Resources Manager at dotshrm@umd.edu.


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FULL-TIME OPPORTUNITIES

INTERNSHIPS


Applied Alternative Transportation, GIS, and Transportation Demand Management Internship

Internship Requirements: 2 hrs a week; flexible scheduling. Unpaid, course credit available

The Department of Transportation Services is looking for a motivated student to work with the Bike Coordinator on evaluating bike parking on campus. The intern will be responsible for working in the field to geocode bikes that are incorrectly parked in order for DOTS to identify target areas for new bike parking facilities. more »