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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 $8.25/hr during training, which increases to $12/hr after completion of training and CDL licensing.

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Student Marketing & Events Assistant

The Department of Transportation Services (DOTS) has an opening in its Marketing and Design Team for an experienced Marketing Student. This position plays an active role in engaging the campus community and promoting the UMD DOTS core messages and services. The target audience is primarily students, but also includes faculty, staff and campus visitors.
Under the direction of the Marketing Coordinator, the Marketing Student assists in the implementation of strategy to effectively market and promote new and existing products and services. The Marketing Student will represent the department at University-sponsored events and assist with the Shuttle-UM advertising program. Under the direction of the Marketing Coordinator, the Marketing Student will strive to broaden the reach of the DOTS community, engage the online audience and encourage positive interaction between DOTS and the University of Maryland Community.
This position pays $8.25/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).This position requires occasional weekend work, plus events held on weekends or evenings.
We are looking for someone to hopefully start in the summer and continue on!

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Student Graphics Designer
Job Type/Requirements: $10.25/hr; Part time; Undergraduate non-Senior Students only

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 $10.25/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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Student Program Assisstant
Job Type/Requirements: $9.00/hr; Part time; Undergraduate Students only

This position will assist the Training Coordinator in planning and managing employee programs, scheduling events for the Department of Transportation Services, as well as facilitating trainings and diversity programs.

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Student PIT Crew Specialist

Job Type/Requirements: $8.25+ shift differential; Part time; Undergraduate Students only

The PIT Crew 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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HOW TO APPLY - Only accepting undergraduate student applicants

To be considered, make sure to indicate the position for which you are applying.
Student Candidates: Please fill out the online application or contact the Human Resources Manager at dotshrm@umd.edu or call 301.314.7261 for more information.
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FULL-TIME OPPORTUNITIES

INTERNSHIPS

Cycling Outreach and Education Internship

The Department of Transportation Services is looking for a highly motivated student to work with the Bike Coordinator on promoting a safe and inclusive environment for cyclists at the University of Maryland. more »

Applied Alternative Transportation, GIS, and Transportation Demand Management Internship

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 »