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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 $8.75/hr during training, which increases to $12/hr after completion of training and CDL licensing.

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Student Customer Service Representative

The Student Customer Service Representatives at the Department of Transportation Services (DOTS) are responsible for delivering excellent customer service through active and accurate communication with all department customers. Representatives will serve as the first point of contact for all walk in and telephone customers. They are expected to convey detailed information regarding departmental policies and regulations to customers in a prompt, friendly, and courteous manner. Students will work to build and maintain positive business relationships for the department with faculty, staff, and students by providing the highest quality customer service.

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Student Staff Human Resources Manager

The Student Staff Human Resources Manager supervises a team of student Human Resources Assistants in facilitating the recruitment and hiring process for all student positions within the department. The position requires 15-20 hours a week with $11.15/hr compensation. Graduating seniors and graduate students are not eligible for this position.

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Student Human Resource Assistant

The team of Human Resource Assistants works with the Human Resources Office in facilitating the hiring process for full-time and student employees for DOTS, as well as developing HR related procedures and policies for the entire Department. The position requires approximately 10-16 hours a week with $9.25/hr compensation and opportunities for pay increases every semester. Must be an undergraduate student to apply.

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Student PIT Crew Specialist

Job Type/Requirements: $9.25+ 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 »