If you’re a current student, you know the staggering number of options on the table as you consider what you want your career to look like can be overwhelming.

Each fall, we strive to provide meaningful tools and resources to students to support you in evaluating your career options by engaging directly with transportation professionals who were in your shoes just a few years ago.

Whether you want to explore our internship program or simply learn more about what a career in transportation looks like, here are the best ways to engage with us this fall.

Conversations with Kittelson

Join us for a series of virtual conversations built around your questions about working in the transportation profession! Four panels of Kittelson staff will cover the following topics:

  • A Career in Transportation
  • Kittelson’s Internship Program
  • Project Panel: Innovative Examples of Research, Planning, Design, and Operations
  • Day in the Life Panel: Experiences of Early Career Professionals

Each event will be held on GoToWebinar and is open to anyone interested. Feel free to join us for one, two, or all four events! Learn more and sign up here.

2022 Transportation Engineering/Planning Internship

Ready to get hands-on experience to learn if transportation is right for you? We are pleased to announce that our 2022 Summer Transportation Engineering/Planning Internship is now open for applications. Our internship is designed to immerse students in real-world projects that transform the communities we serve while building on previous experience and coursework and is open to undergraduate, graduate, and PhD students. Learn more and apply here.

Hear from Past Interns

You may also find it helpful to hear from students and recent graduates who have completed our internship program. Our program has taken different forms over the past few years as we navigate the ever-changing pandemic, but we think you’ll still gain insight from perusing these articles from recent years.

2021 Program (Hybrid): Internship Recap and What’s Next For Our Interns

2020 Program (Virtual): Looking Back on My Virtual Internship Experience

2019 Program (In-Person): Advice From Our 2019 Interns

A Day in the Life

No two career paths look exactly alike… especially at Kittelson! We talked with four engineers and planners, a graphic designer, a content writer, and a publications coordinator to find out what a day in the life for them looks like.

A Day in the Life of Four Transportation Engineers and Planners at Kittelson

A Day in the Life of a Publication Coordinator, Graphic Designer, and Content Writer at Kittelson