Traffic Signals Asset Management Intern (College)
Harrisburg, PA 
Posted 24 days ago
Job/Internship Description

We are currently seeking an intern to join the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation's Bureau of Operations to help manage the Traffic Signal Asset Management System (TSAMS), which is the sole system for tracking traffic signals and ITS (Intelligent Transportation Systems) throughout the Commonwealth. Come join our team with this exciting opportunity!


In this position, you will be responsible for analyzing data for traffic signal systems and ITS, and inputting it into TSAMS. This process helps identify maintenance requirements, plot proposed devices for Regional Operational Plans, and make informed decisions regarding traffic operations needs.

Work Schedule and Additional Information:

  • Work hours are 8:00 am to 4:00 pm, Monday - Friday, with 30-minute lunch.
  • Telework: You may have the opportunity to work from home (telework) part-time up to 2 days per week. In order to telework, you must have a securely configured high-speed internet connection. If you are unable to telework, you will have the option to report to the headquarters office in Harrisburg.
  • Some positions may require travel
  • You will receive further communication regarding this position via email. Check your email, including spam/junk folders, for these notices.



Internship Requirements:
  • Must be a high school graduate or college student enrolled (or intending to enroll) on a full-time basis in a 2- or 4- year post-secondary education program for the fall semester
  • You must be in good academic standing (as defined by a GPA of 2.0 or higher).
  • You must be at least 18 years of age.
  • Special Requirement: Certain positions require verification of a valid Pennsylvania Class C Driver's License

Preferred Majors (not required):
  • Computer Science
  • Civil Engineering

Additional Requirements:
  • You must be able to perform essential job functions.

How to Apply:

  • Resumes, cover letters, and similar documents will not be reviewed, and the information contained therein will not be considered for the purposes of determining your eligibility for the position. Information to support your eligibility for the position must be provided on the application (i.e., relevant, detailed experience/education).
  • You must attach transcripts to your application. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable.
  • Your application must be submitted by the posting closing date. Late applications and other required materials will not be accepted.
  • Failure to comply with the above application requirements may eliminate you from consideration for this position.

  • Pennsylvania law (51 Pa. C.S. *7103) provides employment preference for qualified veterans for appointment to many state and local government jobs. To learn more about employment preferences for veterans, go to and click the Veterans' Preference tab or contact us at

Telecommunications Relay Service (TRS):

  • 711 (hearing and speech disabilities or other individuals).

If you are contacted for an interview and need accommodations due to a disability, please discuss your request for accommodations with the interviewer in advance of your interview date.

The Commonwealth is an equal employment opportunity employer and is committed to a diverse workforce. The Commonwealth values inclusion as we seek to recruit, develop, and retain the most qualified people to serve the citizens of Pennsylvania. The Commonwealth does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, ancestry, union membership, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, AIDS or HIV status, disability, or any other categories protected by applicable federal or state law. All diverse candidates are encouraged to apply.


Position Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Type
Full or Part Time
Hours per Week
Period of Employment
Type of Compensation
Salary and Benefits
$16.67 Hourly
College Credits Earned
Tuition Assistance
Required Student Status
Preferred Majors
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