Traffic Systems Analysis Intern (College)
Harrisburg, PA 
Posted 24 days ago
Job/Internship Description

Join our team and be a part of an exciting opportunity at the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation's Bureau of Operations. We are looking for a talented computer science or data analytics student intern to help us analyze traffic safety management programs. Come be a part of our recognized innovator in the field of Traffic Safety Management and Operations Performance Program!


In this position, you will assist with traffic management systems work such as performing data analysis, assist in the development of graphics and reports, assist in the development of scope and requirements for new analysis tools, and perform quality assurance work related to the 511PA, traffic camera video sharing system, and Advanced Traffic Management System (ATMS). You will be able to gain valuable experience in Information Technology, Geology, or any other scientific or technical related field.

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 3 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.

Students who are interested in a PennDOT internship must meet all of the following requirements:


    Internship Requirements:
    • Must be a high school graduate or college student enrolled (or intending to enroll) on a full-time or part-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

Additional Requirements:

  • You must be able to perform essential job functions.

Preferred Majors (Not required):

  • Computer Science
  • Data Analysis

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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