IDOT Internships Available for Engineering Students: April 3 Deadline for Summer 2020 Applications

State Rep. Blaine Wilhour (R-Beecher City) is encouraging college students who are majoring in engineering to consider several seasonal internships available with the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) from May18 to August 14. The deadline to apply is Friday April 3, 2020.

“These internships are a good opportunity for college students to get hands-on experience in the field they are studying,” said Rep. Wilhour. “The summer positions provide engineering assistance for all aspects of highway related design, construction and maintenance projects. Students from Bond, Clinton and Marion Counties should apply for the positions available in District 8 and the students from Effingham and Fayette Counties should apply for the positions in District 7.”

Applicants must submit the following materials to the Bureau of Personnel Management, 2300 S. Dirksen Parkway, Room 113, Springfield, IL 62764, no later than 4:30pm on Friday, April 3, 2020.

  • Signed and completed Application for Seasonal Technician Trainee Intern (PM2425)
  • CMS284A Authorization for Release of Criminal Information
  • CMS284B Self-Disclosure of Criminal History
  • Unofficial or Official transcripts

There are also positions open in the Springfield location in the areas of Research; Safety Programs & Engineering; Operations; Design and Environment; Bridges & Structures; and Materials. To view these vacancy listings please

Applicants can also e-mail applications and supporting documentation (PM2425, CMS284A and CMS284B) to If you are submitting official transcripts, please ensure that the College/University Registrar Office submits Official College Transcript(s) in PDF format.

If you have questions regarding the application or position, please contact the Bureau of Personnel Management at (217) 782-4665.