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CITY Internship Program

COMTO CITY Internship Program

COMTO’s Careers in Transportation for Youth (CITY) Internship Program provides minority undergraduate and graduate students with a unique paid opportunity to gain professional and practical experience in the transportation industry. Through the CITY Program, COMTO seeks to prepare the best and brightest to become leaders, decision-makers, and change agents in the transportation industry. Interns will work, learn, and gain professional development and team-leading experience at transportation agencies or businesses, while exploring careers within the industry.

Interested in hosting an intern? Fill out our interest form.

Current & Past Interns  Partner with Us

The 2023 CITY Internship Program is now closed! 

Intern eligibility

CITY Interns must be eligible to work in the United States or Canada and belong to an underrepresented or minority group. Interns must be interested in the transportation industry and be an undergraduate or graduate student. Students are required to be enrolled full-time in the coming fall academic term, with a GPA of 2.5 or higher, and must be willing to authorize COMTO HQ to conduct a background check. Students in STEAM disciplines encouraged to apply. 


Past Host Organizations 

  • VIA
  • Chicago Transit Authority
  • Department of General Services
  • District Department of Transportation
  • HNTB
  • Jacksonville Transportation Authority
  • LA Metro
  • LTK Engineering Services
  • Massachusetts Port Authority
  • Michigan Department of Transportation
  • Orange County Transportation Agency
  • PACO Tech
  • SoundTransit
  • Tampa-Hillsborough Expressway Authority
  • Jacobs
  • MTA

We believe that diversity moves the nation.

We believe that the leadership of a massive industry that has the responsibility of transporting all people all the time should reflect the complex mosaic of those they serve. We believe that commitment to inclusion across race, gender, age, religion, identity and experience moves us forward every day.