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CEO Intern Fellows Program for Diverse Groups

What is the CEO Intern Fellows Program?

Internship The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Intern Fellows Program is designed to attract and retain college juniors and seniors from underrepresented groups to careers in transportation through intern fellowships with the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission (PTC). CEO Intern Fellows receive a full professional enrichment experience that includes participation in a group project assigned by the executive leadership of the organization and concludes with a presentation to the members of the senior staff. In addition to the opportunity to gain real work experience at the PTC, Intern Fellows will attend weekly seminars designed to enhance the essential skills of a successful transportation professional.

What is the program objective?

To address the future workforce needs of the transportation field, specifically in the STEM areas (science, technology, engineering and math) along with other essential functions such as administration, communications and finance.

What are the eligibility requirements?

Students must meet the following requirements to participate in the program:

  • Must have at least a 3.0 GPA (on a 4.0 scale)
  • Must have completed 9 credit hours in your respective major, with a 2.5 GPA or greater
  • Must demonstrate the ability to commit to the program for its duration

How long does the program last?

This is a full fellowship program that includes wrap-around development to ensure professional success. The students have the option of working 30-40 hours per week starting June 3, 2019 through September 30, 2019.

What is the rate of pay?

The rate of pay is $15.00 per hour.

What is the location for the program?

The program is administered at the PTC’s Central Administration Building (CAB) located at 700 S. Eisenhower Blvd., Middletown, PA. Under special circumstances, there may be limited opportunities for students at our Eastern (King of Prussia) and Western (New Stanton) Regional Offices.

How to submit required information:

Completed application process includes the following:

  • ONLINE: Go to www.paturnpike.com to complete and apply online for PTC summer employment. You must set up an account and go through the application process to apply for summer employment.
  • MAIL: Most recent college transcript
  • MAIL: Letter of recommendation from a professor
  • MAIL: Proof of enrollment in previous semester
  • MAIL: 500 word essay stating why you would like to do a fellowship at the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission

Submit the required documents by:

Email: diversity@paturnpike.com
or
Mail:Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission
Office of Diversity & Inclusion
Attn: CEO Intern Intake 700 S. Eisenhower Blvd
Middletown, PA 17057

Required materials must be received by the close of business on Thursday, February 28, 2019.

Schedule:
Deadline for Submission - February 28, 2019
Intern Program Start Date - May 15, 2019
Intern Program End Date - September 15, 2019
Eligibility Requirements:
ONLINE: Complete the PTC summer employment application
MAIL: Most recent college transcript
MAIL: Letter of recommendation from a professor
MAIL: Proof of enrollment in previous semester
MAIL: 500 word essay stating why you would like to do a fellowship at the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission

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