Discover the Possibilities
The mission of the U.S. Department of Transportation (U.S. DOT) is to improve the quality of life for all American people and communities and to increase the productivity and competitiveness of American workers and businesses. Jump start your career with an opportunity at U.S. DOT through an ORISE internship or fellowship. Many transportation research projects hold the potential to benefit multiple aspects of the United States transportation system, specific projects are most commonly tied to one transportation mode. Utilize the information on this site to familiarize yourself with the ORISE Research Participation Programs at the U.S. DOT.