Summer Employment


TxDOT's summer employment program gives high school and college students valuable on-the-job training. TxDOT hires students for maintenance, engineering and technical positions and pays them an hourly wage. The summer employment period begins May 1 and ends Aug. 15 of every year.

To qualify for the program, students must:

  • be at least 17 years old,
  • be eligible to work in the U.S.,
  • submit a completed state employment application, and
  • be enrolled as a full-time student at a high school, technical school, college or university the spring semester before the summer work period OR be currently accepted for enrollment at an institution of higher learning.

For more information, please contact Human Resources Employment Offices.