Illinois Department of Transportation *

About Illinois Department of Transportation *

IDOT employees have the opportunity to work on noteworthy projects such as the Kennedy Expressway, the Mississippi River Bridge and the award-winning Jane Byrne Interchange reconstruction (Top 12 in America’s Transportation Awards). Employees have the chance to form innovative new concepts and carry them through completion. Illinois has emerged as a leader in embracing electric vehicles as cornerstones of economic growth and carbon reduction in our state. IDOT utilizes drones to explore ways to enhance mapping practices and regular inspections of bridges, as well as document progress in work zones.


Engineering Technician Trainee

May 2018 - August 2018 Downers Grove, IL
“I learned a lot about what transportation engineering is, saw actual construction methods, and learned about pay estimates and quality control.”

Civil Engineering Intern

May 2018 - August 2018 Lincoln, IL
“Loved getting to be in the field doing various different projects”
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