South Dakota Department of Transportation

About South Dakota Department of Transportation

The South Dakota Department of Transportation (SDDOT) is a state agency dedicated to serving our citizens! One of our SDDOT strategic objectives is to provide excellent services to our customers, stakeholders, and partners. We take this objective very seriously and continually strive to make this a reality for all who use our highways, airports, railroads, and public transportation systems.

Be part of our progressive and creative team! Check out the rewarding career opportunities available through the SDDOT!

Maintaining and improving a transportation system that is efficient, effective, and most of all safe, does not happen without the dedicated work from each of our employees at the SDDOT. Our team is doing amazing work! In 20 years of performing customer satisfaction surveys, the most recent 2021 survey outcomes provided by our customers are the best in the Department’s history!

Read more about the innovative work of the SDDOT:


Civil Engineering Intern

May 2023 - August 2023 Huron, SD
“The people I got to learn from and the comradery. ”

Transportation Engineer Intern

May 2021 - August 2021 Belle Fourche, SD
“It was a super educational experience. People were super helpful and nice, and really allowed us to get hands on. ”
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