Tennessee Department of Transportation

About Tennessee Department of Transportation

The Tennessee Department of Transportation is consistently ranked among the top DOT's in the nation. We pride ourselves on being debt free and continue to grow in a the most responsible and efficient way.

Our workforce is made up of over 4,100 unique individuals who work across the state in our engineering, environmental, and administration bureaus. We all work towards a common goal of providing citizens and travelers in Tennessee with the best multi-modal transportation system in the nation.

In 2022 we will continue to hire students and recent graduates with a passion for service to work as full-time entry-level civil engineers and part-time as summer interns.


Summer intern

June 2020 - August 2020 Nashville, TN
“I enjoyed my time working with my supervisor and other coworkers as they helped me learn a lot about how school applies to real world work”

Inspection Intern

June 2020 - August 2020 Nashville, TN
“I liked working with a team of diverse engineers and inspectors. I also greatly enjoyed learning about the details within bridges and support structures, as well as driving across Nashville and its surrounding counties to find them.”
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