Employment

Work With Us

We are committed to the development of both student and full-time employees who work with us. Many of our student employees go on to accept full-time positions within our department after graduation. See both student and full time employment opportunities below.

Student Drivers

$14.25/hr
DOTS Shuttle-UM drivers provide safe, dependable and timely transportation to the university community. This position includes paid training, flexible hours and opportunities for advancement.

Student Opportunities

Student Sustainable Transportation Assistant

$10.25/hr; 10-15 hours/week (Fall/Spring); Part-time
The Sustainable Transportation Team at DOTS works to provide alternative commute, aka ‘Smart Commute’ options to the university community with the goal of influencing commute behaviors and reducing the number of vehicles that drive and park on campus. UMD Smart Commute programs include: vanpool, carpool, transit, bike, walk, telework, carshare and a variety of incentive programs.

Student Marketing Assistant

$10.25/hr; part-time, undergraduate
The Student Marketing Assistant plays an active role in engaging the campus community and promoting the UMD DOTS core messages and services. Under the direction of the Marketing & Design Coordinator and the Student Marketing Manager, the Marketing Assistant will represent the department at University-sponsored events and assist with the Shuttle-UM advertising program. This position will strive to broaden the reach of the DOTS community and encourage positive interaction between DOTS and the University of Maryland Community.

Student Customer Service Representative

$10.25/hr; part-time, undergraduate
The Student Customer Service Representatives at the Department of Transportation Services (DOTS) are responsible for delivering excellent customer service through active and accurate communication with all department customers. Representatives will serve as the first point of contact for all walk-in and telephone customers. They are expected to convey a detailed information regarding departmental policies and regulations to customers in a prompt, friendly, and courteous manner. Students will work to build and maintain positive business relationships for the department with faculty, staff, and students by providing the highest quality customer service.

Internships