The purpose of the Kentucky
Transportation Cabinet Minority Internship Program (MIP) is to provide career
opportunities, as well as hands-on work experiences strategically including women and minorities which have been historically excluded. It is designed for
undergraduate and graduate students of Kentucky colleges and universities (Word,PDF). Offered three (3) times a year, each session has a maximum enrollment of 5
- Session 1: Fall - Application Deadline - July 15th
- Session 2: Spring - Application Deadline - November 15th
- Session 3: Summer- Application Deadline - April 15th
Interns will have the opportunity to work in a variety of participating Cabinet
offices, ranging from administrative and legal to engineering and technology
fields. MIP includes formal mentoring, networking opportunities, hands-on work
experience, and exposure to transportation-related careers for selected
All internship recipients shall:
- Be U.S. citizens enrolled as full-time undergraduate or graduate students in
an accredited Kentucky college or university
- Have earned at least 30 undergraduate hours
- Have at least a 2.5 grade point average
- Enroll in a co-op or internship course with their college or university and
receive credits through the school per course requirements.
To be considered for the MIP, students must complete the following steps
Course Credits/Program Compensation
|University Credit Hours Earned||Hourly Wage Rate*|
*Rates are subject to change.
Applicants with any questions regarding the program, the application, or
deadlines for applying should contact the MIP coordinator, Office for Civil Rights, at 502-564-3601.