The purpose of the Kentucky
Transportation Cabinet Minority Internship Program (MIP) is to provide career
opportunities, as well as hands-on work experiences, in transportation to minorities and women and other individuals who 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 15
- 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.