We're always in need of passionate individuals looking to make a difference in the way we travel around the region.

University Relations

Start your career by making an impact.

At Sound Transit, you'll do meaningful work that will make a difference for millions of people throughout our region. 

Internship and full-time opportunities are available in a variety of roles, including engineering, information technology, government and community outreach, internal audit, legal, business and labor compliance, procurement and contracts, planning and innovation, operations and public safety, and others. 

Our employees come from all backgrounds and bring their diverse talents to help us connect more people to more places. We work with colleges and universities nationwide to find great talent like you. 

Many of our interns stay onboard and start their careers at Sound Transit. Get to know some of them:

Each summer, Sound Transit offers college students internship opportunities in a variety of departments throughout the agency. These paid positions provide an opportunity to gain valuable, hands-on work experience. This year, we’re offering our internships in a virtual environment. 

Our interns work on projects that matter—and teams will rely on your skills and insights to help deliver projects and plans.

You will also receive similar benefits full-time employees enjoy, including a free ORCA card. You must be a full-time student with a Washington State address to apply. 

The intern experience at Sound Transit includes:

  • Professional Development: Enhance your skills through relevant projects.
  • Networking: Expand your group of professional connections.
  • Mentoring: Receive support with goal setting and career planning. 

Start your career by doing something meaningful.

You'll hit the ground running, learn from the best in the industry and help move millions of people around the region. From the start, you’ll do meaningful work alongside peers and leaders – diving deep into projects, programs and services that impact our passengers and help us connect more people to more places. 

If you’re interested in interning for Sound Transit, we’d love to hear from you! Internships are open to currently enrolled students. Internship opportunities may be posted periodically. Please continue to check our job board and email with questions.