State Rep. Vanessa Lowery Brown, D-Phila., has received information that the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) is accepting applications for paid summer internships through the Summer Employment Program.

Government Services Internships are available to any full-time college student, regardless of major, who is enrolled in the Fall 2012 semester. The positions will be involved in summer maintenance and sign upgrade projects and may require working on the side of a highway. Hourly pay will be $11.43.

“This is a great opportunity for college students to gain real work experience and earn a decent wage during their summer break,” Brown said. “These types of jobs are great resume builders and can help develop future contacts and necessary work skills.”

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All applicants must apply online at under the Student Summer Employment Positions category under the Job Opportunities heading.

The application deadline is March 2. No applications will be accepted after that date.

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