Core Development Program

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The Core Development Program, intended for recent college graduates, offers the opportunity to take on a real job and work alongside seasoned professionals, from engineers to financial analysts.  

The program focuses on developing the technical and leadership competencies that will sustain the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) now and into the future. Expand your primary discipline while cross-training in core business functions.   

This 24-month program builds capable, innovative and experienced individuals with the know-how and skills to transition into a vital role at VDOT. Selected individuals participate in the program as full-time employees, with a competitive benefits package.

VDOT is looking for motivated, customer-focused and action-oriented individuals with the ability to solve problems, learn quickly and collaborate with teammates. A bachelor’s degree is required. We are particularly interested if you have your degree or experience in:

  • Engineering  
  • Accounting or finance
  • Business administration  
  • Environmental science

Ready to Apply?

Visit us to view available positions. Applicants must apply through VDOT’s online Recruitment Management System. Opportunities are available throughout the state. Each position is full time and includes a competitive benefits package.

VDOT Learning Center
1401 E. Broad St.
Richmond, VA 23219

Download the Core Development Program General Information Sheet PDF (PDF, 49 KB)


Page last modified: May 21, 2015