Senior Seminar in Public Works and Road Maintenance
Offered at: Larimer Campus
Designed for high school seniors, this program is a smooth on-ramp to a career in public works and road maintenance.
A Future Degree
After your internship, you can even take your college credits and apply them toward a degree in Highway Maintenance Management
from FRCC—the only associate degree program in this field in the country.
The Highway Maintenance Internship Education Program gives students the opportunity to earn college credit and gain practical work experience—under the supervision of an experienced employer and college faculty member.
Students get to help design and complete work experiences that take the knowledge and skills they have gained in the classroom and apply them on the job. (2 credits)
Interns in the program also get:
- A job under an industry mentor
- The chance to network professionally for new employment opportunities
- Exposure to challenging new situations you can’t experience in a classroom
- A chance to identify—or redefine—your career goals
- Qualified for full-time employment and CDL training
Can I get a job…
You’ll find a lot of jobs available in public works and road maintenance—anywhere in the US. These careers offer job security and plenty of opportunities for advancement.
- Projected job growth 5-10% over the next eight years (O*Net 2020)
- 348 annual job openings projected for highway maintenance workers in the state (Colorado Department of Labor and Employment 2020)
Tuition and Fees
This program is offered at no cost to the student.