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The USDOT Women & Girls In Transportation Initiative (WITI) offers an internship program enabling young women from colleges and universities across the country to participate.

The WITI internship program is administered through the department’s Small Business Transportation Resource Centers (SBTRC) which provide resources, technical assistance and outreach to all 50 states and U.S. territories.

Each SBTRC is responsible for placing qualified female college students in transportation related internships throughout their regions.

About Brophy Excavation
Brophy Excavation is a family-operated company with a combined 15+ years of experience in demolition, excavating, shoring and backfill. We are proud to be WBE certified by the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council.
At Brophy, we’re not only breaking ground, we’re breaking barriers! Licensed, Bonded & Insured. Brophy Excavation President Bernie Mc Nally, has shown it’s possible for women to succeed in the Construction field.

This internship is part-time and flexible enough where you’re only required to intern 4 days a week with 5 hour workdays! We also have a casual dress code overall. You won’t be making coffee either!
You’ll support managers and employees through various tasks related to organization and communication. Attention to detail, reliability and self-motivation are just some of the requirements for this internship. During this internship you will have an opportunity to gain real business experience and knowledge in the construction industry.


● Prepare permit applications for the city

●  Organize and schedule appointments

●  Write and distribute email, correspondence memos, letters, faxes and forms

●  Develop and maintain a filing system

●  Update and maintain office policies and procedures

●  Carry out administrative duties such as filing, typing, copying, printing, binding, scanning etc.

●  Handle sensitive information in a confidential manner

● Manage staff appointments, inspections, meetings, trainings, and walkthroughs. Job Sites

●  Visit job sites for demolition requests and place out permit signage as requested by the city

●  Ensure proper equipment is onsite

●  Sign off on requests as needed

●  Proper use of vest and hard hat is required on job sites (provided by Brophy)

High School Diploma or GED

Knowledge & Skills

●  Microsoft Office experience (MS excel and word in particular)

●  Attention to detail

●  Excellent written and verbal communication skills

●  Organizational skills with the ability to multi-task

●  Reliable transportation (Driver’s license required)

●  Willingness to learn

●  Self motivated

●  A positive attitude

Job Type: Part-Time
Schedule: 9am – 2pm
Salary: $15/hour
Internship length: 6-8weeks
Location: 733 W Melrose Park, Chicago, IL (Boys Town)

Company’s Website:

All interested applicants, should send a cover letter and resume to Marisol Flores at

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