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Center for Transportation Studies

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Participants and U of M vehicle in the 2007 Intelligent Ground Vehicle Competition

The ITS Institute's educational activities aimed to enhance the experiences of learners, whether graduate or undergraduate scholars, elementary or high school students, seasoned practitioners or budding professionals.

In addition to the information found on these pages, the Institute's educational initiatives are described in its Strategic Plan.

Summer Transportation Internship Program

A 10-week paid summer internship program designed to give professional experience to undergraduate students interested in transportation-related careers

Seminar Series

Advanced Transportation Technologies seminars on ITS-related research projects in a variety of disciplines, featuring speakers from the University of Minnesota and throughout the United States

Student Awards & Competitions

Information for undergraduate and graduate students in transportation-related areas of study

Careers & Networking

Information on career planning, student organizations, career expos, internships, and job postings

Student Research Opportunities

Help for graduate and undergrad students wanting to work on ITS research

Courses and Curriculum

University-level courses and curriculum related to intelligent transportation systems technology

K–12 Activities

Programs, events, and Web-based tools to interest students in exploring math, engineering, science, and technology related to transportation