National Summer Transportation InSTItute (NSTI) Program

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The National Summer Transportation Institute (NSTI) is a four-week non-residential program (Mon-Fri) that introduces promising secondary school students to the transportation industry. Since one in seven jobs in the United States is in the transportation sector, a career in transportation is worth considering. The NSTI is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Transportation and the Federal Highway Administration. Participants are offered the opportunity to develop necessary academic skills and to explore career choices available in transportation and engage in a wide range of activities that are both educational and enjoyable. If you are interested in learning more about the transportation industry, the challenging opportunities that exist, then this program is for you.

2014 Program Application Form, Information, and Checklist

Components of the program include:

  • Field trips to several transportation-related facilities
  • Projects that promote hands-on learning and team work
  • Guest speakers who will discuss current issues in transportation and the Garrett A. Morgan Technology and Transportation Futures Program
  • Math and Science Development
  • SAT Enrichment Activities
  • English and Computer Classes

Dr. Sonja Pollard-Mitchell, Program Director
(757) 727-5867