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The MassDOT Seasonal Toll Collector Internship Program provides students an opportunity to work on the front lines, providing direct service to the commonwealth’s transportation customers as toll takers. Toll Collector openings are available in the following locations:

Western Turnpike

  • Interchanges 1 and 2 - W. Stockbridge & Lee
  • Interchanges 3-8 - Westfield through Palmer
  • Interchanges 9-11A - Sturbridge through Westborough
  • Interchanges 12-14 - Framingham through Weston

Metro Highway System (MHS)

  • Interchange 15 - Weston
  • Interchange 19 - Allston/Brighton
  • Tunnel - Sumner/Callahan & Ted Williams Tunnel
Program Duration, Hours and Compensation:

This program typically runs from May through September. The work shift is full time and days may vary.

Collectors will be required to work any day on any shift and must be able to meet this requirement. Note that this position requires that you work nights, weekends and holiday with shifts varying from week to week.

All students must be at least 18 years of age so there are no restrictions on working night shifts.

For current hourly pay rate please refer to the most recent job posting.

Program Job Description:

Interns will be evaluated on their ability to provide exceptional customer service while demonstrating a strong work ethic, commitment and reliability.

Seasonal Toll Collectors must have reliable transportation.

Uniforms: Safety vests, name tags, and baseball caps are provided. Seasonal Collectors wear their own shirts, shorts or pants.

Instructions for Applying:

To be eligible to participate students must be enrolled in a full-time secondary educational program for the upcoming fall semester and successfully complete a background check (CORI).

Applications will be accepted online each Spring. Create a job interest card and select “internships” to be notified by email when this year’s posting is active. You can also search for the current posting on our employment opportunities page.

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