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Build our City

With more than 4,000 completed public and infrastructure projects, our portfolio shows no signs of slowing down. That's why we need you.

The work of our dedicated, professional staff can be seen is in communities throughout all five boroughs. We offer advancement opportunities and provide resources for enhancing business knowledge and practical skills. As you think about your career path, consider us and the many benefits that we offer.

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We have openings in engineering, architecture, construction management, and other roles include positions related to communications, intergovernmental affairs, finance, community and business services, training, information technology, human resources, facilities and operations, and policy.

Summer Internships

The NYC Department of Design and Construction (DDC) will not be offering High School, College and Graduate Summer Internship Programs in 2021. However, DDC looks forward to continuing our Summer Internship Programs in 2022. Although this was a difficult decision, our priority is the health and safety of our potential interns, our staff and the public we serve. For more information, please visit our site again and follow us on social media outlets.

Civil Service

To ensure the hiring process is competitive and fair, over 80% of civil service positions with the City of New York require an exam to qualify. Exams test merit for a particular title. DDC indicates the relevant civil service exam on job postings. Some specialized positions do not require an exam. To find out about upcoming exams, obtaining fee waivers, and additional information on the exam process, visit