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See openings and opportunities available at Empire State Development

Want to help build a better tomorrow for the people of New York State? We’re looking for highly motivated, creative problem solvers to join our team. We are a collaborative group with a strategic approach to implementing a broad range of programs. Our agency provides assistance aimed at promoting a vigorous, growing state economy by encouraging business investment and job creation. If you’d like to join ESD, please explore the career opportunities below.

Economic Development Program Specialist 1, SG18, PEF

AT Tourism
LOCATION Albany
APPLICATION PERIOD Application Deadline 12/24/21
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Data Scientist

AT Information Technology
LOCATION NYC
APPLICATION PERIOD 11/22/21 - 30 days or until the position is filled
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Artificial Intelligence Engineer

AT Information Technology
LOCATION NYC
APPLICATION PERIOD 11/22/21 - 30 days or until the position is filled
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EVP, Small Business & Technology Development

AT Small Business & Technology Development
LOCATION NYC
APPLICATION PERIOD 11/19/21 - 30 days or until the position is filled
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Chief Financial Officer

AT Chief Financial Office
LOCATION NYC
APPLICATION PERIOD 11/19/21 - 30 days or until the position is filled
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EVP, Legal & General Counsel, ESD

AT Legal
LOCATION NYC
APPLICATION PERIOD 11/19/21 - 30 days or until the position is filled
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Sr. Manager, Research, Strategy & Business Dev.

AT Motion Picture/TV
LOCATION NYC
APPLICATION PERIOD 11/19/21 - 30 days or until the position is filled
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Assistant Network Administrator

AT Information Technology
LOCATION Albany
APPLICATION PERIOD 11/18/21 - 30 days or until position is filled
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Cybersecurity Engineer & Analyst

AT Information Technology
LOCATION Albany
APPLICATION PERIOD 11/18/21 - 30 days or until the position is filled
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Deputy Director, MPTV

AT Motion Picture & Television
LOCATION NYC
APPLICATION PERIOD 11/16/21 - 30 days or until position is filled
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Office Assistant 2 G-9, CSEA

AT Division of Minority & Women’s Business Development
LOCATION NYC
APPLICATION PERIOD Application Deadline: 12/15/21
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Administrative Assistant

AT Regional Office
LOCATION Troy
APPLICATION PERIOD 11/15/21 - 30 days or until the position is filled
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Deputy Director, REDC, Finger Lakes

AT Regional Office
LOCATION Rochester
APPLICATION PERIOD 11/10/21 - 30 days or until the position is filled
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Associate Certification Analyst, SG23, PEF

AT Division of Minority & Women-owned Business Development
LOCATION Albany or NYC
APPLICATION PERIOD Immediate Opening Application Deadline 12/04/2021
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Project Manager, Life Sciences

AT Life Sciences
LOCATION NYC
APPLICATION PERIOD 10/29/21 - 30 days or until position is filled
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Assistant Treasurer, Treasury Operations

AT Treasury
LOCATION NYC
APPLICATION PERIOD 10/29/21 - 30 days or until position is filled
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Economic Development Program Specialist 2, SG-23, PEF

AT Environmental Services
LOCATION Albany
APPLICATION PERIOD 11/2/2021 - 12/2/2021
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Assistant Director, Life Sciences

AT Life Sciences
LOCATION NYC
APPLICATION PERIOD 11/2/21 - 30 days or until position is filled
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Project Associate, Capital Access

AT Small Business & Technology Development
LOCATION NYC
APPLICATION PERIOD 10/27/21 - 30 days or until position is filled
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Associate Certification Analyst, SG23, PEF

AT Division of Minority & Women’s Business Development
LOCATION NYC or Albany
APPLICATION PERIOD 10/29/2021 - 11/29/2021
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Project Manager

AT Broadband
LOCATION NYC of Albany
APPLICATION PERIOD 10/25/21 - 30 Days or Until Position is Filled
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IT, Sr. Project Manager

AT Information Technology
LOCATION Albany or NYC
APPLICATION PERIOD 10/21/21 - 30 Days or Until Position is Filled
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Director, Small Business Liaison and Outreach

AT Small Business & Technology Development
LOCATION NYC
APPLICATION PERIOD 10/14/21 - 30 days or until position is filled
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Counsel (Assistant, Associate, or Senior based on experience)

AT Legal
LOCATION Albany or NYC
APPLICATION PERIOD 10/14/21 - 30 days or until position is filled
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Departmental Coordinator

AT Regional Office
LOCATION Western NY
APPLICATION PERIOD 10/8/21 - 30 days or until position is filled
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Senior Advisor, Policy and Operations

AT Policy and Operations
LOCATION NYC
APPLICATION PERIOD 9/27/21 – 14 Days or Until Position is Filled
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Managing Editor, ILoveNY.com

AT Marketing
LOCATION NYC
APPLICATION PERIOD 9/27/2021 - 30 days or until position is filled
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Director, Digital & Social Media Marketing

AT Marketing
LOCATION NYC
APPLICATION PERIOD 9/24/21 – 30 Days or Until Position is Filled
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VP of Operations, Research & Compliance, MWBE

AT Minority and Women’s Business Development
LOCATION NYC
APPLICATION PERIOD 9/14/2021 - 30 days or until position is filled
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Associate Counsel

AT Legal
LOCATION Albany or NYC
APPLICATION PERIOD 9/3/21 - Two Weeks or Until Position is Filled
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Brand Strategy Manager

AT Erie Canal Harbor Development Corporation
LOCATION Buffalo, NY
APPLICATION PERIOD 9/1/2021 - 30 days or until position is filled
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Vice President and Deputy Director I

AT Division of Minority & Women-owned Business Development
LOCATION NYC
APPLICATION PERIOD 8/13/21 - 30 days or until position is filled
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Policy Analyst

AT Intergov. & Legislative Affairs
LOCATION Albany
APPLICATION PERIOD 8/11/21 - 30 Days or Until Position is Filled
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Special Assistant for Major Project Tracking

AT Executive Office
LOCATION NYC
APPLICATION PERIOD 8/5/21 - 30 Days or Until Position is Filled
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Director, NYS Innovation Venture Capital Fund

AT Small Business & Technology Development
LOCATION Albany/Buffalo/NYC
APPLICATION PERIOD 5/27/21 - 30 days or until position is filled
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Director, NYS Innovation Venture Capital Fund (BioScience)

AT Small Business & Technology Development
LOCATION NYC
APPLICATION PERIOD 5/27/21 - 30 days or until position is filled
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Project Associate

AT Loans & Grants
LOCATION NYC/Troy/Albany
APPLICATION PERIOD 5/19/21 - 30 days or until position is filled
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Sr. Project Manager

AT Regional Officers
LOCATION Buffalo
APPLICATION PERIOD 05/17/21 - 30 Days or Until Position is Filled
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Paralegal

AT Legal
LOCATION NYC
APPLICATION PERIOD 5/7/21 - 30 Days or Until Position is Filled
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Internship Opportunities

Internship opportunities for college students are available throughout the year. ESD offers a paid summer internship program from May-August, with listings starting in March. These opportunities are designed to provide a deeper understanding of particular areas of academic study as well as hands-on experience in career fields of interest. In the past, summer interns have been placed with a variety of ESD departments and subsidiaries in NYC, Albany, Buffalo and in regional offices throughout the state. Internship placement opportunities may include Strategic Business Development, Marketing, Finance, IT, the Office of Motion Picture & Television Development, Legal, and more.  Summer interns also have the opportunity to engage with senior-level executives through participation in our speaker series events and other professional enrichment programs offered by ESD and partner organizations.

Unpaid internship opportunities may also be offered throughout the year and are limited in duration.  Students should ask whether their school offers academic credit for unpaid internships.

For a list of internship opportunities, application instructions and deadlines, visit the State jobs website at  https://nysinternships.cs.ny.gov/nnyl/

Strong families, strong New York

As of January 1, 2018, millions of New Yorkers are now eligible for job-protected, paid time off to care for their families under New York Paid Family Leave.