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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.

Sr. Project Manager, MPTV II

AT Motion Picture & Television
LOCATION NYC
APPLICATION PERIOD 05/14/21 - 30 Days or until position is filled
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Project Associate, REDC

AT North Country Regional Office
LOCATION Watertown or Plattsburgh
APPLICATION PERIOD 05/14/21 - 30 Days or until position is filled
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Manager of Accounting

AT Controller
LOCATION NYC
APPLICATION PERIOD 05/12/21 - 30 Days or Until Position is Filled
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Accounts Payable Coordinator

AT Controller
LOCATION NYC
APPLICATION PERIOD 05/12/21 - 30 Days or Until Position is Filled
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VP, Real Estate Development and Planning

AT Real Estate Development and Planning
LOCATION NYC
APPLICATION PERIOD 05/12/21 - 30 Days or Until Position is Filled
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Executive Assistant & Office Manager

AT WNY Regional Office
LOCATION Buffalo
APPLICATION PERIOD 05/11/21 - 30 Days or Until Position is Filled
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Press Secretary, Downstate

AT Public Affairs
LOCATION NYC
APPLICATION PERIOD 05/11/21 - 14 Days or Until Position is Filled
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Director of Communications, Downstate

AT Public Affairs
LOCATION NYC
APPLICATION PERIOD 05/11/21 - 14 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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Project Associate

AT Public Affairs
LOCATION NYC
APPLICATION PERIOD 5/7/21 - 14 Days or Until Position is Filled
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Application Developer/Analyst

AT Information Technology
LOCATION Albany or NYC
APPLICATION PERIOD 5/5/21 - 30 Days or Until Position is Filled
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Executive Assistant, So. Tier Reg. Ofc.

AT Regional Offices
LOCATION Southern Tier, Binghamton
APPLICATION PERIOD 5/5/21 - 30 Days or Until Position is Filled
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Assistant Network Administrator

AT Information Technology
LOCATION Albany or NYC
APPLICATION PERIOD 5/5/21 - 30 Days or Until Position is Filled
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Peoplesoft Technical Analyst

AT Information Technology
LOCATION Albany or NYC
APPLICATION PERIOD 5/5/21 - 30 Days or Until Position is Filled
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System Security Specialist

AT Information Technology
LOCATION Albany or NYC
APPLICATION PERIOD 5/5/21 - 30 Days or Until Position is Filled
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Sr. Executive Asst. to the EVP & Office Manager

AT Legal
LOCATION NYC
APPLICATION PERIOD 5/4/21 - 30 Days or Until Position is Filled
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Policy Analyst

AT Intergov. & Legislative Affairs
LOCATION Albany
APPLICATION PERIOD 5/4/21 - 30 Days or Until Position is Filled
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Special Assistant for Major Project Tracking

AT Empire State Development/Executive
LOCATION NYC
APPLICATION PERIOD 04/30/21 - 30 Days or Until Position is Filled
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Deputy Director, WNY Regional Office

AT Regional Offices
LOCATION Buffalo
APPLICATION PERIOD 04/29/21 - 30 Days or Until Position is Filled
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Project Manager

AT Loans & Grants
LOCATION Rochester, NY (Finger Lakes)
APPLICATION PERIOD 04/28/21 - 30 Days or Until Position is Filled
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Manager, Workforce Development Program

AT Division of Science, Technology & Innovation (NYSTAR)
LOCATION NYC or Albany
APPLICATION PERIOD 04/26/21 - 30 Days or Until Position is Filled
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Entrepreneurship Navigator

AT Division of Science, Technology & Innovation (NYSTAR)
LOCATION NYC or Albany
APPLICATION PERIOD 04/26/21 - 30 Days or Until Position is Filled
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Project Manager, Loans & Grants

AT Loans & Grants
LOCATION NYC, Capital, Finger Lakes or Southern Tier
APPLICATION PERIOD 4/26/21 - 30 days or until position is filled
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Director, MWBE Customer Service

AT Division of Minority & Women-owned Business Development
LOCATION NYC
APPLICATION PERIOD 4/12/21 - 30 days or until position is filled
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Senior Counsel, Finance

AT Legal
LOCATION NYC
APPLICATION PERIOD 4/8/21 - 30 days or until position is filled
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Senior Counsel

AT Legal
LOCATION Albany or NYC
APPLICATION PERIOD 4/7/21 - 30 days or until position is filled
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Assistant Counsel

AT Legal
LOCATION Albany or NYC
APPLICATION PERIOD 4/07/21 - 30 days or until position is filled
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Senior Counsel, Corporate/Real Estate

AT Legal
LOCATION Buffalo
APPLICATION PERIOD 2/21/21 - 30 days or until position is filled
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Senior Policy Advisor, MWBE Policy and Programs

AT Division of Minority & Women-owned Business Development
LOCATION NYC
APPLICATION PERIOD 1/22/21 - 30 Days or Until Position is Filled
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Project Associate

AT Real Estate Development and Planning
LOCATION NYC
APPLICATION PERIOD 1/22/2021 - 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, a new state law championed by Governor Andrew M. Cuomo.