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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.

Manager, Training & Professional Development

AT Human Resources
LOCATION New York City
APPLICATION PERIOD Immediate Opening
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Commerce Policy Analyst 1, Southern Tier Regional Office

AT Regional Offices
LOCATION Binghamton, NY
APPLICATION PERIOD 5/22/19 – 30 Days or Until Position is Filled
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Deputy General Counsel

AT Legal
LOCATION New York City
APPLICATION PERIOD 5/22/19 – 30 Days or Until Position is Filled
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Associate Counsel

AT Legal
LOCATION Albany, NY
APPLICATION PERIOD 5/21/19 – 30 Days or Until Position is Filled
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Project Manager, Finger Lakes

AT Loans & Grants
LOCATION Rochester, NY
APPLICATION PERIOD 5/20/19 – 30 Days or Until Position is Filled
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Director, Community Relations

AT Community Relations Department
LOCATION New York City
APPLICATION PERIOD Immediate Opening
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Economic Development Program Specialist

AT Division of Minority and Women's Business Development
LOCATION Syracuse, NY
APPLICATION PERIOD Immediate Opening
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Associate Agency Services Analyst

AT Division of Minority & Women’s Business Development
LOCATION New York City
APPLICATION PERIOD 5/16/19 – 30 Days or Until Position is Filled
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SVP, Marketing

AT Marketing
LOCATION New York City
APPLICATION PERIOD 5/10/19 – 30 Days or Until Position is Filled
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Help Desk Services Specialist

AT Information Technology
LOCATION New York City
APPLICATION PERIOD 5/9/19 – 30 Days or Until Position is Filled
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Project Manager, Life Sciences

AT Life Sciences
LOCATION New York City
APPLICATION PERIOD 5/7/19 – 30 Days or Until Position is Filled
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Loans & Grants Contract Administrator/Auditor II

AT Contract Administration
LOCATION New York City
APPLICATION PERIOD 5/7/19 – 30 Days or Until Position is Filled
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Payroll Manager

AT Controller
LOCATION New York City
APPLICATION PERIOD 5/6/19 – 30 Days or Until Position is Filled
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Financial Project Manager

AT Controller
LOCATION New York City
APPLICATION PERIOD 4/29/19 – 30 Days or Until Position is Filled
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Deputy Director

AT Division of Minority and Women-owned Business Development
LOCATION New York City
APPLICATION PERIOD 4/23/19 – 30 Days or Until Position is Filled
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Senior Certification Analyst

AT Division of Minority and Women-owned Business Development
LOCATION New York City
APPLICATION PERIOD 4/23/19 – 30 Days or Until Position is Filled
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Accounts Payable Coordinator

AT Controller
LOCATION New York City
APPLICATION PERIOD 4/17/19 – 30 Days or Until Position is Filled
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Economic Development Program Specialist 1

AT Strategic Business Development
LOCATION Albany, NY
APPLICATION PERIOD 4/16/19 – 30 Days or Until Position is Filled
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Senior Certification Analyst, MWBE

AT Division of Minority and Women-owned Business Development
LOCATION Albany, NY
APPLICATION PERIOD 4/15/19 – 30 Days or Until Position is Filled
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Economic Development Program Administrator 1, Capital District Regional Office

AT Regional Offices
LOCATION Troy, NY
APPLICATION PERIOD 4/12/19 – 30 Days or Until Position is Filled
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Project Manager, Western NY Regional Office

AT Regional Offices
LOCATION Buffalo, NY
APPLICATION PERIOD 4/10/19 – 30 Days or Until Position is Filled
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Senior Counsel

AT Legal
LOCATION New York City
APPLICATION PERIOD 4/11/19 – 30 Days or Until Position is Filled
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Director, Tourism Programs & Operations

AT Marketing (Tourism)
LOCATION NYC or Albany
APPLICATION PERIOD 4/11/19 – 30 Days or Until Position is Filled
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Economic Development Program Specialist 2

AT Strategic Business Development
LOCATION Albany, NY
APPLICATION PERIOD 4/11/19 – 30 Days or Until Position is Filled
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Special Assistant to the Chief of Staff

AT Executive Office
LOCATION New York City
APPLICATION PERIOD 4/9/19 – 30 Days or Until Position is Filled
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Project Associate/Research Analyst

AT Legal
LOCATION Albany, NY
APPLICATION PERIOD 4/3/2019 – 30 Days or Until Position is Filled
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Jr. Construction Manager

AT Loans & Grants
LOCATION Albany or Troy, NY
APPLICATION PERIOD 4/1/19 – 30 Days or Until Position is Filled
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Vice President, Marketing

AT Marketing
LOCATION New York City
APPLICATION PERIOD 3/26/19 – 30 Days or Until Position is Filled
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Application Developer/Analyst

AT Information Technology (IT)
LOCATION New York City
APPLICATION PERIOD 3/21/19 – 30 Days or Until Position is Filled
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Departmental Coordinator

AT Contract Administration
LOCATION New York City
APPLICATION PERIOD 3/20/19 – 30 Days or Until Position is Filled
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Director, NYS Innovation Venture Capital Fund

AT Small Business & Technology Development
LOCATION New York City
APPLICATION PERIOD 3/20/19 – 30 Days or Until Position is Filled
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Senior Counsel

AT Legal
LOCATION New York City
APPLICATION PERIOD 3/19/19 – 30 Days or Until Position is Filled
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Staff Accountant, Construction, MSDC

AT Moynihan Station Development Corporation, an ESD subsidiary
LOCATION New York City
APPLICATION PERIOD 3/11/19 – 30 Days or Until Position is Filled
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Director, Construction Management

AT Real Estate Dev. & Planning
LOCATION New York City
APPLICATION PERIOD 3/1/19 – 30 Days or Until Position is Filled
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Sr. Project Manager, Western NY Regional Office

AT Regional Offices
LOCATION Buffalo, NY
APPLICATION PERIOD 1/27/19 – 30 Days or Until Position is Filled
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Paralegal

AT Legal
LOCATION New York City
APPLICATION PERIOD 2/22/19 – 30 Days or Until Position is Filled
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Project Manager, Life Sciences

AT Life Sciences
LOCATION New York City
APPLICATION PERIOD 2/26/19 – 30 Days or Until Position is Filled
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Departmental Coordinator, Western NY Regional Office

AT Regional Offices
LOCATION Buffalo, NY
APPLICATION PERIOD 2/26/19 – 30 Days or Until Position is Filled
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Director, Environmental Review & Planning

AT Real Estate Dev. & Planning/Community Relations
LOCATION New York City
APPLICATION PERIOD 12/27/18 – 30 Days or Until Position is Filled
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Associate Counsel

AT Legal
LOCATION Albany, NY
APPLICATION PERIOD 1/29/19 – 30 Days or Until Position is Filled
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EVP, Public Affairs and Communications

AT Public Affairs
LOCATION New York City
APPLICATION PERIOD 1/18/19 – 30 Days or Until Position is Filled
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Project Manager, Contractor & Supplier Diversity

AT Contract Administration
LOCATION New York City
APPLICATION PERIOD 1/24/19 – 30 Days or Until Position is Filled
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Project Manager, MHRO

AT Regional Offices
LOCATION New Windsor, NY
APPLICATION PERIOD 1/10/19 – 30 Days or Until Position is Filled
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Senior Project Manager, USA Niagara Development Corp. (USAN)

AT USAN, an ESD subsidiary
LOCATION Niagara Falls, NY
APPLICATION PERIOD 1/10/19 – 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/