Project Management Intern

Location US-Lefrak, 5th Floor
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The Bureau of Engineering, Design and Construction (BEDC) seeks to hire a project management intern for the Water System Capital Program (WSCP) directorate located in Queens, NY.


Under supervision the selected candidate will report to an accountable manager or an assistant accountable manager. S/he will assist in supervising a water system project within the watershed which extends 125 miles north and west of the city. These projects may include dams, aqueducts, and other infrastructure projects. The selected candidate will assist in planning, coordinating, and directing the implementation of the design and construction of projects in the NYC watershed. S/he will monitor permit requirements and assist in resolving project issue tasks. The selected candidate under direct supervision will also conduct reliable and skilled field surveys and prepare accurate reports on physical observations. S/he will also conduct thorough review of contract documents, codes, and regulations and accurately compare project requirements to identify deficiencies. The selected candidate will activity participate in field investigations to develop alternative approaches and solutions to meet project objectives. S/he will also attend all required environmental compliance and safety training classes.


This is a paid position.


  • Student must currently be enrolled at a college/university at the undergraduate level majoring in civil, civil with focus on structural design, electrical, mechanical or environmental engineering or architecture. 
  • Student must have at least a 2.5GPA (on a 4.0 scale)
  • Student must have at least a junior class standing 


Selection Criteria:

  • Strong writing skills; effective interpersonal skills; familiarity and/or experience with computers/software; leadership skills; self-motivation; and ability to work well with minimal supervision. 


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