Recruitment and Workforce Initiatives

As the central personnel agency for New York State government, the Department of Civil Service helps employees build skills and create opportunities for workplace success. The agency also has the responsibility for recruiting a new generation of workers who will lead New York State for decades to come. The Department of Civil Service encourages jobseekers from diverse backgrounds to consider joining the New York State workforce. Please select one of the links below to find out more about recruitment and workforce initiatives:

New New York Leaders: Student Interns(External Link)

The New New York Leaders Initiative is designed to renew the connection between the public and the state and ensure that state government is diverse, talented, and prepared to lead for decades to come

Career Mobility Office

Customized career counseling, career tools, resources, and workshops for New York State Executive Branch employees

Workers with Disabilities Program

The Governor's Programs to Hire Persons with Disabilities and Veterans with Disabilities are two specialized programs to place individuals with disabilities in State jobs