Welcome to the Civil Service Institute (CS Institute) for state employees. The CS Institute is designed to assist New York State employees with their understanding of Civil Service laws and regulations, and the New York State merit system. Courses on career planning, such as resume and interview preparation, are also available. Employees will find valuable information to enhance their knowledge and increase their awareness of employment and mobility options.


Civil Service Basics

Career Planning

How to Access Training Courses  

Training can be accessed through the Statewide Learning Management System(External Link) (SLMS). Use the course code Civil Service Institute - (DCS-CSIS) to view. If you do not have access to SLMS, please email CSInstitute@cs.ny.gov.

Contact Us  

For questions regarding the CS Institute or to learn more about our programs, please email CSInstitute@cs.ny.gov.

For additional information on career planning and mobility, please visit the Career Mobility Office website.