On Thursday, February 26, 2020, the New York City Department of Design and Construction (DDC) participated in Career Day at Bronx Bridges High School (BBHS). BBHS is comprised of students of diverse cultural, ethnic, and linguistic backgrounds. For many of the students, this was their first introduction to the professional world beyond the classroom. DDC Infrastructure Division Senior Traffic Engineer, Asheque Rahman, spoke to students about a wide range of topics related to STEAM. He also spoke about his experience working for DDC, as well as providing advice on how to select a major in college, and the importance of internships, time management, work ethics, networking and volunteering.
About the NYC Department of Design and Construction
The Department of Design and Construction is the City’s primary capital construction project manager. In supporting Mayor de Blasio’s long-term vision of growth, sustainability, resiliency, equity and healthy living, DDC provides communities with new or renovated public buildings such as such as firehouses, libraries, police precincts, and new or upgraded roads, sewers and water mains in all five boroughs. To manage this $14 billion portfolio, DDC partners with other City agencies, architects and consultants, whose experience bring efficient, innovative and environmentally-conscious design and construction strategies to City projects. For more information, please visit nyc.gov/ddc