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NYC DDC Participates in Virtual Engineering Kickoff Event

On September 17, 2020, the CCNY Career and Professional Development Institute hosted its first ever Virtual Engineering Kickoff. The online panel featured eight CCNY Engineering alumni. The event provided support and advice to 100+ participating engineering students on how to be competitive in the job market and strategies and resources to secure a position in the field of engineering. DDC Infrastructure Division’s Senior Traffic Engineer, Asheque Rahman, spoke to students about a wide range of topics related to STEAM. He also shared his experience working for DDC as well as providing advice on the importance of internships, time management, work ethics, networking and volunteering. Check out the LinkedIn post below by CPDI following the event:

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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