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Capital Projects Intern (Eng./Arch./Land. Arch.) (ID: 109826) for Summer 2024


P and R Long Island Park Comm

625 Belmont Ave
West Babylon , NY 11702
E-Mail: LIEngineering@parks.ny.gov

Division/Unit: Capital Bureau - Engineering Dept.


Web Site: parks.ny.gov(New Window)


Proposal Information


NYS Parks is a diverse agency that oversees more than 250 parks, historic sites, recreational trails, golf courses, boat launches and more, which were visited by a record 78.4 million people in 2021. The Capital Bureau within the NYS Parks manages the design and construction of new parks and park facilities, as well as the rehabilitation of existing facilities, structures, and infrastructure. The Bureau also includes an Energy division, which is responsible for de-carbonizing the agency's operations and transitioning NYS Parks facilities to renewable energy.

The Long Island District of the NYS Parks Capital Bureau is looking for talented college students studying architecture, landscape architecture, or engineering to assist with design and construction management at various state parks in Long Island such as Jones Beach, Robert Moses, Montauk Point and Belmont Lake State Park. Students may intern up to 20 hours per week during the fall and spring semesters, and up to 37.5 hours per week during the summer (from June through August).

Job Duties
* Participate in design of new and rehabilitation projects of various systems for bathhouses, maintenance and concession buildings, playgrounds, athletic fields, trails and coastal and green infrastructure.
* Assists in preparing time schedules, cost estimates, material approvals, and other tasks associated with the supervision of construction projects.
* Assists in processing necessary paperwork for construction contracts such as: procurement RFQs for purchase orders, minority business requirements search, insurance coverage, wage rate documents, claims, releases, payment records.
* Review submittals, plans and specifications
* Participate and record minutes at meetings
* Assist current construction projects by visiting construction sites and attending meetings.
* Draft NYS Parks standard details and write technical specifications to assist with the preparation of projects going out to bid.
* Prepare presentations and assist with project organization and documentation.
* Records data and prepares records and maintains files necessary for the functioning of the Capital district unit.

The program is open to junior or senior full-time students enrolled in an accredited four-year bachelor's degree program or in and graduate degree program in architecture, landscape architecture or engineering.

Effective verbal and written communications skills critical, students should be proficient in AutoCAD, ArcGIS, Adobe Creative Suite and MS Office.

Applicants who are selected must be able to present original unexpired documentation to show their identity, and employment authorization in the United States. If selected, applicants must possess a drivers license and have the ability to drive to the office and project sites.

Compensation: $17.15 - 22.75/hour based on experience and education

Duration of Internship: Seeking an intern to start as soon as the Spring Semester (20 hrs/week Feb-May) and up to 37.5 hrs/week in the Summer (June-Aug) if the selected intern is interested in continuing to work through the summer.

Hours: Work hours would fall between 8am and 4pm Monday through Friday

To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to LIEngineering@parks.ny.gov by February 16, 2024



Technical Writing

Preparing Presentations

Data Preparation

Preparing Contracts


Internship Areas: Architecture, Engineering

Logistical Information

Payment? Paid

Number of Hours: 20 - 30

Location: Suffolk

Number of Interns Needed: 1

Desired Candidate Profile

Preferred Standing Junior

Minimum Standing: Junior

Degree Concentrations: Architecture, Engineering