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Alumni News – Aalaa Mohammed, New Job at Suffolk

Aalaa Mohammed, CMCE BTech expected class of spring 2022, received a new job offer as a Project Engineer at Suffolk Construction. She will be joining the Suffolk Career Start 2022 cohort in their New York City offices. Aalaa is currently conducting research with Prof. Anne Marie Sowder through the group project, “Investigating Project Success Factors in Post-Disaster Rebuilding Efforts in NYC,” part of City Tech’s CRSP program, and was previously awarded Best STEM poster at the 33rd Semi-Annual Dr. Janet Liou-Mark Honors and Undergraduate Research Scholars Poster Presentation (2020) for her solo work “Benefits of Pre-Construction Analysis: CET Senior Capstone Expands Understanding of an Urban Refuge at GallopNYC Sunrise Stables.”


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Brooklyn Navy Yard Spring 2022 Internship Program

The Brooklyn Navy Yard Development Corporation’s Spring Internship Program connects college-attending students to a wide range of work opportunities with businesses within the Brooklyn Navy Yard. Students are connected to Brooklyn Navy Yard-based businesses according to their future career interests, skill sets, and educational background.

Internship Details:

  • The 8-week spring internship will begin on Monday, January 24, 2022 and will end on Friday, March 25, 2022.
  • All accepted interns must commit to a part-time, 20-hours per week work schedule. This totals to 160 paid hours for the internship. All interns are compensated at $15/hour by BNYDC.
  • We are balancing remote work with in-person opportunities, based on health requirements and individual preferences.

To Apply:

  • To apply, click the link here:
  • Interns are selected based on their demonstration of strong communication skills, work ethic, and track record of commitment and achievement.
  • Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis. The deadline for all applications is Monday, November 15th at 4:59 PM
  • Limited internships are available, so applications should be sent in as soon as possible. Applications accepted earlier in the process will have greater likelihood of matching to an internship role in their desired field(s).


  • Current college attending student
  • Brooklyn resident or attend a Brooklyn-based college
  • First-time or once returning participant in the internship program
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Alumni News – Carlos Piedrahita, New Job at Sciame

Carlos Piedrahita, CMCE class of spring 2020, started a new job as an APM at Sciame Construction. He is working at 335 Madison Avenue on a major renovation project and tenant improvements and is also enrolled in his third semester in the MS in Real Estate Development program at NYU. His career in construction started in 2017 thanks to CMCE Prof. Villatoro who referred him to a GC in Manhattan where he worked as an APM for almost two years. After that, he moved to a bigger company as an APM working on high-end commercial projects ranging from $1M – $20M before joining Sciame in 2021.


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Alumni News – Naveed Khan, PMP, Realtor

Naveed Khan, graduate of the Construction Management associate degree program and current enrollee in the BTech in Construction Engineering Technology program, has been featured in Yahoo News for his work as a New York City realtor. Khan credits the sacrifices his family made on his behalf, the CMCE department for their support, and his own perseverance for the successes he has achieved. Read more below for inspiration.


Meet Naveed Khan: A Thriving New York City Realtor With A Flare for Business (

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CIAP Summer Internship & Davis/Grosso Scholarship Program

CIAP Summer Internship & Davis/Grosso Scholarship Program. This program provides money and employment opportunities in the construction industry for students completing their sophomore or junior year in a Baccalaureate Construction Technology, Construction Engineering Technology, Construction Management or Civil Engineering program. Other engineering students may be eligible. APPLICATION DEADLINE IS OCTOBER 15, 2021. A personal interview will take place during November or December.

Please see attached for details.

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ARUP Opportunities – October Events

Arup is continuing to host educational career exploration events for students where faculty and staff are more than welcome to join us.

At their A Day in the Life – Acoustics, Audiovisual, Theater, Experience Design Consultant event, their Acoustics expert will be discussing his role on a day-to-day so students may gain insight into the type of work and responsibilities this career path entails. This event is great for students in Civil Engineering, Audio Engineering, Engineering Acoustics, Sound Engineering, Architecture, Design, etc.

The Market Spotlight: Science, Industry & Technology event will be exploring the Science, Industry & Technology Market within the context of the built environment and cover the type of work/projects students can expect to find within this industry. This event is great for students within Engineering, Architecture, Planning, and Design.

Session 1: Monday, October 11, 2021 3-5pm EST Click here to register
Session 2: Thursday, October 14, 2021 12-2pm EST Click here to register

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CMCE Alumni News – Kendra Gibbs, New Job at Linesight

Kendra Gibbs, CMCE class of 2020, started a new job as a Cost Management Intern at Linesight. Linesight provides professional consultancy services, management support, and strategic advice to the global construction industry. Kendra has previously worked for the MTA, Brooklyn Navy Yard Development Corporation, and as an Undergraduate Researcher at City Tech.



ARUP Opportunities – Recruitment Event 9/23

Market Spotlight: Healthcare | September 23, 2021 | 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM EDT

Who should attend? Students interested in Graduate and Internship opportunities with Arup

Why should you attend?

  • Break through conventional barriers and actually engage with an employer!
  • Gain unparalleled access to a live person on our team.
  • Get tailored answers to your specific questions.
  • Discover if this is the job and company for you.
  • Take charge of your career and put yourself in the driver’s seat!

Register: Market Spotlight: Healthcare (

Find more ARUP career opportunity events here: Americas early career events – Arup


Job Opening – Construction Estimator (Urgent)

Immediately seeking Construction Estimator. See flyer for details.

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PDC – Brooklyn Navy Yard Fellowship Opportunity

See below for information on this fellowship and details on how to apply via City Tech’s PDC and Handshake. Note: There is a 9/23 event!]

The Professional Development Center (PDC) – Career Services has partnered with – Handshake – a modern platform connecting City Tech students to employers recruiting college talent. PDC launched this new platform to City Tech students and alumni this past August. City Tech students can search and apply for internships, fellowships, part-time and full-positions. Students may also use Handshake to:

• Upload a resume and complete a Handshake online profile • Make your profile and resume viewable to employers • View and learn about employers by attending career events and informational sessions • Search for and apply to open positions

Students should claim their Handshake accounts by going to: If you have any questions, please email


Brooklyn Navy Yard will be hosting an Info Session this Thursday at 2PM on the Real Estate + Governors Island Real Estate Fellowship, which was posted to Handshake for students to RSVP. 

“Brooklyn Navy Yard + Governors Island Real Estate Fellowship Program: The Real Estate Fellowship Program will match current CUNY undergraduates with a deep, one-year work fellowship with the Brooklyn Navy Yard Development Corporation or the Trust for Governors Island.Through the one year experience, students will gain direct real estate work experience and personal work products, develop on-the-job professional and technical skills, and build a network of real estate professionals. At the end of the fellowship, fellows will be competitive candidates to pursue full-time, professional-track jobs within the real estate industry, and will have direct introductions to partner companies in private commercial real estate. Before applying, please review the job descriptions for each role:

Fellowship period: October 1, 2021 to April 22, 2022 | Application link: 

1. Students pursuing on of the following fields:
– Real Estate Development
– Business Management
– Property Management
– Engineering- Horticulture 

2. Current CUNY students entering their final year in an Associate’s, Bachelor’s, or Master’s degree program”