About FDNY

The Office of Recruitment and Retention is committed to exposing young men and women of diverse backgrounds to careers within the Fire Department. The Recruitment units consists of Firefighters, Emergency Medical Technicians (EMT), Paramedics, and Fire Protection Inspectors.

As first responders to fires, public safety and medical emergencies, disasters and terrorist acts, FDNY protects the lives and property of New York City residents and visitors. The Department advances public safety through its fire prevention, investigation and education programs. The timely delivery of these services enables the FDNY to make significant contributions to the safety of NYC and homeland security efforts.


Summer College Intern

July 2019 - October 2019 New York City, NY
“I enjoyed working with an experienced team who helped me improve as a young professional working in local government. I was also able to attend various community events and interact with the higher ranking officials of FDNY.”
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