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2023 Major Capital Projects Associates Program

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Job ID: 60590
Department: WTC Construction
Location: New York, NY


The Major Capital Projects Associates Program is a unique program and distinctive opportunity within the Major Capital Projects (MCP) Department at The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey. MCP is responsible for the design and construction delivery of the Port Authority Bus Terminal, World Trade Center site, the Cross Harbor Freight Program, construction management of the core and shell of the new Hudson Tunnels for the Gateway Development Commission, and management of World Trade Center Department contracts and other projects assigned to it. 

The MCP Associates Program is a two-year rotational program designed for recent and soon-to-be bachelor’s or master’s graduates. As an Associate, you would have frequent opportunities to work alongside seasoned professionals helping you develop your professional credentials while giving you the opportunity to serve the public and improve the region’s transportation infrastructure. Associates also have numerous educational and professional development opportunities, trainings, mentoring programs, and frequent opportunities to work alongside senior management.


  • Associates spend their first year rotating across MCP units, completing a series of work assignments
  • Associates spend their second year working a permanent MCP assignment
  • Learn aspects of projects involving Port Authority Bus Terminal, World Trade Center, Cross Harbor Freight Tunnel, and Gateway Development Commission


  • Recent (Fall 2022 or shortly before) or soon-to-be (before July 2023)
  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree in Accounting, Architecture, Construction Management, Engineering (Civil, Electrical/Power, Electronics, Environmental, Geotechnical, Materials, Mechanical, Structural, Safety, Traffic, and Urban), Finance, History, Law, Supply Chain Management, or related discipline
  • Clear interest in public service
  • Computer skills 

How to Apply:

Interested candidates should apply to this job by clicking on the "Apply Now" button and submitting a combined cover letter and resume. The Port Authority of NY & NJ welcomes veteran and military spouse applications.

Only applicants under consideration will be contacted.

About The Port Authority:

Founded in 1921, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey builds, operates, and maintains many of the most important transportation and trade infrastructure assets in the country. The agency's network of aviation, ground, rail, and seaport facilities is among the busiest in the country, supports more than 550,000 regional jobs, and generates more than twenty three billion in annual wages and eighty billion in annual economic activity. The Port Authority also owns and manages the 16-acre World Trade Center site, where the 1,776-foot-tall One World Trade Center is now the tallest skyscraper in the Western Hemisphere.

Equal Opportunity Employer

The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey/Port Authority Trans-Hudson (PATH) is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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