Office of Recruitment and Diversity - News & Events
FDNY HS Alumni Graduate from EMS Academy
Friends and family cheered as 161 FDNY paramedics and EMTs graduated from the Academy in December. The graduating class included FDNY High School for Fire and Life Safety alumni Derrick Henderson, Jose Pacheco, Christopher Parente, Ezequiel Rodriguez and Malaysia Wheeless. Read More
FDNY HS Students Host Community Fair
It was an evening of learning for more than 170 people at the FDNY High School for Fire and Life Safety in November as FDNY Prep Class students hosted a Community Health and Life Safety Fair. Read More
FDNY High School Seniors Become Great Debaters
That is the question that FDNY High School for Fire and Life Safety seniors answered on Nov. 8 as participants in a Job Readiness Debate.
FDNY HS Alumni Inspire UASEM Students
FDNY High School for Fire and Life Safety alumni showcased their physical fitness skills and FDNY career knowledge to 140 city students on Oct. 23 as part of The Urban Assembly School for Emergency Management's (UASEM) special visit to the Fire Academy at Randall's Island.
FDNY High School Alumni Become State Certified EMTs
The FDNY celebrated the achievements of 11 newly-certified Emergency Medical Technicians on Aug. 22 during an EMT Basic Completion Ceremony at its Headquarters in Brooklyn.
FDNY Hosts Inaugural Explorers Recognition Dinner
The FDNY celebrated the outstanding achievements of its Fire and Emergency Medical Service Explorers on Aug. 24 during the Inaugural Explorers Recognition Dinner at the New York City Fire Museum.
FDNY Explorers Lead Fifth Annual Exploring Competition
The FDNY's Explorers earned a slew of awards in August as participants in the Fifth Annual Exploring Competition at Randall's Island.
FDNY HS Students Win Top Honors at EMS Games
FDNY High School for Fire and Life Safety students showcased their academic, athletic and life saving skills in May as competitors in the FDNY's Seventh Annual High School EMS Games.
FDNY Firefighters Help Teens Enhance Their Physical Fitness
Socrates Sculpture Park in Long Island City was packed with teens running, jumping, belting out push-ups and more in April as the FDNY led a Days of Heroes Career Exploration, Fitness and Self-Empowerment Workshop.
FDNY High School Students Prepare for the Workforce
Seniors in the FDNY High School for Fire and Life Safety's Job Readiness Class were able to get a jumpstart in preparing for the real world in April as participants in a Résumé Writing Workshop.
High Schoolers Learn About FDNY Careers
Fourteen high school students learned about a host of careers in the FDNY in April during an Afternoon of Mentoring event at the FDNY's Headquarters in Brooklyn.
FDNY Members Offer Career Guidance to Students in the New York Urban League
The FDNY's uniformed personnel and civilian staff shared career information and advice during two events for high school students in the New York Urban League in March.
FDNY Explorers Learn Life Lessons at Health Awareness Seminar
As part of the FDNY's ongoing efforts to encourage the next generation of leaders, the Department hosted a Health Awareness Seminar for more than 100 students from the Fire and Emergency Services Exploring Program on March 21 at FDNY Headquarters.
Firefighter Hopefuls Take CPAT Training
Hundreds of aspiring firefighters are preparing for the physical portion of the FDNY firefighter exam by participating in the FDNY's Candidate Physical Ability Test (CPAT) Training at Randall's Island in New York City.