Smithsonian Facilities' interns

Seriously Amazing Facility Internships

Understanding the built environment will help you excel in any career choice. Come and learn about what it takes to be an FM in some of the most iconic facilities in the world.

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The Care and Keeping of Cultural Facilities

Published by two of our very own FM Leaders, this book educates readers about cultural facilities and how to manage them successfully.

OFMR Video

Watch & Learn about OFMR

SI Facilities are visited by millions each year and this Facility Management (FM) team ensures visitors experience world class facilities.


Kendra L. Gastright

Meet the Director

Kendra L. Gastright has more than 16 years of experience managing facilities both at the Smithsonian Institution and in the Navy.

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Our Facility Management (FM) Internship Program offers an opportunity for students to gain experience as emerging professionals and learn about the FM profession. We currently offers two internship tracks: Academic & Technical.



Exhibiting FM

Learn about our team’s most exciting stories, projects, events, and how we connect with visitors.

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Smithsonian Alerts

Smithsonian Alerts

See the latest facility operating status and emergency information.

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