Academic and Technical Tracks
About Our FM Internship Program
Our Facility Management (FM) Internship program offers an opportunity for students to gain experience as emerging professionals by playing a vital role in the Smithsonian’s daily operations. The Office of Facilities Management and Reliability (OFMR) currently offers two internship tracks:
- Academic FM Internships (For students pursuing a bachelors, graduate degree, or recent graduates)
- Technical FM Internships (For students in formal training or apprenticeship work programs in the Crafts, Maintenance and Operations Fields)
Academic Track FM Internships are for students pursuing a bachelor or graduate degree who want to learn more about the built environment. Recent graduates are also encouraged to apply. Academic Track Internship opportunities focus on strategic projects that our team is working on such as project management, sustainability, technology, engineering, strategic initiatives, and more. Academic Track participants will work closely with supervisors and mentors on active OFMR projects and initiatives. All majors are welcome to apply!
Technical Track FM Internships are for students in formal training or apprenticeship programs in crafts and trade fields. Technical Track Internship participants receive mentorship and hands on experience from our Facility leaders at the Smithsonian.
Understanding the built environment will help you excel in any career choice. The Office of Facilities Management and Reliability (OFMR) is seeking enthusiastic interns to jour our dynamic facility management team. All majors are welcome to apply!