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Undergraduate Internship/Co-op Program - Facilities Support Project Manager

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At a Glance

  • Full time

  • Washington, DC metro area

  • Starting salary: $43,300 - $45,775 ($20.74-$21.93 per hour)

  • US citizenship required (dual national US citizens are eligible)

As a Facilities Support Project Manager Undergraduate Intern for the CIA, you will work in partnership with internal Agency customers to provide tailored products and services to satisfy their dynamic needs for facilities services at competitive prices. You will be part of a team responsible for creating safe, secure and functional work environments to support the Agency's global intelligence mission.

Under close guidance and supervision, you will participate in and coordinate the activities of well-defined facilities projects throughout the life of a project, to include: project planning; project implementation; development of risk mitigation strategies; and quality assurance through testing and validation activities. Based on assignment, you may lead team members and contractors to achieve project objectives and customer requirements or, with guidance, participate in the management of building support services and property management issues for small to medium size Agency facilities. Students may also participate in procurement activities in coordination with the assigned contracting officer and are expected to perform general administrative duties. You will also be expected to maintain current project management job knowledge and obtain appropriate certifications.

The Undergraduate Internship/Co-op Program allows you and the Agency to assess opportunities for permanent employment following your completion of undergraduate school.

Offices of the CIA - Directorate of Support

The Directorate of Support (DS) provides everything the CIA needs to accomplish its critical mission of defending our nation. The DS provides business operations support to Agency components including all aspects of security, logistics, facilities, finance, education, medical services and human resources. Learn more about the Directorate of Support.

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Life at CIA

In addition to a comprehensive benefits package, the CIA offers exciting career opportunities and a dynamic environment. We're on the forefront of world-altering events – as they happen. So working here isn't just a job, it's a mindset and a lifestyle.

US citizenship required (dual-national US citizens eligible). All positions require relocation to the Washington, DC metro area.

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Full-time student pursuing an undergraduate degree in one of the following fields or related studies:
    • Civil Engineering
    • Electrical Engineering
    • Mechanical Engineering
    • Industrial Engineering
    • Architecture
    • Construction or Facilities Management
    • Hotel/Restaurant Management
    • Food Science
  • Completion of the first two (2) years of undergraduate degree in one of the fields listed above
  • Attending school on a full-time basis before/following this internship
  • GPA of at least 3.0 on a 4-point scale
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision in a fast paced environment
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent analytic skills
  • Initiative
Desired Qualifications:
  • Prior internship experience, preferably in your field of study
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office including Word, Excel and PowerPoint
All applicants must successfully complete:
  • A thorough medical and psychological exam
  • A polygraph interview
  • A comprehensive background investigation

To be considered suitable for Agency employment, applicants must generally not have used illegal drugs within the last 12 months. The issue of illegal drug use prior to 12 months ago is carefully evaluated during the medical and security processing.

If you are ready to apply, add this position to your job cart. You can add up to four (4) positions. Job cart selections will only be retained during this site visit, so be sure to click "Apply Now" before closing the browser window. After clicking "Apply Now" you will be taken to the application account creation page. The positions will appear in the cart once you have created an account.

DO NOT submit multiple applications; this will only slow the review of your application and delay processing. Please read the Application Instructions carefully before you begin the online application process.

Important application instructions for this position:

The following items must be attached to your on-line application (PDF format preferred):

  • Resume
  • A cover letter in which you specify your qualifications for this position. Please address why you want to work in this role and what differentiates you from other applicants.
  • Unofficial transcripts for all degrees

Important Notice: Friends, family, individuals, or organizations may be interested to learn that you are seeking employment with the CIA. Their interest, however, may not be benign or in your best interest. Once you reveal your interest you lose control of that information. We ask all applicants to exercise discretion and good judgment in disclosing your interest in a position with the CIA. You will receive further guidance on this topic as you proceed through your CIA employment processing.

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Posted: Aug 17, 2018 11:44 AM
Last Updated: Aug 17, 2018 11:44 AM

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