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Undergraduate Internship Program - Facilities Support Project Management

Work Schedule: Full Time
Level: Student
Salary: $43,300 - $45,775 ($20.75 - $21.93 per hour)
Location: Washington, DC metropolitan area

Students in the Facilities Support Project Management area are responsible for working in partnership with our customers to provide tailored products and services to satisfy our customers' dynamic needs for facilities at competitive prices. Additionally, Students are responsible for creating safe, secure, functional work environments to support Agency global intelligence.

At entry/developmental levels, Students work under close guidance and supervision. Students will participate and coordinate the activities of well-defined facilities project(s). At this level, students participate in project planning, implementation, development of risk mitigation strategies, and ensure quality of a facilities project through testing and validation activities. They are responsible for one or more facilities project management activities throughout the life of a project. Based on assignment, a student may lead team members and contractors to achieve the 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 participate in procurement activities in coordination with the assigned contracting officer and may perform Contracting Officer Technical Representative (COTR) responsibilities. Students at this level are expected to perform general administrative duties and are expected to maintain current project management job knowledge and obtain appropriate certifications.

FSPM interns will work with contracted personnel to ensure work orders and preventive maintenance inspections are accomplished, advise Chief of Facilities Operations Division regarding the status of facilities infrastructure (electrical and/or mechanical), manage electrical and/or mechanical appliance program, serve as facilities consultant to deployed facility support officers, field locations and as peer reviewer for renovation and construction projects.  FSPM will help develop, coordinate, review electrical and mechanical standards, recapitalization projects, provide construction management oversight and survey as required for electrical infrastructure (service equipment, switchgear, substations, uninterruptible power supply, panelboards, emergency generators, transformers, lighting, electrical circuits, etc.), mechanical infrastructure (chillers, cooling towers, air handling units, fans, compressors, heaters, etc.) and help coordinate all commercial/utility electrical, mechanical services and outages.

Minimum Requirements: Must be in the process of obtaining 4/5/6 year degree in civil, electrical, mechanical, industrial engineering, architecture, construction or facilities management, hotel/restaurant management or food science at an accredited College or University and completion of the first two (2) years of a four (4) year technical degree in one of the degree programs cited. A minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale is also required. Applicant must be a self-starter able to work with a minimum of supervision in a fast paced environment. The candidate must possess excellent oral and written communication skills as well as excellent analytical skills.

Additional Desired Requirements: Prior internship experience is desirable and preferably in the candidates field of study. A working knowledge of MS-Office including WORD, EXCEL, & POWERPOINT.


All applicants must successfully complete a thorough medical and psychological exam, a polygraph interview and an extensive background investigation. U.S. citizenship is required.

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

Important Notice: Friends, family, individuals, or organizations may be interested to learn that you are an applicant for or an employee of the CIA. Their interest, however, may not be benign or in your best interest. You cannot control whom they would tell. We therefore ask you to exercise discretion and good judgment in disclosing your interest in a position with the Agency. You will receive further guidance on this topic as you proceed through your CIA employment processing.

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An equal opportunity employer and a drug-free work force.

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Posted: Apr 21, 2007 07:01 PM
Last Updated: Mar 26, 2018 02:24 PM

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