Facilities Operations and Maintenance (FOM) Internship

The Facilities Operations and Maintenance (FOM) Internship offers a motivated individual an opportunity to spend a summer placement within FOM department at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Interns will work side-by-side with professionals on projects in a professional environment to gain insight and experience into the world of Facilities Management.  

The internship will be project-focused with exposure to various components of our working environment. The internship is located in Memphis, TN.

Candidates should note that our internships are full-time learning experiences. You should expect to be available Monday through Friday during standard office hours starting June 1, 2018 through August 10, 2018.

Typical Learning Opportunities

As an experiential and immersive program, you will develop and hone your practical skills on a broad range of areas including:

  • Facility engineering
  • Preventive maintenance strategies
  • Project management
  • Quality control program management
  • Regulatory compliance
  • Additionally, you will take part in a variety of activities such as hospital tours, networking opportunities, building relationships with a variety of professionals across the institution, and have access to a dedicated mentor, to continue developing new skills.

Education Required

  • Interested candidates must be enrolled in an accredited college program.
  • Candidates are accepted from all majors; an interest in architecture, building management, engineering, or technology, is preferred 3.0 GPA or above. GPA will be validated by transcripts and communication with advisor.
  • Be entering sophomore, junior, or senior year to be considered.

Characteristics of the Successful Candidate

Students most likely to succeed as an intern will possess:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong organizational, problem-solving, and analytical skills
  • The ability to manage priorities and work autonomously as appropriate
  • Proven ability to meet deadlines
  • Ability to exercise independent judgment
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite

How to Apply

To apply, submit a cover letter and resume to StJudeFacilitiesInternship@stjude.org. Your letter should include a statement on how participation in this internship would support your academic and career goals.

Please note: Any previous internships or work experience should be included on resume.

Successful candidates will qualify for a stipend. All other expenses including housing, food and transportation are the responsibility of the selected intern.

Deadline to Submit Cover Letter and Resume

The application deadline for the Summer 2018 internship has passed.


Please email StJudeFacilitiesInternship@stjude.org with any questions.