Intern - Project Management & Design

Location
Alexandria, Virginia
Posted
Mar 07, 2017
Closes
Apr 26, 2017
Industry
Education
Hours
Full Time

Job Description:

  • Student will develop a working knowledge of educational facility management, the construction process, budgeting and finance, and project management.
  • Student will cultivate written and oral communication skills.
  • Student will gain documented work experience for their resume.
  • ACPS will provide the student with an opportunity to integrate classroom study with a learning experience in a work environment while gaining assistance with technical and administrative tasks.

Interns are required to work a minimum of 25 hours per week during the summer, but no more than 40 hours per week. Tentative internship start date: ASAP through August 1, 2017. Specific timing and schedule to be negotiated.

Qualifications:

  • Education: Minimum of 2 years of undergraduate classes in public administration, planning, architecture, engineering or construction/facilities. Any combination of the above or in a related field will be accepted.
  • Key Competencies:
    • Ability to independently complete tasks.
    • Basic understanding of the construction process, construction and project terminology, budgeting and financing, project management, and ability to read architectural/construction drawings.
    • Ability to clearly and concisely convey project relevant information orally and written.
    • Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel.
    • Knowledge of Adobe Photoshop, InDesign, Autocad or Revit a plus.

Essential Functions:

  • Provide technical and administrative support to the staff of the Alexandria City Public School Educational Facilities Department.
  • Tasks may include public relations, construction site visits, management of hard copy documents, transfer and management of online documents, archiving manuals, and converting archived data into electronic files.

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