Facilities Maintenance & Lighting Intern

This intern will gain valuable knowledge and understanding of how various departments function in a non-profit environment by working with the Director of Building Operations, Facilities Manager, and Senior Lighting Technician to preserve the museum buildings and art collection.


  • Assist the Facilities Manager with capital projects (i.e. exterior building repairs) and learn museum building maintenance systems to ensure equipment preventative maintenance is performed on scheduled intervals.
  • Learn how to manage construction projects by assisting and monitoring vendor repairs and the cleanliness of the exterior and interior of the museum buildings.
  • Assist the Senior Lighting Technician with repairs and new lighting installations for the museum exhibitions.
  • Read and understand blueprints and construction specifications.
  • Assist the Director of Building Operations with various duties as assigned.
  • Experience/Skills:
  • Some knowledge and understanding of electrical repairs, plumbing, carpentry, and general maintenance
  • Ability to use hand and power tools
  • Intermediate understanding of blueprints and design drawings
  • Preferred Major or Areas of Study:
  • Engineering
  • Facilities Management