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Sodexo Future Leader INTERN - Facilities Management

Job category: Intern

Job ID: 49011


Posted: 18-May-2018

The Sodexo Future Leaders Internship Program is an exciting opportunity for current college students to turn their leadership potential into valuable professional experience, and get a head start on their career. We are seeking full-time 3 interns for our facilities management account at Chicago Public Schools.  Our interns will travel between our schools to gain exposure to all aspects of our facilities management model, including engineering and building maintenance, custodial services, grounds keeping, inventory control, quality assurance, customer service and energy.  This is a 10-week program starting June 6 – August 12, 2016.


Preferred candidates have COMPLETED their sophomore or junior year in college and have a strong interest in facilities management field and/or engineering.




Sodexo is the North American leader for Quality of Life Services. More than 125,000 Sodexo employees work to improve the quality of daily life for our 9,000 client sites and more than 15 million customers each day in North America. Sodexo partners with clients to help them attain their strategic vision by offering Quality of Life Services, including Culinary and Food Management, Engineering and Facilities Management, Housekeeping Management, Nutrition and Benefits and Reward Services.

The Sodexo Future Leaders Internship Program

The Sodexo Future Leaders Internship Program offers an exciting opportunity for currently enrolled college students to turn their leadership potential into valuable professional experience and get a head start on their careers.

Through practical work experience on site at one of premiere accounts, the intern will acquire the management skills necessary to succeed as a Facilities Management Engineer with Sodexo.

The intern will be assigned a MENTOR and participate in professional development webinars. They will also gain practical experience in our maintenance and project management departments where they will be exposed to inventory management and purchasing. While working with each discipline, the intern will spend valuable time with Facilities Managers.

With opportunities located throughout the United States, we offer you the flexibility to select an internship in the areas where you live or are able to obtain free or affordable housing that works for you. Sodexo does not offer housing to interns at this time.


 This full time (40 hour/week) internship will take place at Chicago Public Schools in Chicago, IL


                 This is a Full -time Summer Internship (40 hours) for 10 weeks

                 June 6, 2016 - August 12, 2016

                 $5000 salary ($500/week  $12/50/hour for a 10 week)



Why should I apply?

  1. Gain valuable industry experience working with leaders in the hospitality field while being paid $12.50 an hour
  2. Professional development workshops in the areas of Communication, Networking and Interviewing Skills
  3. Mentoring from a Sodexo manager #LI
Basic Education Requirement - Current college student with studies in hospitality/food management, facilities management, engineering, communications, human resources, accounting, marketing or another industry related college program.

Sodexo will require a background check and may require a drug screen for this position.
Sodexo is an EEO/AA/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran employer