Facilities Management Intern

Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts' vision is to enrich the lives of everyone in the community through extraordinary and diverse arts experiences.

Facilities Management Intern

Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts is seeking an enthusiastic intern who is looking for hands-on facilities maintenance and management experience in a fast-moving environment.


Internships are 10-12 hours per week with the potential for select evening or weekend events. Dates may be flexible to accommodate school schedule; please indicate availability in a cover letter.

• Summer internships are mid/late May through mid/late August

• Fall internships are early September through early December

• Spring internships are early February through early May

The right candidate:

• Is flexible, dependable, detail-oriented and self-starting

• Has strong written and verbal communication skills

• Has experience with facility operations, facility software, PowerPoint, Excel, Word and emailing

Preference may be given to candidates who meet one or more of the following criteria:

• Is enrolled in or has very recently completed a college degree in facilities management, architecture, interior design or construction science

• Has previous work experience in the fields of facilities management, engineering, construction or similar

• Has experience with design software such as Revit or AutoCAD (not required)


• Assist with facility operations

• Coordinate and help plan facility operations for the Kauffman Center's annual Future Stages Festival

• Shadow engineering projects and maintenance

• Complete annual furniture, fixtures and equipment inventory

• Become familiar with building operating systems

• Utilize facility maintenance software

• Learn facility custodial scheduling and procedures

• Attend event planning and facility operations meetings

• Schedule EMS services for events

• Process invoices and account coding

• Filing, data entry and other administrative duties as assigned

Intern should be a local student who is available to work at the Kauffman Center. Flexibility for select evening and weekend events is expected


Up to $1,500 stipend will be provided. Staff is happy to help arrange for course credit.