Sodexo Operations LLC

  • Robert Jones Memorial Facilities Management Internship

    Location US-IL-CHICAGO
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  • Unit Description

    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, Environmental Services/Housekeeping Management, Nutrition and Benefits and Reward Services.


    The RJMFM Internship program was developed to honor the contribution of Robert Jones to Sodexo and to the field of facilities management. The program offers an exciting opportunity for currently enrolled college students to turn their leadership potential into valuable professional experience and to get a head start on their careers. The training program will focus on Total Facilities Management, including Energy Management, Custodial, Grounds, and Construction.  Each intern will have the opportunity to meet with Sodexo’s Chief Executive Officer of Schools, Stephen Dunmore.

    Through practical work experience on site, this intern will acquire the management skills necessary to succeed as a Facilities Manager with Sodexo. This internship will be designed around the student's interests and the selected intern will be assigned a MENTOR and participate in professional development webinars.


    Finally, they will conduct peer training and assist the management team as needed with ordering supplies, quality assurance checks and controlling inventory. Interns are supervised by, and report to a General Manager.


    This internship supports 300 schools in the Chicago School District and is located in Chicago, IL. While Sodexo does not offer housing to interns at this time, the RJMFM provides a small stipend to provide assistance with relocation and living expenses. 


    We are looking for an intern to start with us this June!


    Do you possess strong leadership skills?

    If so, then we would love to hear from you!


    Position Summary

    Position is part of a formal internship program in professional development in the contract management services industry. Supports business units and assists in projects. Builds skills and knowledge in large corporate and team environment

    Qualifications & Requirements

    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 is an EEO/AA/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran employer.


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