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Why Young People Are Choosing Facility Management

More and more young people are choosing to major in FM in college, and stepping right into the profession upon graduation.

By Naomi Millán, Senior Editor   Facilities Management

Adi Cohen, facilities management student at Temple University, discusses her hopes for the future in her chosen career. These days, more and more young people are choosing facility management as a career while in college — they're attracted to the focus on sustainability, green energy, and the day-to-day variety the FM profession offers. This is an exciting development, to say the least, as Baby Boomers continue to retire at a quick rate, taking their expertise with them. Young FMs like Cohen represent the future! 

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  posted on 5/4/2017   Article Use Policy