Sheet Metal and Air Conditioning Construction Summer Intern Program


The Bay Area SMACNA Summer Intern Program started in 2000 as an excellent employment opportunity for students, as well as a way to introduce the different careers available within the various specialties of the sheet metal construction industry.

Bay Area SMACNA has received over 4,000 Intern Applications since the inception of this program and has placed approximately 600 students in intern positions throughout the Greater Bay Area.  Many of the Interns have been offered permanent employment after graduating, and many of them have pursued a career as a sheet metal worker in a SMWIA Local 104 Joint Apprenticeship Training Center.

Career opportunities for Bay Area SMACNA Interns include engineering, estimating, design, architecture, project management, construction management, purchasing, accounting, office administration, shop and field construction, service and repair.

  • All applicants are required to be students at least 16 years of age.

  • Students under 18 are required to obtain a work permit from their school.

  • Interns hired for office administrative duties may work throughout the school year.

  • Interns hired for shop and/or field may only work between Monday April 29, 2019 and Friday, September 27, 2019. 

  • The rate of pay is a minimum of $16.50 per hour, subject to negotiation between the Intern and Employer.

Now accepting applications for 2019 summer interns

For more information on the summer Intern Program, call Bay Area SMACNA at 510-635-8212 or e-mail

Please complete the form and email to or fax to 510-635-0320.


Many thanks to the following companies who hired 2018 Interns:


Environmental Systems

Fairview Heating

Jenson Mechanical

Monarch Mechanical

Monterey Mechanical


N.V. Heathorn

North Bay Commercial Services

NV Heathorn Company

Peterson Mechanical

R.J. Mechanical

Silicon Valley Mechanical

Simpson Sheet Metal

Southland Industries

United Mechanical


Western Allied Mechanical

A.I.M Sheet Metal


Acosta Sheet Metal

Air Systems

Anderson, Rowe & Buckley

Arena & Sons

Bell Products

Brady Air Conditioning

Bullard's Heating & Air

Burlingame Heating

California Air, Inc.

CER Mechanical

Cold Craft

Control Air North

Critchfield Mechanical

Crown Sheet Metal & Skylights

DeBella Mechanical


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