Columbia Property Trust is a publicly traded REIT that creates value through owning, operating, and developing storied properties for legendary companies in New York, San Francisco, Washington D.C., and Boston. To celebrate the diversity of the cities and communities in which our properties are located, we are awarding a scholarship of $2,500 to three (3) minority full-time students who have an interest in real estate and are pursuing a bachelor’s degree in business related or engineering disciplines at an accredited college or university. Awardees will be given preference to intern in our New York City office for a period of 10 weeks during the summer in which the scholarship was granted.
Our real estate team is deeply experienced in transactions, asset management and repositioning, leasing, development, and property management, and we employ these competencies to grow value across a high-quality, well-leased office portfolio of 15 properties that contain more than six million rentable square feet. We also have four properties under development and more than eight million square feet under management for private investors and third parties. Learn more at www.columbia.reit.
MORE INFORMATION ABOUT SUMMER INTERNSHIP PROGRAM:
The Columbia Property Trust (CXP) Summer Rotation Internship Program is a New York, N.Y. based in-person rotational training opportunity that enables current students to develop their technical skills, while learning our business and identifying their preferred career path. We are looking for three (3) dynamic interns who are eager to learn about our company and industry via hands-on experience working with and assisting several teams across three disciplines: asset management, development and construction, and property management.
The program consists of three, three-week assignments in the aforementioned areas which will provide interns a broad view of experiences and opportunities within the real estate industry with one week of corporate orientation. Throughout the ten weeks, participants will be challenged to expand beyond their interests and try new things in the departments they will be placed. Participants will develop their skills through on-the-job learning and will receive feedback and support from their assigned mentors.
Rotational assignments will provide exposure to various key business areas and provide an opportunity for interns to develop their technical skills in which they may use any or all the following technologies: Microsoft Office Suite, Argus, CoStar, VTS, and various other real estate software and technology. Typical responsibilities for participants in the program may include, but are not limited to the following:
• Attending property tours and development site visits
• Financial analysis and Argus modeling
• Reviewing commercial leases
• Assisting property teams with on-going and new project initiatives
• Participating in meetings with other business groups and external consultants and partners
• Performing market research
Required qualifications for consideration are as follows:
• Incoming junior or senior year student currently enrolled in an accredited college or university pursuing a
business related, economics or engineering degree.
• General interest in the real estate industry.
• Ability to adapt to a changing environment and prioritize tasks accordingly.
• Solid verbal, written and interpersonal skills.
• Strong organizational skills.
• Ability to collaborate effectively in a diverse team.
• Applicants must be authorized to work for any employer in the US.
Please note: No relocation and/or commuting assistance to the NYC office is provided.
The worker is sitting most of the time but will often include tasks involving light work, exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body. The worker is required to have close visual acuity to perform an activity such as preparing and analyzing data and figures, viewing a computer terminal and extensive reading. The worker is constantly typing into a computer, and occasionally other office productivity machinery (such as a calculator, copy machine, and computer printer). The worker needs to occasionally move about inside the office to access file cabinets, office machinery, etc. The worker will also need to occasionally visit construction jobsites to review the progress of work, meet with the project management staff, lender inspectors and related parties. These visits may require the use of protective equipment and may entail visiting job sites where agility is required to move around the site.
Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.
What we’re looking for:
Looking for a person who is willing to learn and assist in projects. A team player that is engaged and can adapt to a changing environment. Great organizational and time management skills.
Columbia owns and operates Class-A office buildings concentrated in New York, San Francisco, and Washington, D.C. With corporate leadership in New York, San Francisco, Washington D.C., and Atlanta, we bring together both local expertise and deep experience in transactions, asset management and repositioning, leasing, and property management. We use these competencies to grow value across our high-quality, well-leased portfolio while maintaining a strong balance sheet.
Columbia is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer – Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories.