Would you like to gain valuable career experience over the winter break? Thanks to our wonderful alumni, you can participate in a wide variety of career-building activities between December 14 and January 28. From internships and workshops to regional alumni networking events, you won’t want to miss out on some great opportunities to learn new skills, connect with alumni and students from around the country, and hear about career pathways from real estate professionals in diverse areas of the real estate industry.
WREAA Winter Break Activities
The Wisconsin Real Estate Alumni Association (WREAA) is offering a variety of virtual networking events around the country. Hear from alumni about their experiences in the real estate industry and start building your network now by joining one or more of these opportunities.
Events in Chicago and other regions may be added so be sure to check the WREAA events page for updates! Note that you need to be a student member of WREAA to register. Join and learn more information here
- Minnesota Region Virtual Year End Event — A Look Back on 2020 and Forward to 2021
December 15, 3:00-4:15 PM CST
- Washington DC Virtual Networking Event
January 7 from 12:00 – 1:00 PM EST
- New York Virtual Networking Event
January TBD (most likely between the Jan. 12-14)
Hear from NYC real estate alumni about how to go about your job search and expand your professional network.
- Virtual Networking with Denver Real Estate Badgers
January 12 at 10:00 -11:00 am MST
Get to know your local WREAA market representatives, chat about the state of the Denver real estate market and network for future job opportunities.
- Milwaukee Virtual Event: Past Project Overview and Networking
January 13 at 2:30-3:30 PM CST
- Southern California Virtual Event: Ten Trends for 2021
January 13, 2:00 -3:00 PM PST
Chris Casey will lead based on Avison Youngs 2021 Forecast
Virtual events are also being planned for the following New York and Chicago. Please check the WREAA website for details coming soon.
Virtual Winter Break Internship with Lincoln Property Company
January 11 – 14, 2021
Founded in 1965, Lincoln Property Company is one of the most enduring real estate operators in the United States—developing, redeveloping, managing and leasing commercial properties in major markets across the country. A division of Lincoln Property Company, Lincoln Advisors is a boutique manager established to assist institutional clients invest directly in U.S. commercial real estate.
Seeking up to thirty (30) candidates to participate in a virtual internship series. The proposed schedule will be conducted in four (4), 45-minute sessions over the course of four (4) days, broken out into two cohorts. The dates for the program are January 11 – 14, 2021. The timing will be finalized dependent on student availability, but Cohort I will likely meet in the mornings and Cohort II will likely meet mid-day.
Virtual Intern Series includes:
|Day 1 – Underwriting||Video call where Analysts can discuss our approach to deal underwriting and discuss some of the strategies that we are currently working on|
|Day 2 – Asset Management||Video or conference calls with Asset Managers who will describe their day to day workflow and some of the skills AMs feel are beneficial to being an effective Asset Manager|
|Day 3 – Acquisition/Disposition||Video calls where individuals from Lincoln Advisors discuss the transaction process of buying commercial real estate|
|Day 4 – Capital Sourcing||Video or conference calls discussing the type of capital sources we work with, and how do we go about attracting new capital sources.|
If interested, please complete the following application: LPC Virtual Intern Series – WSB Application
Applications will be accepted through December 11, 2020.
Please contact Jordan Kovalsky with questions:
About Lincoln Property Company/Lincoln Advisors
Founded in 1965, Lincoln Property Company is one of the most enduring real estate operators in the United States—developing, redeveloping, managing and leasing commercial properties in major markets across the country. A division of Lincoln Property Company, Lincoln Advisors is a boutique manager established to assist institutional clients invest directly in U.S. commercial real estate. Lincoln Advisors has been managing separate account relationships with institutional plan sponsors since 1992, and has approximately $3.2 billion in assets under management. We are active in acquisitions, dispositions, development, property management, leasing, thought leadership, and asset management of commercial real estate in major cities throughout the United States. Lincoln Advisors has been particularly active over the last few years developing investment strategies and exposure to direct investment opportunities in office, industrial, data center, medical office, and mixed-use retail.
Young Real Estate Professionals of New York (YREPNY) Winter Commercial Real Estate Workshop
DECEMBER 14, 2020 (tentative start date)
You don’t have to be from New York to participate in this Virtual Winter Commercial Real Estate Workshop offered by the YREPNY. Wisconsin Real Estate alum Mike Strug is hosting this unique workshop starting the week of December 14th. Since the vast majority (95%) of the workshop is on demand, the start/end date can vary depending on the student’s schedule. As of November 22, 65 students from colleges around the country are participating in the Virtual Winter Workshop.
How to participate? Up to 15 undergraduate real estate students from UW-Madison can participate in the program on a first-come, first served basis. Please send a cover letter and resume to: email@example.com. The first 15 students to submit their completed cover letter and resume will be able to enroll.
Note that the program begins on December 14th and will run throughout the winter break. Most participation can be done at your own pace, however, participation in the weekly live Zoom sessions is highly recommended.
Students enrolled in the Virtual Winter Commercial Real Estate Workshop will:
- Read the daily morning message email from the Workshop leader, Mike Strug.
- Summarize several news articles from weekly commercial real estate industry publications.
- Attend a weekly live Zoom call featuring real estate industry guest speakers to discuss their paths in the CRE industry. This will be followed by networking among the student participants. Sessions will be recorded in case students can’t virtually attend.
- Watch recorded ‘interviews/conversations’ that with a variety of commercial real estate professionals as they explain their career pathways, job responsibilities and what types of skills and knowledge are needed in their jobs.
- Attend a roundtable discussion in January focusing on jobs and internships in the CRE industry.
- Participate in a children’s hospital toy drive fundraiser.
The YREPNY Summer Real Estate Workshop was very successful and connected over 90 college students and recent grads throughout the summer to network and learn more about the commercial real estate industry.
REAL BRIGHT SUMMIT – Building the Future of Real Estate
January 25-29, 2021
The REAL Bright Summit is a week-long virtual event for students that will serve a bright and diverse next generation of real estate industry leaders nationwide. Register to attend the REAL Bright Summit on January 25-29 and you will have access to five days of conversations with professionals, one-on-one networking opportunities, career readiness events and the REAL Bright Night celebration event on Thursday, January 28th. You can personalize your education experience by attending as many sessions as you’d like throughout the week. Link to website to enroll: http://eisenbergfoundation.org/event/real-bright-summit/
- Check out the Summit’s schedule of events and watch this video to learn more.
- If you secure your pass early, you’ll have first to access speaker and panelist announcements.
- Your refundable pass gives you access to conversations with industry leaders, student networking, career readiness events and the REAL Bright Night celebration event on Thursday, January 28th.
- Link to website to enroll: http://eisenbergfoundation.org/event/real-bright-summit/