Principal Real Estate Investors is offering an excellent opportunity for students interested in commercial real estate investments. This paid co-op is a full time position from Mid-May 2013 through Early to Mid-January. During the co-op, students will work in Commercial Mortgage Underwriting, Commercial Acquisitions & Dispositions, Asset Management, Commercial Mortgage Backed Securities (CMBS), or Equity Portfolio Management. Responsibilities will include researching potential investments, consolidating investment information and reporting on current investment portfolios.
All applicants must be available to work in Des Moines, Iowa full-time from Mid-May 2013 through December/early January. As of late February, we have added an additional internship to our Chicago office. Location placement would be decided upon offer and the majority of interns will be placed in Des Moines.
Applicants must be pursuing a bachelor's degree in a field related to real estate, finance, accounting, or economics. Ideal applicants will have exposure to commercial real estate concepts through intermediate level class work, student organization involvement or internship/employment experiences. Communication and leadership skills, demonstrated through formal positions in student organizations or employment experiences, are strongly preferred. Attention to detail and a results orientation, demonstrated through a 3.0 GPA or better, is also preferred.
Employment at Principal is contingent upon successful completion of a background check.
This position is intended to groom potential applicants for full-time roles at The Principal. These positions are not eligible for sponsorship for work authorization, therefore, if you will require sponsorship for work authorization now or in the future, we cannot consider your application at this time.
You will be required to comply with a Code of Ethics which covers personal trading activities for you and members of your household.