Real Estate Society


The Real Estate Society, through the help of leading industry professionals, teaches its members about the diverse field of real estate, and in the process, creates a community of like-minded individuals who are focused on learning, creating meaningful relationships, and developing professionally.


Education and Growth, Meaningful Relationships, and Professional Development

Spring 2019 Upcoming Events

  • Senior Housing Guest Speaker: Peter Trazzera, VP at KeyBank Real Estate Capital
    When: March 12th
    Where: Heavener 150
    Time: 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
  • Real Estate TRENDS & Strategies Conference
    When: March 14th & March 15th
    Where: Waldorf Astoria Orlando
  • Walker and Dunlop Information Session
    When: March 22nd
    Where: Heavener 210
    Time: 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM

Scholarship Opportunities

The CREW Network Foundation is the only organization dedicating its resources solely towards transforming the commercial real estate industry by advancing women globally. To date, the CREW Network and its Foundation have awarded 126 scholarships totaling $860,000. 2019 scholars will receive $5,000 USD for tuition and books, a paid internship opportunity for the summer of 2020, complimentary CREW Network student at-large membership, and a complimentary registration to the 2019 CREW Network Convention and Marketplace to be held in Orlando this year. These 2019 CREW Network Foundation scholarships are eligible to full-time COLLEGE junior, senior or graduate student (2019-2020 academic year), not high school students. Deadline to apply is April 30th, 2019. The application and more information can be found on the CREW Network website.

The Rent to Own Labs Scholarship is granted to one real estate student each year. The $2,500 scholarship should help the student pay for textbooks, tuition and development courses related to real estate. Students are expected to mail a printed application to Rent to Own Labs at 12301 Lake Underhill Rd, Suite 111, Orlando FL 32828. Application deadline is October 15th.

The Society of Real Estate Professionals is offering a scholarship for undergraduates and graduates interested in relocating to Tampa Bay after graduation. The scholarship will contribute to tuition, fees, supplies and/or books and will amount anywhere between $1000 and $5000. Students are to complete the application and mail a hard copy to The Society of Real Estate Professionals Attn: Jeremy Pino at 501 East Kennedy Blvd., Ste. 1200 Tampa, Florida 33602. Application is due March 31, 2019.

Career and Internship Opportunities

Our professionals balance analytical skills, deep market insight and independence to deliver solid, defensible analysis and practical advice to our clients. As an organization, we think globally. We create transparency in an opaque world, and we encourage our people to do the same. That means when you take your place on our team, you’ll discover a supportive and collaborative work environment that empowers you to excel. If you’re ready to share your perspective with the world, then you can make a real impact here. This is the Duff & Phelps difference.

Duff & Phelps’ Real Estate Advisory Group provides comprehensive real estate valuation and consulting services for acquisitions, dispositions, financial reporting, tax, financing, insurance and other strategic planning purposes. Our services help owners and investors maximize property values.

At Duff & Phelps, your work will help protect, restore and maximize value for our clients. Join us and together we’ll maximize the value of your career.


  • Perform in-depth industry, market and competitor research
  • Perform local, national and international real estate market analysis on a wide range of public and private entities and REITs using all accepted and relevant approaches and theory
  • Using Argus and Excel, design financial models for discounted cash flow analysis, market approach and cost approach valuation methods
  • Independently gather data pertinent to the engagement through direct client interaction, including personal & telephone Interviews with brokers and property managers
  • Review industry surveys and benchmarks, economic and demographic trends
  • Assist with preparing and presenting the results of our analysis in a clear and concise manner


  • Currently pursuing Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Real Estate, Finance, Accounting, Management (with a concentration in Finance, Accounting or Real Estate), Business Administration (with a concentration in Accounting, Finance or Real Estate), Economics (with a concentration in Finance or Real Estate) from an accredited college or university
  • Expected graduation date between September 2019 and August 2020
  • Minimum current cumulative GPA of 3.2
  • Strong analytical, comprehension and problem-solving skills, as well as strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Attention to detail, ability to manage time and workflow
  • Ability to prioritize tasks, work on multiple assignments and manage rapidly changing assignments in a team environment
  • Commitment to focusing on quality

In order to be considered for a position at Duff & Phelps, you must formally apply via Duff & Phelps Careers.

Duff & Phelps is committed to providing equal opportunities in employment. We will not discriminate between applications for reason of gender, gender identity, race, religion, color, nationality, ethnic origin, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, age or disability .

The Shopping Center Group, a national retail real estate company, is currently seeking an intern in their Orlando office for the summer of 2018. The Shopping Center Group is one of the largest full-service retail real estate firms in the country. The intern will be working directly with the leasing teams who have properties in the designated markets and will work with strategic leasing plans specifically as it relates to rent comparisons, deal done in the market, retailer target list, etc.

Domain Capital Advisors’ Investment Management group is looking for a Summer Intern to join their Atlanta office. Our Investment professionals are responsible for supporting the day-to-day investment and asset management activities for Domain’s varied strategies. As an intern, you will gain exposure to the market by working alongside Domain’s Investment professionals and assisting with due diligence, financial modeling, industry research, and drafting investment committee reports. Additionally, you will be provided the opportunity to interact with Domain’s senior executives, presenting relevant information and/or findings. Resumes may be submitted via email.

Halstatt Real Estate Partners (“HREP”) manages a series of private equity funds which, with the upcoming launch of its Fund III, represent nearly $400 million in committed capital. The funds are focused on making equity investments in opportunistic and value-add office, retail, multifamily, and infill residential properties in primary and secondary markets throughout the State of Florida. HREP is looking for a Real Estate Private Equity Intern will assist in evaluating potential investment proposals, perform financial analyses and market research, prepare investment memoranda, assist in the due diligence process of new investments, provide recommendations for asset management reporting, and assist in maintaining a database of current and potential operating partners. The opportunity is based in Naples, FL and will be a paid internship. For more information contact Steve Iannaccone.

JLL Research consists of 550+ full-time professionals globally and is the largest research group in the real estate industry and among the best of any world-wide professional services firm. Their mission is “To create clear competitive advantage for our clients through the strategic use of accurate data, market intelligence and innovative thinking from around the world.” JLL is looking for a Research Analyst in their Miami, FL office. The analyst’s primary responsibilities will be to track and analyze all aspects of the downtown commercial retail and multifamily real estate market and leverage that knowledge and expertise in the development of research products, client deliverables and business development packages. This is a full-time position. To apply for this position or seek additional information, please contact Marc L. Miller or visit JLL.

J.P. Morgan’s Commercial Banking businesses serve organizations with annual revenues ranging from $20 million to more than $2 billion, as well as real estate investors and owners. JP Morgan offers three different Commercial Real Estate Summer Analyst Programs that provide hands-on experience and allow you to find the path that bests suits you! The three positions are the Middle Market Banking & specialized Industries Program, the Corporate Client Banking & Specialized Industries Program and the Commercial Real Estate Program. The application deadline is October 1st!

The National Investment Center for Seniors Housing and Care (NIC) serves as a valuable resource to lenders, investors, developers/operators, and others interested in meeting the housing and care needs of America’s seniors. Since 1991, NIC has been the leading source of research, data and analytics for the seniors housing and care industry. NIC has partnered with leading companies in the seniors housing and care industry on the investment and operations side of the business to create an internship program that reflects a commitment to expanding our reach to the next generation of leaders in this growing industry. The program is designed to attract talented students at the graduate and undergraduate levels, affording them the opportunity to participate in summer internships and explore careers in the seniors housing and care industry. A list of internship opportunities can be found on NIC’s Academic Outreach Program website, and students are encouraged to apply directly to those opportunities that interest them.

National Investment Center Senior Housing Internship Opportunity: NIC’s internship program aligns talented university students with leading firms in the senior housing and care industry. These internships provide hands-on experience in the industry as well as insight into what it takes from a capital and service commitment perspective to give seniors quality housing and care. To review the available opportunities, review the NIC Internship Program.

Thanks to our 2018-2019 sponsors for your support of the Real Estate Society!

  • Appraisal Institute
  • CBRE
  • Crossman & Company
  • Frontstreet
  • Halstatt Real Estate Partners
  • PNC
  • txtsignal
  • USAA RealEstate