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Commercial Real Estate for Women Information and Recruiting Event

A couple weeks ago, Lindsey Pfaender submitted a blog entry, describing her career path into commercial real estate, promoting the profession for other women.  On October 25th, the CREW Network (Commercial Real Estate Women) will be hosting their second annual university outreach program UCREW 2013.  Lindsey describes the event in greater detail below and is inviting any Rollins students who are interested to register and attend as her guest.  The deadline to register is October 18.

Submitted by Lindsey Pfaender, Rollins MBA, Class of 2010

Come network with some of the communities top Commercial Real Estate Professionals at our UCREW event on October 25th at the TLC office in Downtown Orlando.  Please see flyer for details and registration instructions.  You will be exposed to many career paths available to you in Commercial Real Estate like interior decorating, project management, banking, law, and brokerage just to name a few.  We also have INTERNSHIP opportunities available!  Please see list below for the list of key note speakers. 

Please email me if you have any questions:  Hope to meet you all there!

2013 UCREW Speakers

Structural Engineer:
Laura A. Lewis, P.E.
Associate/Structural Project Engineer
TLC Engineering for Architecture

Amy McCook
Director of Development
Equinox Development Properties, Inc.

Environmental Specialist:
Kelly Eger-Smith R.E.M.
American Environmental Consulting, Inc.

Marketing and Public Relations:
Mimi Flatley
Marketing & Public Relations
DPR Construction

Architect and Project Manager:
Jacki Hale, AIA LEEP AP B+C
Construction Manager

Cindy Colvin, FVP
Relationship Manager
SunTrust Community Capital

Building Sustainability:
Alexa Stone

Heather Himes, Esq.,
Akerman Senterfitt

Anne Spencer
Office Leasing Director
Cushman & Wakefield

Investment Sales:
Lindsey Pfaender
Multifamily Associate Broker
Cushman & Wakefield

Interior Design:
Cathy Stout
Workplace Interior Architecture
Little Diversified Architectural Consulting


Commercial Real Estate Careers for Women

Submitted by Lindsey Pfaender

Have you ever considered a career as one of the following: interior designer, attorney, banker, broker, marketing consultant, architect, engineer, property manager, operations supervisor, business manager or environmental consultant? If so, join us for this year’s 2012 UCREW interactive program as we introduce young women in Central Florida to the exciting career possibilities surrounding commercial real estate. This event will allow participants to hear first-hand from working professionals as they detail their roles in this cutting edge industry and learn from their experience on how to take the first steps towards a successful career. Guests will be able to network with CREW professionals, learn about internship opportunities with various companies and take a tour of the construction of the new Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts in Downtown Orlando.

TLC Engineering for Architecture
Magic Room – 11th Floor
255 South Orange Ave, Ste 1600
Orlando, FL 32801

Saturday, November 3, 2012
Check-in: 8:00 a.m. to 8:30 a.m.
Program: 8:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

FREE! Continental breakfast and snacks will be provided.

If you are interested in participating, please register on the following link as spaces are limited:

Are You A Student Looking for Part-Time Work?

Submitted by Career Services Staff Writer

Depending on the type of position you are seeking (on-campus or off-campus) there are two different methods for identifying and applying for part-time positoin openings.  Read through your different options below to learn more about how to search for part-time work. Read More…

Job Choices Magazine is Now Accessible through the Career Services Website

Submitted by Career Services Staff Writer

Job Choices 2013 is now an interactive, digital publication available to you via the “Career Resources Online” page of the OCS website.  This publication will be updated monthly with fresh job search tips, resume and cover letter samples, as well as employer perspectives and top interview questions you will need to know.  If you are looking to gain an edge in your internship or job search, Job Choices 2013 is the resource for you!  Students and alumni may view either the Job Choices or the Job Choices Diversity Edition.

Peace Corps Opportunities Information Session- Life is calling. How far will you go?

Submitted by Career Services Staff Writer 

The Peace Corps, which recently celebrated its 50th year, has been a very popular program for our graduates.  In fact, you may be surprised to learn that Rollins is ranked among the top institutions in the Southeast for producing Peace Corps volunteers.  In addition to serving those in need, the Peace Corps’ programs in business, health, education, information technology, agriculture, modern languages and the environment are great ways our graduates can gain invaluable experience in an international setting after college. Read More…