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Real Estate Services: Spring & Summer 2019

Real Estate Services: Spring & Summer 2019

Reports to: Vice President, Real Estate Services

Department Overview:
PIDC’s Real Estate Services group provides a range of services, including (1) property management and marketing of nearly 300 acres of industrial land throughout Philadelphia, (2) marketing multiple surplus properties for the City of Philadelphia, and (3) planning and implementation of strategic real estate initiatives, such as the Lower Schuylkill Master Plan.  

Position Summary:
PIDC’s Real Estate Services group seeks a motivated, hard-working intern to assist with the projects below and general departmental responsibilities.  Candidates should have education, experience, or a high level of interest in real estate, planning, or development.  In addition, candidates should be able to use Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, Adobe InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop.

  1. Lower Schuylkill Planning & Development
    The successful candidate will be responsible for the following tasks:
    • Draft 1-3 high-quality grant applications for brownfield assessment and remediation.  This work includes data compilation, research on select environmental and public health conditions, and creation of illustrative graphics.  
    • Prepare reports for existing brownfield grants
    • Support an array of planning initiatives in the Lower Schuylkill, including information review, research, stakeholder engagement, and generation of documents and images to advance the initiatives.
  2. Land & Water Conservation Fund Projects
    Assist with environmental, cultural, historic, financial, and regulatory analysis of parkland substitutions.  This task includes research, analysis, community engagement, interaction with regulatory agencies, coordination with external consultants, drafting narrative, and development of illustrative images. 
  3. Development of Strategic Acquisition Plan
    The successful candidate will develop a strategic acquisition plan to replenish PIDC’s industrial site inventory and secure key parcels within the Lower Schuylkill.
  4. General Project Support
    he Real Estate Services group manages an active portfolio of properties and projects throughout the City of Philadelphia.  The successful candidate will work with staff to support these transactions and required reporting.    

Minimum Qualifications:
Graduate student in business, real estate, planning or public administration. Valid driver’s license required. 

Application Process:
Interested intern applicants should submit a cover letter and resume electronically to the contact info below.

Due Date: 
April 5, 2019

PIDC promotes a culture of inclusion and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, religion, national or ethnic origin, age, disability, veteran status or any other legally protected factor.

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Contact Information
Marquis Tavon Upshur, PHR, SHRM-CP
Vice President, Human Resources
mupshur@PIDCphila.com