Real Estate Boot Camp

Learn from top leaders in the real estate industry by attending panel discussions, mock interviews, and site visits.

Register for the Real Estate Boot Camp to engage with top leaders in the industry through panel discussions, mock interviews, and property site visits.

Spring 2024 Events

April 12, 2024
Ice cream social
5-5:30 pm
126 Business Building

March 25, 2024
Marcus & Millichap PSU Student Info Session
6-7:30 pm
110 Business Building

March 14, 2024
Joy Mack from the MRE program
4:30-5 pm
102 Business Building

February 22, 2024
Guest Speaker: Peter Zabierek, CEO and Portfolio Manager, Sugi Capital Management, Inc.
4:30-5:45 pm
102 Business Building

February 15, 2024
Final Round, REIT Stock Pitch Competition
Time and Location: TBD

January 29, 2024
Guest Speaker:  Dick Stanton, COMPASS, Development and Tenant Selection
6:00-7:30 pm
124 Business Building

January 26, 2024
Registration deadline for REIT Stock Pitch Competition
5 pm
First submissions due:  January 30th by 5:00 p.m.

January 22, 2024
Guest Speaker:  Marcy Milhomme, PSU:  Public Speaking and Pitch composition and delivery / Prep for REIT Stock Pitch
6-7:30 pm
124 Business Building

January 15, 2024
Orientation/Welcome Meeting, held jointly with PSRA
6-7:00 pm
110 Business Building

Fall 2023 Events

December 8, 2023
Rothstein Case Competition
2:30-5:30 pm
124 Business Building

November 10, 2023
Guest Speaker Presentation, Ryan Fix (’16), JBG Smith
11:15 am-12:30 pm
124 Business Building

November 7, 2023
Rockport Val Training by zoom
5-6:30 pm
125 Business Building

October 28, 2023
Real Estate Tailgate, Beaver Stadium (prior to kickoff)

October 26, 2023
Sean Hofmann (‘20) & Will Denney (’19) – Panel Event:  From Case Competitions to Industry Analyst
4:30 pm
104 Business Building

October 18, 2023
Marcus & Millichap Careers Event (Zoom)
5 pm

October 16, 2023
Advanced Individual Training:  Roadmap to Optimizing Course Offerings within the Real Estate Department
5:30 pm
110 Business Building

October 9, 2023
Advanced Individual Training, Internship and Job Search
5:30 pm
110 Business Building

September 26, 2023
Virtual Prep for Smeal Business Career Fair
3-6 p.m.

September 22, 2023
CBRE Panel Discussion led by Jeff Dunne
A panel discussion with recent alums on career development and industry insights.
124 Business Building, 4-6 p.m.

September 19-20, 2023
Smeal Business Career Fair
Business Building Atrium, 11 a.m.-3 p.m.

September 11, 2023
Sands Investment Group
A discussion on investment sales and brokerage industry background.
121 Business Building, 6-7:30 p.m.

August 30, 2023
Tour the Nittany Lion Inn with Gary Brandeis, CEO of Scholar Hotel Group
Students will meet in front of the Nittany Lion Inn at 4 p.m.



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