The Real Estate Boot Camp provides opportunities for students to engage with top leaders in the real estate industry in events such as panel discussions, mock interviews, and site visits. 

Application for Spring 2021 can be obtained by contacting Lisa Ford at for additional information.  

Past Events - Fall 2020

Webinar #1: Insights on Real Estate and Financial Markets During the Pandemic

Webinar #2: Supply Chains and Industrial Real Estate: Changing Dynamics During the Pandemic and Beyond

Webinar #3: Real Estate in the Hospitality Industry

Chatham Financial

Successful Transition from College to a Career in Real Estate

Real Estate Careers and Resume Prep

Resume Portfolio

Ed Falkowski - Cushman & Wakefield


Real Estate Career Expo

Pennrose Properties

Justin Lee - ABI Investments, LLC

PwC "Emerging Trends in Real Estate"

Past Events - Spring 2020

ARGUS Certification Course
1/23, 1/26,1/28, 2/2, and 2/4 4:30-8:30 PM
115 Business Building (Trading Room)
Students must register in LionPath to participate in the ARGUS training

REIT Stock Pitch Competition - Deadline to Register
Thursday, January 23, 2020
Additional details at

Resume Portfolio
Monday, January 27th
Updated Resumes due to Lisa Ford at for Spring Resume Portfolio

SNL Real Estate through the Market Intelligence Platform
Wednesday, January 29, 2020
10 AM

Career Planning Appointments
Schedule during the week of February 3-7 and February 10-14, 2020

Stuart Rothstein
Chief Executive Officer and President of Apollo
Thursday, February 13, 2020
1:30 PM in 337 Business Building
RSVP required

Rockport VAL Software Training
Wednesday, February 19, 2020
6 PM

Virtual Site Visit with Rockport VAL, JP Morgan's CRE Valuation, and Newmark Knight Frank Valuation & Advisory
Friday, April 3, 2020
1-2:30 PM

Past Events - Fall 2019

Resume Preparation and Interview Skills
Tuesday, September 10th
126 Business Building

Bonus Session
IRA Lubert
Founder and Partner of LLR Partners
Smeal College Trading Room

IRES Advisory Board Panel Discussion and Alumni Networking Event
Friday, September 13th
Assembly Room, Nittany Lion Inn

Bonus Session
Stuart Rothstein
CEO and President, Apollo Real Estate Finance
Capital Markets from a Real Estate Perspective
3-4 PM
Smeal College Trading Room

Chatham Financial
Thursday, September 19th 
5-6 PM
126 Business Building

PropTech presentation by Jordon Kostelac
Wednesday, September 25th
9:05-9:55 AM
Foster Auditorium, 102 Paterno Library

ARGUS Certification Course
9/29 3-7 PM, 10/1 6-9 PM, 10/6 3-7 PM, and 10/8 6-9 PM
207 Business Building

Advance Realty Lecture
Michael E. Straneva
Partner, TAS Global Real Estate, Hospitality and Construction Sector Leader
Ernst & Young
Friday, October 18th
2-3 PM
124 Business Building

Real Estate Site Visit - Philadelphia
Thursday/Friday, November 14th-15th
Pennrose and Henderson Properties

Regions Bank
Real Estate Banking Strategy and Sales Performance
Tuesday, November 19th
5 - 6:30 PM
125 Business Building

VAL overview
Monday, December 2nd
6-7 PM
125 Business Building

REIT Stock Pitch Information Session
Wednesday, December 4th
126 Business Building