The Imran Jaffer Foundation JLL Summer Internship will celebrate and recognize a student who shares similar qualities, values and interests to Imran, and will help them pursue their dreams and aspirations towards a fulfilling career in commercial real estate.
The Imran Jaffer Foundation JLL Summer Internship was established in collaboration with Jones Lang LaSalle in memory of Imran Jaffer who had successfully completed a summer internship at JLL. The objective of this Internship is to provide an opportunity for a third year student at Western University enrolled in the Urban Development Program or the Richard Ivey School of Business with an interest in real estate services. This paid Internship will commence in the summer of 2016 and will initially be based in Toronto.
JLL is a financial and professional services firm specializing in real estate. The firm offers integrated services delivered by expert teams worldwide to clients seeking increased value by owning, occupying and investing in real estate.
To learn more about JLL and the work we do, visit www.jll.ca.
Position: Summer Associate, Research Analyst
Term: May – August 2016
Location: JLL’s GTA Offices (rotation)
The Imran Jaffer Foundation and JLL are accepting applications for the position of Summer Associate, Research Analyst. Under the supervision of a dedicated JLL-Western Internship Liaison, the incumbent will perform a range of administrative and research functions within the JLL platform. As part of our team, the student will be responsible for tracking and analyzing all aspects of the local commercial real estate market and leveraging that knowledge proactively for research projects and business development efforts.
The term of the employment would be four (4) months commencing in early May. The hours of work are Monday to Friday, from 8:30 am to 5:30 pm.
The incumbent must be a current student who has completed three years of University education and must be returning to full-time student status in the fall to apply. Enrollment in a business administration, urban development and planning, or geography program would be required.
A summer internship at JLL can give you a head start into the real estate industry with:
- A remunerated 4 month program that includes a rotation through at least 3 of JLL’s business lines
- Exposure to the firm’s diverse services by participating in weekly educational seminars
- Participation in intern performance evaluation process
- Networking and mentoring opportunities and a chance to get to know both fellow interns and JLL colleagues
- Real-life experience working on JLL projects
Though each student brings unique talents and perspective to an internship, the most successful share common skills and qualifications, including:
- Interest in the real estate industry
- Strong analytical skills
- Proficiency in Microsoft office (Excel, Word, and PowerPoint)
- Exceptional interpersonal skills and strong oral and written communication skills
- Excellent problem-solving skills and strong attention to detail
- Ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks in a dynamic work environment
- Ability to work independently and collaboratively
The primary business needs for this position are to:
- Provide research and advisory support for current initiatives
- Provide research to inform decisions about specific assets
- Gather information to prepare reports about portfolios and assets
- Provide administration and project management support for realty rationalization, planning, development, and divestment projects
- Participate on JLL’s Social and Charity Committees
If you are a bright and motivated individual looking for a summer that will kick start your professional career while you are still in university – then JLL has the opportunity for you!
Here are the qualifications for students to be part of the Imran Jaffer Foundation Summer Internship Program at JLL:
- Enrolled full-time in year three (3)
- Business administration, urban development & planning, or geography program is required.
- academic average of at least 75%
- Have demonstrated some philanthropic work
- Returning to full-time studies (4.0 credits) following summer work term
A selection committee comprised of representatives from JLL, IJF and Western will determine the winning candidate.
2015 salaries – Four (4) month summer work term $11,566 (average) - salary range was from $10,000 to $13,000 for a four (4) month summer term (for third year students).
Philanthropy refers to the sense of caring, supporting, developing and improving the human spirit (or condition) by both those who provide support to others members of society and those who receive it. In 250 words, describe how you have either provided or received service to others and how this impacted your life. You can also describe how providing philanthropy will be part of your life in the future.
- Upload your resume through CareerCentral (include your academic program)
- Upload your grades through CareerCentral (75% minimum average required)
- Include a 250 word essay, upload through “Writing Sample”
- Apply by January 12, 2016