Highwoods Properties Summer Intern in Raleigh, North Carolina



  • Track and report progress of construction jobs to Construction Manager.
  • Interact with subcontractors and inspectors
  • Analyze and evaluate current processes, make suggestions and improvements to create efficiency
  • Travel by personal vehicle to construction jobs in and around Raleigh (mileage reimbursed)
  • Complete a department-related project, to be assigned


  • Accompany Leasing Representatives and assist in showing space to brokers and prospective customers
  • Assist in writing proposals
  • Ensure vacant spaces are ready for showings—clean, lights working properly, marketing flyers in place, etc.
  • Participate in other leasing processes such as space design and construction of space for new customers
  • Complete a department-related project, to be assigned


  • Shadow Director of Property Management and Property Managers
  • Assist with building, janitorial, and landscape inspections
  • Learn how Highwoods provided excellent customer service through interaction with property managers and Customer Service
  • Complete a department-related project, to be assigned


  • Shadow Senior Maintenance Technicians to learn day-to-day activities of a dynamic maintenance department
  • Learn typical plumbing, electrical, fire panel, HVAC challenges and resolution procedures
  • Complete a department-related project, to be assigned

THE SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE will possess effective organization, time management, and interpersonal skills and the desire to learn multiple aspects of commercial real estate. Preferred degree programs include Construction, Real Estate, Marketing, Business Administration or Finance.

Candidate must have Microsoft Office skills, particularly in Excel. CAD experience is a plus. Will be required to read and understand OSHA safety Standard Operating Procedures and wear proper personal protective equipment while on job sites.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

Posted: April 19, 2018