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JOB SUMMARY: The purpose of this position is provide a student an opportunity to be introduced and gain experience in the role of a project manager working on public improvement projects.

 ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

The intern will report to an assigned Construction Project Managers and will provide support to the project management staff in their everyday roles.

* Build working relationship across the project and client team including general contractors, architects, and other consultants. 

* Balance the needs of various internal and external stakeholders.

* Assist in managing the scope, schedule and budget of small projects. 

* Participate in a public procurement process for a construction project to learn about public sector procurement requirements and the role of business processes in project delivery.

* Participate in the coordination of multi-disciplinary design efforts to learn about working with contracted design professionals (architects and engineers) from an owner's perspective.

* Assist project managers with site walks, reviews of drawings, documents and other key construction project management tasks to learn about fundamental project management professional skills and career paths.

* Attend at least one training, workshop or presentation regarding project management, sustainable design or other related discipline to emphasize the importance of continuing professional education.

Some of the expected educational outcomes;

*Developing and using project management skills and learning formal project management skills.

*Understand the complexities of business, construction, and project management.

*Understand the standards of professionalism in the workplace.

Other duties as assigned.

 QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 * Interest and/or experience in a design, construction or project management career

 * Must be 18 years old per CBRE policy

* Ability to follow safe-work practices, safely navigate a construction site

* Ability to stay on task and ask for assistance when needed

 

Additional experience, knowledge and skills that would make you successful in this internship:

 * Strong written and oral communication skills

 * Intermediate skills with Microsoft Office Suite

 * Working knowledge in MS Project is helpful 

 * Some familiarity with construction best practices is helpful

 * Detail oriented and highly organized

* Leadership skills

* Flexibility to take on range of assignments

* Ability to build working relationships across different departments, levels of authority and with culturally diverse workgroups. 

* Ability to complete multiple tasks as assigned.

EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE: Working towards or completion of a high school diploma.  Previous coursework in reading architectural drawing is preferred.

 CERTIFICATES and/or LICENSES: None

 COMMUNICATION SKILLS: Strong written and verbal communication skills. Strong organizational and analytical skills.  Ability to work effectively on a team with a polite and courteous manner. Ability to effectively present information. 

FINANCIAL KNOWLEDGE: Requires basic knowledge of financial terms and principles. Ability to calculate simple figures such as percentages.

REASONING: Ability to understand and carry out general instructions in standard situations. Ability to solve problems in standard situations. Requires basic analytical skills.

SCOPE OF RESPONSIBILITY: Decisions made with general understanding of procedures and company policies to achieve set results and deadlines. Errors in judgment may cause short-term impact to co-workers and supervisor.

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About CBRE Group, Inc.

CBRE Group, Inc. (NYSE:CBRE), a Fortune 500 and S&P 500 company headquartered in Los Angeles, is the world’s largest commercial real estate services and investment firm (based on 2019 revenue). The company has more than 100,000 employees (excluding affiliates) and serves real estate investors and occupiers through more than 530 offices (excluding affiliates) worldwide. CBRE offers a broad range of integrated services, including facilities, transaction and project management; property management; investment management; appraisal and valuation; property leasing; strategic consulting; property sales; mortgage services and development services. Please visit our website at www.cbre.com.

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