Construction Development Intern in Birmingham, AL at Books-A-Million, Inc.

Date Posted: 6/28/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Under the direction and leadership of the Real Estate Manager, the intern will perform a series of functions in collaboration with the Real Estate Team to gain a clear and basic understanding of the real estate investment process, day-to-day business functions and decision making of the organization. The internship will be for a period of 60 days.

  • Assist Construction/Development team with project management/tenant coordination/document processing for all PGP projects
  • Assist in the process to collect and submit construction estimates for all PGP projects
  • Travel to PGP development sites to collect and document and report back on-site conditions and issues
  • Build a constructive and collaborative relationship with colleagues and external business partners
  • Attend meetings, strategic planning sessions and coaching and feedback activities
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Job Requirements

Qualifications and Education Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Building Science or Civil engineering (or currently enrolled in Senior year)
  • Strong business acumen, analytical skills and ability to communicate clearly

Preferred Skills

  • Ability to understand and interpret data and draw conclusions
  • Assertiveness and intellectual and business curiosity
  • Self-motivation

Physical and Environmental Requirements


  • Must be able to sit at a computer or desk for extended periods of time
  • Must be able to use hands/arms to operate keyboard, telephone and for repetitive motion activities
  • Must be able to lift objects up to 25lbs. with or without assistance
  • Must be able to communicate using speech, sight, and sound with or without assistive device
  • Must be able to stand, walk, stoop, or crouch while performing daily activities of the job.
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