IREM STUDENT OF THE YEAR SCHOLARSHIP
Application Deadline: June 30, 2013
If you are a college/university student who has shown academic achievement and an interest in pursuing a career in real estate management this scholarship is for you. Here’s your chance to win a trip to IREM’s 2013 Fall Leadership Conference in sunny Scottsdale, AZ! Filled with several opportunities to network and attend professional learning sessions, the fall conference has a lot to offer and IREM wants it to be experienced first-hand.
Scholarship will include:
- Complimentary registration to attend IREM’s 2013 Fall Leadership Conference in Scottsdale, AZ on October 15-19, 2013.
- Hotel accommodations at Westin Kierland Resort & Spa in Scottsdale, AZ, IREM’s headquarters hotel
- Airfare expenses
- Incidental expenses/meals up to $250
Dates and Deadlines
June 30, 2013 – Submission deadline
July 31, 2013 – Notification to the scholarship recipient and to all other students will be no later than this date
October 15-19, 2013 – IREM’s Fall Leadership Conference in Scottsdale, AZ
- Applicant must be a full-time college/university enrolled during the 2012-2013 academic year
- Application must be accompanied by a letter of recommendation from a faculty member, school advisor, or IREM member
- Full-time students of all majors may apply
- Application and letter of recommendation must be submitted electronically to firstname.lastname@example.org as a single PDF document
Download the application at www.irem.org/academicresources
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WHAT TOP EXECUTIVES LOOK FOR WHEN HIRING
Two top real estate management executives, Karen Whitt, CPM®, of Colliers International and Fred Tuomi, of Equity Residential, describe the competencies and abilities they look for when hiring new employees.
FIVE TIPS FOR YOUR PHONE INTERVIEW
Do you have a phone interview in the future? Consider these six tips for making a lasting impression. Pass the phone interview and your next call will be to schedule an in-person interview.
- Do your research
- Google the person you will be talking to
- Look at the job posting you applied for
- Study the company’s culture by going to their website
- No dropped calls
In today’s world, land lines are hard to come by when doing a phone interview. If you plan on using your cell phone, make sure you have a good signal and are somewhere with no distractions.
- Dress for success
Although it’s a phone interview, dress up and smile. As silly as it may seem, it will make you feel more confident and the interviewer will see it through the phone
- Make sure to pause
The interviewer needs to take notes on you so don’t sprint through your answers. If you go too fast, some of your answers may be lost.
- Ask questions
At the end of every phone interview, the interviewer will ask if you have any questions. Be prepared with a few meaningful questions that tie in with your interview. Since the phone interview is the initial step to an in-person interview, stay away from asking questions about salary and benefits.
ASSESSING YOUR LEADERSHIP SKILLS
Effective leaders influence their co-workers, behavior and work in a way that increases confidence, effectiveness, and productivity, and ultimately increases the company's profitability. How effective are your leadership skills? Learn more and complete leadership skills self-assessments to see how efficient and effective you are as a leader. Then, create an action plan to develop as a leader...
Check out other IREM Tutorials @ www.irem.org//education/skillbuilders.cfm
JPM® E-DITION HIGHLIGHTS ON IREM’s
LEADERSHIP AND LEGISLATIVE SUMMIT
April 6-10, 2013 ● Omni Shoreham Hotel ● Washington, DC
The Leadership and Legislative Summit special e-dition of JPM® is now available! Whether you want to relive the highlights from D.C., or couldn't attend and want to see what you missed, get the inside scoop right here. Click here to start reading the issue.
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IREM ACADEMIC CONNECTIONS
IREM develops relationships with colleges and universities in an effort to make real estate management a career of choice among students and others entering the workplace. Here’s some recent news from several of these institutions:
Georgetown Real Estate Students Win NAIOP Maryland/DC Intercollegiate Case Competition
For six weeks this spring, a team of Master’s in Real Estate students balanced work, life, and school work as well as putting in an extra 8-12 hours a week working on their team’s submission to the NAIOP Maryland/DC Intercollegiate Real Estate Case Competition. That hard work paid off on April 12 when the team was announced the winner of the competition. As the winning team, the students won $10,000.
Bloch School Real Estate Student Helps Sweep International Urban Design Competition
A team of students from the UMKC Henry W. Bloch School of Management’s Master of Entrepreneurial Real Estate Program and Kansas State University’s architectural school won first place in the ULI/Gerald D. Hines Student Urban Design Competition. The team received a $50,000 prize.
Check out other schools at IREM Academic Connections
IREM'S NEW STUDENT MEMBERS
IREM’s student community has grown by 79 since February 2013. Coming from 35 colleges and universities, here are the new student members.
IREM Student Members
Jose Aguirre - University of Texas - El Paso
Sumitra Nakarangsu - George Mason University
Interested in IREM student membership for yourself or for someone you know?
IREM Student Membership Application Click here
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