NAIOP Developing Leaders: University Mentorship Program 2019

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NAIOP Edmonton is proud to introduce round two of the inaugural Developing Leader/University of Alberta Mentorship Program, providing University of Alberta students with a valuable opportunity for personal and professional growth. Through focused, one-on-one networking sessions with a NAIOP Developing Leader (commercial real estate professionals under 35), students will forge valuable new industry connections and learn about the various career paths available to them in the commercial real estate industry.

How it works:

• Each of the Mentors listed below have committed to separately meet with two unique University of Alberta students (Mentees) during the Winter semester for up to two meetings each.

• Students should have completed basic business courses and have a strong interest in learning more about working in the broader Commercial Real Estate industry.

• A maximum of fourteen University students (2 per Mentor) will be granted access to the program as a Mentee for the Winter Semester (Jan – Apr). Please only sign up once.

• Students can sign up for this program on a First-come, First-served basis. Registration will go live on January 17th at 10:00AM via an Eventbrite link that will be provided to students prior to.

• Upon acceptance into the program, each Mentee will be able to select one Mentor, subject to availability. Mentees must then schedule a date within four weeks to have an initial meeting with their chosen Mentor.

• Come prepared with questions and use this opportunity to forge new relationships in the industry as well as learn about various career paths that are available within commercial real estate.

2019 Participating Mentors:

We are honoured to have had the following industry leaders participating in the inaugural intake of the Mentorship Program (click here for full bios):

1. Bronwyn Scrivens, Associate, Industrial Sales & Leasing, Cushman & Wakefield

2. Anand Pye, Executive Director, NAIOP Edmonton

3. Alex Shaw, Analyst, Real Estate, Alberta Investment Management Corp. (AIMCo)

4. Curtis Friesen, Director of Sales, Synergy Group

5. Hillary Smith, Associate, Office Leasing, Avison Young

6. Brandon Hughes, Associate, RE/MAX Commercial Capital

7. Paige Rutherford, Associate, Real Estate, CIBC Commercial Banking

8. Isaac Achen, Analyst, Investments, Cameron Development Corporation

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