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Real Estate Operations Intern

Link Logistics Real Estate (“Link”) is the largest U.S.-only owner and operator of last-mile industrial real estate. Established by Blackstone in 2019, Link Logistics leases warehouse space to thousands of customers of all sizes. The firm’s scale, cutting-edge technology and logistics expertise serve a portfolio that comprises more than 500 million square feet in dynamic markets across the nation. Each year, more than 5 percent of U.S. GDP flows through the company’s state-of-the-art facilities. 


We believe good business is synonymous with doing good, making environmental, social and governance (ESG) foundational to the firm. ESG initiatives at Link Logistics include setting ambitious goals to combat climate change, partnering with local nonprofits, and prioritizing diversity, equity and inclusion. Link Logistics has the scale, footprint and proprietary insights, as well as a heightened focus on sustainability, to drive value for all stakeholders, including employees. Just as we give our customers space to grow, we give our people space to grow—and thrive.

At Link, we give our customers space to grow—and we give people space to grow, too. Our paid 10-week summer internship program helps students gain valuable experience and develop business skills while learning the basics of commercial and industrial real estate. We offer internships in 15 departments including Capital Markets, Construction, Development, Financial Planning & Analysis, Investments, IT, Leasing, Property Management, Marketing and more.   


Link is looking for actively enrolled juniors (rising seniors) who would be interested in a real estate internship on our Operations team this upcoming summer. Summer interns will work across the industrial spectrum and can expect to have close interaction with the broader operations team. Operations interns have the opportunity to work in one of the following groups: 


Construction & Procurement: Interns in Construction & Procurement will work with our Construction Operations, Regional Construction/On-site Project Management, CAPEX FP&A, and all other Construction based teams. They will understand construction-related aspects of a large portfolio of industrial properties.  . The interns will be exposed to all manners of commercial real estate and will gain an overall understanding of total cost and schedule related to each construction project. The interns will be integrated with Construction Management software while interpreting, organizing, and tracking all construction data and documentation related to a job and maintaining constant communication between  Project Managers, VP/SVP’s of Construction, ConOps Leaders, and various other LINK stakeholders. 


Building Solutions: Building Solutions interns will engage in the development and implementation of portfolio wide sustainability policies and programs. They will be exposed to internal stakeholders across Link to further develop Building Solutions programs and assist with strategic enterprise-level sustainability and energy efficiency projects.


Property Management: Property Management interns will combine customer service and analytical skills to support the property management team as they deliver high-level customer satisfaction. Interns will learn about property management and how our team oversees the health of our portfolio.


Lease Administration: Lease Administration interns will work with our Lease Administration department leadership to learn how to collaborate between departments to maintain the integrity of lease data points in our database and understand all aspects of the lease administration process, including reviewing reports and documents to ensure accurate data.  They will have an opportunity to lead a project that will improve processes and efficiencies within the Lease Administration department while learning about the day-to-day execution of tasks related to Link’s lease portfolio. Interns will gain a basic understanding of commercial real estate Leases, which are the cornerstone contract of all real estate transactions.


Procurement: The Procurement Intern will be responsible for assisting the Procurement department with day-to-day administrative and processing activities. The Procurement department is responsible provides value-added services for all departments within Link, specific to procuring and managing projects from start to finish, and ensuring that the overall item(s) or project(s) are up to the standards of the firm. Procurement Interns are critical contributors to strategic sourcing, negotiating, inventory control, forecasting, etc. They will have direct influence over the millions of dollars’ worth of spend with Link’s vendors. The ideal candidate will have a strong academic background, a keen interest in procurement, and the ability to think strategically and analytically.


Participate in organizing special projects including progress tracking and reporting. 

Help to coordinate the preparation of presentations to senior management teams or third parties, as required.  

Perform a variety of analyses, as assigned. 

Develop relationships with both the operations and asset management teams, as well as internal support personnel, to help facilitate a streamlined, efficient operations function. 

Support gathering analyze, interpret, and prepare operational data for reporting in a specified format. 

Responsible for the collection, aggregation, export of data and input into the Yardi database.  

Identify opportunities for process improvement. 

Assist with AP (Accounts Payable) Coding, Work Orders, and Purchase Orders as needed. 



About industrial real estate, property management, building solutions, lease administration, leasing, and construction 

Key players and duties of the operations team including project managers, operations managers, and analysts 

The complete process of securing a new tenant to contracting a project to payment for work 



Current junior (rising senior) undergraduate student at an accredited four-year institution 

Pursuing a degree in accounting, finance, real estate, economics, mathematics, business, civil engineering, or related field 

Strong interest in commercial real estate asset management and investment (no formal experience required) 

Basic understanding of real estate investment and financing processes including, but not limited to, market analysis, financial analysis, property valuation and capital markets 

Exceptional knowledge of MS Word, PowerPoint, and Excel 

Ability to prioritize and multi-task in a fast-paced environment 

Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail 

Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills 

Excellent oral and written communication skills since interaction with senior level management will be required 

Must be actively enrolled for consideration of internship  


$30/hour represents the presently anticipated base compensation pay range for this position at Link. Actual pay may vary based on various factors, including but not limited to location and experience.


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EEO Statement

The Company is an equal opportunity employer. In accordance with applicable law, we prohibit discrimination against any applicant, employee, or other covered person based on any legally recognized basis, including, but not limited to: veteran status, uniformed servicemember status, race, color, caste, immigration status, religion, religious creed (including religious dress and grooming practices), sex, gender, gender expression, gender identity, marital status, sexual orientation, pregnancy (including childbirth, lactation or related medical conditions), age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, physical or mental disability, genetic information (including testing and characteristics), protected leave status, domestic violence victim status, or any other consideration protected by federal, state or local law. We are committed to providing reasonable accommodations, if you need an accommodation to complete the application process, please email