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Developing the next generation of talent

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Student Resources

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Student Resources

Build a brighter future.

The next generation of professionals needs the right resources and tools to meet the challenges of the evolving retail and real estate industry. ICSC and the ICSC Foundation have created the following programs to support students looking to enter the industry.

Student Membership

Become a student member and gain access to ICSC’s network of industry professionals, proprietary research and data, job listings, and special rates for ICSC’s educational programs, including national, regional and local events, and more. Receive curated content, programming and opportunities in the student-only Opportunity Knocks newsletter.


Retail Real Estate Institute Certificate Program for Students

Get a head start in your career goals — This complimentary program offers college and university students the opportunity to learn more about the industry.

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Career Talks

Join these live and on-demand conversations with industry leaders for students interested in retail real estate.

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ICSC Launch Academy

Retail is at the heart of every community and as local communities continue to grow and evolve, the retail real estate industry seeks to hire talent reflective of the communities we serve.

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The ICSC Foundation offers nearly 100 academic scholarships for undergraduate and graduate students in the United States and Canada. Scholarship recipients are paired with an industry mentor and supported to attend an ICSC conference.

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Student Member Advisory Committee (SMAC)

Get involved and help shape ICSC's student-focused programs and resources while gaining valuable industry knowledge and connections.



The ICSC Foundation Mentorship Program pairs undergraduate and graduate students with a dedicated industry professional who supports their advancement. Students can expand their network, learn more about the industry and enhance their chances for success.

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The ICSC Foundation Internship Program provides students with access to a robust listing of paid summer and academic-year internship opportunities. Eligible interns can apply for a Summer Internship Grant from the Foundation to assist with basic expenses.

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College & University Partnership Program

Colleges and universities can provide their students with free ICSC membership allowing access to ICSC’s myriad programs and opportunities.

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Talent HQ

Our internal platform provides the latest job and internship postings within retail real estate as well as career-building resources.

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Get as much as you give.

Volunteer at ICSC and join members as interested in the industry as you are.

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