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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.

Through an immersive virtual learning experience and a paid summer internship, the Launch Academy will provide you with the tools needed to successfully pursue a career in retail real estate. Whether you are enrolled in a real estate program or a related discipline, the Academy has an opportunity for you.

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis; however, early application strongly encouraged.

  • Paid summer internship
  • Bi-monthly virtual learning labs (spring semester)
  • Two-week skill-building academy (pre-internship)
  • An industry mentor and coaching
  • Weekly virtual activities (summer)
  • Must identify as Black/African American, Hispanic/Latinx, Asian American and Native American
  • Must be enrolled as a rising sophomore, junior or senior at an accredited 4-year college or university
  • Express an interest in commercial real estate or related field
  • Completion of real estate and/or business/finance-related courses preferred

Interested in sponsoring an intern?

If you are seeking to improve diversity and inclusion within your company, ICSC can help connect you to a pipeline of high-performing, racially diverse college students from across the country.  Click here to learn more.














For more information, please contact

Jazmen Johnson

Director, Diversity & Inclusion

+1 202 626 1407