UCREW offers endless networking opportunities for students looking to connect with industry professionals and establish their foothold within the industry. We offer unique access to our CREW Vancouver member network through exclusive student events and monthly industry lunches.
View a list of upcoming CREW events here and see some of our past events here.
UCREW partners with post-secondary institutions to host events that offer students direct access to industry professionals. Our past events include interactive speaker panels and networking sessions, site / office tours, minglers, and granting student access to members-only events:
UCREW Student Mingler - Virtual Event
January 27, 2021 (5:30 PM to 6:30 PM PST)
UCREW’s signature networking event is a unique opportunity for students and industry professionals to connect. Our virtual format will provide direct access to a select roster of experienced industry professionals in intimate group settings. Students will have the opportunity to ask questions and explore the varied career paths available. For CREW Members and sponsors, this event is your chance to meet the dynamic generation of future industry leaders.
This event will take place through zoom, hosted by UCREW. All participants will be split into breakout groups of 4 students to 1 industry professional. Each professional will participate in 3 different breakout groups during the 1 hour duration. Students will come prepared with questions to ask.
For CREW Members and sponsors, this event is your chance to meet the dynamic generation of future industry leaders!
Register here today!
For any questions, please email Natasha Gorji (firstname.lastname@example.org).
We look forward to seeing you there!
UBC Careers in Real Estate Industry Night
UCREW jointly with NAIOP Developing Leaders, Women of UDI, and the UBC Sauder School of Business Career Centre, hosts the annual UBC Careers in Real Estate Industry Night Event each February. The event is a networking and information gathering session for UBC Sauder business students to meet industry professionals and learn about the diverse opportunities available in the industry.
Participants represent a wide breadth of functions within the real estate sector including marketing, finance, accounting, operations, as well as more specialized areas such as brokerage, development, and property and asset management.
The night typically begins with a moderated panel discussion with experienced industry executives, followed by an hour of networking.
The 2020 event took place on February 4th, and featured a panel moderated by Dr. Tsur Sommerville. Panelists included with industry executives from development, investment management, finance, brokerage, and marketing.
SFU Beedie Urban Development Program (BUDP) Industry Night
UCREW is pleased to have supported the BUDP Industry Night since the program's start in 2017, with our members sharing their experience and passion for commercial real estate with students.
The 2020 event took place virtually in July.
UBC Real Estate Club Annual Kick Off Event
UCREW enjoys supporting this annual sold-out event that brings together over 100 students and industry professionals, giving students a chance to network and learn more about different facets of commercial real estate industry.
Check back here for more news on upcoming student events!
If you are a post-secondary institution or student association looking to connect with UCREW for an event, please contact the Education Outreach/UCREW/CREW Foundation team.
JOB SHADOWING, JOBS, & INTERNSHIPS
The UCREW Shadowing Program provides opportunities for students to job shadow professionals in the commercial real estate industry. Shadowing consists of a half day with a professional in the student's field of interest and occurs during the second quarter of each year.
We also provide a hub for job postings and internships aiming to link companies from our vast network of members and sponsors with future industry leaders. Students can review current job postings on our job board.
Opportunities become available regularly, so visit often to see what’s new!