JES Holdings dedicates a large amount of time and effort to developing future leaders in the real estate industry. Our largest program is our current internship program that we sponsor with partner universities. We provide opportunities through this program for future professionals to be exposed to a successful, dynamic working environment and to learn skills imperative to launching a successful career.
If you are interested in a career in the real estate industry, gaining valuable hands-on learning experience and applying your education, then this program may be the one for you. Our internship program offers flexible, part-time hours during the school year and potential full time opportunities in the summer.
Matt Bergjans is studying Finance and Real Estate at the University of Missouri. Matt worked as an intern at Dielmann Sotheby’s International Realty in St. Louis. He is a member of Kappa Alpha Order and is also a tutor and mentor to grade school and high school students at United Community Builders. Matt will graduate in May of 2017.
Nicole Bunte is studying Journalism, with an emphasis in Strategic Communication and English at the University of Missouri. She is a member of the Alpha Delta Pi sorority and a staff writer for the Mizzou publication, Her Campus. She volunteers at the Ronald McDonald House, as well as the Food Bank of Concordia Seminary in St. Louis. Nicole will graduate in May of 2017.
Abby Gillum studies Journalism with an emphasis in Strategic Communication at the University of Missouri, with an anticipated graduation of May 2017. She previously interned at Hill & Knowlton Strategies in Brussels, Belgium. Abby previously volunteered at the Warrensburg School District and worked in childcare at the Warrensburg Community Center.
Nicki Murff studies Journalism with an emphasis in Strategic Communication at the University of Missouri, with an anticipated graduation of May 2017. She previously worked as an editorial intern at Missouri Life Magazine. Nicki was a member of Alpha Phi Omega and volunteers at Caring for Columbia, Cedar Creek Therapeutic Riding, Central Missouri Food Bank and Granny’s House.
Jacob Renie is studying Journalism with an emphasis in Strategic Communication at the University of Missouri. His past internships include Faith Driven Business, Mizzou Environmental Leadership Office and Mizzou Honors College Newsletter. Jacob will graduate in May of 2017.
Anna is studying Accounting at the University of Missouri. Working for JES Holdings will serve as Anna’s first internship during her college career. She will be graduating in May of 2018.
Carley Wells is studying Business Administration with an emphasis in Management at the University of Missouri. She is a member of the Society for Human Resource Management, Sam Walton Scholars and Zeta Tau Alpha. She volunteers at the Central Missouri Humane Society, Granny’s House and attends the Mizzou Alternative Spring Break. Carley will graduate in May of 2017.
Started as an Intern: 4/5/2012
Hired as an Employee: 5/29/2013
“Since starting with JES as a Human Resources intern, I have had nothing but positive experiences. During my internship, I was assigned meaningful tasks that helped me to grow as a human resources professional. My transition into my new role was seamless. JES continues to help expand my knowledge through career development and training programs.”
Started as an Intern: 4/2/2012
Hired as an Employee: 5/27/2013
“In addition to the valuable real-world experience I was given as an intern with JES Holdings, the company was willing to work with my college course load during the school year. Upon graduation, I was offered a full-time position as a Graphic Designer. I considered myself fortunate to advance in an industry that is constantly changing and growing. JES Holdings supports my work and challenges me with a diverse portfolio of projects across all six companies. I currently hold the position of Senior Creative Specialist and have been an integral part of establishing inventive policies and procedures that help our department deliver projects more efficiently.”
Started as an Intern: 5/28/2013
Hired as an Employee: 5/19/2014
“As an intern with JES Holdings, you have the ability to wear different hats throughout the summer. I had the opportunity to work with our underwriting, asset management, transactions and construction teams. This allowed me to experience diverse business situations and become more knowledgeable about the company’s business and culture. This led to my decision to join the company.”
Started as an Intern: 6/2/2009
Hired as an Employee: 6/1/2010
“From my start as a Property Management intern, JES Holdings has given me many opportunities to grow and develop benefitting both myself and the organization. After graduation, I worked in both leasing and asset management. It is obvious how much JES lives their core values by going above and beyond to further employee’s knowledge and skill base. Through training seminars, guidance from the executive team and directors, and exposure to a multitude of projects, my experiences have given me an opportunity to gain a sharper perspective of our business and culture.”