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Summer Research Intern

Full Time
Work Place
Real Estate Field
San Antonio
Postal Code
United States

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The Research Intern is responsible for conducting research with the objective of informing and enhancing firm leadership, the real estate investment process, capital raising, client services, and positioning the firm as a thought leader.  This position will focus on writing research reports and analyzing trends on market conditions, issues of interest to investors, and investment strategies. 

Essential Duties:

  • Support the Global Head of Research in the tracking of key economic and real estate market variables.
  • Work in close collaboration with the quantitative research analysts ensuring that quantitative processes and analysis are incorporated in any recommendation.
  • Work in close collaboration with the Global Head of Research and in-house investment professionals to produce timely research reports.
  • Work with research and investment professionals to develop, maintain and communicate forecasts of key economic and real estate variables.
  • Assist in production of research reports and thought pieces on market conditions and issues of interest and importance to the real estate investment community.
  • Work with research team members to support the creation and management of real estate databases and subscriptions. Engage the support of IT as needed.
  • Attend research team meetings and actively contribute to the discussion.
  • Communicate complex technical ideas in a non-technical manner as appropriate to the audience.
  • Support Affinius Capital team members in developing relevant and coherent presentations.  Make presentations to internal stakeholders as needed.
  • Develop up-to-date knowledge of market and property research and the broader real estate markets.
  • Work under broad supervision and substantial interdependence.
  • Carry out other duties as required.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Real Estate, Finance, Economics, Mathematics, Statistics, or Econometrics, preferred.  A liberal arts degree with excellent writing skills will also be given strong consideration.
  • Pursuing a Master’s Degree is a plus.
  • Progress towards professional designation (such as passing Level I of CFA or CAIA programs) is a plus.
  • Real Estate research experience within a leading real estate consultant, investment manager, developer, investment bank, or a relevant alternative is a plus. 
  • Must be willing to work on-site full-time for 10 weeks during the summer.
  • Qualifications may warrant placement in a different job title.

Key Competencies: 

  • Strong analytical and quantitative skills. Highly skilled in financial analysis.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite, with strong proficiency in Excel and Powerpoint. 
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills. 

Affinius Capital complies with laws and regulations that permit certain requests related to your data in our files, including, but not limited to, the California Consumer Privacy Act (the “CCPA”). The Company's privacy policy and contact information for questions regarding your data or the policy may be found .   


At Affinius Capital our employees enjoy generous benefits packages including comprehensive medical, dental and vision plans,  educational and professional designation assistance, business casual dress attire and much more! Qualified applicants must successfully complete a pre-employment background and drug screen. The above description reflects the details considered necessary to describe the principal functions of the job and should not be construed as a detailed description of all the work requirements that may be performed in the job.


Affinius Capital is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regarding to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.



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