Starwood Capital Overview:
Starwood Capital Group is a private investment firm with a primary focus on global real estate. Since its inception in 1991, the Firm has raised over $70 billion of capital and currently has approximately $115 billion of assets under management. Over the past 30 years, Starwood Capital has invested in over $200 billion of assets, including properties within every major real estate asset class.
Starwood Capital’s Internship Program is 9-weeks long and we select a group of highly motivated summer interns with the goal of identifying talent for our Full-time Analyst Program. Our size and structure provides individuals with a high level of responsibility and the unique opportunity to work directly with senior management, joint venture partners, investment bankers, brokers and commercial lenders in all real estate classes. Summer Interns will participate in a variety of specialized trainings that will refine their skills and assist them in transitioning into the professional working environment of Starwood and the investment industry as a whole. A mentorship driven program allows our Summer Interns to create lasting relationships that will support the continued growth of a successful career.
Interns will gain experience to multiple aspects of STWD’s business as they rotate through Originations/Debt Acquisitions and Underwriting.
Real estate valuation analysis, excel modeling
Real estate loan origination (whole loan, mezzanine, preferred) and acquisitions including secondary market transactions and commercial mortgage backed securities (CMBS)
Preparation of presentations and memoranda evaluating investment merits and risks, market dynamics, and projected investment returns
Credit, legal, market and other diligence
Transaction execution, including negotiation of loan documentation
Market research and assistance with ongoing portfolio management
To be considered for the 2023 Summer Internship Program, applicants must meet the following criteria:
Currently enrolled as an undergraduate student
Anticipated graduation date: Fall 2023 – Spring 2024
Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint
Exceptional attention to detail and organizational skills
Ability to manage and effectively present information