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TIAA 2022 Early Talent Summer Internship: Nuveen Real Estate in New York, United States


The 10-week summer internship program is designed to challenge students by providing opportunities to provide hand-on experiences, skills training and valuable professional networking to assist students with identifying and building on their career interests. This role gains experience and an overall feel for the company and the financial services industry by attending meetings, delivering presentations, exploring business-specific tasks, and working closely with cross-functional groups to better understand the Nuveen businesses.Â

The program includes a robust training and onboarding program followed by our ongoing speaker series, lunch-and-learns, and cohort engagement activities, as well as direct access to executive and senior leadership, mentors and previous interns.

Eligible interns may receive a full-time offer to join our Early Talent Rotational Program or various open positions within the organization.


You will have the opportunity to work in exciting business areas including but not limited to:

Real Estate Intern

Nuveen Real Estate is one of the largest real estate investment managers in the world with $125 billion of assets under management. Managing a suite of funds and mandates, across both public and private investments, and spanning both debt and equity across diverse geographies and investment styles, we provide access to every aspect of real estate investing.

During a 10 week summer internship, you will work with our real estate investment management teams across Portfolio Management, Research, Asset Management, and Transactions. The intent of the internship is to provide a robust, cross-functional experience with our real estate platform to ensure a valuable, educational and mutually beneficial internship.

  • Perform underwriting and market research of potential acquisitions targets using Argus and Excel

  • Contribute to production of investment memorandums

  • Support transactions officers in the due diligence and closing of acquisitions and dispositions

  • Maintain and source information for the team’s acquisitions pipeline

  • Keep Research Team up to date with local market trends and topics – ensure relevant data bases are created and maintained

  • Participate in industry events

  • Research and analysis of industry trends, competitors and product characteristics to support product development activities

  • Preparation of detailed product presentations, proposals and recommendations

  • Responding to inquiries from external business partners, as well as business partners across the organization

  • Ensure that the investment stories for assigned products are presented consistently and that the products are properly positioned across all customer touch points

  • Screen, evaluate, and help execute on new product, new business, M&A and partnership opportunities that align with the overall NRE strategy

  • Participate and contribute to pipeline discussions and teleconferences as required

  • Develop and manage detailed project plans in support of product development and product enhancement initiatives

Note: All areas are subject to change given business needs.


  • Full-time student, currently pursuing a Bachelor’s or Master's degree

  • Graduation date between Winter 2022 and Spring 2024

DESIRED SKILLS (Preferred not required):

  • Minimum Overall GPA of 3.0 or better

  • Currently pursuing a Bachelor’s or Master's degree in related fields including Accounting, Actuarial Science, Business Administration, Communications, Computer Science, Economics, Finance, Human Resources, Information Technology, Marketing, Mathematics, Risk Management, Statistics or similar degree programs

  • Internship experience is a plus

  • Excellent communication, presentation, problem solving/analytical skills

  • Proven ability to prioritize tasks and deliver on commitments

  • Previous internship or work experience a plus

  • Demonstrated interest within the investment management industry is preferred

  • Independent and original thinker

  • Self-discipline and self-motivation

  • Strong level of integrity with an entrepreneurial spirit

  • Minimum of 2 years of working knowledge or academic experience in using Microsoft Office products or similar products (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook)

Potential Salary:

Actual base salary may vary based upon, but not limited to, relevant experience, time in role, base salary of internal peers, prior performance, business sector, and geographic location. In addition to base salary, the competitive compensation package may include, depending on the role, participation in an incentive program linked to performance (for example, annual discretionary incentive programs, non-annual sales incentive plans, or other non-annual incentive plans).Â

Company Overview

TIAA is the leading provider of financial services in the academic, research, medical, cultural and government fields. We offer a wide range of financial solutions, including investing, banking, advice and education, and retirement services.

Benefits and Total Rewards

The organization is committed to making financial well-being possible for its clients, and is equally committed to the well-being of our associates. That’s why we offer a comprehensive Total Rewards package designed to make a positive difference in the lives of our associates and their loved ones. Our benefits include a superior retirement program and highly competitive health, wellness and work life offerings that can help you achieve and maintain your best possible physical, emotional and financial well-being. To learn more about your benefits, please review our Benefits Summary ( .

Equal Opportunity

We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider all qualified applicants for employment regardless of age, race, color, national origin, sex, religion, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other protected status.

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TIAA started out over 100 years ago to help ensure teachers could retire with dignity. Today, many people who work at not-for-profits rely on our wide range of financial products and services to support and strengthen their financial well-being.