In the National Sales Internship Program, you'll be partnered with some of our top sales professionals to learn about our business. You will gain hands-on experience supporting current and potential deals by tracking leads, reviewing proposals, conducting market research, crafting presentations and completing special business development projects. Enjoy the benefits of networking opportunities, learning and development sessions and more to help build your industry knowledge.

Application Criteria

The program is open to college juniors, seniors and graduate students with an interest in commercial real estate.

Tentative program dates are June 8 – July 31, 2020.

The National Sales Internship Program is currently offered in the following cities: Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas, Denver, Detroit, Greater Los Angeles/Orange County, Houston, Phoenix, San Diego, Seattle and Washington D.C. (all applications are currently open but will be closing on January 6, 2020) 

Visit the CBRE Careers website to search for internships in other locations as well as full time opportunities with CBRE.


  • Conduct company, property and industry-specific research
  • Manage and update prospects in an internal tracking database 
  • Assist in developing and preparing marketing and presentation materials
  • Track local and regional activity, e.g., economy, employment statistics, major company activity, industry trends and demographics that affect the local real estate market
  • Contribute to special projects in support of business development
  • Provide ongoing support with current deals, including market surveys, proposal reviews and summaries, lease reviews, financial analysis

General Qualifications

  • Strong desire to work in the commercial real estate industry
  • Preferred experience in Salesforce and Tableau
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Detail oriented and highly organized
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Collaboration and a team approach but can also work independently
  • Proven leadership experience (clubs, projects, student government or office)
  • Related internship experience
  • Volunteerism or active in the community
  • Quality communication and follow through
  • Negotiation skills
  • Time management


DNA of an Intern

  • Inquisitive and looking for different ways to market and prospect
  • Being proactive
  • Positive thinker and embraces rejection
  • Ability to network and build relationships
  • Outgoing, go get em’ personality
  • Burning fire, desire to succeed
  • Disciplined
  • Confidence
  • Scrappy, motivated, hungry
  • Tied into the community
  • Self-starter
  • Perseverance and patience
  • Inquisitive and looking for different ways to market

Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer Women/Minorities/Persons with Disabilities/US Veterans