Name: Kenneth R. Belton
Major: Real Estate and Economic Development
Company Name: Pyramid Realty Associates, LLC
What skills do you have that gave you an advantage in securing this internship?
Real Estate background as an owner, manager and rehabilitation investor.
What are the steps you took to land your internship?
I applied through the REED (Real Estate and Economic Development) association.
What did you do as an intern at the company you worked at?
I had my first exposure to Microsoft Project and its use as a development scheduling tool, RFP and RFQ preparation, LIHTC review, Solar Roof Installation Scheduling and a host of other tasks.
What did you enjoy about your internship?
I enjoyed learning there! There was exposure to adaptive reuse, market rate, affordable and senior developments happening before my eyes.
What was challenging about your internship?
Keeping pace and learning the system was a challenge at the beginning but I got better after making a lot of my mistakes. There is so much more to learn and I would highly recommend an internship for anyone wanting to get experience in their chosen field.