Financial Analyst Intern - Real Estate

MinneapolisMN | HQ Business Support


Real Estate Financial Analyst Intern 

Mortenson’s success is not a matter of luck; it’s a result of our ingenuity, expertise, and exceptional people coupled with our unparalleled focus on customer service. 
Our foundation and culture are based upon our company values of trust, safety, teamwork, responsibility, service and stewardship. We are inspired by a compelling purpose to build structures and facilities for the advancement of modern society and a mission to create an exceptional customer experience. Mortenson has built a reputation for being a leader in our industry and in the communities in which we live and work. 
It all starts with our exceptional people and exceptional teams. Mortenson has been voted a "best place to work" 40+ times regionally over the past decade… 
…What are you waiting for? 
Mortenson Properties, Inc. (MPI) is seeking a Real Estate Financial Analyst Intern to work closely with the MPI team on a wide range of new development and acquisition opportunities across several asset classes. You will play a key role and gain unique insight working alongside our skilled Investment team and Accounting team in this role. Specific duties will include complex financial modeling, valuations, underwriting, creation of offering memoranda (debt and equity), asset management and lease administration. Additional highlights of your work with MPI will include: 

  • Providing underwriting and evaluation support across multiple property types, including medical office, industrial and renewable energy investments 

  • Preparing information memoranda and associated materials for distribution to potential lenders 

  • Supporting overall due diligence process for acquisition or development opportunities 

  • Developing and implementing financial models to support credit analysis 

  • Conducting analytical work in support of the financing strategies of potential capital market activities 

  • Assisting with implementation of new lease administration software 


Are you an adaptable and agile learner? Do you have big ideas and a creative spirit? We want to hear from you. Cultivate your skills in your chosen field of study with Mortenson. We look forward to hearing from you if you: 

  • Are currently enrolled and pursuing an undergraduate, four-year degree in Real Estate, Finance, Economics or related field 

  • Have achieved a minimum overall GPA of 3.0/4.0  

  • Have previous internship experience 

  • Possess the right to work in the U.S. that is not based solely on possession of a student visa or a visa sponsored by a third-party employer 

  • Have analytical skills, including the demonstrated ability to perform financial modeling using Microsoft Excel 

  • Possess knowledge of finance concepts, including: NOI returns, cash flow returns, internal rate of return, valuation methods and capital markets 

  • Have familiarity of commercial real estate and financial products and services 

  • Demonstrate effective communication (written and oral) and active listening skills and are comfortable interacting with a variety of individuals at all organizational levels 

  • Are self-motivated with a positive and professional approach to management 

Additional Information: 

You will join an exciting and ever-changing industry with a minimum 12-week internship with our team. This is a full-time (approximately 40 hours/week) opportunity the summer of 2023. The internship is based out of our Minneapolis headquarters office. The position is not relocation-assistance eligible. 

Mortenson is an EOE/Affirmative Action/M/F/Veteran/Disabled employer. 



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