2022 Summer Internship Program

Portland, OR
Full Time


Fairway America


Portland, OR (Remote not available) 


Who We Are

Fairway America is a leading alternative investments manager focused on middle-market commercial real estate. Established in 1992, the firm is committed to partnering with carefully selected sponsors to source, capitalize and execute on investments with risk-adjusted returns exceeding comparable benchmark strategies. The firm’s “value investing” mindset has served its investors well across nearly three decades of market cycles resulting in a well-established track record of generating predictable returns for its investors while emphasizing capital preservation regardless of strategy. Fairway currently oversees investment positions in excess of $1 billion and $350 million of investor capital managed.

Our success is a result of our people – their drive, intuition, experience, and integrity –and resolute determination to live our core values with every decision: act with integrity, focus on what matters, get it done and do it right, learn, grow, adapt, improve, and value for value. We set high standards for ourselves with our core values, and we expect the same of those who choose to pursue a career with Fairway America.

The Role

Fairway America’s paid internship program enables students to participate in valuable real-world work experience through a variety of tailored assignments within their areas of interest and fields of study. Students will also be given an opportunity to work on projects in real-time and partner with other interns and teams within Fairway. Interns will present a summary of their experience to the Executive Team at the end of the summer.

Who You Are

  • 0-3 years of relevant coursework or 1-2 years of relevant work experience
  • Undergraduate (junior or senior status) or graduate student pursuing a degree in Real Estate, Business Administration, Marketing, Accounting, Finance, Economics, Math/Statistics, or a related area
  • Strong communication and analytical skills
  • High levels of commitment, initiative, and enthusiasm
  • Ability to work constructively in a team setting
  • Ability and willingness to follow directions
  • Professional demeanor
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and exercise good judgment
  • Proficiency in use of Microsoft Office Products (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook)
  • Have full-time availability during 2022 summer internship period (early July – mid August)

What You’ll Do

As an Intern, you will be asked to perform the following duties:

  • Interns will present a summary of their experience to the Executive Team at the end of the summer
  • Carry out department-specific tasks/activities (as listed below) and other duties as mutually agreed upon by the student and supervisor during the internship period
  • Manage deliverables and provide regular updates to assigned supervisors
  • The intern will work on daily, repetitive tasks as well as larger projects that will offer exposure to various technical perspectives, technologies, procedures, concepts, and various levels of Fairway employees (including senior management)
  • You will build relationships across the organization to assist with assigned projects and further your understanding of interrelated industry functions

Intern Tracks

The Fairway Internship Program offers full-time positions within 2 training tracks. Each track works within a related spectrum of business verticals.

I) Real Estate Investments, Asset Management, and Fund Management

  • 2 Internship roles available

II) Marketing, Investor Relations, Finance, Sales Operations, and Legal

  • 2 Internship roles Available

Work Environment

Work is regularly performed in a combination of office and conference settings and routinely uses standard office equipment. Work is generally done sitting, talking, hearing, and typing. Visual acuity to use a keyboard, prepare and analyze data and figures; transcribing, viewing a computer terminal; extensive reading.

You’ll Love Interning at Fairway Because…

We are committed to maintaining an inspired, positive work environment full of talented and motivated people who share, demonstrate, and live the company’s core values. We continually strive to bring great value and benefit to our clients, employees, and investors. Our Intern benefits include:

  • Challenging and stimulating work environment
  • Competitively paid full-time 6-week program with a 40-hour workweek
  • Experiential mentorship and training with seasoned industry veterans

Join Us

To apply, submit the following here https://careers.hireology.com/fairwayamerica

1) Current resume or student portfolio

2) Include a letter of reference from a current or past teacher or employer (optional) 

Applications due by March 31, 2022


Questions? Please contact Kylie Nero at kylie.nero@fairwayamerica.com

At Fairway America we don’t just accept differences — we celebrate them, we support them, and we thrive on them for the benefit of our employees, our customers, and our community. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. If you’re good at what you do, come as you are. The more inclusive we are, the better our work will be. Fairway America is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.

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If you have questions, please contact info@fairwayamerica.com