OUTCOMES

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John Cook is smiling in front of a light brown background. He is wearing a dark suit with a black bowtie. He has small roses in his jacket pocket.

John Cook '20

Major:

Finance

Outcome Opportunity:

Internship

Position:

Intern

Company/Organization:

VERY Real Estate

The Value of an Internship

“As an intern with VERY Real Estate, I put together a database of all real estate agents in Philadelphia and helped develop an 8 by 8 marketing strategy to inform and educate agents about the company. I also created a database of new apartment buildings in Philadelphia.”

How Did You Learn about SJU’s Real Estate Society and Real Estate & Construction Alumni Chapter?

“I was not a member of the Real Estate club until this semester. Kathie Carr, a member of the SJU Real Estate and Construction Alumni Chapter, introduced me to the student group, and I am excited to be involved this academic year.”

How Did Your Internship Experience Change Your Career Outlook?

“I am continuing to work for VERY on a part-time basis this semester. In the future, I hope to pursue a career in either commercial real estate appraisal or brokerage.”