From the Field

Keep up with UW Stout coop education and internship experiences.

Velair Week 4

This week most of my work has consisted of processing applications at Red Rock, however I met the maintenance tech at Red Rock and I was able to help him with a few tasks during the week. I liked it, it was a nice change of pace. I helped build […]

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Velair Week 3

After 2 weeks of training I’ve been located to a specific property, Red Rock Square in Newport, MN. I like going to Red Rock, it’s a bit closer to me, and I have to make a long commute everyday. My coworker and I are processing applications for one of the […]

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Velair Week 2

A lot of training is still happening, the other intern and I are learning quickly though. We both received our work computers this week, they’re super nice. Based on what we are being trained for I assume we are going to be helping process as many applications for Velair’s properties […]

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Velair Week 1

First week is over and I am excited for the rest of the 12 weeks I am here at Velair. A lot of training this week and presumably next week, trying to absorb as much information as I can each day. I am learning about affordable housing and what Section […]

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8/18

This week I am preparing for any move outs and move ins for September 1st. I complete any quick maintenance work orders and I am helping fix a leak that caused some damage from a storm.  I set up a couple leases for vacant units and am making sure they […]

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August 13th

This week was very interesting in a way we didn’t hope for. We had multiple evictions this week, one from a resident who completely trashed the property and was over $10,000 late on rent. Another for getting their 6th lease violation and the third or fourth instance with the police […]

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Final week post

As I finished my final week with Aspen Creek a lot happened to make it a great week. We got a final push of leases at the end so I was able to create and sell a handful of leases before it was time for me to go. Looking at […]

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Dominium Week 11

This is my second to last week here at my summer internship, We delivered leases for the upcoming month and sent out late notices for delinquencies on energy bills.  I have also been creating my summer capstone presentation.  We had a higher than usual amount of maintenance calls this week, […]

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Weidner Internship Week 11

It was a very busy week and I got to do a variety of things this week. We helped out another property with some maintenance and cleaning around the community. I swept stairs and washed the pool windows. I also helped my community director with delinquencies and small balances. We […]

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Weidner Week 9

This week at the Vue was filled with so many different activities and things that needed to get done. We had a few residents moving out this week and we also had a few new residents moving in. To prep for our move-ins, I was in charge of cleaning their […]

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August 6th

This week was also very busy. We didn’t really have any time to do training, but we still had plenty of opportunities to learn through doing. We saw our first eviction this week which is often a rarity with Guardian since they use this as a last resort. It is […]

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July 30

This week was a lot of day to day stuff, since this week was very busy with no maintenance training. We got a glimpse of some work that goes into real estate sales which I thought was super interesting. This is something I am super interested in, so it was […]

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