From the Field

Keep up with UW Stout coop education and internship experiences.


Today, I got to experience my first eviction. The tenant hadn’t paid rent in month’s and was finally evicted. Luckily, he had left before we went into the apartment, but had left most of his belongings, along with a huge mess for our maintenance staff to clean up. It was […]

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Today at the office..

Today at the office, I worked with our community director all day. It was interesting getting to see what she does on a daily basis. Everyone comes to her with all of their problems, no matter how big or small, and she has to sign off on everything before employees […]

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S.C. Swiderski Internship

Police and ambulance services responded to a call at the Merill complex today. Luckily the tenant had just fallen and had only minor injuries. Also we got on site quick enough that the police didn’t have to breach the door.

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Weidner’s First Property

The property I work at is actually one of Weidner’s first properties. In fact, Dean Weidner’s mom bought the property in 1977 and was it’s first manager. The name of this property is Autumn Lane in Colorado Springs, CO. Bought and managed by Dean’s mom in 1977, it was transformed […]

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First Day on Site

My first day on site was very hectic. I started work on a Wednesday toward¬†the end of the month. I mostly followed the community director around and learned the morning routine, where everything was located, and the layout of the community. This was helpful to get to learn what the […]

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REPM Summer Internship 2016

Last week I started my internship with Weidner Apartment Homes. I am working as the summer intern at The Artiste Apartment Homes. As well as working at The Artiste I am residing there too. The Artiste was built in 2012 and has 148 apartment homes. We offer studios, one bedroom, […]

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