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Real Estate Assistant Internship (Academic credits) - Remote position

Unpaid Internship

3 months ago


New York Habitat ( is a successful, international real estate and travel agency. We specialize in the furnished rental, bed and breakfast, and vacation rental markets in New York, Paris, London and the South of France.

We are looking for a highly motivated and positive individual to participate in our Real Estate Internship Program. New York Habitat offers our interns a well-designed training program where they will learn the ins and outs of international real estate. We encourage our interns to contribute their ideas each week in order to develop new projects with the company.

Job Identification

  • Position Title:Real Estate Assistant Internship
  • Department:Product Management
  • Position Level: Entry-Level Internship
  • Pay / Salary Range:Unpaid


Job Summary

  • The goal for this internship is to understand the structure of New York Habitat's Product Management department. The intern will learn the services we provide, how the department interacts with clients and owners, and the company’s positioning in the market for connecting local, out of state, and international travelers with accommodations, through understanding the New York Habitat inventory of furnished rentals. 


Responsibilities and Duties

  • Maintain and create listings
  • Constructively communicate with owners to maintain our listings, creating listings in New York, London, Paris, and the South of France, from start to finish, including photo selection, descriptions & floorplan creation
  • Update listings
  • Learn how to ensure that all listing information is kept up to date and update the listings’ availability for Paris apartments
  • Business and Financial Modeling
  • Be involved in the promotion of the new pricing strategy and acquire in-depth knowledge about business and financial modeling in the field of Real Estate
  • Participate in a scheduled oral language practice
  • Be able to understand, interpret, record, and transmit information received when answering the New York Habitat phone line

Performance Standards

  • Based on New York Habitat’s quality standards for Product Management, students will be trained and taught by real estate instructors
  • Participate in classes with regard to the organization of the company and the current state of laws surrounding real estate marketing
  • Learn how to communicate with owners and clients on an international level
  • Have hands-on training and receive a manual and videos to understand the use of NYH’s own database
  • Learn how to write daily and weekly reports for the assessment of his/her progress


Skills and Education (KSAOs)

  • Desirable
  • Must be dependable, punctual, and dedicated to doing the assigned work
  • Must be detail-oriented


Working Conditions

  • Location
  • Work from home (Remote)


Other Relevant Information

  • Interests
  • Has shown interest in learning the ins and outs of both international real estate and project management
  • Work Schedule
  • Must be available between 9 am and 6 pm EST (New York Time)
  • Must be available at a minimum of 3 months at 15h/week


If further information is required, please do not hesitate to contact us at

Only students with pre-approved ability to receive academic credits will be considered! A flexible schedule is possible!

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Required graduation year

2024 - 2027

Number of positions available



Skills and Education (KSAOs)

  • Mandatory
  • Currently a student taking up a bachelor’s degree in either Business, Real Estate, or related fields
  • Must be dependable, punctual, and dedicated to doing the assigned work
  • Has exceptional communication and writing skills
  • Can attain Academic Credits for the internship
  • Can work remotely

About New York Habitat

About New York Habitat: New York Habitat ( is an International Real Estate Agency specialized in furnished apartments and vacation rentals in New York, Paris, London, and the South of France. We have a broad exposure on various social networking sites (Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Dailymotion, etc.) and are looking to extend the publication of some information throughout our multilingual networks. SEO work (Search Engine Optimization) plays an important part in all our content.
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Skills you'll need for this internship

    real estate
    real estate marketing
    customer service


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What happens after you send in your application?

New York Habitat has not provided an expected interview date. Due to the volume of applications, New York Habitat has indicated that they will not follow up unless you are selected for an interview.

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