Property Management Intern

Internships Dayton, Ohio


Summer 2017 Paid Internship Opportunities
-FULL Internship locations available at bottom.

Why choose to be part of any internship when you can be part of a group that fosters career growth and opportunity?  At Monarch, opportunity isn’t just knocking, it’s breaking down the door and giving you the keys to success, with an amazing career path with professional and personal growth.

Monarch operates unlike other real estate investment groups, which is why we beat industry standards in everything we do.  We do everything possible in-house including property acquisition, asset management, property management, maintenance, accounting, marketing, training, legal and we even have capital project crews such as parking lot seal coating, roof crews and major exterior painting crews, no 3rd party waste here!  This means that you will see how a full service investment group operates, and not have experience gaps with contracted management pieces.

Our interns are Monarch Investment employees which means:

-Access to our YARDI database allowing you to learn real-life, leading industry software

-Possible access to multiple site operations giving you several perspectives

-Possible affordable housing management exposure

-You won’t just be filing, archiving, making coffee or doing busy work.  Through our mentor-ship and guidance we expect our interns to pull their fair share of responsibilities, and we are not afraid to let them get involved in all aspects of operations.

Monarch Investment:

-Will assist you in all logistics of your internship and ensure you get any school credits associated with the internship. Our Employee Relations department is dedicated to just this!

-Will compensate interns with:
          -$10.00/Hr - $12.00/Hr depending on location and curriculum vitae
          -Free Rent!* For the duration of the internship, you’ll receive a furnished apartment*
          -Access to Gracehill, an industry trusted property management online training program 

- Preferred applicant career opportunities after you graduate

If this sounds like something you want to experience, send your resume, class curriculum vitae and cover letter to or we prefer you apply online at  Space is limited, multi-site locations fill up quickly and we have a very competitive application process to ensure the right fit for everyone.

We guarantee that this will be like no other internship.

Internship locations will be added and taken down as new ones come available and locations are filled up until May 2017 so keep checking back, e-mail us at for up to date availability or let us know at which property from our nationwide portfolio you have interest and we will see if we can set an internship up there!


Multi-site Locations:

Omaha, NE, 5 Property Portfolio, 894 units

Tucson/Sierra Vista, AZ, 5 Property Portfolio, 1,004 units

Dayton, OH, 4 Property Portfolio, 1,575 units

Columbus, OH, 5 Property Portfolio, 1,268 units
Two Internships available in this location

Stephenville, TX, 6 Property Portfolo,346 units
949 S Lillian St, Stephenville, TX 76401

Single-site Locations:

River Ranch Apartments , 192 units
4225 S. Jackson St, San Angelo, TX 76903

Ramblewood Apartments, 281 units
155 Briarwood Road, Ft.Collins, CO 80526

Valley Stream Apartments, 387 units
Eden Park Apartments6400 Glenhurst Drive,  Maumee, OH 43537

Grays Lake Apartments, 304 units 
2800 Fleur Drive, Des Moines, IA 50321

Title:                            Property Management Intern

FLSA Status:                Full or Part Time / Temporary Employee / Non-Exempt / Hourly

Reports to:                   Property Manager

Purpose:                        The Property Management Intern will act as a Jr. Assistant Manager directly assisting the Property Manager in all property related activities. They will spend time during their internship in each and every role that the property has, including but not limited to Assistant Property Manager, Leasing Agent, Maintenance, Grounds and Housekeeping. In addition, they will have exposure to Marketing, Asset Management, Accounting and the Legal aspects of multifamily investment operations whenever possible.


Internship experience checklist: This list is not all inclusive and is only intended as a guide for what an intern should experience throughout their internship with Monarch Investment. Interns will most likely just scratch the surface for many of these items, however, they will gain insight into operation concepts and the depth of understanding will be up to them.


General Overview: 

Human Resources:

-Company mission, goals and objectives                                    -Review new hire paperwork

-Company organizational structure                                              -Schedules, Pay periods

-Staff introductions                                                                    -Work hour recording

-Tour of property and/or corporate office                                    -E-mail login & policy

-Overview of property and use of equipment                               -YARDI login & policy

-Office procedures                                                                    -Job descriptions for all positions

-Opening and closing procedures                                               -Business ethics / Confidentiality

-Key system                                                                            -Dress code

-Forms                                                                                    -Policies and procedures


Property Manager:

-Managing a team

-Posting rent

-Processing invoices

-Moving in/out residents

-Lease management

-Electronic Reporting

-Receiving payments


-Processing a security deposit reconciliation

 Resident Relations:

-Resident profile                                                            -Resident retention program

-Resident services                                                         -Resident activities

-Resident newsletter                                                       -Resolving resident complaints/concerns



-The Monarch Playbook                                                 -Fair housing and occupancy standards

-Telephone & E-mail inquiries                                          -Touring the community

-Sales techniques                                                          -Knowing the product / unit availability

-Property amenities and services                                    -Resident selection

-Applicant processing and verification's                           -Lease Paperwork

-Lease renewals                                                             -Follow-up / closing



-Marketing materials                                                       -Analyzing the effective market area

-Market rent survey                                                        -Understanding the competition

-Outreach                                                                        -Social media

-Websites                                                                        -Online image / reputation management



-Processing work orders                                                -Maintenance shop organization

-The make ready / turn process                                       -Preventative maintenance

-Conducting inspections                                                -Working with contractors / Venders

-Ordering supplies                                                         -OSHA - Safety


-Curb appeal                                                                 -Turf

-Trees, shrubs, flowers                                                   -Xeriscaping

-Irrigation / Water management                                        -Maintaining equipment

-Resident amenities, I.E. Dog parks, tennis/volleyball courts, community gardens



-Eviction process                                                          -Lawsuits

-Fair Housing                                                                 -Documentation

-Personnel files / HR                                                      -Insurance

-Liability review                                                              -Local, state and federal requirements

-If applicable, Affordable housing requirements, SEC8, HUD, Tax Credit


Knowledge, Skills and Experience required (unless otherwise noted):


  • Be enrolled in an educational institution
  • Be working towards a degree related to Property Management
    • Residential Property Management Program
    • Business Management o Entrepreneurial Degree o Marketing / Sales
  • Passion for real estate
  • Ability to adapt to new environments and multi-task
  • Have some computer skills and the ability to navigate software
  • Have good verbal and written communication
  • Be able to provide great customer service to our residents
  • Willing to complete online class training required by Monarch


Physical Demands / Work Environment:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Working conditions are normal for a fast-paced property management
  • Mid to high level stress during peak performance
  • Individuals may need to sit, stand, walk, kneel, stoop, climb, reach, or lay down under a sink as
  • Must be able to push or lift weight of up to 40 Proper lifting techniques required


Material and Equipment Directly used but not limited to:


  • Computer, copier, printer, scanner, fax machine - MS Office Suite, PDFs, YARDI software
  • Cell phone and/or 2 way radio - Maintenance tools
  • Grounds/Landscaping equipment - Cleaning supplies


Applicants are subject to drug testing, criminal history, employment history, and credit check. When applicable: Applicants must have valid driver’s license and driver license report will be run.


NOTE: This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, or qualifications associated with the job. The employee will be required to follow any other instructions and to perform any other duties requested by their supervisor. Nothing in this job description shall create or is intended to create, or shall be construed to constitute a contract of employment, express or implied. Employees are held accountable for all duties of this job.

Equal Opportunity Employer