Founded 2003
Dick Galvin & student Started by Dick Galvin, President and CEO of CV Properties and Milton Benjamin, CEO of KAGE Growth Strategies, CVP Career Academy began as an idea that generated in 2013. Realizing the need to increase the number of young people of diverse backgrounds in the Greater Boston commercial real estate industry, the two developed a first-of-its-kind summer internship program, exclusively partnered with UMass Boston. Since 2014, CV has sponsored 60 students and placed them with 24 commercial real estate firms participating in CVP Career Academy. Those companies specialize in real estate areas such as architecture, engineering, construction, and hospitality.
Majors Represented:

Accounting
Business Management
Communications
Criminal Justice
Economics
Electrical Engineering
English
Environmental Science
Finance
Marketing
Political Science
Sociology
International Business

Concept:
  1. Hands – on exposure to the real estate development and hospitality industries
  2. Valuable Career and networking connections
  3. Resume building and professional Development
  4. An opportunity to earn money
Companies Involved:

Berkeley Investments
BEST Corp
CBRE
Commodore Builders
Cummings Properties
CV Properties
Dellbrook
Elkus Manfredi
Gilbane
GS Associates
Haley and Aldrich
JLL
Lee Kennedy Co Inc.
MCCA
McNamara Salvia
Newmark Grubb Knight Frank
Nitsch Engineering
Samuels and Associates
Sasaki Associates
Skanska
Starwood Hotels and Resorts
Suffolk Construction
The Davis Companies
VPNE Parking Solutions

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