Technology Innovation Intern

3 months ago
# of Openings
Information Technology


Role Overview


At Cortland Partners, you map the story of your success. We don't adhere to the status quo, we love outside industry perspective, and we thrive on exploring possibilities and reimagining solutions. As an innovative leader in multifamily, our high performance continues to drive exponential growth – and we invite you to join us on our journey towards real estate excellence. With tools and guidance to sharpen your skills, you can forge your own career path, love what you do, and let it show.


As a Technology Innovation Intern, you identify and adopt technology-based solutions to ensure Cortland remains the top innovative leader of the multifamily real estate industry, delivering modern homes and amenities to our residents.


Roles You'll Play



  • Complete research while networking with internal Cortland customers and external third-party technology vendors
  • Work with the Cortland leadership team to understand business goals, provide subject matter expertise, and communicate powerful insights
  • Research and stay on top of the latest consumer-facing technology trends


  • Drive conversations with different stakeholders, ask probing questions, glean relevant information, and assess market technology choices
  • Use findings to determine a technology’s fit and translate the client’s complex business requirements into technology solutions
  • Serve as an internal champion for new game-changing product ideas and facilitate the ideas/concepts/projects through the development phases
  • Launch and actively manage pilots across the organization


  • Participate in as many formal and informal development activities as you can including “Lunch with the Leader” forums
  • Ask your colleagues on the Technology team, including senior executives, about our industry and the typical (and not-so-typical) career tracks at Cortland
  • Broaden your understanding of our company by reaching out to team members in other functional areas, such as Supply Chain, Architecture/Interior Design, Marketing, Talent, Facilities and Services, Operations, and Construction


Our Vision of What Success Looks Like

  • Our managers and senior executives have pegged you as an “unconventional thinker” and “future leader.”
  • You’re so effective in collaborating with a wide variety of roles — not to mention a wide range of personalities — that there’s talk of nominating you for office mayor!
  • Your enthusiasm for learning and volunteering to help is so contagious, your colleagues feel extra motivated and seem to have a little more pep in their step.


Your Building Blocks of Success

  • Currently enrolled as a full-time student (expected graduation before June 2019) or completed a degree in entrepreneurship, innovation, or other relevant fields
  • Problem-solving in technical areas including computers, hardware, software, and information systems
  • Solid ability to serve as a technical lead on new technologies
  • Savvy intelligence to functionally decompose complex problems into simple, straightforward solutions
  • Endless curiosity about innovation
  • Keen understanding of emerging technology with the ability to tinker and experiment with new systems and devices
  • Strong communication skills to share your technical expertise, your sharp business insight, and your creative thinking


The Foundation of Cortland Partners


At Cortland, we create, reimagine, and manage apartment communities for over 100,000 residents nationwide. Headquartered in Atlanta, GA, we have communities in ten states and regional offices in Charlotte, Dallas, Denver, Houston, and Orlando. From product design and procurement to general contracting and property management, we do it all – to make sure our communities are the perfect setting for living life to its fullest.


Our success is fueled by our belief in a better life – where hospitality is always a given, each detail is worth a second thought, and every open door is a new opportunity to go beyond expectations. We come to work every day to create possibilities for people – possibilities that translate into superior living spaces and experiences designed to inspire our residents, associates, and investors to live a better life focused on what matters most to them.



Cortland Partners is an equal opportunity employer, and we’re proud to support and celebrate diversity in the workplace. We are committed to equal consideration for all qualified applicants regardless of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. If you have a disability and need an accommodation or assistance with the application process and/or using our website, please email or call 404.965.3988.


Cortland Partners is a drug-free workplace.


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