College Recruiting

Program Overview

Phillips Edison & Company is excited to offer the PECO Internship Program (PECOI), a learning experience for college students through a semester-long internship/co-op rotation during the fall, spring and summer. PECOI, a challenging but rewarding program, offers students of all majors the opportunity to explore the commercial real estate world through various departments. Check out the video to see what a day in the life at PECO looks like!


Meet Some of our Interns

What Comes After Your Internship?

PECOI brings in the talent…and we like to keep that around. Read about some of our employees who started off as interns and got hired on full time. We like to call these our #SuccessStories.

Intern Activities
Segway tour  axe throwing
getting a burger  in the stands at a baseball game

How to Apply

Visit us on campus throughout the semester if you attend one of the following universities: 

  • University of Cincinnati
  • Xavier University
  • Miami University

All of our internship/co-op positions are posted on Handshake during specific recruitment periods throughout the academic year. Please visit Handshake to apply online.

Want to apply to PECO, but don't see an internship/co-op position posted at your school? Contact Emily LeFevre at

Timeline of Application
Spring Internship/Co-op: applications due during Fall semester
Summer Internship/Co-op: applications due during Fall semester
Fall Internship/Co-op: applications due during Spring semester

For specific application deadlines, please contact Emily LeFevre at


Potential Opportunities
  • Accounting - Property Accounting, Accounts Payable, Tenant Recoveries, Treasury
  • Construction
  • Finance
  • Human Resources
  • Income Tax
  • IT
  • Leasing
  • Marketing
  • Operations
  • Real Estate Tax
  • Transactions
  • Underwriting