UCREW is a dynamic forum where women attending local universities are invited to connect with commercial real estate professionals to discover careers, uncover opportunities, and forge a network that takes their career to the next level.

CREW Detroit Careers Building

Who’s CREW?

CREW (Commercial Real Estate Women) Network is more than 8,500 professional women from almost every major metropolitan area in the United States and Canada who represent every aspect of a commercial real estate transaction. CREW’s mission is to influence the success of commercial real estate by advancing the success of women in the industry. CREW Detroit is 175 professional women who continue to impact and transform the CRE industry in Southeast Michigan – and across the country.

What’s UCREW?

UCREW helps university students navigate career decision-making with more confidence. Students pursuing undergraduate and graduate degrees in business fields – such as accounting, finance, management, marketing – as well as any student interested in broadening her career options can benefit from this program. With a focus on advancing the success of women in the industry, CREW members will speak candidly about:

  • CORE Industry Careers
  • The CRE industry – why it’s here to stay
  • Women in CREW – why we are in it to win it
  • Experiences, challenges and success stories
  • Why Failure is not an option (otherwise we wouldn’t be here)
  • Next-Gen CREW – why CREW continues to grow, evolve and remain relevant

CREW Detroit members are diverse and dynamic. Having industry tenure while being tech-savvy, they’re polished yet cutting-edge. CREW member companies are among Southeast Michigan’s largest and leading employers. They invest in CREW Detroit by helping to provide programs such as UCREW.  Check out the 2017 CREW Detroit sponsor companies.

Why should I attend UCREW?

Opportunities! UCREW participants are eligible for internships, job-shadowing and mentoring opportunities with CREW members and their companies. Information will be available at the end of the program (right before food and drinks are served at the reception).

  • UCREW connects you to real opportunities within commercial real estate
  • UCREW aligns you with industry leaders, connectors and influencers
  • UCREW gives you access to an exponential professional network

UCREW participants can join CREW Network at the student-member rate. Benefits include members-only CREW events, engaging programs and access to CREWBiz, CREW’s nationwide membership database – a go-to network that goes to work for you.

Where is UCREW?

UCREW will be hosted in partnership with a local university in Fall 2017.  Look for details coming soon.

UCREW is free to all student participants. CREW Detroit has a proud history of making an impact in the community where we live and do business – so come as our guest.

UCREW needs U!

UCREW is a smart strategy to increase your professional ROI.  Don’t just look for your next job – engage with veterans of a high-powered industry that encompasses all areas of business. Put your network in “U” drive and accelerate towards success.

Embrace the challenge. Envision your career. Empower yourself.

Questions about UCREW? Contact:

Outreach | UCREW Committee Chair
Heather Olson | olsonh@millercanfield.com

Outreach Board Liaison
Katherine Banicki | kbanicki@tectest.com

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