Student Profile
Student Profile: Steve Watkins


Eagle River AK

Undergraduate Work

West Point, 1999

Degree Candidate

MSRED – Masters in Real Estate Development

Interest Area

Entrepreneurship in Conflict & Post-Conflict Environments

Thesis Topic

Residential Real Estate Development in Iraq – a Feasibility Study

Career Ambition

Help promote peace and prosperity in conflict & post-conflict environments by building lasting infrastructure, and by offering educational opportunities in real estate development and construction that will allow local nationals to contribute in any built environment in the world.

Why MIT?

MIT’s global reach, world-class curriculum and entrepreneurial spirit will give me the skills and real estate development instinct necessary to make the best possible decisions to resolve complex global problems.


“Live daringly, boldly, fearlessly. Taste the relish to be found in competition - in having put forth the best within you.” - Henry J. Kaiser