Real estate is more than just selling homes.

From engineering, design, architecture and lending to property management, development, investment and construction, the real estate industry has a career for you!

Explore the diverse opportunities in real estate

Real estate is more than just selling homes.

From engineering, design, architecture and lending to property management, development, investment and construction, the real estate industry has a career for you!

Explore the diverse opportunities in real estate

How you can help create the communities of the world?

In 2 minutes, identify your real estate career potential and more.

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How you can help create the communities of the world?

In 2 minutes, identify your real estate career potential and more.

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Real estate is a huge part of your life.

Are you ready to shape the communities of the world?

The places where we live, work, play and thrive are created by smart, imaginative and hard-working people. Explore the world’s most diverse industry—from architecture and interior design to construction, engineering, management and finance.

Building the People Who Build America
Reina was shuffling from job to job trying to make ends meet. Then, she found ABC, passed her entrance exam, and was placed with an electrical company. She’s now an electrical inspector with the City of San Diego.
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Getting Started in Interior Design
ASID helps interior designers succeed as they progress through their careers from student to principal, partner, and owner.
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So You Want to Be a Commercial Property Manager
Students and recent grads, are you looking to start your career in commercial property management? Now is the time to get your questions answered. Join IREM for their next free student webinar on October 26, 1-2 pm CT.
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PODCAST: Advancing Construction Careers for Women and Minorities
Listen: ABC IDE Director Tia Perry joins Women Talk Construction to discuss how ABC and its members are advancing construction careers for women and minorities.
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What do property managers need to bring to the table to be successful in this field?
“This job is hard to do well,” says Jeffrey Lapin, CPM®, speaking of the property management profession. He ought to know. The Spring City, TN-based Lapin has decades under his belt as a property manager, co-owner of property management companies, a published author and IREM instructor.
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ABC: Members Invested $1.6 Billion in Construction Workforce Education to Upskill 1.3 Million in 2021
Associated Builders and Contractors member contractors invested $1.6 billion to provide more than 1.3 million course attendees with craft, leadership and safety education in 2021, according to its 2022 Workforce Development Survey.
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Building the Future: Jason Contreras
Read about how Jason Contreras turned an accident into a career in property management.
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CREW Network Foundation Awards 30 Scholarships to Commercial Real Estate Students
Scholarship program has granted nearly $1.3 million USD to female students pursuing commercial real estate careers
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ASLA DREAM BIG with Minecraft Design Camps Spark Imagination, Creativity, and Problem-Solving
This summer, ASLA launched its DREAM BIG with Minecraft Design Camps for 125 middle and high school students in Sacramento, California and Washington, DC.
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Connect with Universities with Real Estate Programs
Connect with universities that offer undergraduate, graduate, doctoral and certificate programs in commercial real estate.
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Yanina Santos: ASID Student Portfolio Competition Winner
Join us in congratulating Yanina Santos, Student ASID, the third of three winners of the ASID Student Portfolio Competition! See her winning portfolio submission:
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Culture of CARE Pledge
CMAA has taken a bold and visible step toward creating a diverse, safe, welcoming, and inclusive construction industry by taking the Culture of CARE Pledge.
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Why Choose A Career in Real Estate?

Why do people choose to go into real estate? The reasons are numerous. To some people its appeal lies in the challenges and opportunities for entrepreneurship that it offers. To others, the idea of building something and the durability of buildings are important.

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Why Choose A Career in Real Estate?

Why do people choose to go into real estate? The reasons are numerous. To some people its appeal lies in the challenges and opportunities for entrepreneurship that it offers. To others, the idea of building something and the durability of buildings are important.

Learn More

Take the Next Step in Your Career

High School Student

Are you in high school and starting to think about your next steps? Should you apply to 4-year universities? Technical schools? Learn more about what it takes to obtain education and employment within each sector of this vibrant industry.

For high school students >

College Student

What classes should you take in school? What internship opportunities are available to you? What about apprenticeships? Learn more about what it takes to take the next step toward a career in real estate.

For college students >

Career Changers

How can you take your career in real estate to the next level? Are you looking for certificate or accreditation programs? Looking for a new job in real estate? Explore our resources for real estate professionals.

For professionals >

Career Spotlights

Jasmyn Sylvester, ACoM

“Many in the industry would say you’d have to possess a little bit of crazy to be in the field of property management. I can attest to that statement.”

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Jessica Tripp

“I am so thankful for the fateful day when I spoke with my student advisor at the University of Georgia that explained all of the immense opportunities the property management industry had for me.”

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Rob Rojas

“My introduction into the real estate industry was through a passionate college professor, helping me to get an internship in residential property management, more specifically apartment communities.”

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Shannon Crane

“I never expected that my first job as a Leasing Agent would turn into such a challenging and rewarding career! ”

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Attention Educators & Career Counselors!

Help your students explore the most diverse industry in the world! Introduce them to careers across the largest, most-diverse sector of the economy: real estate. We’ve prepared assets and tools for you.

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