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

Find Your Career In Real Estate

Begin exploring your career options in real estate with our interactive career path.

Find Your Path

Find Your Career In Real Estate

Begin exploring your career options in real estate with our interactive career path.

Find Your Path

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.

Take the Quiz

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.

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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! ”

Read Shannon’s story >

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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