Recruiters & Companies


Real Estate


Our expert relationship managers are knowledgeable about your industry and the current recruiting landscape. They can help you create a recruiting strategy tailored to your specific needs, guiding you through each step of the recruiting process.

If your company has an established recruiting relationship with Chicago Booth, please contact:

Melanie Scarlata, Employer Relations, 773.834.8261

If your company is new to recruiting at Booth and would like to learn more, please contact:

Katherine Darius, Employer Relations, 773.702.7766

Industry Statement

Booth students and alumni look for roles in real estate across the spectrum of opportunities. Whether general management in a construction firm, finance for an operating company, or private equity within a bank, members of the Booth community are committed to the real estate sector.  You can find detailed information in our employment report. Let us help you connect with Booth talent as you assess your recruiting needs. We are here to support your unique needs and to partner with you to develop an effective strategy.

Recruit at Booth

Post a Job
Career Services provides a year-round, free-of-charge job posting service through Global Talent Solutions (GTS), our online recruiting portal. Through GTS,recruiters can view and edit job postings for all Booth candidates, including current students seeking entry-level MBA opportunities, as well as alumni and students in executive MBA programs who are seeking more senior-level opportunities.

Campus Recruiting
Recruiting on campus is an efficient and effective way to source candidates for full-time and internship positions.

There are many ways to recruit on campus:

For full-time positions, most recruiting events are held in the fall, in September and October, with interviews in October and November. Internship recruiting events begin in mid-October, with interviews taking place in late-January through February. We’re also happy to facilitate just-in-time interviews and events outside our peak recruiting periods.

Resume Databases

Chicago Booth has several online, easy to search resume databases. You can search the resume databases for a variety of criteria that allow you to find candidates who fit your needs, including:

  • Previous work experience
  • Academic concentrations
  • Student group membership
  • Industry and function preference
  • Work authorization
  • Languages spoken
  • Location preference

Our resume databases include talent from our Full-Time MBA Program, as well as diverse and experienced talent from our Evening MBA and Weekend MBA programs and alumni.

Partner with Student Groups

Chicago Booth student groups host conferences, speaker series, mock interviews, lectures, panel discussions, and many other activities that focus on career interests and professional development. Working with these student groups can be a valuable resource to enhance your campus visibility and recruiting efforts. Among the ways your company can get involved is to provide speakers or sponsorship. We encourage you to contact the relevant student group co-chairs to learn more about building relationships through involvement in student group events.

Full-time MBA Student Groups

Real Estate Group

Evening MBA and Weekend MBA Student Groups

Real Estate Club

Student Conferences & Experiential Learning

The Chicago Booth Real Estate Conference brings together students, alumni, and industry experts to explore current real estate market conditions. The event, organized by alumni, features panels and speakers addressing timely topics and issues facing the real estate industry.

As a part of the Real Estate Lab Class, selected students from Chicago Booth compete in the Zell | Booth-Kellogg Real Estate Challenge. Historically, the Challenge topic has been a redevelopment proposal. Each team utilizes the spring quarter to hone their proposal and their presentation. Resources for these activities include interested faculty members, as well as local practitioners familiar with various aspects (design, construction, leasing, financing, etc.) of the proposed project. The proposals are ultimately evaluated by a panel of external judges – one of whom is typically a City representative.

Attend or Participate in an Event

Every year, Chicago Booth hosts dozens of events meant to provide educational, social and networking opportunities for Chicago Booth students and alumni.  If you are interested in representing your company at one of these events as a speaker, panelist, or host of an event at your office, please contact us.

Chicago Conversations are events around the world with rich dialogue among industry leaders thriving in a particular city. Booth corporate partners and the community are invited to hear about industry trends and network with Booth talent. Our most recent Chicago Conversation addressing real estate took place in London in April 2015.

With quarterly events in London, Hong Kong and Chicago the Chicago Booth Industry Networking Events provide an informal setting for corporate friends, Executive MBA students, and alumni to connect, share knowledge, exchange information, and create relationships around a specific industry.  Email Katherine Darius if you would like to participate as a company representative.  

Corporate Sponsorship

Interested in sponsoring a student group event? Please reach out directly to the student group co-chairs. For additional sponsorship activities or more information on how to get your company involved at Booth, please contact Nancy Johnston, Senior Associate Director of Corporate Relations.  

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