This is a community for those interested in all areas of Real Estate, Energy & Manufacturing to explore news, resources and events from the CDO, SOM Clubs and broader Yale.
Economic development stems from efforts across a broad range of fields so we cater to interests that span empowerment, international development, policy, and infrastructure, among others.
“A process of creating and utilizing physical, human, financial, and social assets to generate improved and broadly shared economic well-being and quality of life for a community or region.” -Karl Seidman
Sample employers include: Acumen, BRAC, Capital Impact Partners, CT Green Bank, Endeavor Global Inc., Evidence Action, GiveDirectly, IDInsights, International Monetary Fund, NYC Economic Development Corp., Obran Cooperative, RedF, Save the Children, Technoserve, United Nations, UNICEF, UNCDF, World Bank and World Food Program.
Energy is a large and fast growing global industry that encompasses sectors such as oil & gas, power & utilities, renewable energy, energy storage, etc.
Career opportunities in energy are diverse and include corporate finance, strategy, business development, operations, engineering, M&A, and product management among many others.
Given the ever-evolving technologies and legislations, energy is a dynamic industry, and a career in energy requires interdisciplinary knowledge and the ability to learn quickly.
Real Estate is “property consisting of land and the buildings on it, along with its natural resources; an interest vested in this; an item of real property; more generally buildings or housing in general.”
Real Estate covers many aspects such as development, leasing, appraisal, marketing, and management of commercial, residential, agricultural, and industrial properties, as well as financial, raising capital from investors (REPE) and managing, sourcing or assessing debt investments within Investment Banks.
Career opportunities exist in Development, Brokerage, Equity and Fixed Income Research, Project Finance, Public Finance, and Real Estate Finance.
Sample employers include: Allianz, CBRE, Cushman & Wakefield, Evercore, Goldman Sachs, Hines, Invesco, JPMorgan Chase & Co., KKR, March Capital Management, Morgan Stanley Real Estate, Tishman Speyer, Vornado Realty Trust and Zillow.
If you’ve ever purchased a single family home, you are likely already familiar with the parties involved in real estate: You have the seller (usually just a private individual like yourself), the sales agents, …
By Mike Minutoli
Mike MinutoliDirector, Career Education and Coaching
On Friday, February 11, Firsthand held its first annual MBA Virtual Career Fair. The fair was geared toward first- and second-year MBA students looking to prepare for and find internships and full-time positions. The fair allowed students to connect with top …
ESG in the U.S. is not a novel idea. In the 1600s and 1700s, religious groups such as the Quakers and the Methodists recommended certain guidelines to their followers regarding the types of activities that were appropriate for investing. And …