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Real Estate, Energy & Manufacturing

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

  • Energy

  • Manufacturing

  • Real Estate

  • 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.

    Sample employers include: Apex Clean Energy, Avangrid, Chevron, Citi, Credit Suisse, Exxon Mobil, General Electric, EnerNOC, Lazard, NextEra Energy, Schlumberger, Shell and Tesla.

  • Students with an interest in the manufacturing space will often explore roles in analytics, business development, marketing, operations, strategy, and supply chain management.

    3M, Amphenol, Conagra Foods, Corning, Cummins, Danaher, Fortive, Hugo & Hoby, Lockhead Martin, Pratt & Whitney, Raytheon Technologies, Siemens and Tata Group.

  • 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.

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Real Estate Interview Guide

Common Real Estate Interview Questions

Our Real Estate Interview Guide compiled the most common behavioral and technical interview questions and answers to prepare candidates in the recruiting process for investment positions in the real estate industry.

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BlackRock’s Sustainable Investing Initiatives Are Changing The World (And You Could, Too)

Sustainable investing is a term that refers to the growing trend of tying investment strategies to their impact on society, specifically in terms of their environmental, social, and business outcomes. At BlackRock—a financial technology (FinTech) and asset management leader—innovation …

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Real Estate Investment Firms

What are Real Estate Investment Firms?

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, …

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MBA Virtual Career Fair: Consulting Careers in Sustainability Panel Discussion

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 …

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Career Resources

Industry Guides

Vault Career Guide to Energy, Third Edition

In the midst of an energy boom that has positioned the United States as one of the world’s top oil-producing …

Vault Career Guide to Real Estate, Third Edition

Whether the economy is strong or weak, people will always need places to live, work, and shop, and there will …

Vault Career Guide to Education, Third Edition

Nearly one in four Americans is an enrolled student at any given time. As a result of this great demand …

Vault Guide to Real Estate Jobs, Third Edition

The Vault Guides to Jobs series provides essential information about key careers and industries, with an emphasis on preparing for …

Vault Guide to Alternative Energy Jobs, Third Edition

The Vault Guides to Jobs series provides essential information about key careers and industries, with an emphasis on preparing for …

Vault Career Guide to Information Technology, Third Edition

Opportunity is definitely knocking for information technology professionals; employment for computer programmers, computer support specialists, computer systems analysts, software developers …