Career Opportunities

The University of Notre Dame produces talented graduates by providing them with a top-rate education and exposure to various fields within real estate. The real estate industry is exceptionally diverse and full of incredible opportunities. 

By successfully completing the Minor in Real Estate, graduates can look forward to challenging and rewarding careers in a variety of areas:


Investment managers, advisors, and bankers help to allocate capital in debt and equity markets. There is a vibrant public real estate market, including investment banks, real estate investment trusts, and commercial mortgage-backed securities, and a private real estate market, including private equity funds, insurance companies, and pension funds.  


Developers help to identify, plan, and execute residential, commercial, industrial, and mixed-use projects. Developers can work on both large-scale development projects and small-scale incremental development.


Brokers facilitate transactions and deals of all types, helping clients to buy, sell, lease, and invest in real estate. Brokers, as well as analysts, appraisers, and consultants, help create value by connecting people and places.


Management professionals oversee and operate multi-family, retail, office, and other types of real estate. Acting on behalf of owners, managers help with rentals, maintenance, and preserving a property's value while generating income.


Construction professionals, including construction managers and project engineers, help build structures and infrastructure and transform vacant land into buildings, neighborhoods, and cities and towns. These professionals assist with the planning, design, and production stage of the building process.   

Professional Services

Numerous technical professionals, including architects, engineers, and lawyers, contribute greatly to the investment, development, and management of real estate projects and communities.


Issues related to public policy, including finance, housing, investment, mortgages, and urban planning, play a crucial role in our society. There are various positions in both the public and private sectors (for-profit and non-profit) that can have a positive impact on our communities at the federal, state, and local level.

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