Career Development

IREM Job Shadow Program

Student of the Year  
Win a trip to IREM’s Fall Leadership Conference in Orlando, FL.  Filled with several opportunities to network and attend professional learning sessions, the fall conference has a lot to offer students and IREM wants you to experience it firsthand. Apply soon to meet the June 2, 2014 deadline!

   

IREM Job Shadow Program

IREM Job Shadow Program  
Intended for high school, community college, and university students, IREM’s job shadow program is an initiative to increase awareness of careers in real estate management.

   

Find a  Job

Find a Job  
Joining a new organization is not an easy task, and you'll be putting significant effort toward finding your way. Take the right path by applying for real estate management jobs on IREM’s national job board.

   

Compensation

Compensation  
The real estate industry attracts individuals with entrepreneurial attitudes who view challenges as opportunities. The ever-changing nature of the real estate industry has and continues to create employment and career possibilities for those committed to continuous improvement. See how much you can earn in real estate management.

   

Management Positions

Management Positions  
Real estate management offers job opportunities at many levels – as front-line site managers, as mid-level property and regional managers, and as company executives. Find out what the differences are between management positions.

   

Property Types Managed

Property Types Managed  
A factor that influences the nature of the work performed is the type of property being managed. There are a wide variety of property types, each having its own peculiarities and placing unique demands on the manager of that real estate. Broaden your knowledge on the various properties real estate management professionals manage.

   

Typical Employers

Typical Employers  
Real estate managers are employed by owners of real estate − either directly or through third-party management firms – and the manager’s job is affected by the type of employer. Learn about the typical employers that hire real estate managers.

   

Licensing

Licensing Requirements  
Most states regulate property management by including management functions such as leasing, offers to lease, negotiating leases, renting, collecting rent, etc., as covered real estate activities. In many cases, property managers who do not engage in leasing or renting activities are exempt from licensure. Find out if you need a license to manage properties in your state.

   

University  Programs

University Programs  
While college education is not a requirement for beginning a career in real estate management, it is highly recommended. Find out what colleges and universities offer property management programs and connect with universities that IREM has relationships with.

   

Internships

Internships  
The best introduction to a career is first-hand experience, and an internship can provide this. Internships offer you an opportunity to “try the job on for size” by giving you the experience and knowledge of the management business before committing to the field. Find out if real estate management is the career choice for you through an internship.

   

Membership with IREM

Membership with IREM  
You don't have to go it alone in your career. Harness the power of a community of 18,000 leaders in real estate management. Rely on a trusted source for timely, relevant, and creative solutions. Join IREM today to elevate your career, build your credibility and start on the path to a brighter future. Check out our various membership types, including our Student and Associate membership.

   

Career Newsletter

Career Newsletter  
Get career tips and hot-off-the-press industry information

   

Downloads

Get Real. An Exciting Career in Real Estate Management  
A Career in Real Estate Management offers a host of exciting prospects. This booklet, developed by the Institute of Real Estate Management and funded by the IREM foundation, is intended to serve as an introduction to the wide array of career opportunities that exist today in one sector of the industry: real estate management.

   

Get Real

Downloads  
Download Career Resources, Employer Resources, Internship Program Forms and Templates.