Latest Issue: November 2011
Below, please find the November 2011 edition of the Zell/Lurie Real Estate Center's Alumni E-Newsletter. Contact Janice Leberman if you would like to subscribe to this newsletter and be on our mailing list.
Alumni Breakfast and Career Fair
Join your classmates and colleagues at a special Alumni Breakfast just before the annual Zell/Lurie Career Fair, Friday, November 20, 2012, from 10 to 11 a.m. in Houston Hall. Take advantage while you're there to raise your company's profile on campus and increase brand recognition by registering your company for the Fair. You do not need a search in progress to participate. To attend the alumni breakfast, and for more details on registering your company for the Fair, contact Ron Smith.
Alumni Profile: Edward W. Cook III,
McCarthy Cook and Co.
Profile of a Wharton grad who is currently working in real estate: Edward W. Cook III WG90 of McCarthy Cook and Company, a Research Sponsor of the Zell/Lurie Real Estate Center.
News from Our Faculty
Wharton real estate professors' speaking engagements, media reports and publications.
Think of us first when hiring
Ready to hire? Look to your fellow grads and current students. Check out our resume books for students and alumni. Or you can send a job description to Janice Leberman. Consider hiring interns. This is a great way for students to gain experience, allows you to see prospective employees in action and can really add the best and the brightest to your company. Browse resumes by region or primary interest, or see the whole book in printer-friendly pdf format. The Zell/Lurie Real Estate Career Fair at Wharton will be held on Friday, January 20, 2012. To sign up, or for more information, please email Ron Smith.
Join Our Alumni Directory
The Alumni Directory includes more than 700 Penn/Wharton alumni who majored in or are working in the real estate profession. Find long-lost classmates and consider being available to advise current students. Join the directory now. Please remember to keep your information updated. Contact Janice Leberman if you do not have the ID and password available.
Wharton MBA Career Management
We have found alumni support to be critical in helping Wharton students and alumni secure high quality jobs. So, if you or your company has internship, full-time, or advanced level hiring needs, be sure to visit the MBA Career Management Recruiting site to leverage resources such as the Wharton MBA Job Board, where you can advertise positions to 1,600+ current Wharton students and thousands of alumni who subscribe, and the Wharton MBA and Alumni Resume Books. If you have any questions on how to access Wharton talent, please email email@example.com.
Career Resources for MBA Alumni
Wharton offers lifelong career management support for MBA alumni interested in real estate careers and offers more than 50 online resources designed to assist you in your job search. A sample of these resources include: the Wharton Alumni Job Board that markets more than 4,500 annual positions, complimentary career advising, free access to Factiva, on-demand career programs, resume templates, and an Alumni Resume Book. We look forward to partnering with you to reach your career goals!