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Career Resources
Career Resources
Career Resources

The department leverages its connections to the business community to guide you toward a thriving career in real estate or finance. The following programs and resources can help you achieve career growth, in addition to the department's year-round events, such as panel discussions, webinars, conferences, networking meet-ups, and more.

Mentoring Program

The department's Mentoring Program matches undergraduate Real Estate majors with experienced real estate professionals. A mentor can help guide your career path and introduce you to potential employers. They also help you think through what skills are necessary for a successful career in real estate.

The program provides a series of meetings during a four- or five-month period, and is offered in two cohorts per academic year.

To find a mentor, contact Steve Bell at (312) 362-5920 or


Finance majors can gain practical experience and earn academic credit in the class FIN 393 Finance Internship, which has placed students at leading firms including Merrill Lynch, Prudential Securities, Klarian Capital and Blackhawk Realty. Visit to apply. After registering, select "FIN 393" and the quarter for which you'd like to enroll in the class. Questions? Contact:

Mary Ann Hocter

DePaul Career Center

The DePaul Career Center connects undergraduate students to employers, alumni, faculty and staff to facilitate meaningful experiences, mentoring connections and partnerships. Through the center, you also have access to:

Kellstadt Career Management Center​

Graduate students can access the Kellstadt Career Management Center, which offers a unique and valuable combination of career planning resources. Specialists at the center provide you with personalized support and first-hand industry knowledge to help you reach your career goals.

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