2023 Global Workplace Solutions (GWS) MBA Summer Associate Program

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2023 Global Workplace Solutions (GWS) MBA Summer Associate Program

11 locations
  • Responsibilities


    With broader and deeper capabilities than any other company, CBRE is the leading full-service real estate services and investment organization in the world. A CBRE internship gives you a unique opportunity to get a head start in the commercial real estate industry by working alongside some of our top producing professionals. Our associates will gain valuable real-life experience and learn the business by working on CBRE projects.

    CBRE Group, Inc. is the world’s largest commercial real estate services and investment firm (based on 2021 revenues) with more than 100,000 employees (excluding affiliates). CBRE has been included in the Fortune 500 since 2008, ranking #126 in 2022. It also has been voted the industry’s top brand by the Lipsey Company for 20 consecutive years and has been named one of Fortune’s “Most Admired Companies” in the real estate sector for nine years in a row. Its shares trade on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol “CBRE”.

    The company serves real estate investors and occupiers through approximately 530+ offices worldwide (excluding affiliates). CBRE offers a broad range of integrated services, including facilities, transaction and project management; property management; investment management; appraisal and valuation; property leasing; strategic consulting; property sales; mortgage services and development services.


    The MBA Summer Associate Program is a full-time, paid program that provides an in-depth introduction to CBRE’s Global Workplace Solutions (GWS) business and the diverse range of career opportunities therein. As the world’s largest commercial real estate services firm, CBRE will pair Interns with industry-leading subject matter experts and resources through a variety of strategic initiatives to ensure a comprehensive understanding of our GWS organization.

    Interns will be located across the country.


    • Full-time MBA student or any Master's Program at a top institution between first and second year of program

    • Experience in commercial real estate desired, and/or interest in real estate and willingness to be exposed to multiple disciplines

    • Financial acumen with the ability to interpret business financial documents

    • Demonstrated leadership and teaming capabilities

    • Strong written and verbal communication, and presentation skills

    • Ability to gather, analyze, interpret and summarize data; advanced Excel skills preferred

    Tentative Availability: 6/5/2023 TO 8/11/2023


    Placement and specific responsibilities will be based on an individual’s area of concentration, strengths, interests, and the GWS business need. Responsibilities and experiences below are examples and will vary according to role:

    • Work with account leadership to understand account operations, scopes of service and financial requirements within an integrated service model

    • Gain exposure to multiple areas of the core business and brainstorm ways to help improve best practice sharing

    • Develop recommendations for greater financial/operational controls and standard reporting routines

    • Analyze & develop plans for portfolio optimization and increased flexibility based on market and facility conditions

    CBRE is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a long-standing commitment to providing equal employment opportunity to all qualified applicants regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, veteran status, political belief, or any other basis protected by applicable law.

    NOTE: An additional requirement for this role is the ability to comply with COVID-19 health and safety protocols, including COVID-19 vaccination proof and/or rigorous testing.

  • Industry
    Real Estate
  • Locations
    Birmingham, AL • San Diego, CA • Atlanta, GA • Chicago, IL • Charlotte, NC • New York, NY • Columbia, SC • Houston, TX • Dallas, TX • Richmond, VA • Seattle, WA
  • About Us

    CBRE is the world’s largest commercial real estate services and investment company, with the #1 global market position in leasing, property sales, outsourcing, property management and valuation. CBRE is also the largest commercial property developer in the United States, and has $129.1B of Assets Under Management within our Global Investors business. Our more than 100,000 employees serve clients in over 100 countries, including over 90% of the Fortune 100.