Construction/ Engineering / Real Estate

Careers in Construction Administration

Cities and towns are experiencing an unprecedented level of transformation. The New York metro area alone is currently constructing some of the largest and most advanced commercial, housing, and infrastructure projects in the nation. There has never been a greater need—or opportunity—for leaders in the burgeoning field of real estate, construction and engineering. Graduates develop rewarding careers with some of the world's most respected architecture, engineering, and construction firms, entrusted with delivering some of the most impactful projects of our time.

Careers in Real Estate

The real estate profession has expanded and offers one of the widest career selections in the business world today. Helping people buy and sell homes, office buildings, industrial property and corporation farmland, property management, land development, mortgage banking, urban planning, real estate counseling, appraisal, and research are all aspects of a career in real estate.

Get to Know Industries & Career Paths

There are many career paths and interrelated areas in the field of construction, which can progress from construction labor to construction management, with numerous other areas of interest in between.

  • Facilities Manager
  • Site Engineer
  • Building Surveyor
  • Building Services Engineer
  • Sustainability Consultant

So, just what does management in construction entail, and what kinds of career paths are available to those interested in the field? Construction management actually involves the overseeing, planning, designing and budgeting of small and large-scale construction projects, and there are different paths that a career in this type of management can take. In the resource section, you will find the Career Paths document for your degree. This document provides a comprehensive review of different types of jobs, employers, industries where jobs in your field are found. You will also find professional associations, sample job descriptions and other materials and information to help you develop your understanding of your field, how to apply your degree, and resources for your job search. These resources will guide you through an exploration of your field.

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