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2020 CBRE Graduate Trainee Program (Real Estate), Singapore

Singapore , Singapore

Ref#: 29097

Date published: 26-Aug-2019

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[Application closes on end Jan 2020]

CBRE Group, Inc. is the world’s largest commercial real estate services and investment firm, with 2018 revenues of $21.3 billion and more than 90,000 employees (excluding affiliate offices). CBRE has been included on the Fortune 500 since 2008, ranking #146 in 2019. It also has been voted the industry’s top brand by the Lipsey Company for 18 consecutive years, and has been named one of Fortune’s “Most Admired Companies” for seven years in a row, including being ranked number one in the real estate sector in 2019. Its shares trade on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol “CBRE.”

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.

At CBRE, our people enjoy the flexibility of working in a global real estate and property services organization with tremendous scale. Every day you are empowered to be better and this is achieved through the platform and resources you have access to and the ability to work in an inclusive and collaborative environment where you will be challenged to grow and be your best every day.

About the Program

Our CBRE Graduate Training Program is open to all 2019/2020 graduating students and aims to prepare successful candidates for a career in real estate. Candidates will participate in a structured 12-month program, exposing you to both business-as-usual activities and standalone projects. You will enhance your skillsets, be challenged with rigorous work, grow your network and drive meaningful change in our business.


Applications: Now till end January 2020
Interviews: February through April 2020, on a rolling basis.
Start date: August 2020

In this Graduate Trainee Program, you will go through a comprehensive orientation, work with leading-edge technology and rotate through diverse and challenging business teams. You will also receive intensive coaching and on-going feedback from appointed members, peers, managers and internal business partners. This will give you many opportunities to develop valuable networks as well as exposure to senior staff members.

We are looking for talented and highly-motivated individuals who are good communicators and who are able to think strategically. Solving challenges with enthusiasm is in our DNA so if you identify with this trait we would love to meet you. We are also looking for team players who are adaptable, resourceful and flexible.

Based on your prior experiences and interests, and our business needs / mentor availability, you will be matched to a specific business team. You can view a list of example teams here: 

Brokerage (Advisory & Transaction Services) - 

Capital Markets - 

Property Management - 

Research & Consulting - 

Transaction Management - 

Valuations & Advisory - 

  • Highly motivated and has a strong interest to develop a career in the real estate industry
  • Excellent communication skills (written, spoken and presentation)
  • Strategic thinker and practical problem solver
  • Team player, flexible, adaptable and resourceful
  • Sensitive to, and appreciative of, difference and diversity
  • Singapore resident or possess a valid working visa in Singapore
  • Completed or will complete undergraduate studies in 2019 or 2020, with the major preferably in Real Estate, Project & Facilities Management or Business-related studies.