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The Commercial Real Estate Alliance for Tomorrow’s Employees (CREATE) educates a diverse workforce and connects career-ready candidates to employers in the Commercial Real Estate (CRE) industry.
Since 2011, CREATE has educated hundreds of students from San Francisco State University and Merritt College, both of which are recognized as having among the most diverse student populations in the nation. Approximately 30% of these students have been hired directly into the industry upon graduation. CREATE’s signature program is the 16-module, 32-hour Fellows curriculum facilitated by industry subject matter experts. Student Fellows learn the fundamentals of the industry and about the career opportunities in commercial real estate. The experience is enhanced by mentoring, job shadowing, building tours, internships and networking as well as the free career portal that connects students with employers offering internships and entry-level jobs.