In addition to supporting a broad range of real estate-related courses, the Ziman Center also sponsors a wide array of student organizations, programs and activities to augment the training and development of students who wish to pursue careers in real estate.
Anderson Real Estate Association (AREA)
The Anderson Real Estate Association (AREA) is a graduate student real estate club. Club membership has increased steadily in recent years as student interest in real estate has grown. The group organizes a real estate career night, networking events and a speaker series. For more information, visit AREA's website (www.uclaarea.org).
Real Estate Law Association (RELA)
The Real Estate Law Association (RELA) is the law student real estate club. Since its formation in 2010, the club has launched a speaker series, mentor program and has an enthusiastic leadership in place to manage their growing membership. The group has experienced tremendous growth and works in tandem with the Anderson Real Estate Association (AREA) to coordinate joint programming and events. For more information, visit RELA's website (www.uclarela.org/). Please contact the Ziman Center if you would like to become more involved with RELA.
Bruin Real Estate Association (BREA)
The Bruin Real Estate Association (BREA) offers a vast number of educational opportunities, career networking events, and character development experiences for UCLA undergraduate students with the passion to pursue a future in the field of real estate. BREA works closely with the Ziman Center to organize opportunities for association members to intermingle and gain knowledge from well-known industry leaders. For more information, visit BREA's website (www.breaatucla.org/).
Real Estate Industry Night
Sponsored by the Ziman Center and organized by students, AREA's Real Estate Industry Night is a well-attended annual event. Typically over 100 companies participate. These companies have included AEW Capital Management, Apollo Real Estate Advisors, Arden Realty, Buchanan Street Partners, CB Richard Ellis, Colony Capital, Cushman & Wakefield, Douglas Emmett, George Smith Partners, Grubb & Ellis, Jones Lang Lasalle, JP Morgan Mortgage Capital, KB Homes, KBS Realty, Keybank Real Estate Capital, Metlife, Resmark Equity Partners, TA Associates, The Olson Company, Trammell Crow, Wells Fargo, and Westfield America.
Careers & Internships
Working in collaboration with UCLA Anderson's Parker Career Management Center and the Anderson Student Real Estate Association (AREA), the Center provides assistance to students seeking full-time positions and internships in the real estate industry.
Ziman Center Real Estate Mentor Program
The Ziman Center has developed a real estate mentor program designed to meet the needs of students and busy professionals. The program allows real estate professionals to share their work experience, offer career advice, interface with students, and participate in Ziman Center activities.
Distinguished Speaker Series
The Ziman Center Distinguished Speaker Series provides an opportunity for students to listen to distinguished speakers from the real estate industry. Sessions take place during evenings throughout the year.
Dinner for Eight
The Ziman Center's "Dinner for Eight" provides an opportunity for eight students to privately dine with and learn from distinguished leaders from the real estate industry.
The Ziman Center sponsors the annual Real Estate Law Association Investiture event to celebrate the accomplishments of the RELA Board, to welcome the incoming RELA Board and to honor a distinguished UCLA Law School industry alumnus/alumna for his/her contributions and commitment to RELA.
Applied Management Research Program (Management Field Study)
The Applied Management Research (AMR) field study program is a two-quarter project that allows teams of second-year UCLA Anderson MBA students to conduct strategic consulting assignments with businesses and corporations.