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HiRE a Tar Heel Expo

UNC Real Estate Undergraduate Recruitment and Networking Expo

The Leonard W. Wood Center for Real Estate Studies is excited to host our second annual HiRE a Tar Heel Expo for real estate companies seeking to hire undergraduate students for upcoming talent needs on Friday, Sept. 20 at The Carolina Club. This event provides the best opportunity for employers to connect with real estate-focused students to share information about your company and any internship and full-time opportunities. The Wood Center is the go-to resource at UNC for real estate talent, with a student population of 145 students anticipated to recruit in real estate for full-time and junior year internship roles during the 2024-2025 academic year. We hope you can join us on Friday, Sept. 20 for networking and recruiting with our Tar Heel real estate talent! 

Are you an employer interested in attending this event? Please contact Katie Hambrick at to learn more about recruiting real estate talent at UNC.

Student registration is not yet open for this event.

Who is invited? 

  • Employers who are hiring for commercial real estate positions. 
  • Seniors recruiting for commercial real estate full-time roles, sophomores and juniors recruiting for commercial real estate internships and first-year students interested in exploring commercial real estate as a field. 

What is the schedule? 

Friday, September 20 | 9 a.m. — 1 p.m. 
The Carolina Club

  • 9-10 a.m. – Recruiting Expo table setup 
  • 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. – Recruiting Expo 
  • 1-2 p.m. – Recruiting Expo table breakdown/clean up

What is the cost for employers? 

$350 per company 

What is included with the $350 registration fee? 

  • Three company representatives are welcome to attend to network with students and staff your table 
  • A light breakfast for employers
  • Coffee and drink service throughout the event 
  • Hospitality room including snacks available throughout event
  • Parking Validation for the Ram’s Head Deck 
  • One table during the Recruiting Expo portion of the event 
  • A resume book of all students registered for the event 
  • Inclusion in our HiRE a Tar Heel Expo Book, an electronic resource provided to students that includes your company’s information, representative contact information and links to your company’s website for open positions.

How do employers register? 

Employer registration for this event will open on July 1. Please contact Katie Hambrick at to learn more about recruiting real estate talent at UNC.

How do students register? 

Student registration will open closer to the start of the fall semester. Thank you.

What other ways can employers connect with undergraduate real estate talent?

The HiRE a Tar Heel Expo is your company’s best way to gain exposure to the largest amount of real estate students this academic year. To discuss scheduling an Employer in the Foyer tabling opportunity, coffee chats, etc., please reach out to Katie Hambrick, Associate Director with the Wood Center, at 

What companies attended the HiRE a Tar Heel event last year?