CBRE Ireland Graduate Programme 
We know we’re the biggest property consultancy in the world. But we also like to think we’re the best one to work for. Why? Because we understand that a career is about more than just hard work, it’s about achievement, rewards, job satisfaction and fun! 
People are our most precious asset, so we do all that we can to attract the best – and keep them.  
On our Graduate Rotation Programme you will receive top class mentoring, training and 
support from some of the best people in the industry, along with the experience and know-how that only comes from years of working in a world-leading company. In fact, some of the most senior members of our team started out on our Graduate Programme. 
How to apply 
CBRE Graduates are passionate about property. With the academic edge, specialist knowledge and local market insight to help take our business to the next level. They come from all backgrounds and cultures. They’re hardworking, professional and adaptable, happy working in a small, close-knit team but committed to the growth of our global organisation. 
If this sounds like you and you are keen to work with industry experts and market leading clients, apply now with your CV and cover letter to [email protected].

Key Dates

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Most of our roles will commence in August each year although we may have an opportunity for you to start earlier or later depending on business requirements. The timeline above is indicative.
The timeline above is indicative, please contact [email protected] for exact dates.


What are the open and closing dates for applications?  
Start: September  
Close: End of October  
Who should I contact for assistance with my application or for further information? 
Most information is on our website but should you require any further information or assistance please contact us by either calling 01-618 55 00 or by emailing us at [email protected]  
How do I apply?  
If you wish to be considered for graduate programme please send your CV together with a cover letter to [email protected] 
Who will have access to and use my personal information?  
We will only use your personal information for the purpose of your application and it will be limited to the People team and hiring manager.  
How long will it take to process my application? 
We review applications on an ongoing basis and will endeavor to let you know how your application is progressing within one week of the deadline for applying.  
How will you get in touch with me?  
We will keep in touch with you regularly regarding the status of your application either by email or by phone.  
Do I need a driving licence? 
Some of our roles will require travel. Whilst a driving licence would be advantageous it is not a requirement for our Graduate Programme.  
When would I be able to start on the Graduate Programme? 
Most of our roles will start in August each year although we may have an opportunity for you to start earlier depending on business requirements. You will be able to advise on your application the earliest date that you are available from. 
As part of the Graduate Programme, are there various rotations across the company? 
Throughout the three-years, graduates can expect to work in a minimum of two departments. These may include: Agency, Asset Management, Capital Markets and Valuation. 
Will I be offered the opportunity to work overseas as part of the Graduate Programme? 
Whilst we are a global Company it is unlikely that you will be required to work overseas as part of the Graduate Programme as it is based in Ireland. Throughout your continued career at CBRE you will have the opportunity to work in a truly global environment. There are EMEA Mobility programmes like Swap & Share where employees have the opportunity to work in a different office and experience a different city and culture. 
What training and development will I receive on the Graduate Programme? 
Throughout the Graduate Programme you will receive both soft skills and technical training to help you develop towards your APC. Training sessions can include; time management, negotiations skills, presentation training and technical lectures. 

Hints & Tips


Writing a winning application 
  • Do keep focused. Have a good think about why you want to work for us and keep that in mind when answering the questions.
  • Do plan and proof read. Make sure you’ve checked for spelling and grammar.
  • Do have some fun with your application to give us an insight into your personality and make your application stand out.
  • Don't rush! Leave plenty of time to send it off before the closing date.
  • Don't be negative. Focus on your strengths and let your enthusiasm shine through. 
How to impress at interview 
  • Be prepared for your interview. Have your CV and a pen and paper to hand. Answer any questions in a professional manner and talk clearly and confidently.
  • Plan your journey well in advance. Make sure you know the route and how long your journey will take. Check bus and train timetables. Always allow a bit of extra time for heavy traffic or delays. Know where you’re going and who to ask for: bring your confirmation letter or email with you.
  • Come prepared. Do your research on the company. Think about the sort of questions you might be asked and prepare some answers. Find someone you can role play your interview with.
  • Ask questions. This is your chance to find out more and show how much you know about CBRE, so think up some questions beforehand.
  • Be yourself! Relax, we want to get to know the real you.