Top Employers 2016: Drees & Sommer in third place

For the eighth time, Immobilien Zeitung (‘Real Estate News’) surveyed real estate students taking about their employer of choice. This year, Drees & Sommer made it onto the winners’ rostrum, taking third place with a score of 81 points. A total of 588 students participated in the survey.

Drees & Sommer’s score was up 72 percent on 2015. The company has consistently ranked in the Top 10 since the employer rating survey began. One of the things that attracts students to Drees & Sommer is its positive image – half of the respondents give this as the reason for their choice. The fact that the project management and consulting firm is an international player is a key factor for every third respondent.  Other important factors are career prospects and the degree to which the company’s activities matched the students’ aspirations. Drees & Sommer scored particularly well in this area: The good match was a decisive factor for 69 percent of students who named the company as their employer of choice.

About half of the respondents will graduate this year. As students answered open questions regarding their employers of choice, the results also reflect the company’s