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Management Trainee Program - (New England) in Woburn, MA at The Dolben Company

Date Posted: 2/28/2019

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Job Description

About the organization:

The Dolben Company, Inc. (“Dolben”), is a full-service Boston-based real estate company.  With offices in Massachusetts and Maryland and more than 17,000 residential units throughout the New England and Mid-Atlantic regions, Dolben is built on a deep heritage of performance and stewardship.

Since 1929, four generations of the Dolben family have upheld a proud tradition of unparalleled success and profitability, fulfilling the property and investment needs for a wide array of businesses, financial institutions, organizations and private investors. Dolben believes strongly in the value of employee education, and is well known in the multifamily industry for our progressive education programs.

MIT Program:

We are looking for college seniors/graduates (May 2019 graduates) for our Management Trainee Program who are enthusiastic and eager to learn about the multi-family industry.  Our Program consists of 6-8 weeks of paid (salary) corporate training and field training designed to introduce you to this exciting industry.

This program will cover:

  • Property Operations
    • Leasing Apartments
    • Renewal Procedures
  • Market Studies
    • Visits to our properties
    • Shop competitor properties
  • Property Marketing Plans
  • Maintenance Procedures
    • Capital Plans
    • Emergency Procedures
    • Property Inspections

In addition, our trainees are provided corporate training on Fair Housing, Communication Skills and Business Etiquette.  Our trainees are also introduced to accounting and accounts payable procedures.

After completing the Program, most of the trainees are transferred to a property as an Assistant Property Manager (APM). Provided with the strong foundation needed to succeed, many of our past trainees have since been promoted to Property Manager, and recently to Regional Property Manager.


  • Available to start the MIT program Sept. 2019
  • Recent (within 1 year) graduate from an accredited college or university
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Customer service oriented
  • Team building and team leading abilities
  • Strong verbal communication skills
  • Strong organization skills
  • Interest in a career in the real estate and/or multi-family industry

MIT’s do receive a generous benefits package which includes medical & dental insurance; company-paid life & disability insurance and a 401(k) Plan.  We are an equal opportunity employer.

The MIT program will start in September 2019 and is a 6-8 week paid training program. The training will take place at Dolben’s corporate office in Woburn, MA.

Once the MIT program is complete in October/November of 2019, MITs are then placed on assignment at one of Dolben’s properties. MITs may then be required to work weekends in their new role as an APM or Leasing Consultant.

To apply:

For more details, or to apply, please email your resume and a cover letter expressing your interest to

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