Career Stages: Careers In Architecture
Careers in architecture are as varied and interesting as the people who hold them. Therefore, the AIA has established a unique web site for the topic:
Begin your career exploration by considering these ideas:
It is diverse and multifaceted, and has many opportunities for specialization—become familiar with the options.
In the design of the built environment and public space.
Talk with architects; observe buildings and construction sites; visit schools and speak with architecture students.
Prepare for Professional Education.
Develop a broad interest in the arts and humanities and a solid background in the physical sciences, and math.
Learn Communication Skills.
Writing, speaking, freehand drawing.
Books and magazines on architecture and design.
NCARB Web site Student to Architect: The Path to Licensure
Guide to an architecture-focused career path