A.R.C.H.I.T.E.C.T: Tools

A.R.C.H.I.T.E.C.T By applying the skills, you have learned as an architecture student to gaining experience, you will be able to design your own career rather than just letting it happen. Be creative in organizing your search for prospective employers. While … Read More

Have you started your Career Search for next summer?

Lately, I have been meeting with a number of upper level design (architecture and interior) students for academic advising; after our discussion on courses, I always ask the question about their plans for next summer – what their plans on … Read More

Scholarships — Consider and Apply

With three children about to embark on their college experience, I can share that the biggest issue is finances – MONEY!  As one who has been in higher education for the past 25 years, I can share that the biggest … Read More

DIVERSITY ADVANCEMENT SCHOLARSHIP

DIVERSITY ADVANCEMENT SCHOLARSHIP Over my many years in architectural education, I have been involved with many different worthwhile programs.  My absolute favorite is my involvement with the Diversity Advancement Scholarship; it started in 1987 as National Vice-President of AIAS and … Read More

2B an Architect: Dallas

This weekend, I am in Dallas to attend 2B an Architect.  The event is one of the five Architecture/Design Career Day/College Fair held throughout the country.  As mentioned in an earlier blog, these events are an excellent opportunity for you to learn … Read More

Careers in Government and Non-Profit

Recently, I was able to learn of three (3) individuals with an architectural education who have successful careers in architecture via state government and a non-profit design center.  Below are summaries of links on each of the individuals profiled. Further, … Read More

High School: Academic Coursework

Academic Courses As becoming an architect requires a college education, you should focus on courses that will prepare you accordingly; this will include four years of English and mathematics.  As is possible, pursue honor courses and advanced placement (AP) courses. … Read More

Researching Programs: Career Day in Architecture

What is the best way to research an architecture program?  Most would suggest you visit the campus and meet with faculty/representatives from the architecture program.  But many students may not have the resources nor time to visit. Well, attending an … Read More

ARCHCareers Guide.com – http://archcareersguide.com

Today, I am pleased to launch this new website. ARCHCareersGuide.com http://archcareersguide.com Amazingly, I launched my previous blog, ARCHCareers blog on May 29, 2008 — over 10 years ago.  During these last ten years, I have authored over 550 entries; looking back, … Read More

Portfolio Advice – Graduate

I was wondering if you have any advise in regards to creating an architectural portfolio for graduate school for someone who didn’t major in architecture.  I am trying to gain a good idea of what the school would be looking … Read More