Careers

The AIAS is dedicated to bridging the gap between education and the profession. Our career programming is our effort to start to understand where the gap is and how to approach training students to be better off in their new work environments.

We have many initiatives in the pipeline to help close this gap, including The Architype Podcast and Ask an Architect. We also do mock interviews, portfolio reviews and speed mentoring at our major conferences.

College + Career Fairs

Boston: Architecture/ Design College Fair

Are you thinking about a career in architecture, interior design, or landscape design? If so, explore the possibilities at the BSA Architecture/Design College Fair. Representatives of more than 40 colleges and universities will be on hand to answer questions about portfolios, admissions, scholarships, curricula, and more.

Chicago: Architecture + Design College Day

This day acts as a career fair for students who are interested in following a path in architecture and design. From informational booths to networking opportunities, this event is a must for anyone in the area.

Philadelphia: Architecture + Design Fair

The Philadelphia Architecture & Design Fair is free to high school and college students, parents, teachers and counselors interested in learning about educational opportunities in the built environment.

New York: Architecture & Design College Fair

High School students from the tri-state area are invited to attend this free college fair to learn more about applying to architecture school. Representatives from schools both within and outside of New York State will be on-hand at the Center for Architecture  to meet with students and answer questions.

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American Institute of Architects (AIA)

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National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB)

NCARB helps aspiring architects reach their career goals through the national experience program and licensing exam.