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If you are a high school student considering a career in architecture or an architecture student at the collegiate level, you're in the right place. Learn more about your chosen career and the path to becoming an architect.

Recent Graduates

Recent Graduates

If you've recently graduated with an architecture degree, congratulations! Let the AIA help you jump start your career; find tools to aid you on the path towards licensure and opportunities to get involved with the AIA locally.

Newly Licensed

Newly Licensed

We have the tools to help advance your career, starting with a great network of your peers. The AIA defines newly licensed architects as those individuals who have been licensed for ten years or less, regardless of age.

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AIA Career Center

Looking for a job in the architecture industry? View job postings from reputable employers across the country and upload your resume to connect with future employers in the AIA Career Center.

Career Learning Center

Once you've registered in the AIA Career Center, visit the Career Learning Center to view professional development resources and videos to enhance your skill set.

AIA Compensation Report

Compensation Report

The AIA Compensation Report, compiled from our survey of U.S. architecture firms, offers compelling information on the state of the profession and includes compensation data for 39 architecture firm positions in 28 states, 28 metro areas, and 14 cities.

Internship and Career Survey

Internship & Career Survey

The AIA/NCARB Internship and Career Survey, contains a wealth of information on the experiences of emerging professionals as they go through IDP, take the ARE, become licensed, and obtain their first jobs.

College of Fellows

College of Fellows

The College of Fellows is composed of members of the Institute who are elected to Fellowship by a jury of their peers. If you are currently a Fellow, learn more about connecting with your peers to further advance the profession.

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Emerging Professional's Companion

Emerging Professional's Companion

An online resource to gain IDP credit

Interns enrolled in the IDP can gain core and supplemental credit through EPC activities, regardless of employment status.    About the EPC

Emerging Professionals Summit Recap

Emerging Professionals: 2014 Snapshot

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Intern Titling

Check in on one of the biggest outcomes of the 2014 EP Summit - Intern Titling! 

Read the 2014 EP Snapshot

2014 was an exciting year for Emerging Professionals, and significant progress was made on several EP Summit outcomes.



An e-Magazine for Young Architects

Produced by the AIA Young Architects Forum, Connection is the official bi-monthly e-Magazine for young architects.
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