Career StagesCareer Stages
Intern Development Program
The Intern Development Program (IDP) structures the multiyear transition from architecture student to licensed professional. Visit the NCARB IDP Home page for up-to-date information on the IDP.
- See the AIA’s IDP Resources Home Page to learn about who’s involved with the program, how to get started, and what best practices are available.
- Search the IDP Frequently Asked Questions.
Architect Registration Exam
The Architect Registration Examination® (ARE®) is administered by the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB). Visit the NCARB ARE Home Page for up-to-date information on the ARE®.
- See the AIA’s ARE® Resources Home Page for a comprehensive list of study guides, seminar instructors, available workshops, scholarships, and related links.
- Register to take the ARE® on the Prometric Web site.
- Connect with others on the ARE Forum.
- Browse IDP/ARE Best Practices
- Find Your Local AIA Component
- American Institute of Architecture Students