Browse Architectural Experience Program (AXP) resources to help you become a licensed architect and prepare you for a successful career in architecture.
Architectural Experience Program resources
The National Council of Architectural Registration Board's (NCARB) Architectural Experience Program (AXP), formerly the Intern Development Program (IDP), prepares you for a successful career in architecture.
The following resources will help you become a licensed architect.
Emerge by AIAU
- Emerge by AIAU provides you with:
- Online video-based education courses, supplying knowledge that is not always available at firms.
- HSW courses on a number of topics including economics, ethics, and sustainability. (Additional AIAU videos of interest to emerging professionals will supplement the series and change regularly to provide broad knowledge in support of AXP.)
- Free access to the series for Associate AIA members.
- Discounted price of $35 for AIA members (anyone else may purchase the videos for $50).
Find a local AIA member to be your mentor—check with your chapter to see who’s available.
Create your own support group—search our member directory for local connections and support.
AIA continuing education
Earn AXP experience hours through AIA continuing education at your component, firm, or through AIAU. 1 AIA HSW Learning Unit equals 1 AXP experience hour.