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Life After Architecture School: What's Next?   Tags: architecture, architecture registration exam, career, graduate school, internship, job search, portfolio  

Library resources to help architecture students develop portfolios, search for a job, apply to graduate school, find an internship or prepare for the ARE.
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Employment Resources

Web Resources

  • The Career Project
    An interactive career profile database that allows you a personal and uncensored look into thousands of real careers and jobs through the eyes of the people who work them.
  • Planning a Career
    Navigating the Job Search Process
  • ARCHcareers
    A blog from Lee Waldrep that discusses the process of becoming an architect.

Career and Job Search

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Becoming an architect: a guide to careers in design - Waldrep, Lee
ISBN: 0470372109
Publication Date: 2010
Here is the completely up-to-date guide to today's careers in architecture—a clear and concise survey of the architecture field and advice for navigating a successful career. Filled with interviews and advice from leading architects, it covers everything from educational requirements and design specialties to registration requirements and the many directions in which a career in architecture can go.

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Getting a Job in Architecture and Design - Patterson, David W.
ISBN: 0393732177
Helps architects, interior designers, and related professionals find rewarding employment in the field. He sheds light on job possibilities in areas such as design-build, corporate design, facilities planning, graphic design, sustainable design, construction management, and education.

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How Architects Write - Tom Spector; Rebecca Damron
ISBN: 9780415891066
Publication Date: 2012
Whether you're an architect, landscape architect, interior , or industrial designer, this book shows you the interdependence of writing and design. The authors, both OSU faculty, include resources for how to write a designer's manifesto, statements of design intent, criticism, thesis, proposals, review statements, research reports, specifications, field reports, client communications, post-occupancy evaluations, and e-mailed meeting agendas so that you can navigate your career from school to the profession.

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Writing Architecture - Carter Wiseman
ISBN: 1595341501
Publication Date: 2014
For ages, architects have been criticized for speaking an insular language, known to some as "archispeak." Written as a primer for both college level students and practitioners, Writing Architecture acknowledges and explores the boundaries between different techniques of architecture writing from myriad perspectives and purposes. Wiseman offers a unique and authoritative perspective on comprehensible writing skills needed for success.

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Writing for design professionals - Kliment, Stephen A
ISBN: 0393731855
Publication Date: 2006
A guide to writing successful proposals, letters, brochures, portfolios, reports, presentations, and job applications for architects, engineers and interior designers

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