Mentoring – National Mentoring Month

MENTORING Regardless of where you are on the path of Becoming an Architect – student, recent graduate, new hire – do you have a Mentor?  Do you know the importance of having a mentor? If you truly like about the history of the profession, mentoring has been a part of architecture.  In the true old…

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SATURDAY DESIGN STUDIO – ASFS

The Architectural Foundation of San Francisco (AFSF) Saturday Design Studio is a distance-learning workshop in sustainable design and digital architecture for high school students. Participants will learn professional digital design tools, receive 1-on-1 mentoring with an architect or engineer, and create a portfolio of photo-realistic and video renderings of their original 3D designs. This four-week…

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NEW YEAR’S RESOLUTION: CAREER

New Year’s Resolution: CAREER Last week, the focus was on New Year’s Resolution; more specifically, the focus was on an academic goal — Gain academic success by obtaining straight As in your courses for the coming semester.   New Year’s Resolution 2022 https://www.archcareersguide.com/new-years-resolution-2022/   Also, SMART Goals was introduced; goals need to be Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Relevant, and Time-bound.…

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ARCHCAREERSGUIDE.COM 2021 SUMMARY

ARCHCAREERSGUIDE.COM 2021 SUMMARY Happy New Year!  Just like last year’s celebration, we are truly glad that 2021 is over and could not wait until 2021.  Like 2020 the primary reason that 2021 is getting a bad rap – i.e., COVID-19, will not be over but we enjoy starting over. But the end of the year…

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GIFT IDEAS 2021

GIFT IDEAS 2021 In celebration of the current holiday season, below are several links to websites that highlight gifts for those architects / aspiring architects in your life.  Or you could select one gift idea for yourself. Of course, if none of these lists of gifts provide you any ideas, you can always go with…

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NEW RESOURCES: FIRST 500, ARQUITINA, LATINAS IN ARCHITECTURE

NEW RESOURCES: FIRST 500, ARQUITINA, LATINAS IN ARCHITECTURE As you may know, ARCHCareersGuide.com is all about helping you become an architect; as such, we are always seeking new RESOURCES.  Well, we found some new resources for you! For us, one of the best resources for becoming an architect is to talk with or read about…

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ACADEMIC YEAR PROGRAMS

ACADEMIC YEAR PROGRAMS For over ten years, ARCHCareersGuide.com has provided its popular Architecture Summer Program.  Now, we announce another new resource – a listing of academic year programs.   Academic Year Program https://www.archcareersguide.com/academicyear/   Like Architecture Summer Programs, these programs held during the academic program are designed to introduce you to architecture and design.  Some…

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AFSF DESIGN – SATURDAY STUDIO

AFSF DESIGN – SATURDAY STUDIO As many of you know, one of the more popular resources is the Architecture Summer Program listing; it is a great resource as it connects you with summer programs to learn more about architecture.  But, what do you do during academic year?  Well, this post highlights the AFSF Design –…

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YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR YOUR OWN CAREER

YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR YOUR OWN CAREER Today, our guest essay is from Marcus Cross.  As a principal at Alliance Architecture, he manages the DC and Annapolis Studios. In addition to his design and leadership at Alliance, Marcus also serves as a Lecturer at the University of Maryland, School of Architecture, Planning, and Preservation.  He…

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