WHEN HIRING A NEW DESIGNER?

WHAT TO LOOK FOR WHEN HIRING A NEW DESIGNER? As graduation is fast approaching, we have been focusing on the job / career search; our last few essays have been – Sources of Leads – April 21, 2022 https://www.archcareersguide.com/sources-of-leads/ Twenty Skills of the Career Search https://www.archcareersguide.com/twenty-skills-of-the-career-search/ A.R.C.H.I.T.E.C.T. Job Searching Acronym https://www.archcareersguide.com/a-r-c-h-i-t-e-c-t-job-searching-acronym/ Now, we hear from…

Read More

SOURCES OF LEADS

SOURCES OF LEADS A few essays ago, we highlighted an acronym for your search – A.R.C.H.I.T.E.C.T. At the end of the essay, we shared the following quote from Richard N. Bolles, the author of What Color is Your Parachute? A FINAL THOUGHT! The answer, in a nutshell, is: Thru your research and then thru your…

Read More

TWENTY SKILLS OF THE CAREER SEARCH

TWENTY SKILLS OF THE CAREER SEARCH Given the end of the academic year is fast approaching, our last entry on the job / career search was the following: A.R.C.H.I.T.E.C.T – JOB SEARCHING ACRONYM https://www.archcareersguide.com/a-r-c-h-i-t-e-c-t-job-searching-acronym/ It provides an almost step-by-step process to the job searching process; well, as a compliment, we are discussing the needed skills…

Read More

A.R.C.H.I.T.E.C.T – JOB SEARCHING ACRONYM

A.R.C.H.I.T.E.C.T – JOB SEARCHING ACRONYM After working with architecture students for a handful of years, we quickly realized that most were NOT fully aware of the process of job-searching.  To make the process easier to remember and more meaningful, we created an acronym using the word — architect (see below).  While you may think it…

Read More

ARCHITECTURAL INTERNSHIPS: SUMMER 2022

ARCHITECTURAL INTERNSHIPS: SUMMER 2022 Spring is fast approaching as the temperature will soon reach 60 degrees later next month.  That means that summer will be here very soon as will the end of the semester. But what will you do this summer?  If you are like most architecture students, you will seek a summer position…

Read More

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.…

Read More

NETWORKING AND MENTORING IN ARCHITECTURE

NETWORKING AND MENTORING IN ARCHITECTURE Below is a special guest entry written by Ms. Hannah Brostoff who recently graduated with the joint  Master of Business Administration (MBA) / Master of Architecture (MArch) from the University of Illinois. — Thanks, Hannah! Had the pleasure of working with Hannah as an architecture student during her time at the…

Read More

SUMMER CAREER POSITIONS 2021

SUMMER CAREER POSITIONS 2021 Spring is fast approaching as the temperature will reach 60 degrees this week.  That means that summer will be here very soon as will the end of the semester. But what will you do this summer?  If you are like most college students, you will seek a summer position.  As an…

Read More

ARCHITECTURE CAREER FAIR – VIRTUAL

ARCHITECTURE CAREER FAIR – VIRTUAL It is that time of year – time for Career Fair.  To prove the point, below is a partial list of the architecture programs that are hosting career events in the coming month or so.  Of course, some have already been held and are being held as this post is…

Read More