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…

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SUMMER PROGRAM PROFILES Last week, ARCHCareersGuide.com published its annual listing of Architecture Summer Programs. Now, over the coming months, we will highlight some of the many summer programs by simply reviewing their websites.   First, do you want to be an architect? Do you want to study architecture?  Are you ready to start your path to becoming an architect?…

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ARCHITECTURE SUMMER PROGRAMS 2021   Architecture Summer Programs https://www.archcareersguide.com/summer/   Well, amazingly it is the end of January; now is the time for our annual release of the Architecture Summer Programs offered by the many architecture programs and other institution from around the country and throughout the world. In reality, the listing has been posted…

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GOAL: ACADEMIC SUCCESS Last week, we discussed the process of succeeding in the career goal — To obtain a career position within an architecture firm for the summer or after graduation.   Searching for a Career Position   Today, we focus on academic success: To gain academic success by obtaining straight A’s in your course.…

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SEARCHING FOR A CAREER POSITION GOAL: CAREER POSITION Thus far this year, we have discussed SMART Goals and Six Dimensions of Wellness; as we questioned, will you set SMART Goals using the Six Dimensions of Wellness?  As a review, below are links to the articles. SMART Goals Six Dimensions of Wellness Well, to assist you,…

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WHEEL OF WELLNESS The first entry of 2021 was all about setting SMART Goals; the message was quite appropriate given the new year but now, we introduce a context for setting those goals.  We were first introduced to this concept – Six Dimensions of Wellness back early in our careers. But what is it? Six…

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S.M.A.R.T. Goals Well, it is finally the year 2021!  Now, what? As many, you are probably thinking of setting New Year’s resolutions; perhaps not as statistics bear out that over 90% of New Year’s resolutions are broken.  With that said, why bother, but instead, you may wish to consider the following: Setting SMART Goals But…

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ARCHCAREERSGUIDE.COM 2020 SUMMARY All would agree that they cannot wait until the clocks turn midnight on January 1, 2021; the year 2020 would truly be over and we would start fresh for 2021.  Of course, the primary reason that 2020 is getting a bad rap – i.e., COVID-19, will not be over but we enjoy…

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GIFT IDEAS In celebration of the holiday season, below are a number of links to websites that highlight gifts for those architects / aspiring architects in your life. Of course, if none of these lists of gifts provide you any ideas, you can always go with the following classics ideas – BOOKS: It would need…

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ACE MENTOR AUSTIN – CAREER DEVELOPMENT Last week. (November 17), I had the honor of being an “expert” on the panel, Career Development, sponsored by ACE Mentor Program of Austin.  Specifically, I addressed the topic, Careers in Architecture.  What made it most special was the moderator, Allison Wilson, AIA, LEED AP BDC.  Allison was a…

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