Listed below are RESOURCES designed to assist you in your path to become an architect; specifically, it includes the following: Associations, Articles, Books, Websites, Diversity, Youth (K-12), and Beyond Architecture.

Careers in Architecture and Beyond (NEW Resource)

Career Paths of Architects

By no means is the list exhaustive. Contact a local architecture firm, an area architecture program in architecture, or your local library for more. If you find a valuable resource, please let us know and we can add.


CAREERONESTOP: Your source for Career Exploration

ARCH PROGRAMS: Full listing of Architecture Programs in searchable database.

CAREER PROFILES: Read about architects in traditional and non-traditional careers.

BEYOND ARCHITECTURE: Resources on careers "beyond architecture."

SCHOLARSHIPS: Review scholarships from both national and local connections.

COLLEGE FAIRS / CAREER DAYS: Listing of annual Architecture College Fairs / Career Days held each fall.



American Institute of Architects - Based in Washington, D.C., the AIA has been the leading professional membership association for licensed architects, emerging professionals, and allied partners since 1857.

American Institute of Architecture Students - is an independent, student-run organization dedicated to providing unmatched progressive programs, information, and resources on issues critical to architecture and the experience of education.

Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture - is a nonprofit, membership association  to advance the quality of architectural education.

National Architectural Accrediting Board - accredits professional degrees in architecture offered by institutions accredited by a U.S. regional accrediting agency.

National Council of Architectural Registration Boards - NCARB members are the architectural registration boards of the 50 states, the District of Columbia, and three U.S. territories (Guam, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands). -- Destination Architect

National Organization of Minority Architects - has as its mission the building of a strong national organization, strong chapters and strong members for the purpose of minimizing the effect of racism in our profession.





YOUTH (K-12)