Supervisors and Mentors

IDP Supervisor and Mentor

Understanding and completing IDP is every intern’s responsibility. However, they can’t complete it alone.

IDP supervisors and mentors play crucial roles throughout the internship process. Their knowledge, guidance, and support are invaluable to the development of an intern and add to the long-term quality of the profession. It is essential that they understand the requirements and objectives of the IDP in order to help interns complete the program in a timely manner.

Working With a Supervisor

An IDP supervisor is the individual who supervises an intern on a daily basis. [more]

Working With a Mentor

A mentor is a loyal advisor, teacher, or coach. [more]

Working With an Intern

The purpose of the IDP is to develop competent architects who are prepared to practice architecture independently upon initial registration. [more]

Related Publications


IDP Guidelines
Updated July 2015! The IDP Guidelines is essential reading for aspiring architects, supervisors, and mentors participating in the IDP. The document includes steps to completing the program, reporting procedures, experience requirements, and more!

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Related Content

The New Online Reporting System for Supervisors
When an intern submits an experience report, you will receive an e-mail notification letting you know that it is ready for your review and approval.