Resources for Supervisor
and Mentors


Certification Guidelines

The Certification Guidelines outlines the requirements for NCARB certification for U.S., Canadian, and foreign architects. This document replaced the Handbook for Interns and Architects in July 2012. [download]

IDP Guidelines

Essential reading for interns, supervisors, and mentors participating in the Intern Development Program (IDP). The document includes introductory information, steps to completing the program, reporting procedures, work settings, training requirements, and core competencies interns should understand before becoming licensed. [download]


IDP Supervisor e-News
This electronic publication is sent to IDP supervisors. Provides tips for successful supervising and resources that will assist both supervisors and interns to navigate the program. [more]

IDP e-News
This electronic publication is sent to NCARB Record holders currently completing the Intern Development Program (IDP). Topics cover the latest news about the program, Record-processing information, important reminders, and information related to the program from NCARB’s Annual Meeting and Conference held each June. [more]

Social Media

Join the IDP Supervisors group on LinkedIn— a community where supervisors and mentors can learn about the latest program changes, share best practices, and more!


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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.