Things are looking up. Architecture and engineering services added 38,300 jobs last year—the trick is figuring out where to look for them. To help narrow down your search, here are some of the best places to find architecture-related jobs and internships.
AIA Career Center
Browse from hundreds of industry jobs, upload your resume, and subscribe to e-mail alerts. Plus, the career center offers a number of how-to videos on everything from writing cover letters to building your brand.
Head to Archinect for an eclectic range of employment opportunities. With recent listings from the hottest fashion designers and architecture firms, there’s something for everyone. For job postings on-the-go, follow @archinectjobs on Twitter.
Since its launch in 2009, more than 54,000 people have showcased their work on Architizer. After uploading your portfolio, peruse the site’s job board for a list openings, design competitions, and professional courses.
If you’re looking for your first internship, you’ve come to the right place. With the help of quirky icons, users can quickly identify opportunities by deadline, season, or sector. There’s even a message board where interns can solicit advice from peers.
Coroflot specializes in connecting design professionals with leading companies in architecture, 3-D modeling, and more. Once you’ve nabbed an interview, be sure to check out their salary guide—a valuable tool during the negotiation process.
The popular job board features hundreds of architecture-specific openings. Build a career profile, upload your resume, and check out the site’s salary poll.
AIAS Careers Center
Every year, the American Institute of Architecture Students (AIAS) produces a digital resume book for students, which is sent to 500 architecture firms across the county. The organization also provides helpful tips on finding a mentor, negotiating your salary, and preparing for an interview.
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