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Various Types of Architects

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Tips for Aspiring Architects

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Marketing Yourself as a Freelance Architect

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Featured Resources

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The American Institute of Architecture Students (AIAS)

Organization providing unmatched progressive programs, information, and resources on issues critical to architecture and the experience of education.


Platform for architects to search for, evaluate and share building-products across teams to build better buildings and cities.

GoGovernment: Federal Careers Guides

Explore federal government career options across various disciplines with GoGovernment’s Career Guides. Get insights into agency job offerings, what roles …

National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB)

Access licensing requirements across 55 U.S. states and territories and explore architecture careers to help you reach your professional goals.

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Featured Jobs & Internships

Thousands of internship and job opportunities are posted on Handshake by employers specifically looking to hire students. The following job and internship opportunities were pulled from Handshake for your career circle.

For thousands more opportunities, log in to Handshake. All UM students have a Handshake account that is automatically created for them when they enroll at the U. All you have to do is log in to Handshake to activate your account.

Skill Building with LinkedIn Learning

Access and explore on-demand LinkedIn Learning content (courses and videos) that can help you identify and build skills needed to be successful in your future career. Here, you can find relevant LinkedIn Learning content featured for your career circle.

SketchUp Pro 2024 Essential Training

Taught by Tammy Cody
Find out how you can build your design ideas with SketchUp Pro. In this essential training, interior designer and instructor…

BIM: Designing Sustainable HVAC Systems with Revit

Taught by Onyema Udeze
Humans spend most of their lives in spaces within facilities, and this makes designing sustainable spaces with optimal heating, ventilation,…

SOLIDWORKS 2024 Essential Training

Taught by Gabriel Corbett
SOLIDWORKS is the premier product-design software—enabling you to deliver innovative solutions to market faster. In this course, Gabriel Corbett teaches…

Practice Exam for LEED Green Associate

Taught by LinkedIn Learning Instructors
This practice exam is intended to help you prepare for the LEED Green Associate certification exam. After you launch the…

AutoCAD 2025 Essential Training

Taught by Shaun Bryant
AutoCAD 2025 is a powerful designing and drafting software used to create precise 2D and 3D designs. In this course,…

Learning AutoCAD 2025

Taught by Shaun Bryant
In this course, ​​Autodesk Certified Instructor Shaun Bryant shows you the basics of the AutoCAD user interface and leads you…

3ds Max 2025 Essential Training

Taught by Aaron F. Ross
3ds Max is best known for its modeling and rendering tools. These strengths come into play in architecture, manufacturing, game…

Improving Engineering Communications in Product Design

Taught by Erin Winick Anthony
Communication between stakeholders in the product design and manufacturing process is crucial for product success. But when everyone in the…

Blender 4.0 Essential Training

Taught by David Andrade
Blender is a powerful open-source solution for 2D and 3D modeling, animation, compositing, and post-production. In this course, get a…

BIM Manager: Building Envelope Design in Revit

Taught by Eric Wing
This course is designed to address the technical, software-driven aspects of creating exterior envelope systems. Instructor Eric Wing details what…

Architectural Materials: Designing for Excellence and Sustainability

Taught by Branka Knezevic
Materials are one of the classical bedrocks of architecture: the key component to designing beautiful, functional, sustainable spaces. This course…

Quality Analytics Using Minitab

Taught by Richard Chua
The Minitab statistics package can be a valuable tool in your analytics toolkit. In this course, professor and certified Lean…

Data-Driven Product Research and Design

Taught by Shanae Chapman
Data-driven research and design are vital to modern product teams, but how do you find out which processes and tools…

Autodesk Forma First Look

Taught by Shaun Bryant
Autodesk Forma is the cloud-based software that will unify workflows across teams that design, build, and operate built environments. It…

Additive Manufacturing: Optimizing 3D Prints

Taught by Joan Horvath
3D printing is a complex additive manufacturing process. And while all kinds of things can go wrong, with the right…

Unreal Engine 5 Essential Training

Taught by George Maestri
Unreal Engine is a powerful real time 3D engine with a range of applications, including game development, architectural visualizations, and…

Sustainability Foundations: Core Concepts

Taught by Amy Luers
Solving the environmental crisis we’re in is a critically important topic for everyone to consider in life and at work,…

Cognitive Cities and the Future of Urban Living

Taught by Ian Khan
Cognitive cities are the future of urban development, offering new classes of living, new opportunities for sustainability, and new technologies…

Revit: Issues and Revisions

Taught by Paul F. Aubin
Project changes occur frequently and often after contract documents are issued. And if you’re an architect, engineer, or construction management…

Learning Revit 2024

Taught by Paul F. Aubin
Autodesk Revit is one of the most popular building information modeling (BIM) solutions today. In this course, architectural consultant and…

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Skill Building Through Virtual Company Projects

Build valuable career skills and get a taste of industry experience via short virtual projects created by top companies across the globe on the Forage platform. Click on "View All Projects" to view all experiences for this career community. To check out projects across all the career communities and relevant practice interview questions, here.

Wondering how to list a completed project on your resume/CV or LinkedIn profile? Review the Forage referencing policy.

Featured Industry & Career Guides

Vault offers comprehensive industry and career guides that provide insights into industry work life and advice for students and alumni on kickstarting their careers. You can access 170+ guides on our Custom Career Content site to help you explore career paths and gain valuable information that will help you make informed career decisions.

Vault Guide to Architecture Jobs, Third Edition

The Vault Guides to Jobs series provides essential information about key careers and industries, with an emphasis on preparing for …

Vault Guide to Design Jobs, Second Edition

The Vault Guides to Jobs series provides essential information about key careers and industries, with an emphasis on preparing for …

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Cane2Cane Mentors

Explore careers, prepare for your future, and connect with industry professionals. Exclusive to our University of Miami community, Cane2Cane is a social network where 'Canes receive help navigating from college to career. No matter who you know, or don't know, connect and learn from professionals across 60+ industries who are eager to help you prepare for your career journey.

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Jazzmin Reid

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Casey McCormack

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Devin Peterson

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Jack Demetree

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Join your peers on Cane2Cane to connect with a 'Cane who can help you achieve your career goals! You can search for connections in the Cane2Cane community by applying various filters, such as industry, location, degree, and more!  


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