Architecture

This career circle is for any student who is interested in pursuing a career in the fields of Architecture, Urbanism, and/or related fields.

Join as many Career Circles as you want by updating your career interests on Handshake. Updating your career interests will allow you to receive the latest Circle updates. Check out more information about the Circles here.

Check out the “Jobs & Internships by Major” webpage on the School of Architecture’s Careers website to view currently open listings for UM students and alumni. For thousands more opportunities, log in to Handshake.

Do you have questions about internships, graduate school, or your future career? Or are you unsure what your first step should be? Speak with a coach via Zoom or stop by Toppel for in-person coaching, Monday – Friday from 10:00 am – 4:00 pm. Feel free to email us at toppel@miami.edu if you need assistance outside of our drop-in coaching hours.

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Creatives, as you know, having a digital portfolio ready is a necessity for your professional development and career success in any creative field! Check out this guide on the best sites for all creatives, as well as a specific list …

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Featured Resources

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.

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.

Architizer

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

Labor Market InsightsIn partnership withLightcast logo

Are you looking to use real-time labor market data to make informed decisions about your future career path, explore relevant salary data, or identify the skills you need to build or market to get your next role? Use the following tool to explore your options.

There are two ways to navigate this tool:

  1. Keyword Search: Search for the title of the job you’re looking to pursue, or skills you may have that could be relevant for a particular career path.
  2. Narrow Down by Industry + Occupation: If you have a general sense of the industry you’d like to pursue, you can narrow down the occupations within a given industry to help you decide.

First, choose an industry of interest, then filter for occupation. (If you'd like to see data for a specific location only, filter by state.)

Type in a keyword to select a relevant occupation. (If you'd like to see data for a specific location only, filter by state.)

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.


Featured Industry & Career Guides

Cane2Cane Mentors

Patrick Adams

Alumni Mentor
  • Washington, DC
  • Intern US International Development Finance Corporation

majed altouq

Alumni Mentor
  • Kuwait City, Kuwait
  • Manager Tamayuz qadesya insurance Insurance broker since 1994

Joseph Baca

Alumni Mentor, Mentor
  • Miami, FL
  • Tooling Project Manager Captiva Container

Wesley Bal

Alumni Mentor
  • Orlando, FL
  • VICE PRESIDENT & MORTGAGE LOAN ORIGINATOR EQUITIFIRST MORTGAGE

Charles Barattini

Alumni Mentor
  • Miami, FL
  • Project Manager Amicon Management

Melissa Bassin

Alumni Mentor
  • New York, NY
  • Attorney Moses & Singer LLP

Bill Becker

Alumni Mentor
  • West Palm Beach, FL
  • US Acquisitions PPF Group

Stephen Callegari

Alumni Mentor
  • San Diego, CA
  • Attorney Best Best & Krieger LLP

Natasha Camarillo

Alumni Mentor
  • New York, NY
  • Marketing Coordinator Turner Construction Company

Andrew Cohn

Alumni Mentor, Mentor
  • Miami/Fort Lauderdale Area
  • Risk Manager The Related Group

William Danner

Alumni Mentor, Mentor
  • Jacksonville, IL
  • Retired Retired 2005

Alfredo De St Croix

Alumni Mentor, Mentor
  • Panamá
  • Managing Director Aspinwall Corp.
   

JOBSCAN

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