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21 Careers with a Degree in Architecture
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Architecture Career Overview
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Designboom
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Topos Magazine

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Associations
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American Institute of Architects
American Institute of Architects – New York Chapter
American Institute of Architecture Students
American Planning Association
American Society of Interior Designers
American Society of Landscape Architects
Architectural League of New York
Association of Architecture Organizations
Association of Licensed Architects
Association of Professional Landscape Designers
Center for Health Design
Docomomo US
Institute of Classical Architecture & Art
International Interior Design Association
International Association of Lighting Designers
International Association of Architectural Photographers
International Society of Sustainability Professionals
National Association of Women in Construction
National Organization of Minority Architects
Society of American Registered Architects
Society of Architectural Historians

Licensure
Getting Licensed - AIA
Licensure Basics – National Council of Architecture Registration Boards (NCARB)
Licensing Requirements Tool - (NCARB)
NCARB – Architectural Experience Program

Directories
American Council of Engineering Companies
Architizer
Architect Magazine
Association for Environment Conscious Building
Buzzfile
Core77 Design Directory
Design Guide
U.S. Green Building Council
World-Architects

Job, Internship, & Competition Search Tools
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Arkitectum
Center for Architecture
Coroflot
Environmental Career
How to Get an Architecture Internship
Partnership for Public Service
Planetizen Job Board
Student Conservation Association

Volunteer Opportunities
Architectural League of New York
Brooklyn Bridge Park
Center for Architecture
Habitat for Humanity
New York City Department of Parks and Recreation
NYC Service
Open Architecture New York
Open House New York
Storefront for Art & Architecture
Urban Green
Urban Land Institute New York

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