Organizations Who Support Emerging Professionals and Young Architects

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Investing in the Future of the Architecture Profession

I’ve been writing the blog on YoungArchitect.com for 3.5 years now. Frequently, Young Architect readers reach out to me and ask if I know of any local resources, events, study groups, or connections in their area.

Yes!

Yes, there are many fine organizations across America who vividly understand that the future of the profession is in the hands of the next generation.  They are deeply passionate about connecting and helping Young Architects and Emerging Professionals and helping them develop their careers. I want to help you connect with these organizations that want to engage with you.

Unfortunately, I’m rarely able to help facilitate a connection or felt like I can guide people in the right direction—mainly because I just can’t keep up with what’s happening with everyone across America.  And in places like New York City, there are sooo many organizations that it quickly gets complicated.

Creating A Master List

Recently I came up with this idea of creating a master list of all the organizations that are actively engaging with Young Architects and Emerging Professionals.

I started by asking everyone on the Young Architect email list, to tell me the names of the Architecture Organizations and AIA Chapters I should be acknowledging. Then I reached out to those chapters by getting the information I posted below.

Below is the beginning of that master list organized by each state.

Submitting Your Organization’s Info or Requesting an Edit

I know this list is off to a good start, however there are still many many more organizations who aren’t represented on this list.  I also understand this information will need to be updated over time. At the very bottom of this blog post, I provide information about how to submit your information to be added to the list, or request that a revision be made.

The Organizations Who Support Emerging Professionals and Young Architects 

US Wide


Architectural Practice Committee (APC), Society of American Military Engineers (SAME)

Location: National
How are you supporting EP’s through licensing? – Networking opportunities for EPs in military or civil service with other EPs and AEC industry leaders in the public sector and uniformed services, linking EPs with mentors, advocating for professional development opportunities for EPs and Architecture within government agencies, credentialing and licensing scholarships/stipends, working with Corps of Engineers Electronic Library to provide study resources to EPs in government/uniformed service.
Besides licensing, what else is your organization doing to support Young Architects and Ep’s? – AIA LU/HSW/SD credits for quarterly APC conference call lectures, APC liaisons at many of the 100+ SAME posts worldwide, strategic partnership with AIA to support organizational programs and allow for exchange of member rates, national and local Transition Workshops and Job Fairs for military members transitioning to the A/E/C industry, national and local Small Business Conferences to inform A/E/C small businesses of opportunities for government design and/or construction contracts.
How can people connect with what’s happening? –Click their website here.

Name of the person provided this info: Hugh Darville, Assoc. AIA, CCM, hugh.darville@outlook.com

 


National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB)

Location: National
How are you supporting EPs through licensing?
NCARB helps EPs reach their career goals by developing and administering the national programs for licensure: the Architectural Experience Program™ (AXP™) and Architect Registration Examination® (ARE®).We also provide a number of tools and resources, including:

  • NCARB Blog: Find helpful tips on everything from creating the perfect portfolio to passing the ARE.
  • NCARB Live: A free webinar series for EPs. Past topics include career tips, women in architecture, and transitioning to ARE 5.0.
  • ARE Communities: Thousands of EPs have already joined our ARE communities for real-time help from NCARB’s exam experts. Plus, you easily share test prep tips and start a study group in your area.
    [ARE 4.0 Community] [ARE 5.0 Community]

What else is your organization doing to support young architects and EPs? – Every few years, we re-evaluate our programs to ensure they’re aligned with current practice and see where we can remove unnecessary barriers. As a result, the time it takes to earn a license has gradually decreased and the average age of licensure continues to drop. We also love to hear what EPs think about our programs and the path to licensure. For the sixth year in a row, we’re inviting EPs from across the country to apply for our Think Tank. Members will help identify the biggest challenges for licensure candidates, brainstorm new resources for AXP supervisors, and more (applications due May 31, 2017).
How can people connect with what’s happening? – Be sure to sign up for Destination Architect, a bi-monthly email for EPs. And you can always connect with us on Twitter or Facebook. Plus, be on the lookout for an NCARB outreach event in your area—our architects visit colleges and AIA chapters throughout the year!

 

Alabama – No information provided

Alaska – No information provided

Arizona – No information provided

Arkansas – No information provided

California


NotLY: Not Licensed Yet

Location: 204 Watt Hall, USC Architecture, Los Angeles, CA 90089-0291
How are you supporting EP’s through licensing? – 25-50 ARE lectures annually, Study Groups, NotLY email chain, 2200 members
How can people connect with what’s happening? – email list
Name of the person providing this info: Douglas Noble, FAIA

 


Bay Area Young Architects (BAYA) Emerging Professionals Committee of AIA San Francisco

Location: 130 Sutter Street, Suite 600, San Francisco, CA 94104
How are you supporting EP’s through licensing? – BAYA has a licensed architect as an officer as a resource for unlicensed members. BAYA members regularly form study groups and share experience and insights into the licensure process. Our officers actively seek updates, events, and tools to share through our social media platforms pertaining to the licensure process.
Besides licensing, what else is your organization doing to support Young Architects and Ep’s? – BAYA creates an environment of peer mentorship for all aspects of professional life. BAYA’s programs include monthly firm tours where principals and juniors share experiences and projects; monthly mixers for EPs and interested non-architects (to create a larger community that spans multiple disciplines); semi-annual academic events collaborating with Bay Area schools; and programs with other AIA committees and non-architect groups. Recently, BAYA expanded its efforts to provide a platform for our members to become engaged leaders in the community by providing tools to organize events geared towards their own interests (Pop-Up BAYA).
How can people connect with what’s happening?
Facebook Group
Member Website
Twitter
Linkedin
Meetup
Name of the person providing this info: Patrycja Dragan

 


AIA Golden Empire

Location: 1201 24th Street, Suite B110-164, Bakersfield, Ca 93309
How are you supporting Emerging Professionals (EPs) through licensing? ARE Roadshow (seminar), we also have study resources available to candidates free of charge. We have a local chapter member dedicated to answering questions regarding the ARE exam or study guides available.
Besides licensing, what else is your organization doing to support Young Architects and EPs? We offer scholarships to high school graduates and ARE test takers. EP networking events, annual lecture at our local community college architecture program about architecture and what our chapter offers; and we are working on a mentorship program where our experienced architects can give useful career advice and guidance to our newly licensed. We also acknowledge all of our newly licensed architects at our monthly luncheons.
How can people connect with what’s happening?
Facebook
Instagram
Name of the person who provided this info: Elsa Contreras AEPS Co-Chair

 


AIA Santa Clara Valley

Location: San Jose?, California
How are you supporting EP’s through licensing? – Study group
Besides licensing, what else is your organization doing to support Young Architects and Ep’s? – ?????
How can people connect with what’s happening? – ????
Name of the person provided this info: Info was submitted anonymously from YA Reader, AIA Santa Clara Valley please submit new

 


AIA Orange County

Location: 4100 Birch St, Newport Beach, CA 92660
How are you supporting EP’s through licensing? – ARE Study Groups – launched Study Group with Black Spectacles starting Jan 2017.
Besides licensing, what else is your organization doing to support Young Architects and Ep’s? – Lectures, Networking Events, Committees for Associates, and licensing support
How can people connect with what’s happening?
Facebook– (Closed group and a public page)
Twitter
Instagram
Name of the person providing this info: Meghana Joshi, Associate AIA

 


AIA San Francisco

Location: 130 Sutter Street, FL 6   94104
How are you supporting EP’s through licensing? – AIA Mentorship committee supports development through exposure to various design offices, tours of significant construction projects and significant public institutions, study groups, social interactions, protest participation and community participation.
Besides licensing, what else is your organization doing to support Young Architects and Ep’s? – AIA Mentorship committee supports individual mentorship groups to self-govern their path.  Guidance is given in the form of coaches and group networking events.
How can people connect with what’s happening?
Mentorship Committee Website
Local AIA Chapter Website
Facebook Page
Twitter
Name of the person provided this info: James Kaentje, AIA

 


Equity by Design, Committee of AIASF

Location: AIA San Francisco, 130 Sutter Street, Suite 600, San Francisco, CA 94104
How are you supporting EP’s through licensing? – Survey data on licensure, networking to meet others going through ARE.
Besides licensing, what else is your organization doing to support Young Architects and Ep’s? – Support EPs in advocating for themselves and for more equitable workplaces, workshops, meetings, symposia for networking + informal mentoring relationships, resources, and new ideas.
How can people connect with what’s happening?
Website
Twitter 
Google Group
Name of the person provided this info:  Julia Mandell

 

Colorado


AIA Colorado

Location: 515 Clarkson St. Apt 607 Denver, CO 80218
How are you supporting EP’s through licensing? – ARE Training, ARE Library, ARE ASAP Program, AXP Sessions, AIA/DORA Sessions
Besides licensing, what else is your organization doing to support Young Architects and Ep’s? – EP Happy Hours, EP Symposium and Awards Gala, EP/FAIA Programming, AIA CKLDP Leadership Program, 5x5x5 Mentoring, Online Portfolio Review, Traveling Scholarships, Habitat Build Days, Building Tours,
How can people connect with what’s happening?
Email
Name of the person provided this info: Korey White

Connecticut


AIA Connecticut

Location:
How are you supporting EP’s through licensing? – They offered lectures about each ARE Exam.
Besides licensing, what else is your organization doing to support Young Architects and Ep’s?
How can people connect with what’s happening?
ARE Lecture info click here. 
Links to our social media can be found here.
Name of the person provided this info: This info was submitted anonymously from a YA Reader. I need updated info from AIA Connecticut.

 

Washington DC


AIA|DC Emerging Architects Committee

Location: District Architecture Center, ℅ Emerging Architects Committee, 421 7th Street NW, Washington, DC 20004
How are you supporting EP’s through licensing? – Our organization connects young professionals in the area going through the licensure process and provides an outlet to those with questions or challenges. As there are many resources/lecture series put on by local chapters, we provide our members with a link to those events. AIA|DC offers a five part ARE prep course, which we encourage our members to attend.
Besides licensing, what else is your organization doing to support Young Architects and Ep’s? – The committee strives to organize a robust series of programming including lectures, networking events, and our signature Christopher Kelley Leadership Development Program. We organize two lecture series, Architecture Uncensored and a mentoring series. Architecture Uncensored provokes attendees to discuss topics that are often thought of as taboo or controversial in the profession, while the mentoring series addresses job-related skills important to emerging professionals. We also host two resume/portfolio workshops a year targeted at recent grads.  Networking events are held in collaboration with other local committees within the building industry.
How can people connect with what’s happening?
Blog
Twitter
Facebook
Mailing List
Name of the person provided this info: Alison Pavilonis, Communications Advisor

 

Delaware No information provided

 

Florida


AIA FORT LAUDERDALE

Location: 4316 W Broward Blvd, Plantation, FL 33317
How are you supporting EP’s through licensing? – There is the occasional ARE study work group (although I have never attended because we don’t do them often enough or spread the word well enough). There are occasional ARE lectures also. Florida Atlantic University’s ARE program is promoted a lot, but that is expensive, and a completely separate thing to AIA.
Besides licensing, what else is your organization doing to support Young Architects and Ep’s? – We have lectures, and seminars related to industry vendors, project case studies, continuing ed, building tours, and bi-weekly socials.
How can people connect with what’s happening?
Website
Email
Facebook Page
Name of the person provided this info: Arty Molinari

 


AIA Orlando

Location: Orlando Florida
How are you supporting EP’s through licensing? – Setting up lectures or meetings about the ARE, They own ARE study material I can borrow, They have a dedicated person who acts as an ARE Counselor. We have made it a point to inform every one of the ARE 4.0 to 5.0 transition and working on structuring a strong study lecture program.  We had 3 successful sessions last year and as a committee, we are feeling good about 2017.
Besides licensing, what else is your organization doing to support Young Architects and Ep’s? – We are working with Local Universities on Lecture Series, also working with the community on multiple levels and using this as the platform for young architects that want to participate and also make a name for themselves.
We question, We explore and We Execute… All of this takes the right connections and the right team.  We are excited to share that we are moving forward with some initiatives.
How can people connect with what’s happening?
Email

Name of the person provided this info: Hernan Rivera, AIA  – Orlando YAF/EP Director

 

Illinois

 
AIA Chicago

Location: 35 E. Wacker Drive, Suite 250, Chicago IL 60601
How are you supporting EP’s through licensing? – In-person ARE review course; ARE study materials available for borrowing; one staff member is an Architect Licensing Advisor; annual evening event on the value of licensure with NCARB staff and our state licensing advisor.
Besides licensing, what else is your organization doing to support Young Architects and Ep’s? – Educational events such as firm tours which are followed by social time in a bar; BRIDGE mentorship program for emerging architects who are paired with AIA Fellows; social event for summer interns; annual portfolio review evening; occasional design competitions; annual Young Architect Award; design competition for area architecture students; travel fellowship for a local graduating architecture student; participation in ReBuilding Together.
How can people connect with what’s happening?
Events
Classes
Official Website
Facebook
Twitter 
Instagram 1
Instagram 2
To join our email list: Click here
Name of the person provided this info: Joan Pomaranc

 

Indiana 


YAF Indianapolis/AIA Indiana

Location: Indianapolis
How are you supporting Emerging Professionals (EPs) through licensing? – Lectures, study guides available and hosting a newly licensed ceremony.
Besides licensing, what else is your organization doing to support Young Architects and EPs? – Emphasizing EP sessions at regional conferences, monthly YAF meetings with a budget from Indy AIA section and YAF chairs invited to AIA board meetings.
How can people connect with what’s happening? – Email
Name of the person who provided this info: Lora Teagarden

 

Iowa -No information provided

Kansas -No information provided

Kentucky -No information provided

Louisiana –No information provided

Maine -No information provided

Maryland -No information provided

 

Michigan

 
AIA Detroit

Location: 4219 Woodward Ave Suite 205, Detroit MI 48201
How are you supporting EP’s through licensing? – Teaming with AIA Michigan to host an ARE prep series, possibly additional study groups based on interest and ARE 5.0 resources
Besides licensing, what else is your organization doing to support Young Architects and Ep’s? – Currently developing an emerging leaders fellowship program based on the AIA VA program; active outreach to/support of area AIAS chapters, early development of a multi-level mentorship program for students, early professionals, mid-career professionals, and fellows.
How can people connect with what’s happening?
Facebook
Twitter
Linkedin
Instagram
Website
Name of the person provided this info: Charlie Klecha, Assoc. AIA, Managing Director

Minnesota -no information provided

Mississippi  -no information provided

Missouri


AIA Kansas City

Location: 1801 McGee, Ste. 100, Kansas City, MO  64108
How are you supporting EP’s through licensing? – ARE Success Team, ARE Study Sessions, ARE Info Sessions, ARE study resources
Besides licensing, what else is your organization doing to support Young Architects and Ep’s? – Mentoring program, networking events, lectures, tours and leadership programs.
How can people connect with what’s happening? – You need to be a member of AIA with AIA Kansas City as your local chapter. Contact amy@aiakc.org for information about joining AIA.
Name of the person provided this info: Amy Tonyes, AIA Kansas City

 

Massachusetts


The Boston Society of Architects

Location: Boston, Ma
How are you supporting EP’s through licensing? – They facilitate study groups, they own ARE study material I can borrow, there might be more they offer, but I’m not sure.
Besides licensing, what else is your organization doing to support Young Architects and Ep’s? – I need someone from the BSA to send in updated information
How can people connect with what’s happening? – I need someone from the BSA to send in updated information
Name of the person provided this info: I need someone from the BSA to send in updated information

Montana -No information provided

Nebraska -No information provided

Nevada -No information provided

New Hampshire -No information provided

New Jersey -No information provided

New Mexico -No information provided

New York


AIA Brooklyn (BKEP – Brooklyn Emerging Professionals)

Location: 211 61st Street, Apt #4, Brooklyn, NY 11220
How are you supporting EP’s through licensing? – ARE groups, study resources, job posting board.
Besides licensing, what else is your organization doing to support Young Architects and Ep’s? – We have a mentorship program where we ask senior members of BK AIA to reach out to young professionals to give good advice and guidance, and we also organize monthly happy hours with a specific theme to get people to join.
How can people connect with what’s happening?
Email
Website
Twitter
Name of the person provided this info: Daniel Horn & Nicole Gangidino

 


AIA Long Island Chapter

Location: 499 Jericho Turnpike, Suite 101, Mineola, NY 11501
How are you supporting EP’s through licensing? – The AIA Long Island Chapter, offers regular ARE review classes (Free for our members), provides ARE study resources, and coordinates Seminars with NCARB covering the ARE and the AXP programs.
Besides licensing, what else is your organization doing to support Young Architects and Ep’s? – The AIA Long Island Chapter has an established Emerging Professionals Committee which actively supports young professionals and promotes the issues that affect them.
The EP committee provides informational lectures, professional enrichment seminars, scholarships, EP networking events, and mentoring programs.
How can people connect with what’s happening?
Chapter Office: Email|  (516) 294-0971
Email
Website
Facebook
Name of the person provided this info: Graciela Carrillo, AIA & Jake Rivalsi, AIA – EP CO-Chairs.

 

AIA New York City – Emerging New York Architects (ENYA)


Location:
NYC
How are you supporting EP’s through licensing? – Setting up lectures or meetings about the ARE, They facilitate study groups, They own ARE study material I can borrow, They have a dedicated person who acts as an ARE Counselor, The provide a scholarship for the ARE, Various lectures with NCARB, NY Licensing board, and demystifying the ARE lecture.
Besides licensing, what else is your organization doing to support Young Architects and Ep’s? – Need more info from ENYA
How can people connect with what’s happening? – Need updated info from ENYA
Name of the person provided this info: This info was provided anonymously from a YA reader.

 


AIA New York State

Location: 50 State Street, 5th Floor, Albany NY 12207
How are you supporting EP’s through licensing? – ARE lectures
Besides licensing, what else is your organization doing to support Young Architects and Ep’s? – scholarships, networking, leadership development
How can people connect with what’s happening?
Website
Email
Facebook Group
Name of the person provided this info: David Flecha

 


AIA Buffalo/WNY

Location: 3500 Main Street,Ste 130-113, Buffalo, New York 14226
How are you supporting EP’s through licensing? – ARE Library – Full Kaplan and PPI ARE Sets (4.0), ARE Seminars
Besides licensing, what else is your organization doing to support Young Architects and Ep’s? – Networking Events, Annual Scholarships, Service Awards, Resume + Portfolio Reviews, Planning a Practice (All Day Workshop with Guest Lecturers), Design Competitions
How can people connect with what’s happening?
Website
Facebook
Twitter
Name of the person provided this info: Mike LaValley, AIA, LEED AP

 

Ohio


AIA Toledo

Location: Toledo, Ohio
How are you supporting EP’s through licensing? – Setting up lectures or meetings about the ARE, they facilitate study groups, they own ARE study material I can borrow, they have a dedicated person who acts as an ARE Counselor
Besides licensing, what else is your organization doing to support Young Architects and Ep’s? – ????????
How can people connect with what’s happening?
Name of the person provided this info: This info was submitted anonymously from Young Architect Reader, need updated info from AIA Toledo.

 

Oklahoma


AIA Eastern Oklahoma

Location: Tulsa, Oklahoma
How are you supporting EP’s through licensing? – Setting up lectures or meetings about the ARE, They facilitate study groups, They own ARE study material I can borrow, They have a dedicated person who acts as an ARE Counselor.
Besides licensing, what else is your organization doing to support Young Architects and Ep’s? – Monthly YAF meetings, Slack channels, YAF event sponsorship opportunity(currently funded), Headshot networking session, CanConstruction, Camp T-Square, ARCHiTread, YAF event line items in the budget, YAF and EP dedicated positions on the board.
How can people connect with what’s happening? –
Contact Josh Kunkel or Lindsey Ellerbach
Name of the person provided this info: Josh Kunkel

 

Oregon


Portland Design Events

Location: Portland, OR 97210
How are you supporting EP’s through licensing? – We find study groups happening in the Portland area for all organizations/exams (AXP/ARE, CSI/CDT, ASLA/LARE, etc.) and list them on our website so they’re easy for anyone to find and even export to their personal calendars.  We also actively promote the study groups via social media to spread the word to those who may have forgotten about them or may not have been aware they were happening.
Besides licensing, what else is your organization doing to support Young Architects and Ep’s? – We curate and share a master calendar of all architecture and design-related events happening in Portland, and are especially diligent in listing events for EPs.  We have a close relationship with area architecture schools and promote their events, while also promoting EP networking events, lectures, and any number of other events engaging EPs and helping to strengthen the interdisciplinary EP community here in Portland.
How can people connect with what’s happening?
Website
Facebook
Instagram
Twitter
Name of the person provided this info: John Maternoski


CSI Portland

Location: Portland, Oregon
How are you supporting EP’s through licensing? –Michael Riscica given lectures about getting started with the ARE for CSI Portland.
CSI Portland offers a fantastic scholarship for the CDT Exam which includes reimbursement of the exam, CSI membership, The PDPG textbook and a 10-week prep course for the CDT Exam.
Besides licensing, what else is your organization doing to support Young Architects and Ep’s? – Learning and Libations continuing education series, movie nights, chapter networking parties, site tours, and a yearly symposium at the Portland Art Museum.
How can people connect with what’s happening?
Website
Facebook
Youtube
Linkedin 
Twitter
Name of the person provided this info: Michael Riscica

 

Pennsylvania 


AIA Philadelphia

Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
How are you supporting EP’s through licensing? – Setting up lectures or meetings about the ARE, They facilitate study groups, AIA PA has an annual scholarship
Besides licensing, what else is your organization doing to support Young Architects and Ep’s? – Need info from AIA Philly.
How can people connect with what’s happening?
Website
Name of the person provided this info: This info was submitted anonymously from a YA Reader. AIA Philly please send updated info.


AIA Pittsburgh

Location: AIA Pittsburgh, The Bruno Building, 945 Liberty Avenue, Unit 3, Pittsburgh, PA 15222, (note: this will be changing in April 2017)
How are you supporting EP’s through licensing? – ARE Review Sessions (nine sessions per year)
Study Groups;
ARE lending library;
Champagne Toast for Recently Licensed (at the annual Holiday Party)
Besides licensing, what else is your organization doing to support Young Architects and Ep’s? – Networking events with allied professionals;
Structured mentoring (PALM); Outreach with AIAS at local universities; Carpenters and trades training classes (hands-on experience); Building tours of local construction projects; The Leadership Institute for Emerging Professionals (an initiative of the Foundation for Architecture), which reinforces leadership development; Young Architects Studio Competition (part of the annual Design Awards Gala)
How can people connect with what’s happening?
Website
YAF Landing Page
Facebook AIA Pittsburgh 
YAF Facebook  AIA Pittsburgh Young Architects Forum
Twitter
Instagram
YAF Twitter
YAF Instagram  
LinkedIn AIA Pittsburgh Collaborate
Name of the person provided this info: Sean Sheffler, AIA

 

Rhode Island -No information provided

South Carolina


AIA Charleston

Location: PO Box 21122, Charleston, SC 29413
How are you supporting EP’s through licensing? – Within AIA Charleston there is a YAF group that hosts ARE study groups, ARE and licensing presentations/meetings, SC Architect Licensing Advisor as a resource.
Besides licensing, what else is your organization doing to support Young Architects and Ep’s? – The most successful event that AIA Charleston does is the AIA Mentor Dinner Series.  This event includes 2 mentors and 12 mentees.  Everyone brings a bottle of wine and a group of volunteers cooks a great dinner.  The conversation usually kicks off with a couple questions to the mentors and then things just take off.  The wine keeps flowing and the stories and lessons are priceless.
We also have the AIA Charleston Young Architects Forum, building construction tours, Taboo Talks with firm leaders, YAF social events (bowling, pizza, happy hours, etc.)
How can people connect with what’s happening? – website: www.aiacharleston.com, email list: www.aiacharleston.com/join-the-mailing-list,
Facebook
Twitter
 Instagram
Name of the person provided this info: Steve Ramos and Bryan Beerman

 

South Dakota -No information provided

Tennessee -No information provided

Texas


AIA Austin

Location: Austin, Texas
How are you supporting EP’s through licensing? – Setting up lectures or meetings about the ARE, They facilitate study groups, They own ARE study material I can borrow
Besides licensing, what else is your organization doing to support Young Architects and Ep’s? – Very helpful. All I had to do was visit the AIA office and they included me in their email lists for the emerging professionals’ group and their newsletters for happening events. They had an entire day of awesome lectures especially devoted to those doing their IDP and starting their ARE’s this year. They have also been quick to respond to any emails for help. AIA Austin rocks!
How can people connect with what’s happening? – The local chapter administration is very helpful in letting people know how they can be involved and what they offer as help. All you need to do is visit the AIA office!
Name of the person provided this info: This info was provided anonymously from a Young Architect Reader. AIA Austin, please submit updated info.

 

Utah -No information provided

Vermont -No information provided

Virginia -No information provided

West Virginia -No information provided

Washington  – No information provided

Wisconsin -No information provided

Wyoming –No information provided

Puerto Rico

Colegio de Arquitectos y Arquitectos Paisajistas de Puerto Rico (CAAPPR)


Location: Puerto Rico
How are you supporting Emerging Professionals (EPs) through licensing? – CAAPPR supports its EPs by providing networking opportunities with mentors and administering ARE study groups and lectures. We developed an online study page, REVALIDArq.com, for both ARE and LARE Exams, dedicated to EPs with Spanish as their first language by providing bilingual study content.
Besides licensing, what else is your organization doing to support Young Architects and EPs? –  CAAPPR engages EPs in the early stages of their career development in architecture schools and is in constant communication with these groups. The YA and EPs are represented with their own Architect and Landscape Architects Delegate in the Board of Directors.
How can people connect with what’s happening? – www.caappr.org and www.revalidarq.com
Name of the person who provided this info: Mariela Bravo, AIA-Delegate for Architects and Landscape Architects in Training CAAPPR
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