The mission of the Drexel Architecture Program is to pursue architecture as a professional discipline by combining the rigors of the academy with the realities of contemporary architectural practice.
Find and apply for jobs or internships, build your resume, and make professional contacts with the Architecture Internship and Job Board..†
There are job opportunities for US citizens with the federal government, including paid internships for part-time students and positions specifically for recent graduates.
AIA Philadelphia has a job listing page on their website.
Here is the most recent AIA Compensation Report Survey.
Firms seeking interns may contact Rachel Schade, AIA, Associate Director for Student Placement. Please complete and attach the following form: Drexel Architecture Student Job Placement Form [PDF]
†A Drexel username and password is required. For login problems, please e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Student Resumes and Portfolios
Student Design Competitions
Better Philadelphia Challenge & Edmund N. Bacon Prize for Urban Planning + Design
Held annually in October. Open to current university-level students internationally. Registration is free. More information on the website.
BLTa Student Design Competition
The BLTa Student Design Competition for undergraduate and graduate architecture students enrolled in an architectural program at an NAAB or CACB accredited school during the academic year. The competition carries a first place prize of a paid internship at the Philadelphia architectural and interior design firm in the summer and a cash prize. There will also be cash prizes for 2nd and 3rd place.
For a separate cash prize, the competition will include an additional napkin sketch contest for the project described in the challenge. Entrants do not need to complete the main challenge to enter the napkin sketch contest or they may enter both competitions.
Visit their Facebook page for more information.
Sherwin-Williams Annual Student Design Challenge
Residential design and commercial interior design. Each entry must use Sherwin-Williams colors.
See the Sherwin-Williams for Design Pros Facebook page for information.