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Sep 1, 2017

The AIAS 2016-2017 Vice President, Rachel Law, spoke with Young Architect Podcast Host, Michael Riscica, about what she has helped to accomplish during her term, her job hunt experience, and why we shouldn’t be afraid to say ‘no’ to new challenges.

Aug 16, 2017

Executive Director of both AIA New Orleans and the New Orleans Architecture Foundation, Joel Pominville, gives us the latest updates about his local architecture community, how real-life ARE study groups can help motivate students to study, and why it’s so important to live by your passion.

Aug 13, 2017

Drew Paul Bell, shares his insight, tips, and advice to what to expect from architecture school, the AREs, and beyond. For anyone who’s feel discouraged early on in in their college career, this is a great interview to get some positive motivation. 

Aug 11, 2017

Architect and 2017 National Associates Committee Chair of the AIA, Korey White, shares how her committee is teaming up with others to expand their abilities and increase their strengths to helping emerging professionals.

Jul 14, 2017

Co-Owner and Designer at Propel Studio Architecture and Website Founder of Talkitect, Lucas Gray, shares his experience and insight about working abroad, starting your own firm, and following a “non-traditional” career path in the field of architecture.  

Jul 5, 2017

AIAS National Vice President and Master's Student for Architecture and Environmental Design at Montana State University, Elizabeth Seidel, shares her architecture journey and what’s next for her as she takes on her new role.

Jun 25, 2017

Architectural Historian and Positively Portland Walking Tour Guide, Eric Wheeler, shares his love for history, architecture, and teaching and how he learned to be more observant of architectural designs by working alongside architects as a Real Estate Appraiser and Heritage Tourism Consultant in Wisconsin.

Jun 2, 2017

Architect Donna Sink shares her experience of moving to different parts of the USA with her family to work, the multiple challenges she faced, and how she was able to rebuild her network and grow her career even more in each city.

May 22, 2017

Architect and NCARB Examination Director, Jared Zurn, shares how to prepare for the latest ARE 5.0, what to expect from ARE 5.0 compared to 4.0, and the benefits of focusing on each singular task compared to multitasking. 

May 19, 2017

Architect Samantha Markham shares how her blog, Aspiring Architect, got its start in addition to her experience helping to grow and manage AIA committees along with creating networking events for students and professionals.

May 8, 2017

A little pep talk for the person who is stuck in the middle of taking the Architect Exam. 

May 4, 2017

Architect Jared Smith shares his experience working in New York City, raising a family, and what to do if you fail a ARE. As a member of both the National Organization of Minority Architects (NOMA) and the New York Coalition of Black Architects (NYCOBA), Jared is helping young minorities begin and grow their careers in the field of architecture.

May 1, 2017

Architect Stephen Parker discusses how advocacy for the profession of architecture is an opportunity to help our communities.  

Apr 24, 2017

Architect Mark LePage shares how taking a course about entrepreneurship helped him and his wife, Annmarie launch their own architecture firm. Today, Mark continues to inspire and help others learn about business with the EntreArchitect Academy.

Apr 17, 2017

Dan Horn shares what the Operation Resilient Long Island (ORLI) team are doing bring more resiliency to the world of architecture. Dan shares how Hurricane Sandy affected his community and how ORLI’s global 3C Competition was able to help rebuild the East Coast after Hurricane Sandy.

Apr 10, 2017

Architect Designer and Portland State University Professor, Julia Mollner tells us what she’s doing to help her students gain good mentorship experience, create an open discussion within her community, and improve the city of Portland, Oregon.

Apr 3, 2017

Virginia Tech Professor, and ARE prep instructor, Michael Ermann, shares how active learning can transform how we understand architecture. You will also learn Michael’s favorite tip for preparing for the ARE exam and what he recommends you consider when choosing a university.

Mar 22, 2017

Lora Teagarden shares with us the importance that networking has played in helping her architecture career. With Lora, you’ll discover how a five-second doodle turned into two books, and how she was able to make connections -- both online and offline that helped her succeed.

Mar 21, 2017

Dear Future Young Architects, Lets have a serious conversation about licensing, the profession and how much time you spend screwing around!?!!

Mar 6, 2017

Architect and mastermind behind the Evolving Architect website, Michael LaValley shares his experience with taking the AREs, why he loves teaching, and the reason why mentorship is important for everyone to experience. Together with his AIA chapter and Emerging Professionals Committee in Buffalo/ WNY, New York, he shares how they’re working together to help as many aspiring architects as they can to begin and build their careers.

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