An Architect’s Lifelong Journey Toward Career Satisfaction


Architecture is an industry rich with opportunity for individuals yearning to weave their creative talents with meaningful work that will leave a lasting imprint in the world. This panel will look at the various alternate career paths architects and designers can take along their own professional journeys. Attendees will learn how to leverage their architecture degree and license to achieve greater career satisfaction by aligning career choice with personal passion.

Learning objectives

  • Describe how to pivot one’s career and leverage your architectural training and license within the design and construction industry, and beyond.
  • Understand the value of design thinking as a tool that can be applied to various non-AEC industries including, technology and media.
  • Determine how to find career satisfaction at your firm or current place of employment.
  • Illustrate how to utilize a network of peers, volunteer organizations, and other tools to find new career opportunities.

Hosted by the AIA Women's Leadership Summit. Recorded live on June 7, 2022.

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