Career

This section covers everything beyond your studies, dedicating articles to CV writing, portfolios, job hunting and so on. Whether you are just starting out, and looking to get your first job in architecture, or you have been in the industry for some time but need some help brushing up on your interview skills - hopefully you will find some useful tips here. The employment market is a competitive field these days, and there are many things you can do to make sure you are a step ahead of the rest of the pack as you start to apply for new positions. Some of the guides here will help you prepare for your applications, interviews and negotiations, giving you the best opportunities to land the job you are after.

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Architecture CV – Everything you need to know – Part 2

Welcome to Part 2 of the Architecture CV series. If you haven’t read Part 1 already I recommend you check that out first - click here. [button color="blue" size="medium" link="https://www.firstinarchitecture.co.uk/architecture-cv-everything-you-need-to-know-part-1/"...

Architecture CV – Everything you need to know – Part 1

Welcome to our architecture CV series. This is the first of a series of posts dedicated to writing a good cv or resume. This first post looks at more general factors you should consider when putting together your CV or resume. I will then go on to look at specifics in...

What other jobs can you do with an architecture degree?

Just because you have a degree in architecture, it doesn’t mean being an architect is the only thing you can do. An architectural degree gives you a varied skill set that can be applied to many roles. Whether you gain a degree in architecture or architectural...

Portfolio Tips for Architecture Students

Check out another of our recent Portfolio Posts Here - Guide to Creating An Awesome Architecture Portfolio   Your portfolio is a creative expression of you, your skills, your ability to communicate and a general self-promoting tool! It provides a brief snap shot of...

CV Tool Kit for Architecture Students

Everyone has an opinion about CVs. Often, everyone has a DIFFERENT opinion about CVs. So you need to know from the start, whatever you choose to do when it comes to writing your CV, you can’t please everyone. That’s just the way it is. I’m going to list out some...

My favourite Tools and Resources

I have curated a list of some of the tools and resources I would strongly recommend for anyone studying or working in Architecture.