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Alternative Careers for Architects

Alternative Careers for Architects

Alternative Careers for Architects 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...

How to Write a Professional Email

How to Write a Professional Email

​How to Write a Professional Email Email Etiquette for Everyone!   In the architecture profession, a great portion of our work is communication. We are communicating design ideas to clients, communicating design intent to builders and so on. Therefore, we must always...

Architecture Portfolio for Interview

Architecture Portfolio for Interview

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 your talent and gives you the chance to create a great first impression. Therefore, you need to spend the time...

Internships and Working Abroad in Architecture

Internships and Working Abroad in Architecture

I have had quite a few people now asking me about how to get internships abroad or how to find work abroad. I have never worked abroad myself, so although my experience is lacking, I thought I could point you in the direction of some useful information I have found....

Architecture Job Interview Tips – Part 2

Architecture Job Interview Tips – Part 2

In Part 1 of the job interview series we looked at how to prepare for the interview, focusing on the research you need to carry out and making sure you are one step ahead of the other candidates. In Part two we will look at the kind of questions you may get asked in...

Architecture Job Interview Tips – Part 1

Architecture Job Interview Tips – Part 1

Architecture Job Interview is a two part series that looks at how to prepare for your interview, tips and techniques to use during your interview, right through to following up for feedback. This part of the series looks at the preparation before the interview. So,...

Architecture CV – Everything you need to know – Part 5

Architecture CV – Everything you need to know – Part 5

Welcome to Part 5 of Architecture CV - Everything you need to know. If you haven’t seen Parts one, two and three - I would recommend you check them out. Click on the links below.   Part 5 - Common Mistakes and Frequently Asked Questions In this final part of the...

Architecture CV – Everything you need to know – Part 4

Architecture CV – Everything you need to know – Part 4

Welcome to Part 4 of Architecture CV - Everything you need to know. If you haven’t seen Parts one, two and three - I would recommend you check them out. Click on the links below.   Part 4 - Design This part of the series is all about how to design your architecture...

Architecture CV – Everything you need to know – Part 2

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

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...

Portfolio Tips for Architecture Students

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...

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.