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Tables of Contents for Careers in Architecture
Chapter/Section Title
Page #
Page Count
About the Author
vii
 
Acknowledgments
ix
 
PART ONE: CAREERS IN ARCHITECTURE
The Field of Architecture
3
11
A history of architectural education
The duties of the architect
Working conditions for architects
Employment opportunities
Job outlook for architects
Types of architectural offices
Getting that first job
Starting your own firm
Sample intern job openings
Earnings for architects
Related fields
Firsthand accounts
Preparing for a Career in Architecture
14
15
Types of degrees
Paths to the professional degree
Course of study
Specialization
The portfolio
Selecting a school
Financing your education
Sample programs
Student statistics
Skills an architect must have
Training periods
The ARE
Preparing early
Intern Development Program
IDP core competencies
Residential, Commercial, and Institutional Architecture
29
11
Specializing
Sample job listings
Firsthand accounts
Historic Preservation
40
8
Preservation categories
Related fields
Architectural conservators
Architectural historians
Historic interior designers
Associations involved with historic preservation
Firsthand accounts
Teaching Architecture
48
11
Job outlook for architecture Faculty
Who teaches architecture
Faculty responsibilities
Salaries for architecture facultly
Training for university faculty
Finding that job
Sample job listings
Firsthand account
PART TWO: RELATED FIELDS
Landscape Architecture
59
15
Working conditions
Employment figures
Job outlook
Training for landscape architects
Skills needed for landscape architecture
Intern landscape architects
Self-employment
Related fields
Job hunting
Sample job listings
Salaries for landscape architects
Firsthand accounts
Engineering
74
11
Engineering specializations
Possible employers
Training for engineers
Licensure
Getting started and getting ahead
Sample program
Salaries for engineers
Job outlook
Continuing education for engineers
Sample job listings
Firsthand account
Urban and Regional Planning
85
8
Duties
Working conditions for planners
Employment figures
Job outlook
Training for planners
Salaries
Sample job listings
Firsthand account
Construction
93
14
Duties of construction managers
Training for construction managers
Certification for construction managers
Salaries for construction managers
Salaries for construction managers and contractors
Job outlook for construction managers
Duties of cost estimators
Training for cost estimators
Certification for cost estimators
Salaries for cost estimators
Job outlook for cost estimators
Sample job listing
Firsthand accounts
More Firsthand Accounts from the Field
107
12
Appendix A: Professional Associations
119
18
Appendix B: Further Reading
137
2
Appendix C: Accredited Training Programs for Architecture in the United States, Puerto Rico, and Canada
139
18
Appendix D: Accredited Programs in Landscape Architecture
157