Career advising and mentoring is provided by the faculty in the School of Architecture. Students may arrange for individual meetings with the faculty and are strongly encouraged to attend the annual School of Architecture Career Fair. Students may contact School of Architecture faculty members directly to schedule an appointment or arrangements can be made through the School's Advising Office. The Georgia Tech Career Services staff encourages students to realize their full potential by assisting them in obtaining educational and occupational information, developing effective job search skills, and ultimately attaining their employment and/or graduate school goals. Their program and services include career counseling, career fairs and seminars, coaching on resume writing and interview skills, and an internship/job board.
CareerBuzz—Georgia Tech's Center for Career Discovery and Development is the central hub for career education and resources, and they help students from all majors not only get work but learn how work works.
The Schools of Architecture, City & Regional Planning, and Public Policy at Georgia Tech hosts a Career Fair during the Spring semester to help connect the design community and other employers with prospective applicants from among their 400 students. The fair is held annually each March in and is highly anticipated by firms and alumni. In 2020, the Career Fair will be held on Friday, February 21.
Practicum placements are arranged at top architecture firms in cities around the US for the week of Spring Break.
The School of Architecture's 4,500+ living alumni share aspirations and a common past that draw them to each other. Students are encouraged to join the Georgia Tech School of Architecture Group on LinkedIn. This group of nearly 700 alumni is active with updates on alumni networking opportunities and job listings.
Mentor Jackets is an alumni-to-student mentoring program organized by the Georgia Tech Student Alumni Association. Mentors and mentees develop their partnership through face-to-face interactions, electronic communications, telephone conversations, and programming.
If you are interested in hiring School of Architecture students for a job or internship and/or would like to participate in our annual Career Fair, CLICK HERE.