Who hires GSD Architecture graduates?

  • Anmahian Winton Architects
  • Asymptote
  • Boston Architectural College
  • Bruner / Cott & Associates, Inc.
  • Einhorn Yaffee Prescott
  • Elkus/Manfredi Architects
  • Ellenzweig Assoc.
  • Estee Lauder Global Store Design
  • Gensler
  • IDEO
  • Kieran Timberlake
  • Kohn Pedersen Fox Assoc
  • MASS Design Group
  • Michael Maltzan Architect
  • NBBJ
  • Peter Rose Architects
  • Preston Scott Cohen, Inc.
  • Richard Meier & Partner SOM
  • Tiffany’s

Which industries hire Architecture graduates?

  • Architecture
  • Consulting
  • Digital media
  • Government
  • Higher education
  • Nonprofit
  • Real Estate

Experience through internships

NCARB & Intern Development Program

Getting started: Becoming an Architect

Architect Licensing Advisor for GSD students: Robin Slavin

How do I find Architecture alumni contacts?

Three sources of alumni contacts (for current students and graduates):

LinkedIn: Join the Harvard GSD group

CREATE: the GSD career management system

Harvard University: (Harvard Alumni Association)

Reality Check

  • Utilize your time here to cultivate relationships within the GSD community:
    alumni; fellow students; faculty; visiting speakers; networking events; GSD Alumni Council events
  • Seek out ways to supplement your academic studies with experience: involvement with student clubs (across Harvard), summer internship or community service fellowship

Events of special note for Architecture students

    • Resume Blitz (electronic resume reviews)
    • Developing Your Portfolio Workshop
    • Individual portfolio Review
    • Virtual Career Fair (summer internship opportunities)
    • IDP Workshop: Gain Credit for Experience Workshop
    • Alternative Design Careers Panel
    • Harvard GSD Career Fairs (event)

Take advantage of:

  • Weekly e-newsletter (Career Newsflash)
  • Virtual Career Fair, January
  • (Begin your summer internship search early)
  • Community Service Fellowship Program
    (domestic summer internships & international travel grants)
    apply by late January for international travel;
    apply by mid March for domestic summer internships

Additional Resources

Occupational Outlook Handbook for Architects

Student to Architect: The Path to Licensure

Careers in Architecture from the AIA