Seek out career information well before graduation:

  • Take advantage of Career Services offerings including but not limited to advising, events, and CREATE. 
  • Utilize your time here to cultivate relationships within the GSD community: alumni, fellow students, faculty, visiting speakers, networking events, and GSD Alumni Council events.
  • Seek out ways to supplement your academic studies with experience: involvement with student clubs (across Harvard), summer internships, or the Community Service Fellowship.
  • Join our vast network of current students and alumni via mentorship, GSD LinkedIn Group, or other avenues available to the Harvard Community.

Organizations both big and small worldwide are interested in GSD students and alumni. Landscape architecture training brings a wealth of knowledge and transferable skills outside of traditional practice to many industries including but not limited to consulting, planning, government, higher education, non-profits, and beyond.

Below is a snapshot of employers who hire GSD graduates and interns:

  • Agency Landscape & Planning
  • Alta Planning & Design
  • Continuum Innovation
  • Design Workshop
  • dland studio
  • George Hargreaves
  • Gustafson Guthrie Nichol Landscape Architects
  • Marta Fry Landscape Associates
  • Martha Schwartz Associates
  • Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority
  • Michael Van Valkenburgh Associates
  • Oficinaa
  • OJB Landscape Architecture
  • Olin
  • Perkins & Will
  • Peter Walker
  • Reed Hilderbrand
  • Rios Clemente Hale Studios
  • ROMA Design Group
  • Sasaki Associates
  • Spurr Design Studio
  • Stoss Landscape Urbanism
  • Surfacedesign Inc.
  • SWA Group
  • U.S. Dept. of State, Bureau of Overseas Buildings

Additional Resources for Landscape Architects

Council of Landscape Architectural Registration Boards

Occupational Outlook Handbook for Landscape Architects

Your Path to Landscape Architecture from the ASLA