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Architecture, Planning, & Design

Interested in pursuing a future in Architecture, Planning, & Design? Find resources, events, opportunities, and advice to confirm your interest and kickstart your career.

Explore a career path in Architecture, Planning, & Design

 

Are you creative and do you frequently consider how others experience their environment? Architecture, urban planning and design careers require these qualities. While each field needs different technical skills, all three of these career interests require innovation, communication, attention to detail, and deep consideration of how others experience the world.

IAP Micro-internships for Architecture & Planning Students

Looking for a short-term project or internship over IAP? Consider a micro-internship! Build skills, connect with employers and explore a career path. Below are a few micro-internships for students studying architecture or urban planning.   

Micro-Intern: Architectural Intern (IAP & MIT …

By Tavi Sookhoo
Tavi Sookhoo Assistant Director, Career Prototypes Tavi Sookhoo
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Exploring careers? Check out the Career Exploration Series

This fall, CAPD is happy to announce an institute-wide Career Exploration Series that begins on September 13th and runs through November! This series is a collaboration between MIT departments, programs, employers, and alumni to help all students learn about the different career and graduate/professional school options available to you.   

Visit the …

By Tianna Ransom
Tianna Ransom Assistant Director, Career Exploration Tianna Ransom
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Twitter’s new font and Last of Us 2: an accessibility lesson to be learned | The UX Collective

One hot discussion on Twitter these days (especially in the design/tech parts of it) is Twitter itself. All the buzz is about Twitter’s new look. The update includes:

New font — Chirp;
Higher contrast (new high contrast/less blue colours, as …

By Lydia Huth
Lydia Huth Communications Specialist Lydia Huth
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9 Companies That Let Your Creative Side Run Wild

If you’re looking to join a company that lets you be yourself and cultivates creativity, here are nine great organizations you need to check out. They all prioritize the free flow of ideas and allow your creative side to run wild.

1. …

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