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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.

Exploring careers? Check out the IAP Career Exploration Series

This IAP, CAPD is happy to announce an institute-wide Career Exploration Series! 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.  

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By Tianna Ransom
Tianna Ransom Assistant Director, Career Exploration Tianna Ransom
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PKG Center: IDEAS Social Innovation Challenge

The IDEAS Social Innovation Challenge is MIT’s 21 -year old annual social entrepreneurship program housed in the PKG Public Service Center. Since its founding in 2001, IDEAS has enabled MIT student-led teams to apply their education and expertise in collaboration …

By Ariel Ackermann
Ariel Ackermann Prehealth & Career Advisor Ariel Ackermann
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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. …

By Mohammed Farooq - Vault
Vault
A comprehensive resource for students and job seekers looking for career advice, job postings, company reviews from employees, and rankings of the best companies and industry employers.
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