For Job Seekers

Job Seekers

You probably didn’t expect to be searching for a new job right now. COVID-19 has hit the architecture profession hard, and its making finding a new job very difficult.

On this page you’ll find resources, information and events to help you weather the storm, sharpen your skills and earn learning units so that you are competitive when there are new job openings.

Earn HSW while at home

AIAU has more than 150 online and affordable courses to help hone your skills and boost your resume.

Know what you're worth

Use the AIA Compensation Calculator to benchmark your skills and know what you should ask for when searching for a new job.

Licensure in the Time of Coronavirus

If you’re not yet licensed, this is a great time to study for the ARE. Here is some information on how NCARB has changed testing policies and made guidelines more flexible to accommodate stay-at-home orders.

Student Loan Relief

After architecture school you likely are still paying off student loans. See some information about what the federal government is doing to alleviate the stress of paying back loans right now and resources for applying for relief.

Filing for Unemployment

If you’ve been laid off or furloughed, you may be eligible for unemployment. Click the link below to begin filing a claim. And see here for a guide to unemployment benefits and what they mean for you.

What's going on at AIA Colorado?

For AIA Colorado news, timely updates and resources in response to COVID-19, click the button below.

Connect with AIA Colorado members

Join our new Facebook group to share information and resources in real-time with the the AIA Colorado community.

How to stand out in a crowd

Hiring managers have a lot of people fighting for their attention. See here for tips on crafting the perfect resume.

AIA Colorado Events

Each week, we’re hosting virtual events where you can connect with the community, hear from other architects in a similar situation and even earn HSW.

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