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Lessons to Keep in Mind for Recent Architectural Graduates
December 6, 2021 at 6:30 PM
by Mamathaa Hemanth
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Knowing where to look for a job is a challenge for students looking for work. For many people, especially new grads, navigating through job prospects can be a difficult undertaking. But with proper guide and knowledge, job seeking can be less tiring.

Here are 5 Lessons to Keep in Mind for Recent Architecture Graduates

1. What Happens Now that You've Graduated?

2. Don't Let Recent Changes Discourage You

3. Make a Good Presentation of What you Offer

4. Choose What Fits You

5. Make the Best Out of your Skills

1. What Happens Now that You've Graduated?

Some students rely on "word of mouth" referrals or job openings, students should be proactive in their quest. Many people aspire to work for major multinational firms such as Shigeru Ban Architects, Steven Holl Architects, Snhetta, and MAD Architects. Others, on the other hand, maybe interested in beginning their careers in small or medium-sized businesses that will allow them to expand and gain experience.

2. Don't Let Recent Changes Discourage You

With remote working and hybrid office setups, the pandemic may have altered work expectations; yet, in a post-covid future, obtaining a job and earning experience may offer more benefits than drawbacks. Let's take a look at how you may construct a post-graduation plan that works for you.

In multiple ways, you define your own success, and forgetting that can constitute itself as a fatal mistake all too often. Being discouraged from applying or charting out a path for yourself must be avoided so get yourself out there, from your desktop of course. You determine your success in the profession.

3. Make a Good Presentation of What you Offer

When writing the perfect resume, it's easy to fall into common writing habits or "trends." Not only do you want to show off your skills and expertise, but many people are also eager to show off their knowledge of specific software. When dealing with the abilities area of your resume, be careful not to do these two things: employing graphic charts to illustrate software knowledge and mentioning generic software.