Career Field - Architecture, Planning & Environmental Design

Career Information & Resources

Student & Professional Organizations
Job & Internship Listing Sites
 

Career Information & Resources

Career Information

Vault Guides - Insider information, video profiles, downloadable e-books, and more, covering major careers and industries. Access through Handshake.

Chegg Career Profiles -  Brief videos of professionals talking about their work. Enter design and planning search terms in search bar (e.g., architect, urban planner).

Connecting Majors to Careers – Provides information on common paths associated with a range of majors.

CED Career Services - This section of the CED website has been developed specifically for students interested in pursuing careers in Environmental Design fields. 

Architecture

  • Architects from the Occupational Outlook Handbook - Information from the Bureau of Labor Statistics describing the nature of the occupation, training and other qualifications, as well as advancement, outlook and earnings information. Also includes links to related occupations.
  • AIArchitect - developed by the American Institute of Architects. Resources and industry trends and current news articles, information on awards and conferences.
  • Archinect - Website for progressive minded design students and professionals.
  • California Architects Board - Information on licensure, professional regulations, news and some agency/school links for architecture in California.

Urban and Regional Planning

  • Urban and Regional Planners from the Occupational Outlook Handbook - Information from the Bureau of Labor Statistics describing the nature of the occupation, training and other qualifications, as well as advancement, outlook and earnings information. Also includes links to related occupations.
  • American Planning Association offers career and educational program information, including information on the field of Urban and Regional Planning, and tips for selecting a planning program.
  • SPUR – SPUR promotes good planning and good government in the SF Bay Area.
  • Planetizen - Urban planning news website, featuring articles, op-eds, jobs, and information for the urban planning, design and development community.
  • PlannersWeb - News & Information for Citizen Planners

Landscape Architecture

  • Landscape Architects from the Occupational Outlook Handbook - Information from the Bureau of Labor Statistics describing the nature of the occupation, training and other qualifications, as well as advancement, outlook and earnings information. Also includes links to related occupations.
  • Land8 - Social network for Landscape Architecture Professionals, including forums, blog and job listings.

Sustainable Environmental Design

Interior Design

Multiple Fields

Student & Professional Organizations

Participating in these groups can be a valuable avenue for learning about an occupation or field. They are an excellent resource for networking, and their websites often have information about careers.

Cal Student Organizations

  • Getting involved at CED - Here you can find a current list of student organizations related to the field, as well as other options for getting involved on campus.
  • Other Student Organizations - List of UC Berkeley student organizations registered with Campus Life and Leadership.

Professional Organizations

A few of the major professional organizations include:

Architecture

Planning

Landscape Architecture

Sustainability

Other

 Job and Internship Listing Sites

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