I want to work in...Architecture

This list of links and resources has been carefully compiled by our Careers Consultants and Careers Information Team to provide you with the key knowledge you need if you are considering a career in this line of work.   All the links are reviewed regularly to ensure the source is reliable and the information is accurate and relevant.

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Sector overview

Overview of the property and construction sector 

Typical job profiles

Architecural Technologist (TARGETjobs)

Architectural Technologist (Prospects)

Architect  (Prospects)

Useful online resources

Architectural Heritage Society of Scotland

Architecture & Design Scotland

How to secure your first position - advice on CVs, portfolios and interviews  (Archinect blog post)

RIBA Jobs Blog careers advice including an article on Standing out from the crowd

RIBA - Pathways to qualify as an architect

Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings (SPAB)

Architectural Review  


Job sites and specialist recruiters

Architects online 

Bd4jobs - building design job site

CIAT jobs board

Dezeen jobs - international architecture jobs board


Careers in Construction

Career Structure

RIBA Appointments

Architects' Journal: Jobs Board 

Specialist Recruitment agencies

The specialist recruitment sites below include vacancies for experienced professional Architects but may also have opportunities for students and recent graduates.


Professional bodies

Architects Registration Board (ARB)

Chartered Institute of Architectural Technologists (CIAT)

Royal Incorporation of Architects in Scotland (RIAS)

Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA)

Royal Society of Ulster Architects (RSUA)


To find out more about what it's like to work in this career, use the LinkedIn alumni tool to make contact with Strathclyde alumni working in this area.