After years of hard work, perseverance, and determination, my dream of becoming a licensed architect in Canada has officially commenced. In this article, I share my journey of securing an Intern Architect position and the importance of soft skills, building a portfolio, and utilizing tools like LinkedIn in the job search process. Join me as I reflect on my 30 months in Canada and embark on my final journey towards licensure in just 2-3 years. Follow my journey and learn from my experiences as a foreign-trained architect in Canada
In this article, the author shares their experience of becoming a registered intern architect with the Alberta Association of Architects (AAA) and a full member of the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC) after obtaining certification from the Canadian Architectural Certification Board (CACB). The article provides a step-by-step guide on how to register with the AAA and RAIC, and highlights the benefits of obtaining additional certifications such as LEED and PMP. The article also includes information on the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) and how to become a member. This article is a useful resource for anyone looking to build a career as an architect in Canada, and provides valuable information on how to navigate the registration process and advance your career through additional certifications.