Sojourn Of A Nigerian Architect in Canada #8 | Starting a New Position

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

Architect Your Future: A Guide to Crafting a Winning CV

This article teaches you how to write a resume or CV. It enlightens you on how to create a list of previous and present key job you have held, key accomplishments, key expertise, personalities and values, and unique selling point. With these database, you can always pull out relevant information to respond to any job posting.

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Sojourn Of A Nigerian Architect in Canada #3 | Personal Experiences

In this article, the focus is on the financial challenges that come with the process of getting certified and finding a job in an architectural firm in Canada. The author discussed the challenges of depleting Proof of Fund (POF) and how it affects the job search process. The article also highlights the experience of other immigrant architects and their different career paths, such as starting as a technologist and working their way up to intern architect, or even Project manager. It also provides tips on how to apply for jobs in big and small firms, and also alternative routes such as working through a recruitment agency like Randstad Inc. This article is a must-read for anyone trying to build a career as an architect in Canada, especially for those who are facing financial challenges.

Sojourn Of A Nigerian Architect in Canada #2 | Free Architectural Internship

Are you a foreign-trained architect struggling to find a job in Canada? This article follows the journey of an immigrant architect as they navigate the job market and learn about the different career paths available. Discover the common requirements for architectural jobs in Canada, including work experience, portfolio, degree, certifications, and registration with relevant associations. Learn about the different positions available in the field, such as intern architect, architectural designer, interior designer, landscape designer, architectural technologist, BIM specialist, and CAD drafter. This article also provides valuable tips and insights on building your resume to meet the requirements and the alternate routes of construction management or supervision, project management that older graduates or architects with years of experience may opt for. Follow this article to find out more about the job market for foreign-trained architects in Canada.

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