Internship in Architecture Program Evolution

Internship in Architecture Program Evolution

Effective January 1, 2013, several more changes to the both the national Internship in Architecture Program (IAP) and the AIBC’s own IAP will come into effect. The major outcome of these changes is a shorter, more focused program that reflects current and relevant experience gained by intern architects while working under the supervision and mentorship of architects, along with revised reporting guidelines. This latest round of changes builds upon significant changes to the IAP that were introduced in January 2012 and announced by the...

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ExAC and the AIBC

Dear Intern Architect Colleagues, Over recent months there has been ample conversation, both within the institute and amongst the local architectural community, regarding the possibility of the AIBC signing on as participants in the Examination for Architects in Canada (ExAC). Any such decision would be, naturally, most impactful on the AIBC’s intern architects. On behalf of AIBC Council and the institute, allow us to affirm the AIBC’s intent to join ExAC. To that end, we continue to be engaged in discussions with all the associations...

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Prepare for the ARE NCARB Exams at the AIBC

Building upon the success of ARE Preparation seminars offered in the past, the AIBC’s Intern Architect Committee (IAC) is excited to present a suite of ARE preparation resources for Spring 2012. It includes an introductory seminar as well as Professor Norman Dorf’s legendary seven-hour lecture, Insight – Demystifying the Graphic Vignettes of the ARE. This acclaimed video lecture series focuses on the vignette portion of the ARE examinations.  (For a quick preview, go to http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jyQ9kWkAY7k). The AIBC will be...

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March 30, 2011 – Vignette Seminar

The IAC committee will be offering a free study session for Intern Architects who are preparing for the ARE Exams. This seminars emphasis will placed on approaches for working through the vignette portions for PPP and SPD, focusing on problem-solving and time management strategies. This seminar will run from 6:00PM to 7:30PM at the AIBC Architecture Centre. The seminar will provide strategies and other tips for each exam, and are not intended to cover specific exam content. It would be helpful to have some familiarity with the exam...

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2011 ARE Preparation Seminars

Building upon the success of last year’s ARE Preparation seminars, the IAC committee continues to offer free study sessions in 2011 for Intern Architects who are preparing for the ARE Exams. This year, the emphasis will placed on approaches for working through the vignette portions of each exam, focusing on problem-solving and time management strategies. Each seminar will generally run from 6:00PM to 7:30PM at the AIBC Architecture Centre. These seminars are designed to provide strategies and other tips for each exam, and are not intended...

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ARE Resources NOW AVAILABLE

There are a vast amount of existing resources to prepare Intern Architects for the ARE, many at no cost. The AIBC has complied an extensive list and this is now available for review. The information covers everything from obtaining your Authorization to Test letter, booking an exam, the exam location rules and conduct, to available study resources. IA Exam Process and...

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