The mission of the Drexel Architecture Program is to pursue architecture as a professional discipline by combining the rigors of the academy with the realities of contemporary architectural practice.

Job Opportunities

Find and apply for jobs or internships, build your resume, and make professional contacts with the Architecture Internship and Job Board. To access this resource, please click here.

AIA Philadelphia has a job listing page on their website.

Graduating? Alumni? Firms outside of the Philadelphia region contact us regarding our great students. The opportunities are listed here.


Firms seeking interns may contact Rachel Schade, AIA, Associate Director for Student Placement. Please complete and attach the following form: Drexel Architecture Student Job Placement Form

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Student Resumes and Portfolios

Current students are represented here with resumes and weblinks to their portfolios. Click on the student’s name to view their information. Please contact students directly by email to schedule an interview.












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Student Design Competitions

BREAKING NEW GROUND Designing Affordable Housing for the Coachella Valley Workforce

The Student Division is open to high school or college students and faculty from around the world who are currently registered in an educational institution… Teams are encouraged to be interdisciplinary and draw from multiple departments and schools. Free student registration opens in October 2014. Additional information is available here:


If you are interested in design the building spaces of tomorrow, be a part of the Construction Specialties 'Design the Future' contest. We want to see visions o fthe interiors of the future from people who love to design. Cash prizes. Entries are due on 10 October 2014. For more information, visit the competition w​e​b​s​i​t​e​.


Multidisciplinary Design Competition for Students organized by the Two Worlds Foundation. Submission Deadline is June 2, 2014. Cash Prizes + Travel & Lodging to Taliesen West in Arizona for Award Ceremony.

A Design Competition from the Philadelphia Water Department & Mural Arts Program


Welcome to the Sherwin-Williams STIR Student Design Challenge — celebrating excellence in residential and commercial design by design students in the U.S. and Canada (see contest rules for eligibility details).

What it's about
The contest has two categories: residential design and commercial design. The top winner from each category will receive a $2,500 cash prize. Second-place winners will win a $1,000 cash prize, and third-place winners will win a $500 cash prize.

The two first-place winners will also have their work featured in the 2014 edition of STIRmagazine. All winners will be featured on our Sherwin-Williams for Design Pros Facebook page.

Who may enter: Students may enter as individuals or as a design team. With a team entry, one student must be designated as the team contact.

Challenge categories: Residential design and commercial design. You can submit designs for a single room or an entire structure. Examples of commercial projects include (but are not limited to) a retail space, a healthcare facility, a hotel, a spa or a restaurant.

Requirements: Contest is open to projects of all kinds, though each entry must use a minimum of three Sherwin-Williams colors (of the student's choice). Only projects using Sherwin-Williams colors will qualify.

Architype, the online, global design publication, is offering a travel scholarship to a talented and deserving architecture or design student. Deadline for entries is May 1, 2014. offers a free project hosting and interactive service to architects, designers, firms, and students. Every other month, our editorial team compiles the most innovative and advanced projects to feature in the journal, Architype Review, whose issues focus on a particular building or design typology.

Architype was created as a means through which to advance the discussion of design within specific building types and explore the influence that type has on the design process. Our editors will be focusing on an upcoming, innovative “Student Work” issue in the coming months, and we will be honoring a student from the juried entries with a $2,500 travel scholarship - a student whose exceptional project sets itself apart. In addition to featuring the project in all related press releases and as the feature project to Architype's 40,000 subscribers, there will be a "Dialogue" page dedicated specifically to the selected student. Up to fifteen other students will be featured in the Student Work issue, and will have the same opportunity to be interviewed for the publication.

Selection will be based on several criteria focusing on advancement and innovation in the study of a particular building type, and scored by a panel of editors at Architype (official criteria will be announced in an upcoming release). For now, here are a few preliminary guidelines:

  1. There is no limit to the number of entries, so students are encouraged to start uploading now!
  2. Projects must focus on a particular building type and must have been completed while a student.
  3. Students must be currently enrolled in an accredited design or architecture program to be considered.
  4. The deadline for entry will be May 1, 2014.

For more information, visit the Architype website:

Competition For Summer Internship At Perkins Eastman

Transformation 2030

Registration for the Autodesk Transformation 2030 Student Design Competition is now open, and remains open until February 1 2014. You do not have to complete the BPA Certificate in order to register, but you must complete it to compete! The deadline for the competition is April 1, 2014.

Visit for more details.

Paid Summer Internship

Hanbury Evans Wright Vlattas + Company is accepting applications for its class of 2014 Summer Design Scholars. This is a juried selection, open to upper-level undergraduates and graduate students in architecture, urban design, landscape architecture, and interior design.

The submission deadline is midnight Monday, FEBRUARY 17. Selection will be made by March 4. If you are not the person who should receive this information, we would appreciate your assistance in getting it into the right hands. You can learn more about our program (and applicants can apply) at this link:

This is the 12th year of the program, and our scholars have reported their experiences to be rewarding and life-changing. Scholars, including international students, have come from the Savannah College of Art + Design, McGill, Universidad de Monterrey, UPenn, Yale, Carnegie Mellon, Tulane, Virginia Tech, UVA, Clemson, Penn State, Ohio State, Kansas State, Iowa State, Georgia Tech, University of Cincinnati, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign and Hampton University. Several Summer Scholar “alumni” have accepted full-time positions with our firm. If you have other questions, please contact Nick Vlattas,, or 757-321-9608 or me, contact information below. We look forward to another exciting year!

Deborah Marquardt, Associate
Public Relations Publications
Hanbury Evans Wright Vlattas + Company
Architecture Planning
120 Atlantic Street Norfolk, VA 23510
t: 757.321.9685
f: 757.321.9601

2014 International VELUX Award for Students of Architecture

This prestigious competition is open to any registered student of architecture, individual or team, worldwide. The Award, which encourages multi-disciplinary teams, challenges students to explore the theme of daylight in architecture. The Award does not require the use of VELUX products.

Registration is now open and runs through March 3, 2014. The deadline for submission of projects is May 2, 2014. Detailed information on registration and participation is available to interested students and faculty at

Berkeley Prize

The BERKELEY PRIZE is dedicated to the international Environmental Design Research Association (EDRA), whose wide-ranging activities, including their 2013 annual conference, Healthy + Healing Places, bring focus to social issues -- like healthful environments -- in architecture. This is a two stage competition; starting with a 500 word essay addressing the question: How do you design a healthy environment?

More information on eligibility and schedules, available at:


Death By Architecture

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WHR Architects Tradewell Fellowships for 2014

The Tradewell Fellowship was created to build careers of aspiring healthcare architects. Each year, the Tradewell Fellow is involved with clients in early master planning and design with a particular focus on healing environments and collaborative design methods. The year-long Fellowship typically begins and ends in July and includes employment at WHR Architects in Houston.

Application and supplemental information must be received by January 17, 2014. See more at:


The FULBRIGHT U.S. STUDENT PROGRAM provides funding for one year of self-designed study, research and/or teaching in one of over 140 countries around the world. The program is sponsored by the Department of State.

Eligible students are US Citizens who will have a bachelor’s degree before the start of the grant (Fall of the following year). Graduates and graduate students are also eligible to apply.

Fulbright early interest application deadline : Early July
Fulbright full application campus deadline: Early September

For more information visit the Fulbright US Student Program website or email the Drexel Fellowships Office at!


First Steps to Fulbright Workshops
Tue, Mar 12, 3:30-5PM
109 Disque Hall (32nd and Chestnut)

Thu, Apr 11, 1PM
Center City Campus, Bellett Bldg Room 209, 1505 Race St.

Mon, Apr 15, 12-1:30PM
2019 MacAlister (33rd and Chestnut)

Fri, May 10 2-3:30PM
Main Campus, Location TBA

Thu, May 30, 6-7:30pm
Main Campus, Location TBA

Wed, Jun 12, 10:30AM-12PM
Main Campus, Location TBA

Come hear about the Fulbright Study/Research grants from Drexel students who are finalists for the program and staff from the Drexel Fellowships Office.

In this workshop, we will review the basics of the Fulbright US Student Program and consider a range of projects that students have done with the support of a Fulbright grant. Participants will leave the workshop with one or two initial ideas for what they might propose to do on a Fulbright if they were to apply. Applying for a Fulbright or another international scholarship and looking for a professor to work with in a foreign country? We are offering two workshops on how to find an international affiliation. You will be introduced to the Community of Science Scholar Universe, Web of Science, and other databases.

Finding an International Research Affiliation Workshops
Webinar: Thu, May 23, 5:30-7PM
Location: Online

Fri, Jun 28, 12:30-2PM
Main Campus, Location TBA

Personal Statement Workshops
Locations: TBA. Please email for rooms closer to the dates.

Wed, Aug 7, 3-4:30PM
Fri, Aug 16, 2-3:30PM
Wed, Aug 21, 5-6:30PM
Tue, Aug 27, 12-1:30PM

Fulbright Proposal Writing Workshops
Locations: TBA. Please email for rooms closer to the dates.

We will talk about what to address in your Fulbright project proposal (aka Statement of Grant Purpose), how to get started, and revision strategies in these workshops.

Wed, Jun 26 2-3:30PM
Tue, Jul 9, 5-7:30PM
Fri, Aug 2, 12-1:30PM
Thu, Aug 22, 3-4:30PM

Rona Buchalter and Cindy Schaarschmidt
Drexel Fellowships Office
A Unit of the Pennoni Honors College. Serving all of Drexel.

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