For a comprehensive resource on architecture education:
Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture
1735 New York Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20006
Architectural education rankings:
Design Intelligence issues an annual report, America's Best Architecture & Design Schools, that ranks design programs. Visit http://www.di.net/archschools/schools.html for ordering information.
Resources for Young Professionals and Interns:
ArchVoices, resources for young professionals
ArchVoices is an independent, nonprofit think tank on architecture education and internship. ArchVoice's new Web site, www.archvoices.org, is packed with resources for aspiring and young architects. Visit the site to subscribe to their informative weekly e-newsletter.
Resources for Interns: IDP, Intern Development Program
The Massachusetts Board of Registration of Architects requires completion of the Intern Development Program (IDP) prior to sitting for the Architectural Registration Exam (ARE). Through the IDP mentorship system, interns receive advice and guidance from practitioners and the IDP supplementary education system provides a variety of learning resources designed to enrich training. To find out more, visit www.ncarb.org or call 202-879-05055. To start the program, you may request an application online: http://www.ncarb.org/Forms/112form.pdf. The state coordinating committee on IDP to assist in answering questions or concerns and is available at www.arcitrack.org.