Career Development

PERSPECTIVES | Alumni Speaker Series

Hear how UB architecture graduates have designed their careers through the Perspectives speaker series. Build your network, cultivate mentorship, and learn about diverse career trajectories and work experiences in a casual, conversational format that encourages Q&A. 

  • Zachary McCabe (BSArch ’16 MArch ’17)

    September 19, 2023
    McCabe shares his professional journey as Project Designer at Architectural Resources. Initially practicing construction as a Civil Engineering Intern and assisting with the GRoW Home at UB, he then moved to the technical side of the field and practiced as a designer and drafter.

  • Shawntera Hardy (MUP '04)

    Tuesday, October 24

    Shawntera M. Hardy shares her professional journey as Founder + CEO for Amethyst Advisory Group. Hardy's 20-year-career is rooted in a bias for equity, a focus on outcomes, and a penchant for design thinking.

  • Jonathan Parks (BSArch ’84)

    November 10, 2023
    Parks shares his professional journey as Principal-in-Charge of SOLSTICE Planning and Architecture. Park's designs advance architecture to support a better understanding of ourselves and our environment.

Share you story

UB Alumni, would you like to share your story and professional experiences with our students? We would love to hear from you! If you are interested in participating in our Perspectives speaker series, please reach out to Professional Development Coordinator Elaine Chow at

Professional Resources


Students interested in obtaining a license to practice architecture should visit the website of the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB).

Licensing Advisement

Students with questions about architecture licensure, NCARB, AXP Experience, ARE, and NCARB Certificate should contact Elaine Chow at, UB's Department of Architecture Licensing Advisor.

Professional Organizations

Learn about local and national resources for the architecture profession including scholarships, networking, community, compensation, sustainability, advocacy, equity, diversity and inclusion.

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Scholarships and Fellowships

Students interested in learning more about our School of Architecture and Planning's scholarships and fellowships, be sure to visit our website below.

Jobs and Internships

Students looking for a job or internship, or a position to fill, please login and use the online service Bullseye powered by Handshake. It's easy for UB students and alumni to connect with employers. Start managing your search today! Download on iOS or Android today, and follow these steps to log in. To learn more about Handshake powered by Bullseye, please visit UB's Career Design Center website below.

UB Learns: Architecture Student Resources

A centralized source for announcements about public architecture related jobs, events, scholarships, fellowships, and more.

If you are looking to gain access to this course, please contact the course owner Elaine Chow