Internships & Career

Angela Watson Sept. 17, 2021

CAPLA Futures Council Member Angela Watson Named President and CEO of Shepley Bulfinch

Shepley Bulfinch, a national architecture firm known for design excellence and innovation, has announced the appointment of Angela Watson FAIA to president and CEO. Watson is a long-time principal and design leader at the firm, as well as chair of the board. She has served on the CAPLA Futures Council, a multi-perspective advisory board to the CAPLA dean, since its inception in February 2019.

Construction documents May 17, 2021

Embracing Risks and Contracts in Design and Construction

Barbara Bryson writes that two of the most challenging barriers to creating a 'culture of predictable outcomes' for the design and construction industries are misunderstanding risk and wrestling with poor contracts. Here she outlines how to move past these obstacles.

Digital interview April 6, 2021

CAPLA 2021 Job Interview Fair Breaks New Ground, Digitally Speaking

88 students participated in 334 interviews conducted by 28 employers in an all-digital format at the 11th Annual Job Interview Fair held over a two-day span in February 2021. For the first time, CAPLA added sponsorships and scholarships to the dynamic event.

Lena Porell Sept. 24, 2020

Job Searching in the COVID Era: Lena Porell '20 MS Urban Planning

Despite the challenges presented by job hunting during a global pandemic, Lena Porell '20 MS Urban Planning recently moved across the country to Providence, Rhode Island to start her career as a staff planner.

Michael and Diane Jacobs Sept. 10, 2020

Blueprint for Entrepreneurship: Innovative Architect Diane Reicher Jacobs ’88 B Arch on Starting Your Own Firm

Diane Reicher Jacobs ’88 B Arch left behind a successful trajectory in corporate architecture to start architecture firm Holly Street Studio in 1999. Here, she shares three valuable entrepreneurial lessons she's learned for designers and others striking out on their own.

Dionna In Guatemala June 5, 2020

Coverdell Fellow Profile: Dionna Hatch '20 MLA

Dionna Hatch served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Guatemala before joining CAPLA's Master of Landscape Architecture program.

WIAS Leadership May 26, 2020

Finding Hope in an Uncertain Future: CAPLA Students Host “Life After COVID-19” Virtual Career Panel

Students in CAPLA’s Women in Architecture Society hosted a panel of diverse faculty and alumni to help students respond to uncertainty in the architecture and design job market due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

May 22, 2020

Transforming Urban Access to Natural Areas: Mario Nuño-Whelan '20 MLA

Mario Nuño-Whelan served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Peru before joining CAPLA's Master of Landscape Architecture program.

Sean Maccabe in The Gambia April 23, 2020

Coverdell Fellow Profile: Sean Maccabe '21 MLA

Sean Maccabe served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in The Gambia before joining CAPLA's Master of Landscape Architecture program.

Ramzy Bejjani April 3, 2020

Coverdell Fellow Profile: Ramzy Bejjani '21 MLA

Ramzy Bejjani served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in northern Ethiopia before joining CAPLA's Master of Landscape Architecture program.

Rebecca Johnstone in The Gambia March 13, 2020

Coverdell Fellow Profile: Rebecca Johnstone '20 MLA

Rebecca Johnstone served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in The Gambia before joining CAPLA's Master of Landscape Architecture program.

CAPLA Job Interview Fair Feb. 25, 2020

CAPLA Hosts One-of-a-Kind, Interactive Job Interview Fair

Featuring design, planning, construction and engineering firms from across the country, the Job Interview Fair is CAPLA’s showcase professional development event for undergraduate and graduate students.

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