Architecture and Beyond: The Career Paths of an Architect

Friday, February 15, 2013

Time: 4:30pm
Location: Architecture and Urban Planning Building 170

“Architecture and Beyond: The Career Paths of an Architect” presentation by Lee Waldrep, Ph.D., Assistant Director, School of Architecture, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. For more information about this speaker’s visit, contact Associate Dean for External Affairs Gil Snyder.

Currently, the assistant director for undergraduate student services in the School of Architecture at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Waldrep has more than fifteen years of experience in higher education with an emphasis in academic affairs and career development architecture students. Previously, he has served Associate Executive Director of NAAB, the Associate Dean in the School of Architecture, Planning, & Preservation at the University of Maryland and College of Architecture at Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT). He holds a Ph.D. in Counseling and Development from The American University along with a Master of Architecture from Arizona State University and a Bachelor of Science from the College of Architecture and Urban Planning at the University of Michigan. The author of the book, Becoming an Architect: A Guide to Careers in Design published by J. Wiley and Sons, Waldrep has lectured and presented on the topics of careers and architecture extensively around the country. He is also the author of ARCHCareers.org, a Web site dedicated to assisting individuals learn about the process of becoming an architect.