Call for action: become a mentor to a young aspiring architect!

Last Updated: February 16, 2011

3780 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90010, USA

A mentor can play an important role in the life of a young person, from guiding them towards better life decisions to helping them succeed in their early career endeavors.

By trade, architects are very involved in their communities, it only seems natural that they would want to become a mentor to a young person, as mentoring is one of the best ways to help the community and to give back.

AIA Los Angeles has become in contact with organizations that offer mentorship opportunities. If you would like to get involved, please contact the following organizations:

Spark:
Host and inspire a middle school apprentice who dreams of working as an architect! Help re-engage these students in their education by giving them the opportunity to learn about their dream career. Students come to your workplace every Thursday for two hours a week. Training is provided by Spark.

Contact:
Kirsten Torres
Los Angeles Outreach Coordinator
10900 Wilshire Blvd., 5th Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90024
(562) 822-4733

University of Southern California School of Architecture:
USC architecture students are looking to visit your firms. Students would like to tour firms and see how architects work in the real world. During the hour long tour students walk around, ask questions and make contacts. 10-20 students per tour (depending on firm preference) Student availability is Tuesday, Thursday or Friday mornings.

Contact:
Bernice Ngo
B.Arch Candidate 2011
University of Southern California
School of Architecture
School of Policy, Planning and Development

Last updated: 12-Dec-2012 07:18 AM
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