What to Expect

As a program participant, you will be an active member of an award-winning architectural team within one of AO’s diverse studios. You will:

  • Work directly with project managers and teams on real-world design and planning assignments
  • Collaborate with an experienced mentor
  • Meet with the firm’s executive leaders
  • Receive assistance and guidance towards your path to licensure
  • Learn and practice teamwork, communication, time management, presentation, and interpersonal skills
  • Participate in challenging design competitions
  • Work on big-picture master-planning studies
  • Present your work and share ideas
  • Gain an understanding of design studio culture