With nationally ranked programs and a vision that combines intellectual curiosity and ambition with professional practice, it is no wonder that graduates of the University of Texas at Austin School of Architecture are in high demand. In fact, 90% of the graduating class in 2016 who pursued employment reported finding a job in the months after graduation; 2% opted to pursue graduate studies.
The employment reports listed below compile the job placement of UT Austin School of Architecture alumni six months after graduation. Each report organizes jobs by degree and includes employer name, position title, and location for each graduate while maintaining individual confidentiality. Firms or organizations that employ multiple graduates from the same program are identified by an asterisk. A salary breakdown is included for programs where adequate data was received.
The School of Architecture highly encourages students to pursue professional opportunities prior to graduation and many of our students complete internships. Please see below for our summer internship reports:
The Professional Residency Program [PRP] offers upper-level architecture students a unique opportunity to expand their education through work experience in the architectural profession. PRP has provided internship opportunities to honors students in the School since 1974 and, over the past twenty years, our students have been linked with 260 firms in 29 countries. 2016 participants were employed by the following design firms:
Tsao & McKown, Miro Riviera Architects, Tod Williams Billie Tsien Architects, Leroy Street Studio, Payette, Lake Flato, Guerin Glass Architects, BORA, Diller, Scofidio + Renfro, LMN (Seattle), 1100 Architect, De Leon & Primmer Architecture, WORK AC, PAGE, Christoff:Finio, Koko Architecture, Snohetta (Oslo and New York), Andersson Wise, Renzo Piano Building Workshop (Genoa), Pelli Clarke Pelli (New York), BAR Architects, Gensler (Austin and New York), Bercy Chen Studio, Marmol Radziner, BIG (Copenhagen), Rogers Partners (New York), KPF (London and New York), Hacker, MASS Design Group, STG Austin, Behnisch Architekten (Stuttgart), Weiss Manfredi, Overland, Bohlin Cywinski Jackson (Seattle), Olson Kundig Architects.