Emerging Professionals

Emerging Professionals including the following members:

  • Associate AIA – those members who are not yet licensed
  • AIA – those members who are licensed up to 10-years

AIA Orange County provides many opportunities for these two sections of membership within the Emerging Professionals category. Please click on the links provided in the LEARNING tab in the menu to find out more about AIAOC Emerging Professionals programs.

Obtaining your license is a big step in your career. The process is demanding but the payoff gives you a competitive edge and the power to create your own future.  We’re here to support you every step of the way. There are 3 main steps to becoming licensed to practice architecture…

Getting Licensed
Check out AIA National: Center for Emerging Professionals