Internship in Architecture Program (IAP)

Architecture is a licensed profession, requiring extensive training. The ten provincial associations of architects in Canada have adopted a standardized process for admission to the profession known as the Internship in Architecture Program (IAP). The IAP (also called the Intern Program) has three components:

These three components must be completed successfully before a candidate can apply for a license/registration to practice architecture.

The Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC) has published useful materials for people interested in a career in architecture. Click here to learn more about the profession, or read about a typical day in the life of an architect.