Architecture careers are murky, opaque things. Good thing there are people willing to light our way. Architect and mentorDINO founder Katelyn Rossier shares her story and why she's so passionate about helping others build a career path that's right for them.
When you want to make a difference, it's easy to get sidelined by impostor syndrome. Asking others what they view as your strengths helps build confidence that you are on the right path.
Form your own mentoring Board of Directors. Make sure it includes peers who work outside of your firm, others in the industry and people you admire as leaders. Chang out your "Board" as needed to suit where you are in your career.
You never have to limit your career to being about just one thing. There can be "ands" and commas in your job description.
Architecture is a passion career and you should expect to have seasons where you put a lot of time into your career. However, if you are guided by your purpose, you'll be energized through those moments.