AIA Launches Campaign Against Unpaid Internships (Sourced)

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AIA Launches Campaign Against Unpaid Internships (Sourced)

The American Institute of Architects’ Center for Emerging Professionals has announced its newest campaign, called Know Your Worth, which seeks to inform “all generations of architects about the value Emerging Professionals bring to the field, and the importance of getting paid for internship hours.”

While the issue of unpaid internships in the architecture field has gradually been improving, many students and emerging professionals are still faced with the dilemma. Thus, through the campaign, the AIA hopes that it will be able to inform students, architects, and others of federal compensation requirements, as well as to instill a sense of value for emerging professionals and the important work that they do.

The first stage of the campaign emphasizes these ideals through two videos, as well as by providing access to resources like the Fair Labor Standards Act, the AIA Code of Ethics, and the AIA’s intern titling page….

For more http://www.archdaily.com/771436/aia-launches-campaign-against-unpaid-internships

 

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