Landscape architects design residential areas, parks and playgrounds to be beautiful and functional, making sure that they are consistent with the surrounding natural environment. They plan the placement of everything from buildings to shrubs. Some work for the government, while others work for private homeowners. The following occupations represent some career opportunities available to landscape architecture majors. Some will require additional education. For more information visit the Career Center in Lucina 220.
Arborist Asst. Golf Course SuperintendentCity Planner Community PlannerConservationist Environmental Lawyer Forest Ranger Gardener Golf Course Architect Highway Architect Land PlannerLandscape Architect Park ArchitectRange ManagerSite Planner Urban/Regional Planner
Resources available in the Career Center, Lucina 220:
Becoming an Architect (OCC 12)Career Worth Planning (OCC 220.6)Careers in Architecture (OCC 11.9)Careers in Focus: Architecture & Building (OCC 12.3)Guide to Careers in Community Development (OCC 220.7) The College Majors Handbook (MAJ 6)Occupational Outlook Handbook (JS JO 20)Opportunities in Architecture Careers (OCC 12.5)Opportunities in Landscape Architecture, Botanical Gardens, and Arboreta (OCC 12.6)
BSU College of Architecture: http://www.bsu.edu/landscape/ Great Links to Explore (BSU Career Center) America’s Career InfoNet: http://www.acinet.orgEmployment Outlook: http://www.infoplease.com/ipa/A0854971.htmlIndianaINTERNnet: http://www.indianaintern.net/home.aspInternships.com Internships USA.com Vault Career InsiderO*NET: http://online.onetcenter.orgOccupational Outlook Handbook: http://www.bls.gov/oco/Salary Wizard: http://www.salary.comVolunteer Match: http://www.volunteermatch.orgAmerican Society of Landscape Architects: http://www.asla.orgLandscape Architecture Yahoo! Search: http://search.yahoo.com/bin/search?p=landscape+architecture
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