Founded in late 2019, Wing is a semester-long program that pairs architecture students with young working professionals who are graduates of the AIA Chicago Bridge program. Beginning at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, the program has grown to include students from Illinois Institute of Technology and University of Illinois Chicago.
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Wing is a semester-long program that pairs architecture students with young working professionals who are graduates of the AIA Chicago Bridge program. The one-on-one mentoring relationships provide students:
- Guidance on their studies and career direction
- Development reviews for their studio projects, portfolios, and resumes
- Exposure to what Architects really do- in the office and in the field
- Relationships to aid the transition from academia to the working world
Upper class students or graduate students from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Illinois Institute of Technology and University of Illinois Chicago are welcome to apply. There are eight spots available for each university for 24 students in a cohort.
Registration Opens: Monday, October 9, 2023
Registration Closes: Monday, October 23, 2023
"The Wing program has given me the opportunity to connect with a professional and get a glimpse of what my future in the profession can look like. "
Carl Sergio, AIA, NOMA, NCARB, LEED Green Associate
Travis Rukamp, Associate AIA, LEED AP BD+C