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A/E Resources

 
http://www.hallandcompany.com/
Hall & Company is a management consulting firm that specializes in the A/E Industry.  The firm provides recruiting, professional liability insurance and consulting in such areas as finance, strategic planning and mergers and acquisitions.

http://www.hirebydesign.com/
Web-based software that creates functional career centers at A/E firmsí websites.  The software supports a searchable applicant database and tracking system.

http://www.deltek.com/  -  Cost accounting software for A/E firms.
http://www.pmi.org/  -  Project Management Institute.
http://www.axiumae.com/ - Cost accounting software for A/E firms.
http://www.timberline.com/   - Software for construction and real estate firms.
http://www.datacad.com/  - A/E/C Cad program software.
http://www.hrpowerhouse.com/  -  Human Resources tools and information.
http://www.architecturalrecord.com/  -  Architectural Record magazine online.
http://www.autodesk.com/  -  Design software for A/E firms.
http://www.bsdsoftlink.com/  -  Cost estimating software for A/E firms.
http://www.build2code.com/  -  Architectural building code software.
http://www.graphisoft.com/  -  A/E/C Cad program software.
http://www.edcmag.com/  -  Environmental Design + Construction magazine online.
http://www.ebuild.com/  -  Building products guide.
http://www.construction.com/  -  MCGraw-Hill Construction magazine online.
http://www.enr.com/  -  Engineering News Record magazine online.
http://www.specsource.com/  -  Searchable online resource serving A/E/C industry.


 

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Professional Associations
Architectural:

http://www.aia.org/  -  American Institute of Architects
http://www.healtharchitects.org/   -  American College of Healthcare Architects
http://www.healthdesign.org/  -  The Center for Health Design
http://www.asla.org/  -  American Society of Landscape Architects
http://www.asid.org/  -  American Society of Interior Designers
http://www.scup.org/  -  Society for College and University Planners
http://www.ncarb.org/  -  National Council of Architectural Registration Board
http://www.csi.org/  -  Construction Specifications Institute    

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Research Associations
Environmental Consulting:


http://www.epa.org/  -  Environmental Protection Agency
http://www.awma.org/  -  American Waste Management Association
http://www.ehsn.com/  -  Environmental Health and Safety Network
http://www.naep.org/  -  National Association of Environmental Professionals

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Trade Associations
Engineering:

http://www.asce.org/  -  American Society of Civil Engineers
http://www.acec.org/  -  American Council of Engineering Companies
http://www.ncsea.com/  -  National Council of Structural Engineers Association
http://www.seaint.org/  -  Structural Engineers Association International
http://www.asme.org/   -  American Society of Mechanical Engineers
http://www.ite.org/  -  Institute of Transportation Engineers
http://www.aacei.org/  -  Association for Advancement of Cost Engineering
http://www.swe.org/  -  Society of Women Engineers
http://www.nspe.org/  -  National Society of Professional Engineers
http://www.uli.org/  -  Urban Land Institute

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Industry Associations
Other:


http://www.ieee.org/  -  Institute of Electrical & Electronics Engineers
http://www.awwa.org/  -  American Water Works Association
http://www.awra.org/  -  American Water Resources Association
http://www.pmi.org/   -  Project Management Institute
http://www.csinet.org/  -  Construction Specifications Institute
http://www.bocai.org/  -  Building Officials Code Administrators International
http://www.icbo.org/  -  International Conference of Building Officials
http://www.ifci.org/  -  International Fire Code Institute
http://www.intlcode.org/  -  International Code Council
http://www.ansi.org/  -  American Standards Institute
http://www.smps.org/  -  Society for Marketing Professional Services
http://www.adda.org/  -  American Design Drafting Association
http://www.sdaadmin.org/  -  Society of Design Administration
http://www.dbia.org/  -  Design Build Institute of America
http://www.galvanizeit.org/  -  American Galvanizers Association
http://www.aisc.com/  -  American Institute of Steel Constructors
http://www.ncma.org/  -  National Concrete Masonry Association
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Internet Job Boards for Architects & Engineers
Architectural
http://www.e-architect.com/
http://www.designarchitecture.com/
http://www.architectsworldwide.com/
http://www.interiordesignjobs.com/    
http://www.designersworldwide.com/
 
Environmental Consulting

http://www.envirolink.org/
http://www.environetwork.com/
http://www.environmentalcareer.com/
http://www.ecojobs.com/
http://www.envirocitizen.com/
   
Geology and Geotechnical

http://www.geotechjobs.com/
http://www.careers.geocomm.com/
http://www.geojobsource.com/
http://www.geowebjobs.com/
http://www.geosciencejobs.com/
http://www.earthworks-jobs.com/
 
 

 

Engineering
http://www.engineermax.com/
http://www.aecww.com/
http://www.engineersworldwide.com/
http://www.engineerjobs.com/
http://www.engineeringjobs.com/
http://www.engcen.com/
http://www.jobs-the-engineer.com/
http://www.justengineers.net/
http://www.interec.net/
http://www.civilengineeringjobs.com/
http://www.civiljobs.com/
 
Water and Wastewater
http://www.waterandwastewater.com/
http://www.groundwater.com/  
 
CAD
www.seekworld.com/acadteam.htm
http://www.cadjobmart.com/
http://www.cad-forum.com/
 
Other

http://www.waterandwastewater.com/
http://www.recruitersonline.com/
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Job Search Tools  
http://www.coli.org/  -  Cost of Living Index and comparative data on hundreds of cities.
http://www.relocationcentral.com/   -  Nationwide rental and relocation assistance.
http://www.chamber-of-commerce.com/  -  International Chamber of Commerce Directory.
http://www.salarysurveysonline.com/   -  Price jobs against the market.
http://www.homefair.net/  -  Salary calculator, information about school, crime, housing and moving.
http://www.moversdirectory.com/   -  Online relocation directory and network of moving companies.
http://www.aier.org/  -  American Institute for Economic Research.
http://www.bestplaces.com/  -  Salary calculator, information about school, crime, housing and moving.
http://www.salary.com/  -  Employee resource for salary, benefits, career information.
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COLLEGE AND HIGHER EDUCATION INFO

Petersons.com - "the education supersite," allows you to search over 30,000 graduate programs, explore financial aid and grant opportunites, download information about the GRE and other graduate examinations, take part in a grad school discussion forum, and lots more. 

Gradschools.com - search over 40,000 graduate program listings by subject and visit the student forum for additional grad school links. 

Yahoo! College Search - an excellent resource for locating colleges and universities offering degrees in specific programs.  

Check out some of the great links organized by Yahoo! under the headings Graduate Education and College Entrance, or click on one of the directory levels below to go to a Yahoo! search page:  


Yahoo! Home : Education : Higher Education : Colleges and Universities

The University Pages (from the University of Alabama in Huntsville) - offers a clickable U.S. map providing quick access to university home pages by state
 
Princeton Review Online - tips on applying to law school, medical school, business school, financial aid resources, program rankings, and other features.  

SCHOOL RANKINGS
U.S. News Graduate School Rankings - program rankings from the publishers of U.S.News & World Report magazine. 

ENTRANCE EXAM INFORMATION

ETS.org (The Educational Testing Service Network) - official gateway to information about the GRE, GMAT, the Praxis Series, and TOEFL exams. Provides sample test questions, test preparation tips, and test registration information.  

GRE OnLine - introduction to the Graduate Record Exam, including sample questions, tips on getting started, and an online registration form.  

LSAT - the official Web site of the Law School Admission Council provides preparation information about the LSAT, as well as information on applying to law school.  

GMAT - learn about applying to graduate business school and preparing for the GMAT from the Graduate Management Admission Council's MBA Explorer site. 

MCAT - get information about the Medical College Admissions test from this official page by the Association of American Medical Colleges.   

FINANCIAL AID, GRANTS AND SCHOLARSHIPS
fastWEB! - "the Internet's largest free scholarship search" indexes more than 400,000 scholarhips.      

FinAid - a huge site created by Mark Kantrowitz with links to practically every financial aid resource on the Web.  

Grants in Graduate Studies (GIGS) (at NYU) - a database of grants for graduate and post-graduate students, provided by U.S. government, international, corporate and private funding agencies.

Graduate Fellowships Database (at Notre Dame) - a database of recent fellowships, grants, and awards available to graduate students.

Scholarship Enhancement Program (at CUNY) - provides links to several scholarship and fellowship programs, including the Fulbright Program, the Mellon Fellowship, the Ford Foundation Fellowship, the NSF Graduate Fellowship, and others. 

Scholarship Search from College Board Online - find scholarships, loans, internships, and other financial aid programs that match your education level, talents, and background.  

U.S. Department of Education, Office of Post-secondary Education - offers several useful financial aid links, including The Student Guide for the current year.  

UNIVERSITY CAREER CENTERS
UNCA Career Center - Get the latest testing dates in the Asheville area for the GRE, LSAT, GMAT, and MAT, plus other graduate school information. 

William and Mary Career Services Online - provides lots of additional links for potential grad school applicants. 



GENERAL

America's best graduate schools. Washington, D.C.: U.S. News & World Report.  

Barron's GRE : How to prepare for the Graduate Record Examination. Hauppauge,   
N.Y. : Barron's Educational Series.   

Educational rankings annual. Detroit, MI : Gale Research.  

Free money for graduate school, by Laurie Blum. New York : Facts on File, 1996.   

Gourman report. Rating of graduate and professional programs. Los Angeles, Calif. :     National Education Standards.   

The graduate school funding handbook, by April Vahle Hamel. Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, 1994.  

Peterson's annual guides/graduate study. Princeton, N.J. : Peterson's Guides.  

Peterson's grants for graduate & postdoctoral study. Princeton, N.J. : Peterson's Guides.  


BUSINESS

How to prepare for the GMAT, by Eugene D. Jaffe and Stephen Hilbert. Hauppauge, N.Y. : Barron's.  

Barron's guide to graduate business schools. Woodbury, N.Y. : Barron's Educational Series.  

Peterson's guide to MBA programs. Princeton, NJ : Peterson's Guides.   

Peterson's GMAT success, by Janet Schaeffer [et al.]. Princeton, N.J. : Peterson's.  

HUMANITIES
Directory of M.A. & Ph.D. programs in art and art history. New York : College Art Association, 1995.  

Directory of MFA programs in the visual arts. New York : College Art Association.  

Money for graduate students in the humanities. San Carlos, Calif. : Reference Service Press

SOCIAL SCIENCES
Graduate programs in journalism and mass communications, by David E. Sumner. Ames, Iowa : Iowa State University Press, 1996  

Graduate study in psychology. Washington, D.C. : American Psychological Association.  

Money for graduate students in the social sciences. San Carlos, Calif. : Reference Service Press. 

SCIENCES
Chemical sciences graduate school finder. Washington, DC : American Chemical Society. 

Graduate programs in physics, astronomy and related fields. New York : American Institute of Physics. 

The Guide to graduate environmental programs. Washington, D.C. : Island Press, 1997. 

Money for graduate students in the sciences. San Carlos, Calif. : Reference Service Press. 
  

COMPETITIONS

ICN
International Competitions Network
Partner Italiano

ARGENTINA
arqa
http://www.arqa.com

AUSTRALIA
Australian Architects
http://www.archioz.com.au

AUSTRIA
next room
http://www.nextroom.at

BELGIO
Archguide
http://www.ArchGuide.com

BOLIVIA
ArquiBOL
http://www.arquibol.com

CARAIBI
Periferia
http://www.periferia.org

CILE
Arq.cl
http://www.arq.cl

CINA
Design Online
http://www.dolcn.com

COLOMBIA
arquicol
http://www.arquicol.com

DANIMARCA
byggei info
http://www.byggeinfo.dk

ECUADOR
Trama
http://www.trama.com.ec

FRANCIA
aleph
http://www.kubos.org

GIAPPONE
Telescoweb
http://www.telescoweb.com

INDIA
Architexturez
http://www.architexturez.net

INDONESIA
arsitektur.com
http://www.arsitektur.com

IRLANDA
archeire
http://www.archeire.com

ISRAELE
archijob
http://www.archijob.co.il

ITALIA
Arch'it
http://www.architettura.it

MESSICO
Arquired
http://www.arquired.com.mx

OLANDA
architectenwerk
http://www.architectenwerk.nl

PERU'
ArquiPerù
http://www.arquiperu.com

QUEBEC
Z-1
http://www.z-1.org

REGNO UNITO
archinet
http://www.archinet.co.uk

RUSSIA
forma
http://www.forma.spb.ru

SPAGNA
internet architecture zone (IAZ)
http://www.iaz.com

SVIZZERA
Vitruvio
http://www.vitruvio.ch

SUD AFRICA
ArchiWeb SA
http://www.saia.org.za

TAILANDIA
Architecture Asia
http://www.architectureasia.com

TURCHIA
Arkitera
http://www.arkitera.com

USA
death by architecture
http://www.deathbyarch.com