By becoming an Associate (not yet licensed) member, you join a broad network of professionals who are improving the practice of architecture, influencing the city, engaging in professional development and career activities, and educating the general public about the significance of architecture.
AIA is a three-tiered member organization for architects with benefits and dues at the national, state and local levels.
AIA East Bay annually offers over 50 AIA classes that meet California’s new requirements for continuing education. There is no better place for architects to earn their 24 professional development hours.
With more than 850 local members, AIA East Bay is a community of your design, construction and architecture colleagues tailored to inspire, educate and help advance your career.
Being part of AIA East Bay is more than just these three letters after your name. Membership is about community, passion, education and a commitment to elevating design as a platform for making our city and our region better.
MEMBER BENEFITS INCLUDE:
- Online continuing-education (CE) transcript
- Use of Associate AIA (Assoc. AIA) credentials
- Access to AIA East Bay committees
- Signify that as an AIA member you adhere to a professional code of ethics
- Advocacy work on behalf of the industry
- Architectural Experience Program (AXP, formerly IDP) support, including help finding AXP coordinators and mentors
- AIA East Bay annually hosts over 50 continuing education offerings
- Discounted attendance at AIA East Bay events, classes and forums
- Architect Registration Examination ® (ARE) study resources and instruction to support you on the path to licensure
- In-office use of the AIA East Bay Architect Registration Examination ® (ARE) Resource Library
- AIA Career Center assistance to find design experience and professional opportunities
- Access to AIA East Bay job board
- Discounts on job postings
- Exclusive resume postings
- Complimentary subscription to ARCHITECT, the magazine of the AIA
- AIA Advantage discounts on products and services such as shipping, credit cards, technology and more
- Explore AIA National’s Member Benefits Guide.
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EMERITUS ASSOCIATE MEMBERSHIP
Any Architect/Associate member may apply for Emeritus status who has been in good standing in the Institute for fifteen successive years immediately prior to their application, and either (i) has attained the age of 70, and is retired from the profession of architecture, or (ii) is so incapacitated as to be unable to work in the profession. Exceptions are available upon application.
To learn more about Emeritus membership, please visit AIA National.