The National Council of Architectural Registration Boards is now allowing Interns to earn IDP Credit for participation of Design Competitions. Please read the following, as the DawnTown Competition this year is eligible for people currently enrolled in the program. F
For more information about the Intern Development Program, check frequently with NCARB at their website: www.ncarb.org
From NCARB’s website:
” Design Competitions
Effective 1 October 2010
Interns may earn up to 40 core hours in each IDP training area 1-15 for completion and submission of a design competition entry outside of a recognized work setting or academic requirement. Competitions completed for a firm while employed count for IDP credit under the related work setting.
The design competition must be completed under the supervision of a mentor and meet the following criteria:
- Align to at least one of the IDP training areas 1-15
- Be for a “building” or “planning” project
- Be a formally structured competition with specified submission requirements
- Sponsored by a recognized business entity, governmental agency, or professional association
- The intern must be appropriately credited on the competition entry.
Read the IDP Guidelines for expections for both interns and mentors for earning experience through design competitions.
It is recommended that interns retain copies of all documentation related to design competitions completed for IDP credit for a period of at least three years beyond the date the experience is approved by their mentor.
- You must complete a Design Competition Verification Form.
- To qualify for IDP credit, the competition entry must be completed and submitted in compliance with the published design competition requirements.
Reporting Design Competitions
- Completion and submission of a design competition shall be reported through the e-EVR in “My Supplementary Education.”
- Experience earned in each training area shall be reported as separate reports.
- Upload your completed Design Competition Verification Form to the e-EVR. “