Career development

95% of students employed in their field of study within 6 months of graduation*
56 students completed internships during the 2019-2020 academic year
*5-year average

To help students prepare for their future careers, APDesign teams with the K-State Career Center to offer several career preparation activities.

  • Each semester, students have access to portfolio reviews, resume workshops, professional mentoring and leadership activities.
  • Mock interviews, which take place each fall, give students a chance to "interview" with representatives from design and planning firms and receive crucial feedback.
  • DesignExpo, APDesign's career fair, takes place each spring with firms from across the U.S. participating.


APDesign students recognized for achievements in APDPro

Fourteen graduates in the Kansas State University College of Architecture, Planning & Design, or APDesign, received APDPro certification by completing all five years of requirements for APDPro, the college's professional development program.

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For more information about career development opportunities, please contact:

Danna Voegeli, APDPro Coordinator
1127 Regnier Hall
(785) 532-2846