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ZGF Architects Career Day

April 25, 2023 | 9:00 am - 1:45 pm

Do you dream of a career designing buildings? Spend the day at ZGF Architects! Connect with architects and other industry professionals. Get a behind-the-scenes look at one of Portland’s leading firms. Design a building in a team with students from other schools. Learn about the education and skills needed for an architecture career. Go on a walking tour to explore building styles in downtown Portland.

How to attend: 

Step 1: Fill out the student interest form ASAP. (Type your email address and cell number carefully so we can reach you!)

Step 2: Have your parent/guardian fill out the parent/guardian permission form ASAP.

Step 3: PWA will contact you to let you know if you're accepted or waitlisted, or if the career day is full.

Step 4: Show up and have an amazing time!

Who can attend:

High school students in the Portland metro area are encouraged and welcome to apply. Priority given to students from PWA partner districts (Parkrose, Reynolds, Gresham-Barlow, North Clackamas, Oregon Charter Academy). Students from other districts are always welcome whenever space is available.

PWA Inclusion Statement: We welcome students from all racial backgrounds and ethnicities, citizenship statuses, socioeconomic backgrounds, gender identities and expressions, sexual orientations, religions and abilities. 

Click the image for a printable flyer!

Career Day summary:

What: ZGF Architects Career Day

Date: April 25, 2023

Time: 9:00 AM to 1:45 PM

Location: ZGF Architects

Address: 1223 SW Washington St. #200, Portland, OR

Details: Check in by 9 AM. Program starts promptly at 9:15 AM.

Food: Lunch included.

Transportation: Students are responsible for their own transportation to and from the experience.

Special instructions:  

This Career Day includes an architecture tour led by ZGF architects. Please wear comfortable walking shoes and dress appropriately for the weather (hooded rain jacket or umbrella as needed).

Link to printable flyer here.

ZGF Architects Career Day


April 25, 2023
9:00 am - 1:45 pm
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