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Find or Post a Job

BAC student at work

Practice Lab is the BAC's online job database where students can search for full-time, part-time, and paid internship positions at design firms and related companies.

Students: Find a Job

Students who are enrolled full-time in one of the BAC's degree-granting programs are provided with a PracticeLab account.  To verify your account:

  • Go to the main login page
  • If you already have a password, log in using your email address and Practice Lab password.
  • If you do not have a password, click the "Forgot Password" link, and a new password will be sent to your email address.

Students are eligible to earn Practice Hours through most of the positions listed on Practice Lab. For freelance positions, students may be required to complete an application for Independent Practice. More information may be found here.

Continuing education and certificate students are not eligible for Practice Lab accounts. Alumni may request access to Practice Lab by contacting the Practice Department at 617.585.0145 or via email at

The Practice Department makes every effort to screen job postings, but students should be aware of the possibility of fraudulent job postings.

Employers: Post a Job

BAC students learn to practice design professionally long before they complete their degree programs, positioning them to be exceptionally competitive as designers and innovaters. Employers offer students fresh perspectives and unparalleled opportunities to expand the breath of their knowledge and capabilities as designers, as well as to explore different paths of professional growth and development. The Practice Department is delighted to assist employers who are interested in recruiting BAC students and graduates for design-related positions.

If you are interested in recruiting onsite, learn more about our upcoming career fair, Practice Networks 2018.

To Register for an Employer Account and Post a Job:

  • Go to Practice Lab.
  • Click the "Employer" button on the main screen.
  • If you have posted on Practice Lab before, enter your user name and password.
  • If you have not previously posted on Practice Lab, click "Register" or "Register to Post Local Job" on the right sidebar.
  • The system will guide you through the registration and job posting process. For best results, include as many relevant details about the job description as possible.

The Practice Department reviews all new employers and job postings before approving them for Practice Lab. Please allow at least two business days to process your information, after which you will be able to log in and view your job listing.

Please note: All positions must be paid opportunities relevant to the fields of architecture, interior architecture, landscape architecture, or design studies. If you are unsure about whether your position qualifies, please contact

Freelance Positions/Independent Contractors

If you are an individual contractor posting a freelance opportunity, please use your name as the organization name and fill in the fields that are applicable, including a detailed description of the job. Certain professional services, such as stamped drawings and construction documents, must be performed by a licensed architect. If you are unsure about whether to recruit a BAC student or graduate for independent contracting work, email

Note that any currently enrolled BAC students that are hired for freelance or independent contracting jobs require supervision by a BAC faculty advisor or design professional in order to receive recognition toward the completion of their degree for the work they perform.

BAC Resume Book

Many of our students who are looking for jobs opt into the BAC Resume Book. After you have created an account or logged into the system, you can select the "resume books" icon in the navigation bar to browse through those resumes. Within a resume book, you can enter "resume text searches" to find students with specific skills and/or interests.

Practice Employment Survey

The Practice Employment Survey contains statistical information about salaries and benefits offered to BAC students. To view the results of the most recent Practice Employment Survey, click here.

Selected Partner Firms

Ann Beha
The Architectural Team
Architerra, Inc.
Behnisch Architekten
Bergmeyer Associates
Boehm Architecture
Bruner/Cott & Associates, Inc.
Cambridge 7 Associates
Cannon Design
CBT Architects
City of Boston
DiMella Shaffer
DRA Architects
Elkus Manfredi
Epstein Joslin
Finegold Alexander Architects
Flansburgh Architects
Galante Architecture Studio Inc.
Goody Clancy
Halvorson Design Partnership
HMFH Architects
ICON Architecture
Janet Echelman, Inc.
Kleinfelder, S.E.A.
Leers Weinzapfel Associates
Linea 5, Inc.
Margulies Perruzzi Architects
Massachusetts Division of Capital Asset Management
Meyer and Meyer
Michael Kim Architects
Miller Dyer Spears
Niemitz Design Group
Perkins and Will
Perkins Eastman
Prellwitz/Chilinski Architects
Safdie Architects
Sasaki Associates
Seimasko + Verbridge
Shepley Bulfinch
Silverman Trykowski Associates
Skidmore, Owings & Merrill, LLP
SLAM Collaborative
Stantec (formerly ADD Inc)
Steffian Bradley Architects
Studio G Architects
Symmes Maini & McKee (SMMA)
TK&A (Tsoi/Kobus & Associates)
TRO/Jung Brannen
William Rawn
Wilson Architects
Wilson Butler Architects