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Industry: Architecture, Construction, and Landscape

Careers in Architecture, Construction, and Landscape offer opportunities that focus on design, development, consulting, manufacturing and construction, management, and more. This cluster is great for people interested in solving problems including mechanical, mathematical, or design problems. If you like to use machinery and scientific devices/ technology to improve a production and construction process, then this is the cluster for you. We invite you to explore this cluster to determine if it is a good fit for you and leverage our resources to launch your job, internship, or graduate school search.

Make an Appointment with a Career Coach

  • Log into your MyUTK account.
  • Select “Academic Support” from the options at the top of the screen and select “Vol Connect” from the dropdown menu.
  • This will take you to the Vol Connect student portal.
  • Click “Connect” from the options at the top of the screen and select “Schedule Appointments” from the dropdown menu.
  • Click the blue “Schedule an Appointment” button.
  • Select the “Teams” tab.
  • Select the Center for Career Development and Academic Exploration.
  • Select the topic (Career Coaching) and subtopic. 
  • Select the preferred date, time, staff member, and modality.
  • Indicate what you would like to discuss during your appointment in the comment box.
  • To confirm the appointment, click “Schedule ___ Appointment.” Your appointment will NOT be saved until you click this button.
  • Please call 865-974-5435 if you have problems scheduling your appointment online.


Example Career Paths and Job Titles 


  • Architectural Educator
  • Architectural Designer
  • Architectural Researcher
  • AutoCAD Draftsman
  • Commercial Architect
  • Community/City/Urban Planner
  • Computer-Aided Design Designer
  • Design/Pre-Construction Drafter
  • Exhibit Designer
  • Forensic Architect
  • Furniture Designer
  • Historic Preservation Specialist
  • Interior Architect
  • Interior Designer
  • Landscape Architect
  • Product Designer
  • Project Manager
  • Real Estate Developer
  • Residential Architect
  • Sports Facilities Planner
  • Sustainability Designer
  • Urban Designer
  • Construction Engineer
  • Construction Manager
  • Estimator
  • Field Engineer
  • Heavy Equipment Operator
  • Project Engineer
  • Project Manager
  • Project Planner
  • Athletic Turf Manager
  • Florist
  • Golf Course Superintendent
  • Greenskeeper
  • Groundskeeper
  • Horticulturist
  • Irrigation Specialist
  • Landscape Field Manager
  • Landscape Architect
  • Landscape Crew Leader
  • Landscape Designer
  • Landscape Installation Innovator
  • Landscape Project Manager
  • Lead Gardener
  • Turf Manager
  • Turf Specialist

Career Resources

Use this section to learn about student organizations you can join at UTK to learn more about your desired industry, network with professionals and peers with similar interests, and build transferable skills. You can view a list of student organizations related to Architecture, Construction, and Landscape on VolLink. Below are a few examples of some student organizations: