CAREER DIRECTIONS IN ARCHITECTURE, CONSTRUCTION + ENGINEERING

ACE @Home is an opportunity for students to receive information on professional development and industry careers through short, prerecorded webinars and activities that can be completed from home.

ACE @Home is a supplemental program in addition to your local ACE affiliate programming.

EFFECTIVE ESSAY WRITING

PRESENTED BY ACE GREATER PHILADELPHIA

Need help writing your ACE Scholarship essays?  Looking to improve your overall writing skills?  Follow the steps below and in no time at all, you’ll be able to submit impactful essays for the ACE Scholarship Application!

ARCHITECTURAL DRAWINGS + RENDERINGS

PRESENTED BY ACE CHARLOTTE NC

An overview of various programs and techniques used in the design industry that help represent projects to collaborators, clients and contractors.

The programs shown in this program are Revit (BIM Modeling) and Enscape (Rendering software).

ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY

PRESENTED BY ACE ORLANDO, FL

An overview of various technologies used in the design and construction industry to communicate and document projects.

The programs shown in this program are Revit (BIM Modeling), Laser Scanning, 3D Point Clouds, Recap, Sketchup, Drones, Navisworks, BIM Track & Leica iCON Site.

CONSTRUCTION SITE TOUR

PRESENTED BY ACE GREATER WASHINGTON, DC

Take a tour of a high school under construction. This video will show the design of the project followed by a guided tour of the school.

You will see foundations and the steel framework of the building in progress as well as a brief explanation of geothermal wells.

A JOURNEY THROUGH ARCHITECTURE

PRESENTED BY ACE SAN FRANCISCO, BAY AREA

An architect’s personal journey to finding the profession and a brief overview of a local project in the San Francisco Bay Area. 

SUSTAINABLE DESIGN

PRESENTED BY ACE GREATER WASHINGTON, DC

Let’s help out our planet! In the United States, builds consume about 40% of our energy and 70% of electricity. Buildings also emit over one-third of U.S. greenhouse gas emissions, which is more than any other sector in the economy.

This lesson is an overview of sustainable design in the AEC industry and how we can reduce energy usage and consumption of resources. Both Active and Passive systems are presented as well as things we can do as individuals to live more sustainably.

ARCHITECTURAL + ENGINEERING SCALES

PRESENTED BY ACE MENTOR PROGRAM OF AMERICA

Knowing how to correctly use an Architectural Scale is a basic skill you will need to know in AEC industries. Acquiring this skill will help you interpret drawings and models that represent a project before its built.

INTERVIEW SKILLS

PRESENTED BY ACE MENTOR PROGRAM OF HOUSTON & NASHVILLE

Knowing how to interview is an important skill to land an internship and a full time job throughout your career. Using a series of mock interviews, this lesson will go in depth on questions as well as preparation on how to conduct yourself in an interview.

To engage, excite and enlighten high school students to pursue careers in architecture, engineering and construction through mentoring and to support their continued advancement in the industry.

CONTACT US

ACE Mentor Program of America, Inc.
1501 Cherry Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102
215-330-4522

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