Landscape architects serving in the federal government possess a range of unique professional opportunities, from designing sites for government buildings, national parks and forests, to collaborating with interdisciplinary teams and shaping national policy. Come learn more about the benefits of working in the federal government from representatives of two major federal agencies: U.S. Forest Service, U.S. General Service Administration, and the Smithsonian Institution. A segment of the presentation will be dedicated to the various pathways to entering federal service.
Understand how landscape architects make a difference in protecting, preserving, and enhancing public lands.
Gain familiarity with the range of project types, national policies, and initiatives undertaken by federal agency landscape architects.
Explore the variety of leadership roles within landscape architecture across federal agencies.
Identify pathways to a career as a landscape architect in the federal government.