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Leega is currently a Landscape Architecture student and an intern for an Architecture firm in San Francisco, CA. Leega eventually wants to go into city planning, but that probably won't happen until after she works in a firm. Leega also talks about what she wished she knew that would be beneficial to her today.

School: University of California Berkeley
Degree: Landscape Architecture
Job Title: Landscape Architecture Student

Job Summary: Landscape Architects

Job Description

Landscape architects plan and design land areas for parks, recreational facilities, highways, airports, and other properties. Projects include subdivisions and commercial, industrial, and residential sites.

On-the-Job Training

short-term on-the-job training

Certification Requirement
Landscape Architect Registration Examination (L.A.R.E.)

Quick Facts

Average salary
Average salary
National Statistic Change Location
$35,000 - $105,000
Projected job growth
Projected Job Growth
10 to 20 percent
Typical schedule
Typical schedule
Typical workplace
Typical workplace
Indoor, Office, Outdoor, Hospital / Clinic, Home, Travel
Personal qualities
Personal Qualities
Analytical skills, Creativity, Technical skills, Verbal communication skills, Written communication skills, Artistic, Detail oriented, Teamwork

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