On June 29, 2016, the NCARB Intern Development Program’s (IDP) current 17 experience areas will be realigned into six broad practice-based areas:
NEW EXPERIENCE AREAS (Total 3,740 Hours)
Programming & Analysis
Project Planning and Design
Project Development & Documentation
Construction & Evaluation
NEW EXPERIENCE SETTINGS
Another new feature is that the overhauled IDP will have two experience settings - Setting A: Practice of Architecture and Setting O: Other Experiences.
Setting A: Practice of Architecture (1,860 Hours Minimum)
All requirements and definitions will remain the same.
Setting O: Other Experience (1,860 Hours Minimum)
A number of existing supplemental experience opportunities - including site visits, construction site visits, construction work, and design competition - will be incorporated into Setting O. Starting June 29, 2016, the following experience opportunities will fall under Setting O:
When the overhauled IDP launches, the following opportunities will no longer be eligible for IDP or additional jurisdictional experience: