year ago, we Millennials (I’m 33) surpassed the Baby Boomers as the largest living generation, according to the Census Bureau. Millennials are poised to dominate the U.S. workforce. 

Now that you’re ready to take over the design industry, what’s your first step? You’re sick of detailing stairwells. Time after time, as you have sought greater responsibility and professional opportunity, you’ve been rebuffed with these frustrating words: “Thanks, but we’re really looking for someone with more experience.” But how do you get that experience?