You don’t get to pick your parents, and you don’t get to pick your project managers. If you’re lucky, you’ll work with a project manager who will help you learn the things that schools don’t teach. If you’re not lucky -- and based on the comments we get on our Facebook page and on our site, most of us aren’t -- all you will get is fodder for complaining about your job.
Hopefully you can find comfort in the fact that you’re not the only one being derided at work. From what we hear from fans all over the world, the experiences of working in architecture are pretty much the same everywhere.