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Careers and Internships

What Can I do With a Degree in Interior Design?
  • Residential Interior Designer

    Space Planner

    Sales Representative

    Project Manager

    Kitchen and Bath Designer

    CAD Trainer/Operator 

    Color and Design Consultant

    Commercial Interior Designer 

    Facilities ​Management Consultant 

    Institutional Interior Designer

    Showroom Manager

    Visual Merchandiser

    AutoCAD Draftperson

    Lighting Consultant 

    Merchandise Coordinator 

    Set Designer 

    Buyer/Purchasing Agent

    Interior Design Reporter/Editor
    Construction Administration Coordinator

    Marketing Coordinator for Modular/Manufactured Homes

    Antiques Specialist

  • Where to Get Started? Internships!
  • Interior design majors are required to complete an internship as part of their course of study. This two credit course (IND 438) is offered in the summer semester for a period of 10-12 weeks.
  • Examples of Previous Internship Sites
  • dPop! - Detroit, MI
  • Home Shopping Network - St. Petersburg, FL
  • Jeffery Roberts Design - Grand Rapids, MI
  • GMB Architecture & Engineering - Holland, MI
  • Hamilton Anderson Associates - Detroit, MI
  • Herman Miller - Mexico
  • ​House of Honey - Pasadena, CA
  • Fredman Design Group - Chicago, IL
  • Kingscott - Kalamazoo, MI
  • Stone's Throw Living - Grand Rapids, MI
  • ​Lita Dirks & Co. - Greenwood Village, CO
  • Wegman Design Group - Naples, FL

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