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Careers and Internships

What can you 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

How do you 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.

Where can you do your internship?
Here are examples of where some of our students have gone!

dPop! ​Detroit, MI
Home Shopping Network ​St. Petersburg, FL
Jeffery Roberts Design ​Grand Rapids, MI
Pacific Dimensions ​El Segundo, CA
Herman Miller ​Mexico
​House of Honey ​Pasadena, CA
Fredman Design Group
​Chicago, IL
Humble Design ​Pontiac, MI
Stone's Throw Living ​Grand Rapids, MI
​Lita Dirks & Co.
​Greenwood Village, CO
Wegman Design Group
​Naples, FL

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