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Interior Design Career Opportunities

The list will include former internship placements and then list places of employment of graduates.

Internship sites

Paul Steelman Design Group, Las Vegas *
Kitchens and More, LaHarpe, KS *
Cunningham Group Architecture, P.A., Marina del Rey, CA *
Architectural Alliance, Santa Fe, NM *
Bay Valley Construction Co, Carthage, MO *
Décor & More Ideas, Andover, KS *
H. Ryan Studio, Phoenix, AZ *
360 Architecture, Kansas City, MO *
Your Décor Decorating Source, Lenexa, KS *
Carolyn Henry and Associates, Inc., 3939 Beltline Road, #225, Addison, TX
House of Style, 506 S. Main, Joplin, MO *
T.R. Hughes Design Studio, St. Charles, MO *
Conoco Phillips, 252 AB, 411 S. Keeler, Bartlesville, OK  74004 *
PB2 Architects & Engineers, 710 W. Roselawn, Rogers, AR  72756
Hausmann Restoration, Atchison, KS *
Hammer Interiors, 1000 Potomac St. NW Suite #122, Washington DC, 20007 *

Dana Rose Design Group, 1485 Coronet Drive, Reno, Nevada, 89509 *

Employment Opportunities for Graduates

Residential Design
Contract/Commercial Design:
  
    Hospitality
        Hotel
        Restaurant
        Bars
    Retail
    Corporate
    Entertainment
    Financial Institutions
    Institutional
    Transportation
    Healthcare
        Hospitals
        Nursing Homes
        Assisted Living
        Treatment Centers
    Government and Public Buildings
Antiques Dealer
Architect
Art Director
Artist
Buyer
Civil Drafter
Commercial/Industrial Designer
Computer-Aided Design Technician
Contract Designer
Contract Specialist/Administrator
Cost Estimator
Curator
Custom Designer
Design Consultant
Design Contractor
Desktop Publisher
Development Model Designer
Drapery Maker
Environmental Designer
Exhibit Designer
Facilities Manager
Floral Designer
Furniture Designer

Graphic Designer
Historic Preservationist
Home Furnishings Coordinator Home Furnishings Merchandiser
Home Furnishings/Products Manufacturer
Home Lighting Consultant
Hotel/Motel Manager
Human Resources Specialist
Interior Decorator
Interior Designer
Interior Space Coordinator
Journalist
Landscape Architect
Manufacturer's Representative
Market Researcher
Marketing Specialist
Merchandise Displayer
Museum Exhibit Designer
Packaging Designer
Photographer
Property Manager
Public Relations Specialist
Purchasing Agent
Real Estate Broker
Residential Consultant
Residential Designer
Restaurant Manager
Retail Store Manager
Sales Representative
Set Designer
Space Designer
Store/Home Consultant
Teacher, Higher Education
Teacher, Secondary
Teacher, Vocational
Textile Colorist
Textile Designer
Upholsterer
Visual Merchandiser
Writer

 
With additional certifications or graduate school

Specialized Design

Rendering, Perspective and Model Building
Set Design and Stage Lighting
Historic Preservation and Restoration
Kitchen and Bath Design
Lighting Specialist
Interior Design Educator
Interior Design Journalist
Sales Representative
Special Population: children, elderly, physically challenged, correctional institutions, international/culturally diverse