Interior Design

About the Major

An Interior Design major prepares you for a career working with clients to develop a design for their home or work environment. Students study fundamentals, theory, process, communication, research, and technology to identify and solve problems related to people and their use of interior space. Read more about the major.

Common Entry Level Job Titles

  • Interior Designer
  • Design Assistant
  • Facilities Planner
  • Lighting Designer
  • Project Manager
  • CAD Technician
  • Sales Representative

Types of Employers

  • Architecture firms
  • Commercial design firms
  • Furniture companies
  • Lighting companies
  • Residential design firms
  • Retail companies

Alumni Internship and Volunteer Contacts

In addition to finding current job and internship openings, use GoldPASS to search info and contacts for students' previously completed internships related to this major (to get ideas and contact information- not to get a list of openings). Select "Job Search"> "Internship Agreement Database."

Salary and Employment Statistics

See the employment and salary page for statistics on the most recent graduates and previous years.

Top Career Resources

Interior Design Related Postings in GoldPASS

Retail Sales/Design Associate
Room & Board
Interior Design Assistant/Draftsperson
David Heide Design Studio
Interior Design Intern - Commercial Furniture Dealership
Atmosphere Commercial Interiors
Sales Rep, Decorative Services- Territory #3
Sherwin-Williams
Business Assistant to Interior Designer
Design Assistant
Daybreak Interior Design
Design Assistant
Daybreak Interior Design
Design Consultant
Tile X Design
Winter/Spring Internships at The Minneapolis Institute of Art / 2018
Minneapolis Institute of Art
On-Site Event Staff, On Demand/Part Time
BeEvents, LLC
Flooring Sales and Design
Value Plus Flooring, Inc.
Sales Associate
Scandinavian Designs