Are you interested in an internship in Interior Design?

The following unpaid internships are still available:

Holly Hunt
Merchandise Mart

Description: Known for a look that is consistently at the forefront of style and quality, HOLLY HUNT showrooms and collections lead the industry in luxury home furnishings. The company designs, produces and showcases custom made product including indoor and outdoor furniture, lighting, rugs, textiles and leathers.

To apply, email resume and cover letter to Showroom Manager Victoria Lopez at

Morganti Wilson Architects
Evanston, IL

Description: The main responsibilities of the intern position are to manage our architectural and interior design sample libraries as well as project sample files and information/catalog libraries. In addition to sample coordination, the intern position will be able to assist the interiors department in the following capacities:
• Assist with compiling product image boards
• Call on vendors to request memo samples as needed by interior design department for various projects/client presentations
• Print product specifications as needed for various projects
• Compile project spec books
• CAD drawings
• Project archiving

To apply, email resume and cover letter to Kay Tyler at

KDI Design
Geneva, IL

Description: Looking for an intern for a passion for Commercial and Healthcare design. Must be well organized and a team player! Someone who is local to Geneva would be good as this is an unpaid internship. Duties to include but not limited to:
– Contact vendors and update information
– Order samples and literature
– Assist in creating concept/ color boards
– Assist in keeping library organized and up to date
– Assisting interior designers with additional duties as needed per project

To apply, email resume and cover letter to Ashley Patel at

Ron Vari and Associates
330 S Wells

Description: Diverse office allowing the intern to have the opportunity to be exposed to many facets of the industry. site visits, permit drawing preparation, rendering work, office management, construction management, client contact, etc.

To apply, email resume and cover letter to Ron Vari at

Post 27
1819 W Grand Ave

Description: Small furniture store and design firm that is fairly new seeking an intern to assist designer with projects from measuring to Sketchup to buyimg upholstery, etc. It is very hands-on and you are involved in every aspect of the design process. They refurbish vintage furniture. Flexible with scheduling. A great experience because they are a new small business.

To apply, email resume and cover letter to Owner, Angela Finney at

These employers are actively seeking students looking to gain experience so send your resume in as soon as possible if you are interested.