Interior Design Intern

Position Summary

The Interior Design Intern will work closely with project team members to successfully complete interior design projects. Parallel to their design work, they will be responsible for coordinating vendor presentations, maintaining the design library, and sharing overall duties to uphold the values and standards of The Gettys Group.

Duties & Responsibilities:

Project Participation

  • Work under the general direction of the senior team member
  • Assist in the selection of FF&E materials for design projects
  • Work with vendors to compile pricing, availability and samples of FF&E materials
  • Assist in the creation of construction documents for both public areas and guestrooms using AutoCAD
  • Assist in the preparation of design presentations primarily using InDesign and other mediums
  • Create visuals to communicated designs both through the use of 3-D modeling and 2-D graphics
  • Assist in the development of FF&E specifications, documentation and fabrication of material boards
  • Clearly communicate in written and verbal form
  • Monitor and promptly report progress on tasks and assignments

Library Organization

  • Maintain and update the filing of new materials and information in both the physical and digital libraries
  • Coordinate “Open Vendor Wednesdays” and assist vendors in displaying new materials as needed
  • Maintain neat and organized library work tables by communicating with designers regarding projects areas
  • Stock supplies and order replenishments as needed
  • Work with Hospitality Coordinator to replenish other supplies needed from OfficeMax, Mail Boxes Etc, FedEx, etc.
  • Coordinate the return of samples to the local design center or to vendors as needed
  • Order samples as requested by designers

Vendor Contacts & Appointments

  • Coordinate Vendor Appointments in the office Library Calendar
  • Be available to assist vendor set-up prior to breakfast and lunch presentations
  • Assist in clean-up of above presentations as needed

Reception Coverage

  • For one hour daily, share in responsibilities for staffing the front desk, greeting guests, answering phones and preparing meeting rooms for guests


Currently enrolled (in at least 3rd/Junior Year) or recently graduated from a CIDA- or NAAB-accredited program.

Required Skills:

  • AutoCAD (current office release preferred)
  • Presentation drawing
  • Color, materials and FF&E selections
  • Presentation board fabrication
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe InDesign
  • Google SketchUp

The Interior Design Intern will be expected to uphold all of The Gettys Group initiatives and goals, support The Gettys Group culture and apply creativity towards all internal and external projects.

How to Apply