Interior Designer (Tivoli Group)

Note: internships are put on hold but still accepting applications.

Summary 

The aim of the Internship Program is to provide a dynamic, challenging, and rewarding experience for graduate-level students and young professionals.

The program provides opportunities for the development of new skills and knowledge, and is a unique and constructive setting for the practical application of capacities acquired through graduate studies. Critically, the program exposes the intern to the challenges and realities in the application and translation of knowledge and practice. It places a strong emphasis on the training, guidance, and hands-on experience that form the basis of a beneficial internship. As well, the program opens with an orientation designed to familiarize interns with Tivoli Group co-workers, facilities, and the working processes.

The knowledge and practical experience gained will be beneficial to the interns in their future career. Interns can expect to gain valuable work experience while contributing in meaningful ways to the mission of Tivoli Group. Duration and working hours will be set up based on the intern's class schedule.

Essential Functions

Interns have the opportunity to engage in a number of ongoing projects and initiatives that provide a unique window into the working processes of Interior Design.  

  • Planning and creating idea boards to present design concepts
  • Coordination and design interior space
  • Enhances and improves interior spaces' functionality by modifying architectural elements and arranging furnishings, artwork and décor
  • Establishes project timelines and coordinates work activity
  • Produces sketches, drawings, and floor plans to illustrate concepts using design programs (CAD), 3D rendering and animation
  • Works closely with a team  including architects, artists, production and upholsterers

Qualifications/Skills:

Interns are selected on a competitive basis. The minimum qualification is enrolment, or completion of a graduate-level degree, in a field related to Interior Design. The selection criteria includes, but not limited to:

  • Fluent in written and spoken English
  • Excellent research, writing, and analytical skills
  • Establish and maintain effective working relations with people from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds
  • Good computer skills: sound, hands-on knowledge of standard office software (word processing, spreadsheets, etc.)

Application Details

  • Documents required: CV and cover letter
  • How to apply: email Career Services Coordinator, Noor H. AlOraidi, suleimannh@vcu.edu to advise you on the application process.