Interior Design Intern

Join the Shea team in Creating Experiences as an Interior Design Intern this summer in our Minneapolis office.

We’re seeking a student Interior Design Intern with strong interest in restaurant + hospitality, retail, and workplace environments to join our team for a paid opportunity, 40 hours per week mid-May through mid-August.

Learn from experienced designers, architects, and leadership at Shea as you gain hands-on experience developing design packages, creating fit plans, renderings, and researching furniture, finishes and lighting. You’ll contribute directly to projects, collaborating with other members of the team to help our clients reach their goals.

You’ll receive learning opportunities and mentorship as well as the opportunity to enjoy Shea’s culture from everyday office interactions to special events. This includes monthly Shea Celebrates gatherings to recognize our team and learn about exciting Shea happenings inside and outside of our office. In addition, we host monthly rep presentations and happy hours where you have the opportunity to learn about new products, network and create lasting relationships.

The ideal candidate is highly motivated, thrives in a collaborative environment and has excellent time-management skills to balance project deliverables and deadlines in a fast-paced environment. Applicants should have strong design sensibilities with outstanding visual and verbal presentation skills. Additional responsibilities might include organization and updating of the library, meeting with reps, and keeping up-to date on current products.

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    Our Must Haves:

    • Knowledge of commonly used concepts, practices and procedures within the fields of restaurant and hospitality, retail and corporate services including interior materials, finishes, furniture and lighting
    • Basic knowledge of Microsoft Office, Revit, 3D modeling software and Adobe Creative Suite (Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop)
    • Enrolled in a bachelor’s degree program in Interior Design or related program (preferable graduating in Fall 2023, Spring/Fall 2024), preferably in a CIDA accredited program
    • Previous internship or leadership experience is a plus

    If that’s you, and you want to join us in Creating Experiences, we’d love to talk. Please submit your application to the left OR send a cover letter and resume to [email protected] No phone calls/agency calls, please. Shea is an Equal Opportunity Employer.