IDES Connect

IDES Connect is your resource for postings about internships, jobs, scholarships, competitions, and other design-related opportunities.


Model Shop

Spring 2018 hours

Monday | 12:30-5:00pm
Tuesday | 8:30am-2:00pm
Friday | 12:00pm-5:00pm

Contact: Caroline McIlraith,

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Interior Design Internships

All students in our programs are required to fulfill the internship requirement. We have lots of relevant info at your fingertips, just select the link below.

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Student sketch from study abroad in Florence, Italy

Materials and Supplies

This is a comprehensive list of supplies that could be used at some point during the student’s years in the program. Prior to the first day of fall studio, students new to the department should purchase (or build their own) a drafting board and have supplies with which to start drafting. At a minimum, these will include the drafting board, leads, lead holders, lead pointers, paper, triangles, and an architect’s scale. Other supplies can be purchased as needed.

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Computer Requirements

All students are required to have a laptop computer. Select the link below and you will be redirected to computer requirements for all majors within the School of the Arts. Select Interior Design from that list to see requirements for the BFA and MFA programs. These are the recommended minimum computer requirements based on current design software taught in our programs.

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While you should always refer to current class syllabi for required textbooks and readings, follow this link to find the most current list of required and recommended textbooks and other readings for classes in the department. The list will change yearly as faculty make changes.

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Department Policies

These policies on evaluation, grading, and attendance form the foundation of the academic experience within the Department of Interior Design. Specific to the experience of design students are the explanations of the important concepts of process, realization, and professionalism. Students should become familiar with these policies and refer to them anytime they have questions about academic expectations within studios or other classes within the department.

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