Careers in Interior Design
Career Potential for Graduates
Graduates have the potential to be employed in a variety of design areas, including commercial/corporate/office, residential, healthcare, retail, hospitality, institutional, and architectural firms where they may gain experience as designers toward registration as professionals. Employment is also available in wholesale resource firms, with manufacturer"s agents, or in other design-related fields. With suitable experience, graduates may eventually become independent practitioners and/or develop their own firms. See the Careers in Interior Design website for more information.
In some cases, graduates have found employment outside of the typical design career path that utilizes thought processes and knowledge from their design education.
Additionally some of our graduates have been successful in seeking work internationally.
Click here for the definition of Interior Design endorsed by the Council for Interior Design Accreditation, the National Council for Interior Design Qualification (NCIDQ), major interior design associations of North America, and unaffiliated professional interior designers.
Graduates have the potential to work in commercial, residential, and architectural firms as designers where they may gain experience to work toward registration as professionals With suitable experience, graduates may eventually develop their own firms. Other work is available in wholesale resource firms, with manufacturers' agents, or in other design-related fields.
This link shows the importance of a "trained Interior Designer" and their abilities. Check it out: reingoldweb.com/ncidq.
Working at Kwantlen
If you are looking for employment as faculty or staff member at Kwantlen, please see the Human Resources website at kwantlen.ca/hr