Interior Design Intern

Grand Rapids
Interior Design Intern
Job Type: Internship

Contact Details

Job Description

General Information

Country: USA

State: Michigan

City: Grand Rapids

Office Location: 901 44th Street SE – – – – –

Date posted: 13-Dec-2021

Business Function: Architecture & Design

Position Type: Intern


Who we are:

Steelcase was founded as an office furniture maker, and we’ve evolved into the global leader in workplace solutions. We apply our insights to the intersection of space, technology, and furniture, helping individuals and teams in leading companies around the world to have a better day at work.

We pursue innovation, strive for sustainability, and develop insights in every part of our business.

Why People Choose To Work With Us

We believe you will enjoy joining our award-winning reciprocal team. Your colleagues are trendsetters and lead the industry. You’ll gain insights from User Experience & Industrial designers, which is not your typical interiors or architectural firm. Your global team crafts innovative spaces while using partnerships in technology and ancillary.

We know you’ll love our innovative environment and engaging works spaces.

What You Will Be Doing

You’ll be on projects from the concept through the execution. We trust you’ll appreciate seeing the entire lifecycle of a design idea.

One of your main responsibilities is you’ll play an integral role in the success of our strategic accounts with the application of custom product. Within Steelcase, studio b is a team that supports the largest and most strategic accounts. We engage with clients to tackle problems that haven’t been or couldn’t be solved with standard product.

You’ll Work On
Design programming
Overall conceptual design
Space planning
Design and specifications of furnishings and finishes
Hands on development of prototypes and custom design elements
Additionally, you’ll enjoy the opportunity to regularly work and network with a wide variety of global teams to learn about other areas of design that may interest you, like materiality, product design, etc.

Who You Are
Possess a desire to learn new things
A hardworking person that loves design
Both creative and analytical
An individual that has strong interpersonal skills to collaborate with others
Someone that is able to balance several conflicting tasks at once, prioritize them, then implement.
A person with a unique background of experiences
You should be proficient in: SketchUp, Adobe Creative Suite and AutoCAD
Experience with Revit, CET Designer, and Fusion are a bonus!
Are you currently a: junior or senior, graduate interiors or architecture student?
Your Future Team

This small and mighty team of 15 is comprised of Industrial Designers, UX Designer, Interior Designers, Project Managers, Engineers, and a Model Maker.
We are in constant collaboration as a team and cross functionally.
Our design group is aesthetically and culturally diverse.
We are a flexible and open group of people.
We believe you’ll learn we are approachable, open to questions, new ideas and care about your growth and success.
We truly believe in autonomy and trust you to accomplish your goals.
Lastly, you’ll sit alongside of fellow innovators including: product engineers, model makers and industrial designers.

Steelcase Inc. has paused requiring all employees and contractors to be fully vaccinated or have an exemption against COVID-19 as a condition of employment based on the federal court injunction. If the injunction is overturned and the federal contractor vaccine requirement is reinstated, we’ll revisit our planned actions for non-compliance and, in all things, we will follow the law

We are proud of our diverse and inclusive workforce, and we’re always looking to get better. We value applicants who enjoy interacting with people different than themselves. Women, people of any race or national origin, lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people, veterans, working mothers and fathers, and everyone else is all encouraged to apply!

We seek to find the best person to fill this role and will not discriminate based on race, color, creed, genetic information, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic prohibited by law.