Career Options

Graduates of Mercyhurst's interior design program hold a wide array of positions in a variety of industries and businesses, including:

  • Commercial Interior Design, Residential Design
  • Architect (requires advanced degree)
  • Restoration, Preservation, Renovation Consultant
  • Environmental/Sustainable Design
  • Display and Exhibit Consultant
  • Manufacturer's representative of industry products
  • Space or Facilities Designer
  • Showroom Designer
  • Presentation Specialist (rendering and model building)
  • Color and Material Consultant
  • Interior Design Educator (requires advanced degree)
  • Product Designer
  • Specification/Budget Writer
  • Project Manager
  • Interior Design Specialist (Healthcare, Hospitality, Governmental, Institutional, Retail, Sustainable Design)
  • Retail Interior Product Sales
  • Entertainment and Set Design
  • Visual Merchandising
  • Trade Show Exhibit Designer
  • Kitchen and Bath Designer
  • Lighting Designer
  • Textile Designer
  • Tenant/Real Estate Designer
  • Model Home Designer
  • Pharmacy Design Consultant


Cummings Gallery
Art Faculty Show

Dates: Aug 21-Sep 28, 2014

Location: Cummings Gallery

William Close and The Earth Harp Collective
William Close and The Earth Harp Collective

Dates: Sep 5

Location: Mary D'Angelo Performing Arts Center

Anais Mitchell
Anaïs Mitchell

Dates: Sep 30

Location: Erie Art Museum

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