West Valley College prepares graduates for
successful careers in residential and commercial design, as well as related
areas such as lighting, display, sales, professional showroom
management, facilities design and management
Residential Design -
Interior designers who work in this area plan functional and aesthetically
pleasing home environments.
Designers often work in residential design firms, in the design
studio's of large department stores or in furniture stores.
Commercial Design - Commercial
designers plan the interior spaces of offices, banks, hotels,
restaurants, retail stores libraries, and schools. These designers work for interior design
firms, architects, large corporate facilities, or institutions
such as hospital's or universities.
Interior Design training at West Valley College can lead to a variety of exciting
Kitchen and Bath Design
In addition, design careers are found in education,
research, historic preservation, and many other specialized areas.
To learn more about specialities within the
interior design profession, or Interior Design jobs click here and visit IIDA's website,
or click here and visit
West Valley College's Career
Program Center offers work
experience programs. Job postings are also available directly
through the Interior Design Department. The faculty are here
to guide you as you network with resource people including the
Interior Design Advisory Board Members, visiting Interior Design
professionals, alumni contacts, and other industry professionals.