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At TCU, you’ll grow intellectually and personally, and you’ll also gain professional knowledge and skills for a successful career. You’ll learn by doing, stepping outside the classroom to turn your ideas into action. Internships are invaluable for helping determine which career path most interests you.

Interior design and fashion merchandising students are required to complete an internship. The department assists students in their internship search and monitors their experiences.

A high number of our students are hired at the companies where they interned.


Interior Design Majors

Interior design students must take their internships during the summer between their junior and senior years. Examples of internship placements for interior design students include:

  • Corgan
  • Gensler
  • Wilson & Associates
  • Betty Lou Phillips
  • Joseph Minton
  • Christopher Coleman
  • Knoll
  • Mikes Redd


Fashion Merchandising Majors

A 10-week supervised internship is required for all majors between their junior and senior years to gain first-hand industry experience with top fashion organizations. A sample of companies where students have interned include:

  • Zales
  • Neiman Marcus
  • Fossil
  • Williamson-Dickie
  • Nordstrom
  • Bergdorf Goodman
  • Dillard’s
  • Louis Vuitton
  • Chanel
  • Jimmy Choo
  • Ralph Lauren
  • Tom Ford
  • KCD
  • Walmart


TCU Policy on Internships

TCU offers hundreds of internships in any given semester and does not support political or personal statements associated with any of them. We evaluate each opportunity to ensure academic value as it relates to a course of study. Beyond that, we encourage you to seek the opportunities that best match your interests and to choose how to best fulfill your internship requirements.

Learn more about TCU’s internship and job opportunities.