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Design Consultant Intern

Date: May 16, 2019

Location: Greenville, SC, USA

Company: Haverty Furniture Companies, Inc

Job Description

Havertys In Home Design (IHD) Internship




Are you interested in obtaining Interior Design Experience?   Are you studying to become the next in home designer featured on HGTV?  Start your In Home Design career with a fun and rewarding company by joining our team at Haverty Furniture Companies! A trusted name and iconic brand in the furniture business, we continue to guarantee the same excellent quality, prices, and customer service that we were founded upon over 130 years ago. We are seeking top Design Students or Recent Graduates to participate in our In Home Design Internship program at Havertys furniture.




 As a Havertys Interior Design intern you will:


  • Work with our Store Manager and Interior Designer
  • Learn the Havertys In Home Design Room Creation process in Real Life situations by:
  • Converting measured rooms into complete, precise, detailed room plans.
  • Using “Loft”, to create complete designs with pre-set rooms. 
  • Reviewing HD Presentation process.  (Homework: take photos of rooms at home)
  • Uploading homework photos to client profiles, creating design rooms.  Observing measure with HD.
  • Look up furniture availability and create special orders for our customers design requests
  • Prep for observed measure by selecting product, creating 2d, 3d loft models
  • Set up presentation area and present your plan to the HD/Manager.  Review observation form and receive feedback from the HD/Manager.
  • You will gain a clear understanding of the Havertys In Home Design processes (measure, prep, and presentation)


Whether you are experienced in retail or looking for experience in interior design, we are committed to your success with us. Our Internship program will teach you everything you need to know about how we serve our customers and our product line, along with providing you valuable experience with a Top Furniture company, Havertys. Our internships generally last 12 weeks

Job Requirements



If this sounds like the kind of position you’ve been looking for, and if you meet our qualifications, we want to talk with you. Contact us today!


As a Havertys Interior Design Intern, you must be a highly driven and self-motivated leader. You must also be a supportive team member as you contribute to overall store success and customer satisfaction. You must also be highly organized and able to maintain a responsive schedule. It is also important that you display excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills as well as the ability to connect and establish relationships with a diverse group of customers and Havertys Associates.


Specific qualifications for the role include:

  • Interior design degree from an accredited college or university; or relevant experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience in interior design
  • Positive and engaging personality
  • Creative flare and energetic attitude
  • Familiarity with a broad range of furniture styles and products preferred, but not required
  • Computer proficiency including email experience required; knowledge and use of Office 365 software preferred; Tablet/iPad operation abilities strongly preferred
  • Relevant experience and interest, preferred but not required




Interior design degree from an accredited college or university; or relevant experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience in interior design


If you have integrity, concern for others, are dependable, like to achieve, and enjoy building people centered relationships while being rewarded, then Havertys is the right fit for you!


Havertys is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Havertys does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law.


Gain experience and build a lifelong career!

Apply now!

Nearest Major Market: Greenville
Nearest Secondary Market: South Carolina

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