Both locally and nationally, an IIDA student membership can keep one connected with the design community and provide a variety of design opportunities for growth as a young professional.
STUDENT MEMBERSHIP AND BENEFITS
The International Interior Design Association (IIDA) is a professional organization for those invested in the sector of commercial interior design.
IIDA has a membership for students looking to be more involved at an early stage in their careers.
Here are just a few of the resources, competitions, and benefits that are open to IIDA student members:
IIDA Student of the Year Award
Best Thing Ever & Campus Center Awards
Wilsonart Essay Competition
Instagram Student Sweeps
Mid-America Design Awards (MADA)
Project site tours
IIDA Student Design Charette
Professional skills development
Student mentoring opportunities
about horizon award & shift student conference
“As for SHIFT, I had a great experience. I made friends I will be keeping in touch with, met professionals that will certainly help me along my career journey, learned a lot, and overall gained a valuable experience! I’m so glad that I got to go! I only have good things to say about it!”
-Mikayla Adkins, Student IIDA , Kansas State University, 2021 MADA Elevate Horizon Award