Professional organizations keep you up to date with trends in the field. Many also have a local San Diego chapter. Being active in these organizations is an excellent way to make industry connections
Interested in getting involved? Here are some great options
Even while in school, design competitions are a fantastic way to get experience, network and showcase your talents. Talk with your instructor about current competitions, or take a look here.
The National Council for Interior Design Qualification offers a three-part examination that proves your knowledge, experience and proficiency in the interior design principles of protecting the public health, safety and welfare.
You may also want to think about taking some of the credentials offered through Lynda.com. NSAD has institutional access to Lynda which allows you to take Certificates of Completion. To create your account go to this site (http://www.lynda.com/email-signup) and enter your NSAD email address. You will then receive an email prompting you to create a profile.
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