INTERIOR DESIGN INTERN | Bora Architecture & Interiors

Bora Architecture & Interiors is seeking energetic, self-motivated interior design professionals who share our values of positive social impact, sustainable innovation and forward-thinking design to join our growing practice in Portland. 

The ideal candidate will bring up to two years of interior design experience, with an enthusiasm for the design process, an ambition to learn and grow and a commitment to actively contribute to our creative and equitable firm culture. 


  • 0-2 years of professional interior design experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in Interior Design or Interior Architecture
  • Critical thinking and creative problem-solving skills
  • Excellent visual, verbal, and written communication
  • Ability to meet project deadlines in a collaborative team environment and complete a multitude of tasks
  • Self-motivated with strong organization and time management 

Roles and Responsibilities:

The Interior Design Intern position will typically:

  • Utilize skills to create clear drawings, diagrams and renderings
  • Research and assist with building material palettes with a focus on healthy material criteria
  • Collaborate with manufacturers and acquire physical samples 
  • Collaborate with team members to develop the design and meet technical goals 
  • Assist in the research and specification of furniture 

Compensation and Benefits: 

We care about the wellness of your whole person, both within and outside of work. As such, Bora is proud to support its employees with a robust benefits package which includes:

  • Competitive pay commensurate with experience
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • Paid Family Leave
  • Traditional and Roth 401(k) 
  • Pre-tax TriMet Hop Fastpass
  • In-office bike storage
  • Licensure exam and AXP support
  • Continuing education access
  • Mentorship opportunities
  • Use of the Bora Beach House

To Apply:

Please send your letter of interest, resume and portfolio to In order to counter implicit bias in our recruitment process, we ask that candidates not include head shots in their application materials
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