Becoming a member of ASID is an investment, but the price you pay is well worth the immense benefits that will affect the rest of your career in the design industry. It is never too early to get involved, and the sooner you take that first step, the sooner you can start to see your career headed in the right direction.
- The first step to the next step
Whether you’re in high school and thinking about a career in interior design, currently studying design, or recently graduated, ASID has the knowledge and connections to help take your career to the next level.
- Lasting relationships
Our industry includes some of the finest people you’ll ever meet. ASID is made up of these wonderful people. Whether it’s an upperclassman in your student chapter, or the design principal at a local firm, ASID fosters relationships that matter.
- Professional development
ASID is here to advance your career, however you choose to advance it. Connections and mentorships found through ASID will give you the competitive knowledge you need to be successful.
- Fighting our battles
ASID is at the forefront of raising awareness of our industry and the impact we have on society. They fight for designers to be able to do what we do and defend our titles and rights as professionals.
- Make your mark
Getting involved with ASID will have an impact on your career, on your workplace, and on your industry. There are plenty of opportunities to make your mark through ASID at your school, city center, or regional chapter.
About the Author
Michael Bent is a recent graduate of Colorado State University where he was proud to serve on the board of the ASID student chapter for several years. He has started his professional career at IA Interior Architects in New York City and serves on the ASID Student Advisory Council.