There’s so much going on at Nate Berkus. See below for the appropriate emails so we can address whatever inquiries you might have.

We are always looking for talented new staff and interns, see below for current opportunities.

Careers at Nate Berkus

  • Design Assistant - Chicago +

    Nate Berkus Associates Chicago is looking for a Design Assistant to provide direct administrative support to the Partner and Senior staff, as well as general support to the studio. Use your passion for organization and attention to detail to help bring the Nate Berkus team bring designs to life.
    What You Will Do

    – Support day-to-day operations of a 12-15 person studio, including specification writing, vendor communication, travel arrangements, filing and expense reports

    – Assist with administrative aspects of client projects including business correspondence, meeting notes, furniture and finish presentations, and tracking the production of goods

    – Provide administrative support on special projects as needed
    Your Qualifications

    – Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in Interior Design, Architecture or design-related field

    – 2+ years of professional experience in a fast-paced environment

    – Experience with Studio Designer or the ability to quickly learn new programs

    – Advanced proficiency in CAD, MS Office and Adobe Creative Suite

    – Exhibit a high level of initiative and ability to anticipate needs of the Senior Staff

    – Possess exceptional organizational and communication skills

    – Adaptable and flexible, able to manage competing priorities


    At Nate Berkus, benefits include health and dental insurance, IRA plan and paid vacation. We pay a Base salary to be determined.  Email your resume to Please, no phone calls.

  • Design Intern (Summer) +

    Nate Berkus Associates is looking for an intern for the semester beginning in May 2020 in our Chicago office. The position would be 2-3 days per week and eligible for academic credits.
    Responsibilities include maintenance of the sample library, assisting Designers and Design Assistants with pricing, quotes, and selection of materials which may require trips to the Merchandise Mart. Other duties may include CAD, drafting, and entry of specifications into our design tracking program, assisting with preparation of presentations as well as filing and other administrative duties.
    Photoshop and PC friendly candidates please contact us immediately for this unique internship opportunity.
    Please email your cover letter, resume and portfolio to

  • Nate Berkus Studio Intern (Summer) +

    Nate Berkus Studio is looking for an intern for the semester beginning in May 2020 in our Chicago office. This position is two (2) days a week and eligible for academic credits.


    Be a part of the development and design process of Nate Berkus branded product for the home. Assist team with preparation of presentations, filing, and other administrative duties.

    Students studying these fields: Visual Communications/Graphic Design, Product Design and Marketing are encouraged to apply. Mac-friendly candidates with experience with Photoshop, InDesign and/or Illustrator—and, secondarily, Word and Excel—please contact us immediately for this unique internship opportunity.


    Please email your cover letter, resume and portfolio to