Be ready from day one to make a strong contribution to your project team.

Learn how project teams are formed and how they function in design firms, both internally and in external client relations. Be an effective team member and gain tips for more strategic communications, focusing on listening, feedback, and accountability.


What You Will Learn 
  • How a team meeting works (and your role) 
  • Understand the design review experience 
  • Identify the elements of a client meeting 
  • Improve your professional communications


2021 Summer Series: On-Demand Content


Career Path Exploration: What to Expect

Part of being an intern is making connections with professionals who will offer guidance on potential career options and next steps after graduation. Conversations with practitioners about their first jobs out of school can be very valuable, giving you a chance to hear how they got started and how their paths have evolved with more experience. The ASID Virtual Internship offers you the opportunity to have these conversations with mid-career designers, the 2020 ASID Ones to Watch Scholars. Each of the eight Scholars has recorded their career story, with a particular focus on their first job out of school.   

Access the videos by clicking on the On-Demand Content tab.

Featuring:

  • Kelsey Davidson, ASID, Principal Interior Designer, SALT, LLC 
  • Mike Goetz, ASID, Senior Project Designer | Principal, HOK   
  • Madison Kester, ASID, Senior Interior Designer, Gensler 
  • Kendra Locklear Ordia, ASID, RID, LEED AP, Assistant Professor, Interior Design, University of Nebraska   
  • Taruan Mabry, Creator/Owner, Mabry Art + Design Studio
  • Greer May, Allied ASID, Associate Principal, Studio 11 Design   
  • Santiago Rivera, Allied ASID, Foundations, Associations & Organizations Regional Leader | Associate, Gensler   
  • Heather Sutherland, ASID, Interior Designer II, Perkins&Will 


The Multiplier Effect: Working with Consultants

Designers tap many different specialty consultants when working on projects, partnering with experts in everything from acoustical design to medical planning to take their projects to the next level. Learn about the wide variety of specialists you may engage with on the job beyond your internal team members, helping you be better prepared to contribute as a new designer. 

Webinar recording available under the On-Demand Content tab. 


Core Content 


Effective Listening to Increase Team Productivity and Collaboration

Communication is critical to any relationship and the most fundamental of all the soft skills. It is the most important of the six key indicators of highly functioning teams. Learn how to be a more effective listener and enhance your leadership skills in the areas of communication, productivity, collaboration, accountability, and performance.


Feedback/Feedforward: Why Feedback Alone Doesn’t Work & What To Do About It

Feedback alone doesn’t work. Research tells us that about one-third of the time feedback leads to momentary performance improvement; one-third of the time it results in nothing; and in one-third of cases, leads to worsening performance. Learn more effective strategies for giving and receiving feedback, and enhance your leadership skills in the areas of communication, productivity, collaboration, accountability, and performance. 


Effective Accountability: The Science of Human Performance

Avoiding conflict and creating a culture where being liked is more important than being respected can lead to lack of accountability in a team. As a result, staff produce low-quality work, miss deadlines, and engage in passive-aggressive conflict, causing team productivity to plummet. Learn how to create a culture of accountability in your organization, and enhance your leadership skills in the areas of communication, productivity, collaboration, accountability, and performance.


Do This, Not That 

Listen in on casual and candid conversations with leading designers hosted on Instagram Live. Hear their stories about their biggest early-career mistakes, and what they wish someone had told them when they first started out. Featuring  Sandra Diaz-Velasco, ASID, Owner/Principal Architect & Interior Designer, EOLO Design Architecture & Interior Design, and Meena Krenek, ASID, LEED AP, Interior Design Director, Principal, Perkins&Will.  


Extra Credit


ASID Research Content


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2021 Summer Series: The Multiplier Effect
The Multiplier Effect: Working with Consultants Part One
Open to view video.
Open to view video. You must watch at least 75% of the 11 minute video to move forward to Part Two.
The Multiplier Effect: Working with Consultants Part Two
Open to view video.
Open to view video. You must watch the entire 6 minute video to move forward to Part Three.
The Multiplier Effect: Working with Consultants Part Three
Open to view video.
Open to view video. You must watch at least 75% of the 28 minute video to complete this component.
Content Completion Certificate
1.00 credit  |  Certificate available
1.00 credit  |  Certificate available Print or download a PDF certificate to show you completed this content under "Teams and Roles".
2021 Summer Series: Career Path Exploration Videos
Career Story: Kelsey Davidson, ASID
Open to view video.
Open to view video. Kelsey Davidson, ASID, Principal Interior Designer, SALT, LLC ASID 2020 Ones to Watch Scholar
Career Story: Mike Goetz, ASID
Open to view video.
Open to view video. Mike Goetz, ASID, Senior Project Designer | Principal, HOK ASID 2020 Ones to Watch Scholar
Career Story: Madison Kester, ASID
Open to view video.
Open to view video. Madison Kester, ASID, Senior Interior Designer, Gensler ASID 2020 Ones to Watch Scholar
Career Story: Taruan Mabry
Open to view video.
Open to view video. Taruan Mabry, Creator/Owner, Mabry Art + Design Studio ASID 2020 Ones to Watch Scholar
Career Story: Greer May, Allied ASID | Part 1
Open to view video.
Open to view video. Greer May, Allied ASID, Associate Principal, Studio 11 Design ASID 2020 Ones to Watch Scholar
Career Story: Greer May, Allied ASID | Part 2
Open to view video.
Open to view video. Greer May, Allied ASID, Associate Principal, Studio 11 Design ASID 2020 Ones to Watch Scholar
Career Story: Kendra Locklear Ordia, ASID, RID, LEED AP,
Open to view video.
Open to view video. Kendra Locklear Ordia, ASID, RID, LEED AP, Assistant Professor, Interior Design, University of Nebraska ASID 2020 Ones to Watch Scholar
Career Story: Santiago Rivera, Allied ASID
Open to view video.
Open to view video. Santiago Rivera, Allied ASID, Foundations, Associations & Organizations Regional Leader | Associate, Gensler ASID 2020 Ones to Watch Scholar
Effective Listening to Increase Team Productivity & Communication
Career Story: Heather Sutherland, Allied ASID
Open to view video.
Open to view video. Heather Sutherland, Allied ASID, Interior Designer II, Perkins&Will ASID 2020 Ones to Watch Scholar
Part 1: The Communications Loop
Open to view video.
Open to view video. This 17 minute video includes the course introduction and walks you through all the steps and roles in the Communications Loop.
Part 2: Different Types of Listening
Open to view video.
Open to view video. This 7 minute video covers the different types of listening and how to employ them in your work life.
Part 3: Live Webinar Participation with Q&A
Open to view video.
Open to view video. This 13 minute video includes learner participation from the live webinar, wrapping up with Q&A.
Effective Listening Course Quiz
10 Questions  |  5 attempts  |  12/15 points to pass
10 Questions  |  5 attempts  |  12/15 points to pass You must score a minimum of 80% to pass this quiz and complete the course.
Feedback/Feedforward-Why Feedback Alone Doesn't Work & What to Do About It
Content Completion Certificate
No credits available  |  Certificate available
No credits available  |  Certificate available Print or download a PDF certificate to show you completed this piece of Core Content under "Teams and Roles".
Part 1: The Problem with Traditional Feedback & Introducing the F3 Model
Open to view video.
Open to view video. This 14 minute video includes the course introduction of the Feedback, Feedforward & Follow-up Model and addresses the problems with traditional feedback.
Part 2: The F3 Model In-Depth
Open to view video.
Open to view video. This 20 minute video breaks down the Feedback/Feedforward & Follow-up Model in detail.
Part 3: Live Webinar Participation with Q&A
Open to view video.
Open to view video. This 22 minute video includes learner participation from the live webinar, wrapping up with Q&A.
Effective Accountability-The Science of Human Performance
Feedback/Feedforward Course Quiz
10 Questions  |  5 attempts  |  14/18 points to pass
10 Questions  |  5 attempts  |  14/18 points to pass You must score a minimum of 80% to pass this quiz and complete the course.
Content Completion Certificate
No credits available  |  Certificate available
No credits available  |  Certificate available Print or download a PDF certificate to show you completed this piece of Core Content under "Teams and Roles".
Part 1: The Importance of Accountability
Open to view video.
Open to view video. This 21 minute video includes the course introduction, the importance of accountability, and the consequences of no accountability.
Part 2: The Six Steps to Painless Accountability
Open to view video.
Open to view video. This 29 minute video provides an in-depth review of the Six Steps to Painless Accountability.
Part 3: Live Webinar Participation with Q&A
Open to view video.
Open to view video. This 8 minute video includes learner participation from the live webinar, wrapping up with Q&A.
Instagram Live: Do This, Not That
Effective Accountability Course Quiz
10 Questions  |  5 attempts  |  16/20 points to pass
10 Questions  |  5 attempts  |  16/20 points to pass You must score a minimum of 80% to pass this quiz and complete the course. You will have 5 attempts.
Content Completion Certificate
No credits available  |  Certificate available
No credits available  |  Certificate available Print or download a PDF certificate to show you completed this piece of Core Content under "Teams and Roles".
Do This, Not That with Sandra Diaz-Velasco
Open to view video.
Open to view video. View the Instagram Live conversation recorded on July 29, 2020.
Instagram Live: Do This, Not That with Meena Krenek
Open to view video.
Open to view video. View the Instagram Live conversation recorded on July 31, 2020.
Content Completion Certificate
No credits available  |  Certificate available
No credits available  |  Certificate available Print or download a PDF certificate to show you completed this piece of Core Content under "Teams and Roles".