Course Description

Supervised practical experience in the fashion industry.

Course Objectives

Through the successful completion of the internship, the student will:

• Integrate academic instruction with professional practices in a chosen field
• Develop behaviors/attitudes/skills required for placement in entry-level positions

The nature of internships approved for fashion design majors:
Fashion design internships should put to use those skills you have acquired in your required fashion design courses. The internship should focus on apparel products and the design/development/production of those products. Students wishing to have costume design internship experience should speak with the appropriate faculty in the School of Theater and Dance. Examples of the variety of fashion design internship experiences students might have include: assisting with design decisions and creating line sheets, taking garment specs and developing print designs for sleepwear on the computer, and dying fabrics and doing pattern work for menswear.