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Internship & Career

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As a Marymount Fashion student, you will complete an internship in your senior year. This highly rewarding experience is excellent preparation for the real world, offering hands-on learning and networking opportunities with fashion industry professionals.

Marymount’s program can also help prepare you to face a rigorous job market.




Fashion Internship Sites

Fashion Design

  • Michael Kors
  • Betsey Johnson
  • Ralph Lauren
  • Anna Sui
  • Josie Natori
  • Washington Opera

Fashion Merchandising

  • Theory
  • Saks Fifth Avenue
  • Burberry, Ltd.
  • Anthropologie
  • Nordstrom
  • Bloomingdale’s


Some students even intern abroad. The Center for Global Education can help you explore international internships.



Starting Your Career in Fashion

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, “Competition for jobs is expected to be keen as many designers are attracted to the creativity and glamour associated with the occupation.”

Majoring in Fashion Design or Fashion Merchandising will prepare you for the job market.

Fashion Design

  • Assistant designer
  • Product developer
  • Theatre costume draper

Fashion Merchandising

  • Assistant buyer
  • Assistant manager
  • Visual merchandiser
  • Fashion event planner
  • Distributor

Marymount’s Center for Career Services can help you prepare for your internship and job search.