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Study Away: Vegas -- Spring 2015
Classes at MU: January, February and March 2015 
Travel Dates: Sunday, February 15 - Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Sponsored by the School of Arts and Sciences and The Center for Global Education, this intensive one-credit class will teach students about the fashion supply chain and global sourcing through a four-day study tour at the SOURCING at MAGIC International Trade Show in Las Vegas, Nevada. This career-focused course will provide a unique opportunity to gain real-world, hands-on professional experience. Through classes and workshops at the Center for Career Services, students will learn how to harness the benefits of their experience to advance their professional and academic goals. 

The world’s most comprehensive fashion sourcing event, SOURCING at MAGIC is where brands, designers and sourcing executives gain access to global resources spanning the entire supply chain. Through participation in a one-of-a-kind conference series, students will benefit from insight into new trends, innovative technologies, and important industry intelligence. Students will also learn the ins and outs of the business side of fashion, network with industry insiders, discover possible job opportunities, and learn about the global impact of the fashion industry.  

Faculty: Dr. Yan Beal
 
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Program Costs: 
Tuition: $885 (1 Credit)
Program Fee: $990

The Program Fee Includes:
  • Round-trip airfare
  • Double Occupancy Hotel Accommodations at the Las Vegas Marriott
  • One Meal
  • One Group Activity
  • Ground Transportation
*The program fee does not include textbooks, personal expenses, some meals, extra baggage and airline fees for flight deviations, cancellations, change fees, etc.

**The Center for Global Education will register selected students for this course class after accepted students submit a signed Acceptance of Participation Form. Full-time students do not need to pay additional tuition for this course provided they are registered for no more than 18 credits during the spring semester, including this course. Full-time students enrolled in more than 18 credits are subject to over-enrollment fees.

***MU reserves the right to make any necessary changes including adjustments in cost in the event that unforeseen circumstances arise. Financial aid may apply. For more information, please contact the Financial Aid Office as soon as possible. You are responsible for making all timely payments to Marymount University.
 
 
What Marymount students have to say about Study Away: Vegas -- Spring 2014

“I highly recommend this program to students who are interested getting into the fashion industry. I made friends in the program and at MAGIC.”

“It put me in touch with many individuals in my field, as well as recent grads who had a lot of advice. It gave me something to look forward to when I get out of college.”

“Professionals offered insightful advice and info. I learned there's a variety of job opportunities other than being a buyer or designer. It gave me insight on how to run a business, keep a global conscious, use technology effectively, etc.” 

“The opportunity to see industry professionals from so many parts of the world and hear them speak about how they've achieved success was invaluable. You really get a feel for the business side as well as the creative side of things.”

“It helped me see what I want to do more clearly. My goals have changed but not in a bad way, my goals and possibilities have just opened up!”

 “Before I came on the trip, I didn't really know what I wanted to do after college. But after going to the trade show, I have a better understanding of what I want to do.”

 “My participation in the program only affirmed what I want to do for a career. My career goals didn't exactly change but I've narrowed in in exactly what I want to do because of the seminars I attended.”

Application Deadline: December 2, 2014
 

Are you interested in taking this class? CLICK HERE to submit an online interest form to receive updates about program details and application information.