Fashion Design Internships & Careers


As a Marymount Fashion student, you will complete an internship in your senior year. It’s excellent preparation for the real world, offering hands-on learning and networking with professional contacts. Students frequently cite these experiences as the most rewarding of their college careers. Internship sites have included:

  • Oscar de la Renta
  • Michael Kors
  • Betsey Johnson
  • Naeem Khan
  • Ralph Lauren
  • Anna Sui
  • Josie Natori
  • Washington Opera
  • Sondra Falk Couture

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


This major can prepare you for a job as a(n)

  • Fashion Designer                                   Apparel Manufacturer
  • Fashion Illustrator                                 Garment Technologist
  • Textile Designer                                     Textile Technologist
  • Theatre Costume Designer                  Trend Forecaster
  • Technical Designer                                Tailor
  • Pattern Maker                                         Draper
  • Pattern Digitizer                                     Fashion Stylist
  • CAD/CAM Operator                               Alterations Specialist
  • Product Developer

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

Marymount’s Center for Career Development can help you prepare for your internship and job search, polish your résumé, and practice your interviewing skills.