Career Opportunities

There are a variety of career paths available in the fashion industry sector. Most jobs fall under design and production, marketing and merchandising, and/or media and promotions. Employment opportunities for students majoring in fashion merchandising include:

  • Merchandise Buying
  • Store Operations Management
  • Special Events Coordinating
  • Personal Shopping
  • Visual Merchandising Management
  • Fashion Journalism
  • Marketing and Consumer Research
  • Human Resource Management
  • Fashion Advertising and Promotion
  • Entrepreneurial Enterprises

 Sources of Information on Fashion Careers Include:

American Advertising Federationwww.aaf.org
American Marketing Associationwww.marketingpower.com
ApparelNews.Netwww.apparelnews.net
ApparelSearch.comwww.ApparelSearch.com
Fairchild Publicationswww.fairchildpub.com
Fashion-411www.fashion-411.com /  
Fashion Centerwww.fashioncenter.com/  
FashionCareerCenter.comwww.fashioncareercenter.com/  
Fashion Group International, Inc.http://newyork.fgi.org/index.php
Fashion Institute of Technologyhttp://www.fitnyc.edu/  
Fashion Jobwww.fashion-job.com/  
Fashion Jobs (by 24seven)www.fashion-jobs.biz
Fashion Netwww.fashion.net/  
Infomatwww.infomat.com
National Retail Federationwww.nrf.com/  
Style Careers, LLCwww.stylecareers.com
The Riley Guide (Click on “A-Z Index”)www.rileyguide.com