Design, Retail + Apparel

ARE YOU INSPIRED BY THE TRANSFORMATIVE POWER OF ART AND DESIGN? Do you have an interest in fashion, interior design, product development, management, or merchandising?

Consider utilizing this career community if:

  • You follow fashion trends and dream of creating your own collections.
  • You sometimes imagine solving common problems by designing new consumer products.
  • You love the idea of designing interior spaces and achieving the perfect balance between beauty and functionality.
  • You are drawn to the business side of fashion or design.
  • You are inspired by the challenge of working on complex projects, directing a creative team, and managing the financial and logistical sides of retail or product distribution.

Explore the Design, Retail + Apparel career community to gain valuable insights from working professionals, learn about internships and job opportunities, and keep up with current trends.

Guide to Virtual Career Fairs

Attending a virtual career fair gives you an edge in landing your next job or internship. The employers who attend IU career fairs want to hire IU students — and they’ll host virtual sessions to find the students they want to …

By Maureen Langley
Maureen Langley Designer & Marketing Coordinator Maureen Langley
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Alum Steve Rosen’s Company CreateOn Expands World of Play

CreateOn is a colorful creation studio where new, cool, fun products and experiences are made. Using our SuperColor® Technology, we bring you exciting creations by taking products and brands that everyone loves and reimagine them to create new experiences that …

By William Pape
William Pape Peer Coach William Pape
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Now Hiring: LIDS Seeks Applicants for Full-Time Positions in Indianapolis

For nearly 25 years, Lids has been the leading headwear and sports apparel retailer in North America, selling officially licensed products from professional sports leagues and headwear from today’s hottest athletic and fashion brands. We’ve done it through years of …

By William Pape
William Pape Peer Coach William Pape
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Is this Employer for Real? Follow These Tips to Find Out!

It’s that time of year where employers are working hard to fill their still open positions and students are diligent about securing an internship or full-time position. Unfortunately, this is also a time that fraudulent employers show up as well. 

By Sarah Daugherty
Sarah Daugherty Events & Recruitment Coordinator Sarah Daugherty
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Learn how to ‘Break the Ice’ when Networking

What are your go-to conversation starters? When you meet someone new, no matter the situation, how do you break the ice? What are the questions you ask that seem to get people talking? What interests you?

It helps to have …

By Amy Cornell
Amy Cornell Senior Associate Director, Alumni Engagement Amy Cornell
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