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.

Listen to All Careers Considered: Lumberjane for a Summer

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Career coach Maria Cambone scored a summer job as a lumberjack on a chainsaw crew in rural Colorado in 2010. That experience helped her get her first and second full-time jobs – even though it had nothing to do …

By Maureen Langley
Maureen Langley Designer & Marketing Coordinator Maureen Langley
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Introducing Season 2 of All Careers Considered

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Episode 00: Introducing Season 2

Hey Hoosiers, welcome to the end of the Spring 2020 semester and Season 2 of All Careers Considered. Corona got you down? This season, we’re sharing stories from alumni who faced similarly tough economic times …

By Maureen Langley
Maureen Langley Designer & Marketing Coordinator Maureen Langley
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An Open Letter to Job Seekers from a 2008 Grad

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Depending on your age, you may or may not recall that 2008-2010 marked the early chapters of great economic challenges in the United States. While the nature of the struggle was not the product of a public health crisis as …

By Heather Farmer
Heather Farmer Associate Director of Employer Relations, Eskenazi School of Art, Architecture + Design Heather Farmer
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Virtual Career Fairs: How to Stand Out While You Network Online

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You got the experience. You had your resume reviewed. You practiced your elevator pitch, and you are so totally ready to rock the career fair. But one hiccup…. 

The career fair is virtual, and you’ve never done one of those …

By Hillary Nienhouse
Hillary Nienhouse Assistant Director, Employer Relations Hillary Nienhouse
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Now Hiring: List of Organizations Currently Hiring (All Majors)

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In an effort to serve students who may be concerned about the job market in the wake of COVID-19, the Walter Center is continually researching employers that are currently hiring. This list includes internships, service positions, and full-time positions that …

By Hillary Nienhouse
Hillary Nienhouse Assistant Director, Employer Relations Hillary Nienhouse
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