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.

Take a Post-Graduation Gap Year with City Year

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Before Allie Zatkin graduated from IU, she wasn’t really sure what she wanted to do.

“I knew I wanted to work with people and work for a mission I was passionate about, but in full transparency, I didn’t really know …

By Maureen Langley
Maureen Langley Designer & Marketing Coordinator Maureen Langley
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Email, LinkedIn & Other Templates for Reaching Out to Employers 

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Concerns surrounding COVID-19 and public health have led to a shift in plans for many and may have brought uncertainty to your summer plans, especially regarding potential jobs and internships.

The Walter Center is committed to maintaining ongoing communication with …

By Heather Farmer
Heather Farmer Associate Director of Employer Relations, Eskenazi School of Art, Architecture + Design Heather Farmer
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Job Boards for Emerging Creative Professionals

Job Boards for Emerging Creative Professionals

Finding that perfect job or internship is always a bit of a treasure hunt, but it can be especially tricky for students seeking positions within the creative sector. It’s not uncommon for organizations, studios, and institutions to have their own …

By Heather Farmer
Heather Farmer Associate Director of Employer Relations, Eskenazi School of Art, Architecture + Design Heather Farmer
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Now Hiring: Paid, Remote ‘Microinternships’ in Partnership with ParkerDewey

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The Walter Center for Career Achievement is continuing to closely monitor the challenges associated with COVID-19 and its impact on student internships.  As such, we want to let you know of a new partnership we have with Parker Dewey that …

By Will Reed
Will Reed Senior Associate Director, Employer Relations Will Reed
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Caroline Yauck Stitches Together Future Plans after Internship in Women’s Denim

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Do you own a pair of American Eagle jeans? 🙋‍♀️

Senior Caroline Yauck spent last summer on the women’s denim team at American Eagle Outfitters, which is a huge sector of the company. She spent her days sending financial recaps to …

By Lia Thayer
Lia Thayer Peer Coach Lia Thayer
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