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.

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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Curious about WCSN Projects? Let Senior Mistee Saylor Tell You Her Experience

The Walter Center Success Network recently launched a new feature — WCSN Projects. This new feature allows College of Arts + Sciences students work directly with College alumni on various projects so the student can gain valuable new skills and work experience. …

By Geoffrey Heck
Geoffrey Heck Peer Coach Geoffrey Heck
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Now Hiring: Interested in Design Consulting? Learn more with PwC!

Calling all Design majors! Have you considered a career in consulting but aren’t sure where to start? Join PwC on February 18th from 6 – 7 p.m. to learn about our Women’s Consulting Experience and internship opportunities in PwC’s Experience …

By Heather Farmer
Heather Farmer Associate Director of Employer Relations, Eskenazi School of Art, Architecture + Design Heather Farmer
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All Careers Considered: Maximize your Network & Launch your Career with Courtney Seamon

Courtney Seamon graduated from IU in 2015 with a degree in Apparel Merchandising, and since then has become a successful fashion blogger and influencer in New York City. On the podcast this week is an interview with Courtney Seamon, a …

By Maureen Langley
Maureen Langley Designer & Marketing Coordinator Maureen Langley
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Learning The Art of Small Talk

No one particularly likes making small talk.  It can be perceived as dull or intrusive or disingenuous. The important thing to remember about small talk is that the only way to get to the deeper, more interesting conversation, is to …

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