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.

All Careers Considered: Empowering your Passions with Brad Scheisser 

In this episode, we speak with Brad Scheisser about his time at IU Bloomington to his essential role at Bloomington Playwrights Project. Brad talked with us about how from an early age he was surrounded by the theatre and how …

By Jasmine Mercado
Jasmine Mercado Operations Coordinator
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All Careers Considered Pursuing Opportunities with Frank Violi

In this episode, we speak with Frank Violi about his journey from IU Bloomington to his prestigious role as CEO of Butterfield Foods. He talks about the doors he worked so hard to open and the opportunities that were behind …

By Jasmine Mercado
Jasmine Mercado Operations Coordinator
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Understanding Purpose and Self with Daniela Cook

In this episode, we speak with Daniela Cook (BFA ’08, Fine Arts) about her educational path and career experiences. Daniela gives advice on independence after graduation, understanding self, and the ability to effectively collaborate. Listen to understand more about finding …

By Jasmine Mercado
Jasmine Mercado Operations Coordinator
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Employers at the IN-State Career Fair

About the In-State Career Fair

Connect with employers in Indiana who are looking for your skill-sets, experience, and knowledge! Learn more about their companies, what they are looking for, and how to stand out in the hiring process. Maybe even …

By Hillary Nienhouse
Hillary Nienhouse Associate Director, Employer Relations
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Finding What Works with AJ O’Reilly

This week, we speak with AJ O’Reilly (MFA ’20, BFA ’08, Graphic Design), who is currently the Director of Product at Stagetime, a professional network for the performing arts. AJ is a designer, entrepreneur, teacher, and leader — all of which …

By Sophie Todd
Sophie Todd Peer Coach
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