About Fashion Design Internships

There is no better way to get your proverbial foot in the door of the fashion industry than through a hands-on international fashion internship with a fashion designer. These practical roles incorporate design and manufacturing of garments, quality control of merchandise, and other various tasks including: Sketching, Sewing, Draping,Tagging, Pattern making, Cutting, Color/Fabric Boards. Peruse the fashion industry list to see a wide sample of the fashion design internships we offer.

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Junior Technical Design Internship

Junior Technical Design Internship

This company was born in the heart of New York City; a city marked by rich culture and diverse aesthetic. With inspiration around every corner, this company has adopted its intoxicating energy by incorporating it into every stitch of each collection. With the perfect combination of sophistication and versatility, This company provides a curated mix of designs that express, enhance, and elevate each woman’s individual identity as she celebrates the most important and memorable moments in her life. Interns here will have the responsibility for assisting the design team in all aspects of the design process and providing support to the design team.

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Prestigious Design Label Fashion design house

Prestigious Design Label
Fashion design house 

Fashion design house offering the opportunity to work hand-in-hand with the designer as he crafts his evening wear. Interns will work in the design room directly with the designer, assisting in the creation of the sample collections and special orders for each season. The ideal candidate will have a strong portfolio and a range of technical skills, including sewing, as you will be working one-on-one with the designer.

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Internship with Contemporary Apparel Manufacturer

Internship with Contemporary Apparel Manufacturer

This high-end fashion design brand is looking for an intern to assist on all aspects of development and domestic production. An intern with this company can expect to gain experience with the following: 1. Assist in product development: - pattern tracings, pattern cutting, sample cuttings - observe and assist during fittings with fit models and designers - organize trims and sample yardages - draw flat sketches by hand or graphic applications (Photoshop or Illustrator) 2. Assist in production: - organize production trims - update production board - assist in computer charts.

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Internship with a Leading Aussie Fashion Designer

Internship with a Leading Aussie Fashion Designer

This leading Australian fashion designer has over 40 years experience and has won many awards. With many new related brands and lines, they continue to thrive by providing stunning garments of a high quality that attract confident and successful women. Interns can expect to gain hands-on experience with typical design based work including cutting, pattern making, and fabric choice.

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Fashion Design Placement With A Rising Designer

Fashion Design Placement With A Rising Designer

This company is a designer and manufacture of fresh, wearable women's clothing for the 20 - 35 yr old market. This cool office is located in the inner city of Sydney and offers students an opportunity to build their skills in a serious up and coming fashion company. Design interns will work on basic pattern making, grading and toiling. Further responsibilities will include selecting fabrications and trims for new collections, participating in quality control and assisting on seasonal photo shoots.

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Fashion Design Placement with an Innovative Designer

Fashion Design Placement with an Innovative Designer

This internship is with one of Australia's most celebrated innovative designers. He has achieved international recognition for his exquisite contemporary designs so this is a very prestigious placement. Interns can expect to partake in all aspects of day-to-day studio operations including running errands, archiving fabrics and assisting design/production specialists with hand stitching work. Other duties may include fabric swatch cutting, fixing embroidery and bead work, assistance in quality control and the stocktaking/pressing of fabrics & garments.

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Bridal Fashion Design

Bridal Fashion Design

For sixty years, this design company has been creating elegant and modern wedding gowns, that are always one step ahead of the moment's fashion. Their single-brand boutique and showroom are both situated in Via Maggio, in the heart of the old city center of Florence. Their creations can also be found in many of the most select and exclusive boutiques in Italy, as well as in the most notable markets abroad. Interns lucky enough to be accepted to this exclusive placement will assist in the tailoring of custom-made bridal wear and gain skills working with the experienced design team.

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Internship in Jewelry Design

Internship in Jewelry Design

This Florentine jewelry company has a long history. The jewels that are presented in this company's collection, which range from the most classic lines to the most versatile and contemporary, are the result of the soul of the company and the union between their design department and production workshop. This department and workshop is coordinated by the master goldsmith, who, through his passion, is always able to transfer excellent technical skills to all employees, along with enthusiasm and creativity. It is with these methods that the company is able to provide its customers with a unique product that can only be defined as exclusive.

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Florentine Fashion Design

Florentine Fashion Design

This designer established her first Atelier in 1984 and has been creating beautiful pieces, using vintage and unique fabrics, in Florence ever since. An intern in this placement will assist with the sewing, draping, cutting, and measuring of dresses.

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Fashion Design in Ready-to-Wear

Fashion Design in Ready-to-Wear

Design interns just starting out will love this opportunity to learn from a relatively new Parisian designer in his downtown studio. Tasks may include: basic pattern making, grading, toiling, assisting in the selection of fabrics and trims for new collections, dispatch, quality control, assisting on seasonal photo shoots (when time permits), and other tasks as assigned.

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Fashion Design Internship in Couture Bridal

Fashion Design Internship in Couture Bridal

In this fashion design internship, the intern will be the assistant to the creative brand founder in his Paris workshop. The main responsibilities revolve around measuring and tailoring wedding dresses. This high-end brand consists primarily of custom-made dresses. Design interns will gain a firsthand mentorship from a high-end designer.

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Design Placement for Exclusive Couture Fashion House

Design Placement for Exclusive Couture Fashion House

An internationally known couture house has an opening for an extremely talented designer. They will work with the design team in tailoring pieces for the upcoming collection. The Haute Couture environment means that a meticulous, patient, and detail-oriented designer will be best. Fluency in French is required for this extremely competitive placement. The competition is reflective of the opportunity, where interns will benefit from actual by-hand creation with one of the best, true haute couture designers in the world.

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Junior Technical Design Internship

This company was born in the heart of New York City; a city marked by rich culture and diverse aesthetic. With inspiration around every corner, this company has adopted its intoxicating energy by incorporating it into every stitch of each collection. With the perfect combination of sophistication and versatility, This company provides a curated mix of designs that express, enhance, and elevate each woman’s individual identity as she celebrates the most important and memorable moments in her life. Interns here will have the responsibility for assisting the design team in all aspects of the design process and providing support to the design team.

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Internship with Contemporary Apparel Manufacturer

This high end fashion design brand is looking for an intern to assist on all aspects of development and domestic production. An intern with this company can expect to gain experience with the following: 1. Assist in product development: - pattern tracings, pattern cutting, sample cuttings - observe and assist during fittings with fit models and designers - organize trims and sample yardages - draw flat sketches by hand or graphic applications (Photoshop or Illustrator) 2. Assist in production: - organize production trims - update production board - assist in computer charts.

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Internship with a Progressive and Empowered Designer

Internship with a Progressive and Empowered Designer

A personalized, high-end experience is the name of the game with this company. The motto behind this business is that women ought to be empowered by what they wear. Highly trained employees help to make women look and feel their best. Interns here will help to assist employees in making these women as confident and stunning as possible.

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Luxury British Designer

Luxury British Designer

This dynamic British design brand provides unique luxury tailoring for contemporary women. Their core product lines have gained recognition from the world's media and are now stocked internationally in the UK, USA, France and online with a bespoke service available in London. The student selected for this internship will gain production experience by assisting the designers with alterations, sewing, pattern cutting, and fabric/source trimming. Other general tasks involve assisting during factory visits and helping backstage (or preparing for) London Fashion Week. The selected intern will learn how to work as a team, develop sewing and pattern cutting skills and gain an intimate glimpse into how a fashion label works.

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Prestigious Design Label

Fashion design house offering the opportunity to work hand-in-hand with the designer as he crafts his evening wear. Interns will work in the design room directly with the designer, assisting in the creation of the sample collections and special orders for each season. The ideal candidate will have a strong portfolio and a range of technical skills, including sewing, as you will be working one-on-one with the designer

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Bridal and Evening Wear Designer

Bridal and Evening Wear Designer

This bridal and ready-to-wear evening gown designer has more than twenty years of experience and has been recognized as a true expert when it comes to pattern cutting. Her dresses are made of the finest fabrics and bejeweled with Swarovski crystals and fresh water pearls. Fashion design student with an interest in apparel construction and the opportunity to learn about the operations of a small, yet highly successful upscale boutique.

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Fashion Design for a Refreshing New Brand

Starting a new adventure, the designer said that he wanted to "create a strong emotional impact with pieces capable of seducing." The designs are simple and intense, using colors, contrasts, patterns, and intersection embroideries to create a distinctive brand. Design interns will work with the design team in every facet of design and production, obtaining an intimate design experience in the fashion capital of the world.

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Beautiful and Classic Dress Making

This designer's style is both simple and elegant. Her collections are best described as "sculptures in movement." The collection pieces are simple, unique, and individually tailored, and made to compliment all female forms. Design interns in this placement will work hand in hand with the designer to create the dresses, and will be heavily involved in all stages of production.

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Fashion Design Intern with the Architect of High Couture

This company's philosophy is that the clothing is structure that imbues the figure with identity, which is a core concept in the philosophy of this designer. The intern will assist the designer in designing the collection, conducting research, sewing, pattern making, going with the mentor to visit stores where her collection is selling, and visiting suppliers.

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What if I don't see my location?

The Cities listed above are just a sample of what is available. Even if you don't see the location that you're looking for, doesn't mean that a placement there is unattainable. Think about where you can professionally thrive during your time abroad. Want to find out the top cities for your career field? Inquire now and one of our knowledgeable Admissions Counselors will get in contact with you.

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