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The following sampling of tools and resources should be combined with your own research. We suggest you use targeted keyword searches to find representative employers and opportunities, explore professional associations, join LinkedIN groups, and browse additional job board postings. Remember to also search LinkedIN and MyPenn (formerly QuakerNet) to connect with Penn alumni in fields related to your interests. Additionally, the sample jobs and employers are only a small selection of what’s posted in Handshake – log in to see much more!
We also suggest using the Career Exploration section of our website for more information or researching by major.
As an industry, fashion & retail covers a lot of ground and contains a lot of different jobs. Consider the diversity of roles across the industry – designer, marketing associate, consumer insights specialist, account manager, graphic designer, supply chain manager, buyer, social media, ecommerce, merchandizing, etc. Some roles are unique to specific areas of the industry, while others can be found across other industries, like marketing, computer science & technology, finances, and more. Check out Vault Guides to learn more. You may also wish to visit our Marketing, Advertising, & Public Relations community.
Networking is simply talking and building relationships with professionals in careers that interest you to help you learn what it’s like to work in a particular role, field, or industry. In addition to MyPenn (formerly QuakerNet) and LinkedIN, you can take advantage of Penn institutions such as the Baker Retailing Center to connect with alumni. Read more about how to make connections.
Opportunities in fashion, retail, or consumer products can be found in a variety of places, from larger job boards, to industry-specific niche job boards, to the career page of company’s websites. When you’re on a larger job board like Handshake, make sure you’re using filters and keywords to hone in on opportunities that are relevant to what you’re looking for. We’ve also curated a list of industry specific job boards related to Fashion and Retail.
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Have you heard? Penn Career Services offers Summer Funding awards to support select students participating in work experiences that are unfunded or underfunded this summer.
You are invited to apply if you meet the following eligibility requirements:
You are a …
With the summer internship search and post-graduation job search in full swing for many students, I couldn’t help but think about a NACE (National Association of Colleges and Employers) report I read in back in November 2021.
According to NACE, …
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