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Beyond Graduation

FIT enjoys international recognition for the quality of its programs and the caliber of its graduates. At FIT, you're connected, through a faculty of industry professionals and extensive networking opportunities. As a result, TDM graduates generally have a much higher than average job placement rate.

Textile Development and Marketing AAS graduates begin careers in textile marketing and merchandising and fabric development and sourcing. Entry-level positions include assistant stylist, product development assistant, and textile technologist.

BS graduates find positions in line building, fabric sourcing, textiles and apparel, home furnishings, retail private label, product management, textile marketing, project design, fabric research and development, quality assurance, market development, and color management.

Textile Development and Marketing graduates are employed by apparel manufacturers, design and fashion firms, fiber companies, home furnishings manufacturers, retailers, and global sourcing firms including:

  • Ann Taylor
  • Armani Exchange
  • Bloomingdale's
  • Cotton Incorporated
  • Designtex
  • Edun Jeans
  • Eileen Fisher
  • Elie Tahari
  • Federated Department Stores
  • Gap Inc.
  • J.C. Penney
  • Jhane Barnes
  • Jones Apparel
  • Liz Claiborne
  • Nautica
  • Nordstrom
  • Olah Inc
  • Patagonia
  • Polo Ralph Lauren
  • Springs Industries
  • Talbots
  • Target
  • Tommy Hilfiger
  • Victorias Secret
  • WestPoint Home

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