Resources

Job Search Websites

There are numerous websites that have excellent articles on job searching and careers. Some of the best include:

Career and Internship Services Materials

For more handouts, please visit our office in Business and Liberal Arts Center, Room B202.

General Resources

FIT Library Career Research Guides

FIT Library Research Guides (LibGuides) Complete List

New York Public Library Science, Industry, and Business Library (SIBL) Resources

New York Public Library Business Resources

Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Outlook Handbook - a nationally-recognized source of career information, designed to provide valuable assistance to individuals making decisions about their future work lives; the Handbook describes what workers do on the job, working conditions, the training and education needed, earnings, and expected job prospects in a wide range of occupations

Fashion Resources

  • CFDA Resources & Tools - compiled by the Council of Fashion Designers of America
  • Fashion Group International - a global non-profit association of over 6,000 professionals of achievement and influence representing all areas of the fashion, apparel, accessories, beauty, and home industries
  • FIT Library Fashion Research Guides (by Subject)
  • Just-Style.com - The online portal for apparel/textile industry professionals around the world. Just-style.com has developed into one of the most respected and fastest growing apparel/textile trade sites around.
  • Library of Congress Fashion Industry Resource Guide
  • Made in NY: Fashion - With guidance and oversight from the Mayor’s Office, Made in NY: Fashion lives within New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC), the City’s primary engine for driving economic growth, entrepreneurship, and job creation. In collaboration with the private sector, it is responsible for creating, developing, and implementing an array of specific programs to fortify fashion’s design, manufacturing, and educational sectors.
  • United States Fashion Industry - Formerly the United States Association of Importers of Textiles and Apparel (USA-ITA)
  • Women's Wear Daily - Often called "the fashion bible," WWD serves as the voice of authority, international newswire and agent of change for the fashion, beauty and retail industries.

Art and Design

Advertising and Marketing

Toy Design

  • ToyAssociation.org/Student is a new Student Resource center where undergraduates can find opportunities to participate in virtual and live Student Congress events, including networking with toy professionals, participating in creative workshops and seeing first-hand the end results of bringing a plaything to market. There are internship and entry level jobs listed for students to take advantage of right now.  And this is just the beginning!  Students can register for a free Toy Association account to stay up-to-date on all the offerings throughout the year and to explore the toy industry as a potential career path!