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Resources (Articles, Handouts, Links)

Job Search Websites

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

Career Services Handouts

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

General Job Hunting Help

Fashion

  • Fashion Group International: Fashion Group International is 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.
  • Garment District Alliance: The Garment District Alliance, formerly The Fashion Center Business Improvement District, serves New York's garment district.
  • FIT Library's Fashion Research Guides (by Subject) 
  • WWD: Often called the fashion bible, Women's' Wear Daily serves as the voice of authority, international newswire, and agent of change for the fashion, beauty, and retail industries.
  • Just-Style: The online portal for apparel/textile industry professionals around the world.
  • StyleCareers: A networking website for students.
  • University HQ: Free educational and career resource with fashion degree information, a guide to explore other careers, resources for other degree programs in over 1200 schools nationwide, financial aid, career paths, jobs, and industry info.

Art and Design

Advertising and Marketing

Seminars and Workshops  

  • Center for Communication: A series of media seminars, free to students.
  • NYFA (New York Foundation for the Arts): NYFA offers a variety of professional development workshops, panels, and conferences for artists working in all disciplines. The workshops provide artists at all experience levels with professional development on a wide variety of aspects concerning their life, art work, and professional career in the arts. 
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