FASHION media practice and EQUALITY

As the job market becomes more competitive for college graduates, students must obtain a large amount of experience in their field during his years in school to compete for the job level.

The fashion industry is one of the most versatile and prosperous markets in the world right now. Honestly, Americans are obsessed with money, and the industry is constantly evolving hopper perfect for this request. According to, the clothing industry is a billion dollars today. It is expected that the clothing market for single women earn about $ 621 billion in 2014. Needless to say, a work in the fashion industry is booming as a good career choice for many young persons in the current difficult economic situation. The fashion media – journalism, blogging, photography, public relations – are a big part of this industry.

Southern Methodist University is a leader in terms of professional resources that provide students with communication mode. With a well-established media and smaller universities now offer a specialization in fashion media from the graduating class of 2016.

Lowest student jumped into the program launched in 2011 benefited from the skills and contacts they have acquired the necessary program and “capstone” practices such as fashion photography and fashion journalism, with experience in the real world.

Chandler Broadrick, a sophomore at SMU, is a set of many students as president of the prestigious university with Rent the Runway.

“The way the program has helped me learn how to write a good blog,” says Broadrick. “I have also learned how to where can share the text with great photos and websites clothing labels readers to buy clothes.”

With the increasing presence of bloggers in the fashion industry, Broadrick learned these skills early in their college careers are extremely important. Many companies make their mark in the industry, helping authors and designers a profit from something as simple as fashion blogs thing. Working Broadrick Rent the Runway was to promote the company at SMU students.

“I would write a blog twice Fashion Week,” she said. “I would also like to increase the track update Twitter and Facebook traffic to the website.”

Opportunities like practices Kim Dawson Agency, D Magazine, and FD Luxe gave SMU student’s hands-on experience they need to compete for a career mode after graduation.

Other students have these practices essentially different skills, such as planning trips and programs sorority master used to use advertising for various companies.

Erica Robbie, sophomore in journalism and is currently an editorial in the journal D. D is the most important lifestyle publication Dallas and covers a wide range of topics – from food to fashion – in all subjects. “One of my main tasks is regularly on our blog. I have a lot of what basically read stories, highlighting the facts, then, to confirm the facts by phone or e-mail.” Learned from his position as an intern Robbie how important accuracy in both print and broadcast media reports, something that people in the fashion industry and the market value of journalism. Also proud to be able to transcribe the interviews with the CEOs of some of the largest companies in Dallas lifestyle.

As the ninth largest city in the United States, Dallas is not an easy place to get a fashionable internship or work. Fortunately, students at Southern Methodist University are blessed with professional connections in many markets. Because an internship is a necessary part of the small media mode, the program provides a database that students find an internship or a job of your dreams. The table was created by a group of students and staff of the SMU, the list of both media and PR firms looking for interns fashion, job descriptions and contact details of students will contact you.

“It is easy to continue to build the” list “now, how many fashion professionals have the program now and listened to contact us if you are looking for an internship,” said Camille Kraepelin, director of the Media sub-mode. “These days, we also present candidates questions about jobs. Tries sending information to each new position for our youth.”

For those of us of how competitive they may be called know that an internship is an invaluable resource. Give students as SMU media contacts that are with our program and courses automatically bring us a step forward in the process of practice.

Waterhouse Victoria, large enterprises and the media minor, which is the best of both worlds, recently landed a job at Neiman Marcus detail. This spring, he enrolled at SMU Fashion, Media and Culture class – a key element of the program in the fashion world – and said the class has helped me to learn the history of fashion. Waterhouse hopes, as a buyer for Neiman Marcus one day combine her passion for fashion and her business degree from SMU work.

“I always knew I wanted to major in business and marketing, in particular,” he said. “I love working with people and know the best way to buy and sell a product.” Waterhouse said she sees the landing position with Neiman retail as a “first step” towards what should be a long career in business. “I hope to gain experience in the distribution sector of society, so that gives me a better understanding of what should be aware that the potential buyer,” he said.

Another student from SMU, Kathrine Krylov, has accepted a job as an assistant buyer for Neiman Marcus in Dallas. Krylov is so excited about this position is one year ahead of completion to start his career. It was recorded in the highly competitive program development framework Neiman – 12 weeks of intensive training includes both classroom work and rotations in the shops. “In 12 weeks, I like shopping in a department” was placed assistant, she said. “Thus, in the women’s bags, shoes, leather accessories for men.” Krylova graduate this spring and shortly after work.

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