Fashion at Barnard (FAB) Program is an intensive, two day lecture based training designed to prepare Barnard women for exciting careers in fashion. During the program, Barnard Students will learn how to:
The FAB program is an excellent opportunity for students to strengthen their retail knowledge, gain confidence and get ahead of the interview process. Participation in this program will bolster your chances of receiving an internship and /or full-time job offer in the industry.
Barnard Career Development (BCD) is looking for motivated students who are eager to take an active role in their career preparation. Applicants will be selected based on the following qualifications:
Application Process, Deadlines & Program Fee:
The program requires a firm two-day commitment from Saturday, March 24- Sunday, March 25 from 9am to 6pm. Please do not apply unless you can guarantee your attendance on both days.
Application Deadline: Sunday, March 4, 2012 by 11:59pm
Selected Students Notified: Monday, March 5, 2012 by 5:00pm
Program Fee: $35.00 per student
Program Fee Deadline: Payment is expected once accepted into the program and is due by Friday, March 9, 2012 by 4pm. Make checks payable to Barnard College. Deliver payment to Barnard Career Development which is located on the 2nd Floor of Elliot Hall (49 Claremont & 119th Street).
Topical Overview and Agenda:
Each day’s topic will be presented by professionals within the fashion retail industry. Students will be provided appropriate materials and lunch.
Day 1 & Day 2
Introduction & Welcome
Overview of the Fashion Retail Industry & Potential Career Paths
Fashion Focused Resumes & Cover Letters
Creating Your Path in Fashion Retail: Seeking Out Internships & Job Opportunities
Interviewing and Networking Your Way in to Fashion
The Business Behind Fashion
Closing Speaker and Networking Reception
I understand and agree to:
1. Successfully complete the program which includes but is not limited to:
2. Be prompt and on time each day of the training.
3. To actively engage in the training as well as learn the information and materials presented.
4. Ask questions and ask for additional clarification when I am unsure of the material presented.
5. Adhere to all instructions and deadlines associated with the training.
6. Maintain professionalism in my interactions with presenters, employers, BCD staff and peers.
7. Dress in business attire for the evening networking reception with presenters and employers.
QUESTIONS: Please contact Barnard Career Development at 212-854-2033 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Employers and Barnard Alumnae Representatives from:
"I really enjoyed the program; it was educational & full of great networking opportunities I hope Barnard will continue to offer it in the years to come."
"This was an incredible program that far exceeded my expectations. I had no idea that the were so many opportunities and supportive alums."
"I had a positive experience in general and found the program very insightful and allowed me to understand the various departments that I would be best suited for in the fashion industry."