FTT 488 is an upper division class meant for juniors and seniors in the Fashion and Textile Technology Department. An internship provides students with an on-site professional experience. Students are expected to apply knowledge, skills and professionalism learned in the classroom to actual practices in the fashion business. Internships are 3 credits and you can take up to 2 internships during your time at Buffalo State. Make sure to plan wisely. Internships are important connections for your future in the fashion industry!
Past FTT internships have included:
NYC, NY: Marchesa, Max Mara, Wilhelmina Models, Marc Jacobs, Aiden Mattox, Kay Unger, Phillip Lim, Red Light PR, The Row, Lyst, Tom Ford, Talbots, Coach, Teen Vogue, Lyn Devon Designer, Jump Design Group, Tiger J, Bevin Dillon and more.
Buffalo, NY: New Era, Blush Boutique, Village Designs, Bureau Veritas, MMW Style Studio, Buffalo Spree Magazine, Target, Blum's Swim, Made by Anatomy, The Factory Buffalo, Michael Kors, Thin Ice, Napoli's, Janie's Emporium, Head Over Heels, ShoeFly, Tony Walker, Fisher-Price, Delaware North, Second Chic, I'm Livin B, Franci Jewelry, 26 Shirts, Alleyway Theater, Red Disk, Black Monarchy, Trend Up and more.
Rochester, NY: Lovely Bride, Shop Peppermint, Jill Bates Fashion, Adrian Jules and more.
If you are looking for a summer or fall 2020 internship, please make an appointment with Ms. Habes 3-6 months before your start date. It’s very important to brainstorm and research opportunities in your field. Ms. Habes is here to help get you on the right path!
Office: TECH 320
The Career Development Center is a great resource on campus. Use it! Please fill out the Career Development Center Workshops Verification Form – by attending the following: (1) resume writing workshop, (2) cover letter writing workshop and (3) interview techniques workshop. You may take them individually or as a 3-in-1 (recommended) workshop special.
Don’t know where to start? View fashion resume templates on cdc.buffalostate.edu.
Once you’ve completed your resume and cover letter, please send to Ms. Habes at firstname.lastname@example.org.
FTT has fostered partnerships in Buffalo and New York City providing students with connections to internships through our alumni network. Students are encouraged to explore all opportunities through hard work, research and determination.
Looking for an internship?
Search for internships & jobs all over the country on ORCA! This is a FREE service for all Buffalo State students.
Once students have found an internship, they must create an internship proposal that will act as a contract between the student and the business. You and your internship supervisor will both sign the "Internship Learning Agreement & Work Contract" and then give to Ms. Habes.
Internship Learning Agreement & Work Contract template: CLICK HERE
Upon acceptance into the course, Ms. Habes will give you an override.
Meet with Ms. Habes
Complete CDC workshops
Create resume & cover letter
Apply for internships
Create Learning Agreement & Work Contract
Register for FTT 488
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