Internships and graduate career opportunities are readily available on the local, national, and international fashion stage. Our students have interned and then joined some of America’s most-recognized fashion firms:

Ralph Lauren
Narciso Rodriguez
Thom Browne
Isabel Toledo
DKNY
Jones of NY
J.Crew
Abercrombie & Fitch
Levis
Gap
Mountain Hardwear
The North Face
Athleta
Tea Collection
Gymboree

Note: All international students must obtain work authorization before beginning any internship or off-campus employment.
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Industry Leaders on a Global Scale

Here are just some of the reputable, industry-leading fashion companies where our Fashion Design students have completed internships that provided them with a rich, purposeful experience working in the their intended industry.

Companies with stated commitment to advance sustainable fashion practices:

  • Abercrombie & Fitch (Columbus, Ohio)
  • Athleta Inc. (a Petaluma, CA-based subsidiary of Gap Inc. in San Francisco)
  • Del Forte Denim (Emeryville, CA)
  • Levi Strauss & Co. (San Francisco)
  • NIKE (Portland, OR)
  • Mission Playground (a Petaluma, CA–based Organic Exchange brand)
  • Tea Collection (San Francisco)
  • Pottery Barn (San Francisco)

Others

  • Amy Kuschel (San Francisco, CA)
  • BCBG Max Azria Group (Vernon, CA)
  • Badgley MIschka Couture (NYC, NY)
  • Bibhu Mohapatra (New York)
  • Built by Wendy Inc. (New York)
  • Dena Designs (San Francisco)
  • DKNY (division of Liz Claiborne) (New York)
  • Dockers (a brand of Levis Strauss & Co. in San Francisco)
  • Erica Tanov (Berkeley, CA)
  • G. Hensler (South San Francisco)
  • Ground LLC (Emeryville, CA)
  • Gymboree Corporation (San Francisco)
  • Hollister (Columbus, OH)
  • J.CREW (NYC, NY)
  • J.Mendel (NYC, NY)
  • Jones Apparel Group, Inc. (Bristle, PA)
  • LOOP (Indore, India)
  • Mountain Hardwear (Richmond, CA)
  • Narciso Rodriquez Corp. (New York)
  • Nicole Miller (New York)
  • The North Face Inc. (San Leandro, CA)
  • Old Navy (a division of Gap Inc. in San Francisco)
  • Polo Ralph Lauren (New York)
  • SlingFin (Berkeley, CA)
  • Stoll Knitting (New York)
  • Tahari Ltd. (New York)
  • Weston Wear, Inc. (San Francisco)
  • Williams Sonoma (San Francisco)