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Fashion Merchandising Career Opportunities

The list will include former internship placements and then list places of employment of graduates.

Internship sites

Bath and Body Works, Pittsburg, KS*
The Buckle, Pittsburg, KS*
Maurices, Pittsburg, KS
Rave, Joplin, MO*
Victoria's Secret, Joplin, MO*
Speedo, New York City
Niketown, New York City
Women's Wear Daily, New York City
Nicole Miller, New York City
Showroom Seven, New York City
Tobe Fashion Retail Consultants, New York City
Fairchild Publications, New York City
Kenneth Cole Productions, New York City
Barry Bricken, New York City *

Joseph Abboud, New York City *
Jeffrey, New York City
Jeffrey, Atlanta, GA*
BCBG Max Azria, Los Angeles*
Halls, Kansas City
American Bridal, Kansas City*
Gerson Company, Kansas City*
Lee Company, Kansas City
Gear for Sports, Kansas City
Brown Shoe Company, St. Louis
Elan-Polo, St. Louis*
Watters and Watters, Dallas, TX*
JC Penney Corporate Headquarters, Plano, TX*
JC Penney Local Stores *

* indicates placement site


Where do graduates of FCS Fashion Merchandising work?

MERCHANDISING:

TEXTILES
Fabric Librarian
Sales Representative, Textiles
Textile Stylist

PRODUCTION/MANUFACTURING
Accessory Designer
Fashion Designer
Fashion Forecaster
Fit Model
Industrial Engineer
Merchandiser
Piece Goods Buyer
Product Manager, Apparel
Production Manager
Quality Control Specialist
Sales Representative, Apparel
Showroom Sales Representative
Sketcher
Specification Technician Spreader

RETAIL
Boutique Owner
Buyer's Clerical
Department Manager
Distribution Planner
Fabric Store Manager
Fashion Buyer
Fashion Coordinator
Loss Prevention Manager
Merchandise Manager
Retail Sales Associate
Store Manager
Visual Merchandiser

MEDIA
Fashion Editor
Fashion Illustrator
Fashion Photographer
Fashion Stylist
Fashion Writer
Social Media
Web Content Producer

PROMOTIONS
Advertising Professional
Copywriter
Event Planner
Fashion Public Relations Specialist
Fashion Show Producer
Graphic Designer
Marketing Manager
Media Buyer
Print Model
Runway Model

EDUCATION
College Professor
Consultant
Wardrobe Consultant

OTHER FASHION CAREERS
Controller
Costume Designer
Database Manager
Human Resources Administrator
Recruiter
Web Designer

Accessory Designer
Account Executive

Advertising Manager
Alterations - Seamstress
Apparel Manager
Apparel Manufacturer's Representative
Assistant Buyer  
Assistant Manager of Fashion Store 
Assistant Store Manager  
Boutique Owner
Bridal Consultant
Buyer  
Color Coordinator
College Professor
Comparison Shopping Bureau
Computer aided designer
Consumer Reporter
Costumer Service
Customer Relations
Department Manager  
Distributor/Planner
District Manager
Divisional Manager
Entrepreneur
Event Planner
Fabric Librarian
Fabric & Sewing Specialist
Fashion Consultant
Fashion Copy Writer
Fashion Forecaster
Fashion Illustrator
Fashion Merchandiser
Fashion Photographer
Fashion Reporter
General Manager   
General Merchandise Manager
Gifts Industry 
Human Resource Specialist 
Jewelry Sales   
Layout & copy writer
Makeup Artist
Mall Manager
Management Trainee
Manufacturer's Representative: Accessories
Manufacturer's Representative: Apparel
Manufacturer's Representative: Designer Apparel
Manufacturer's Representative: Sporting Goods
Manufacturer's Representative, Wholesale
Market Researcher / Analyst 
Merchandise Manager
Merchandise Planner
Merchandising Analyst
Museum Curator - Costume Collection
Operations Manager
Personal Shopper
Piece Goods / Trims Buyer
Product Coordinator
Product Development 
Product Demonstrator  
Program Director
Purchasing Agent  
Quality Assurance Supervisor
Quality Control Analyst
Researcher - Product Improvement & Development
Retail Assistant Manager       
Retail Manager  
Retail Sales Associate  
Retail Store Buyer     
Sales Representative 
Sales Training Coordinator
Specialty Store  
Store Manager
Textile Designer
Textile Stylist
Textile Laboratory Assistant  
Visual Merchandiser
Visual Merchandising Manager
Warehouse Distribution Manager

With additonal education:

Special Needs Clothing Designer
Fashion Designer
Fabric Designer