Fashion Designing is a career path for the people who are extremely innovative and creative and if you are currently undergoing a fashion design course the pursuing an internship with the designer or a fashion house is almost as important as attending the everyday classes.
Fashion Designing course not all the courses can be learnt sitting in an air-conditioned room and going through the books one needs the good exposure and that too the practical job.
If you thought that a fashion design internship was only about designing clothes then you are wrong because these internships also help to train the students on other aspects of the fashion design industry such as business to business transactions between the suppliers and the distributors the entire process of clothing and style design, understanding the production cycles and budgets how to market and cross promote the collection, multimedia coverage of the fashion industry ,public relations as well as graphic design.
One can apply for the fashion design internship
These days most of the fashion designers offer internships to design the students. But most of them are said to prefer taking a recommended candidates. Here are the names of some of the top designers where you can apply the internships
1. Shantan and Nikhil
2. Manish Arora
3. Rohit Bal
4. Pankaj and Nidhi
5. Tarun Tahiliani
As the preferences the students can even intern at design houses as well as retail brands such as
ITC Wills Lifestyle
Students can apply for Internships by sending a request letter along with their CV to the designers and companies of their choice.
The best way to secure an internship would be to contact the placement and training cell of the respective colleges to know the internship opportunities that you may have for yourself.
For undergraduate course in Fashion Design the process of interview or the selections starts in January while for the post graduate courses it happens in the Month of May.
The duration of the most fashion design internships is two months.
Most designers as well as design houses offer the internships to the fashion design students absolutely free of cost.
On the other hand the student’s are paid monthly stipend during their internship.