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Fashion Merchandising

This guide is intended to help you identify and locate resources on the subject of fashion merchandising.

Finding a Job


Are you interested in exploring your career options as they relate to fashion merchandising? The following resources are available to in your job search.  Navigate below to find additional general job seeking information, professional associations, resume and cover letter writing tips, and more.

Library Databases

The Shapiro Library also contains robust job-search databases that are helpful to exploring career opportunities. Below is a list of databases you may want to explore:

  • GoinGlobal contains country-specific career and employment resources for more than 80 locations.
  • Vault Career Intelligence is a highly rated one-stop shop for all your career needs. Search job and internship openings, for company information, or check out their career advice blog, resume writing and interview tips, and more.

Searching for a Job or Internship


When you are ready to begin your job search, you will want to ask yourself:

  • Am I willing to relocate for a job  (local, national, or international)?
  • Am I looking for entry-level jobs or jobs at a more advanced level?
  • Am I interested in working for a particular company or organization?

Your answers to these questions will help guide you when searching for a job. For example, if you are want to work for a non-profit company, you will need to be more selective in your job search and possibly search in specialized areas.

Another good option is to search industry-specific job boards and check out jobs posted by professional organizations in your field. You can also try networking or using social media to find jobs that are available.
Internships and volunteering have a multitude of benefits for college students. They provide the opportunity to apply the knowledge learned in the classroom to real-world situations, gain valuable work experience, earn references, and more.

Helpful Resources

Here are other SNHU resources to consider:

Other general resources to consider:

Udemy courses to grow your skills (offers free courses and trainings to build skills such as HTML, Web Design, and other marketing related skills that can be self-taught)