Graduate Fashion Jobs: Top Six Traits Employers Look For

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Graduate fashion jobs are notoriously few and far between, but you shouldn’t let this deter you. Make sure you understand some of the key differentiators for recruiters and employers today, and slowly build your way up. Here are the top six traits you need to start your dream career in fashion:

This article is sponsored by the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan).
Graduate fashion jobs are notoriously few and far between, but you shouldn’t let this deter you. Make sure you understand some of the key differentiators for recruiters and employers today, and slowly build your way up. Here are the top six traits you need to start your dream career in fashion:

1. Heaps of experience before you graduate
Your faculty, alumni network and careers team are there to help you forge links with brands, agencies and industry leaders. It’s become a basic requirement for graduates to have varied work experience under their belt, either through internships, freelance work or student projects. At UCLan’s School of Art, Design and Fashion, the department’s close relationships with more than 150 global fashion brands mean fashion students have access to work placements at companies including Burberry and Levi’s.

 

 

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