Find Jobs & Internships

From the moment you start your LIM education, you will develop the skills and knowledge you need to find internships and a career that's right for you. 

Every course and experience will help you explore diverse career pathways in fashion and lifestyle, focus your interests, and hone your abilities. 
The Office of Career and Internship Services empowers students to design, launch and build a meaningful career, providing comprehensive personalized support to help you achieve your goals.

Here is just some of what we offer: 

Career Planning and Support

  • One-on-one career coaching 
  • Career education courses 
  • Exploratory career path discussions 
  • Networking strategies and preparation 
  • Free lifelong career coaching for alums


  • On-campus recruiting 
  • Virtual Career Fairs 
  • Career development workshops
  • Panel discussions with industry professionals
Read about our Fall Career Fair

Job and Internship Search Support

  • Comprehensive online job and internship search platform (Handshake)
  • Interview preparation and mock interviews 
  • Resume, cover letter and LinkedIn profile reviews

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Handshake is LIM's online platform for jobs, internships, career events, and more. Handshake connects students, LIM, and employers.

This mobile career management platform intuitively connects you to relevant opportunities based on your profile, interests and search activity.

Through Handshake, you can apply for positions, explore companies and connections, communicate with employers, and sign up for career fairs, events, and workshops all in one place.

Once you're an LIM student, you will receive an invitation from Handshake to activate your account. You can then download the Handshake app in the App Store or Google Play so you’ll be notified when you receive an employer message.

Click here to watch a video about Handshake.

Get ready to wow recruiters from your screen!

Virtual Career Fairs are held every Fall and Spring semester. During these events you can meet with organizations recruiting for full-time, part-time and internship positions.

Here are some tips to prepare for your first virtual Career Fair.

  • Sign up for sessions early.
  • Research the employers you will meet.
  • Prep your elevator pitch.

Handshake How-To Video: Preparing for a Virtual Career Fair

What is a Virtual Career Fair?

How do LIM students find internships, Senior Co-ops, and jobs?  
Handshake is an online platform that is LIM's go-to resource for jobs, internships, events, and more. As an LIM student, you will receive an invitation from Handshake to activate your account. 

Are internships only in NYC?  
Internships can be completed within or outside of the NYC area! The format of the internship will likely depend on the employer’s needs. When applying for positions, read through the job description to determine where the opportunity is located and the modality. In 2022, students interned in 30 U.S. states and 5 different countries, with many internships completed remotely or in a hybrid in-person/remote format.   

Does LIM guarantee students will get internships or jobs?  
The Office of Career and Internship Services does not guarantee employment, salary level, or career advancement. Actual career outcomes vary based on different factors, including work experiences, geographic location, and other factors specific to the individual.