Find Jobs & Internships

From the moment you start your LIM education, you will develop the skills and knowledge you need to find an internship and 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 (CIS) educates and empower all students to design, launch and build a meaningful career. We provide 1:1 career coaching and personalized support to help you achieve your goals.

Here is just some of what we offer: 
 
•    1:1 Career Coaching 
•    Group Career Coaching 
•    On Campus Recruiting
•    Virtual Career Fairs 
•    Internship and Job Search Support 
•    Career Education Courses and Planning 
•    Interview Preparation and Mock Interviews 
•    Resume, Cover Letter, or LinkedIn Reviews 
•    Exploratory Career Path Discussions 
•    Networking Strategies & Preparation 
•    Signature Events, Workshops and Industry Panels 
•    Post-Graduation Lifelong Career Coaching 

Handshake is the #1 way college students find jobs. Handshake is LIM's go-to resource for jobs, internships, events, and more! Handshake is the only place that connects you, LIM, and employers together.

All of the internships and jobs on Handshake are meant for students. Handshake has the most opportunities for students and new college grads of any job platform. It’s also the only place where employers are recruiting specifically at your school. 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, and sign up for career fairs, events, and workshops all in one place.

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Get ready to wow recruiters from your screen!

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

Team Handshake shares tips for how 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 Virtual Career Fair

What is a Virtual Career Fair?

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.

Read about how an LIM student used Handshake to find an internship at Hermès.

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How does the Office of Career and Internship Services (CIS) support students with their internship or job search?  
CIS provides comprehensive, free career development services for life, including unlimited individual career coaching services in-person, by phone, email or Zoom, virtual career fairs, resume development assistance, career skills workshops, and networking events and panel discussions with industry professionals and alumni.   

How do I find an Internship, Senior Co-op, or job?  
Handshake 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. Follow the link in that email to register for your student account. All the jobs on Handshake are meant for students—in fact, Handshake has the most opportunities for students and new college grads of any job platform.       

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 2021, students interned in 27 states and 10 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.   

95% of LIM College's Class of 2021 were working in the business of fashion and related industries or continuing their education within six months of graduation. LIM graduates are making their mark doing everything from e-commerce and digital marketing to buying, retail analytics, merchandising, sourcing, and planning, sales and retail management, product development, event planning, social media, human resources, public relations and more.