WWD Previews LIM's Fall 2020 Approach to Internships
August 17, 2020
WWD recently produced an article focusing on ways in which LIM College is enhancing and adapting its flagship internship program in the face of obstacles presented by COVID-19. Provost Lisa Springer and Assistant Vice President of Career and Internship Services Nina Fiddian-Green were both interviewed for the piece.
Read the full article here.
In the Q&A, titled "LIM College Maintains ‘Usual Calendar’ For Fall, Reimagines Internship Program," Provost Springer covers the flexible learning modalities being offered by the College, in order to allow students' educations to continue uninterrupted given the variety of challenges introduced by the pandemic. She also addresses some of the safety measures the College is taking in its in-person offerings for Fall 2020.
To ensure continuation of LIM's long-held commitment to experiential education, Ms. Fiddian-Green discusses the College's new "Fashion Forward" experiential career education program, which includes a variety of virtual industry touchpoints, and culminates with students virtually presenting academic projects to audiences of fashion professionals.