22/07/2015
The opportunity of a lifetime, please and thank you.

Words by

Elle O'Donnell

Well this is sure to spark envy in all those who dream of a career in fashion PR, styling, visual merchandising or marketing. The Fashion Institute has just announced that it will be running a second consecutive international training program. And the destination? New York City, of course. 

Yep that’s right, following the program's success in 2014, 20 of TFI's top students will travel to New York in September. They will be showin’ what they got at New York Fashion Week and associated events, as well as interning at New York-based PR agencies, magazines and fashion brands. 

By teaming up with New York-based companies and designers, TFI gives its students the opportunity to get first-hand experience at an international level, learning invaluable lessons to further a career in Fashion. 

Last year's students attended events along with stars Rihanna, Alexa Chung, Anna Wintour, Olivia Palmero, Nick Minaj and Rita Ora. Several of the students even landed employment with some of Australia’s major fashion companies when they returned home. 

This year will see Dion Lee, TOME, Salvatore Ferragamo and Topshop in the designer mix for students, need we say more?

www.thefashioninstitute.com.au

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