New York is known as 'the City that never sleeps' for good reason. The fashion and cultural capital of the US, New York moves at a frenetic pace.
With a population of over 8-million inhabitants, New York is home to icons such as the Empire State Building, the Statue of Liberty, and the setting for too many movies to mention, making New York feel like home, whether you are visiting for the first time, or not.
FWI internship programs start monthly in New York, with demand consistently strong all year round. During Spring/Summer and Autumn/Winter Fashion Week events, demand is exceptionally high, and applications for these programs should be made as far in advance of the event dates as possible.
Headquarters for many of the worlds best known brands, and home to a thriving independent label scene, New York is a city currently undergoing a fashion renaissance, which is serving to keep it firmly in place as one of the fashion capitals of the world.
Industry Size ($)$76 billion per annum
Employed in the industry1,130,000 people
Main airportsJohn F Kennedy (JFK), NY La Guardia
Best known brands/designersRalph Lauren, DKNY, Marc Jacobs, Calvin Klein, Vera Wang, Tory Burch
ClimateHot summers and very cold winters
Our programs are designed to provide applicants with the opportunity to develop and expand their knowledge of the fashion industry in dynamic and relevant work settings.
Working with your own dedicated Program Manager, your internship aims and goals are discussed and electronically 'matched' within our database of over 2,000 host companies, placing you with industry leading businesses that 'best fit' your area of interest, and will ensure that you get the most out of your internship experience.
Featuring the largest selection of room types in St. George Towers, this recently renovated tower features a grand lobby that connects to the other towers.
With singles, doubles and triples, this is the tallest tower in St. George Towers. It connects to the Studio Tower through a hallway, and all towers through a lobby that maintains the historic feel and original details from its past as a famed hotel.
Made up of doubles, triples and lofted triples, this tower’s rooms feature high ceilings and large windows. It connects to the Weller Tower through a hallway, and all towers through a lobby that showcases details from its famous days as a hotel.
Select a season
October 5th 2020
November 2nd 2020
December 7th 2020(Pre-Fall & Winter Collections - 6th-10th)
January 4th 2021
February 1st 2021(A/W New York Fashion Week – Dates TBC)
March 1st 2021
April 5th 2021(Bridal – Dates TBC)
May 3rd 2021
June 7th 2021
July 5th 2021
August 2nd 2021
September 6th 2021
Program start dates are flexible, and can be tailored as required
i.Programs of 4-weeks or less are only available during Fashion Week events.
ii. Accommodation and travel costs are not included in the program price
iii. A signed Program Agreement and program deposit of (£400.00 / $500.00) is payable at the time of booking. The program deposit is part of the total program fee, not an additional charge.
iv. For programs of 20, 24, or 48-weeks in length, the program deposit is £650.00 / $800.00.
v. USD/Dollar prices quoted are subject to change.
Accommodation in New York can be expensive, especially during Summer, and S/S and A/W Fashion Week events.
Despite offering a broad range of options that includes campus-based university accommodation, private rented flat-shares, city centre hostels, and a dizzying array of hotels, demand is high and places fill fast.
Our team have relationships with a number of local providers and can advise on the most suitable options for your chosen program schedule, obtaining quotes and placing bookings on your behalf.
Accommodation costs are not included in the Program price.
Having an airport transfer arranged and waiting for you upon your arrival provides peace of mind, and convenience.
From limos and taxis, to rail and coach transfers we have relationships with reputable local providers who will meet you as you arrive and deliver you to your accommodation safely and quickly.
Our team is happy to assist with providing quotes and making bookings on your behalf as required.
Travel insurance is not compulsory for interns, however it is highly recommended that some level of cover is taken out to protect against unforeseen accidents, and/or loss of property.
For interns not covered by their own policy, we can introduce you to a number of reputable providers, provide advice about the various levels of cover available, and secure cover before your program begins.
Got a question? Get in touch! We respond to all emails within 12 hours, except during weekends.
UK - 0203 002 7805
INT'L - +44 203 002 7805
Fashion Week Internships
86-90 Paul Street
To apply to join our 2020/2021 programs, fill out the form below, and one of our team will contact you to schedule a telephone interview with our Program Managers.
Tell us a little about yourself, and we'll connect you with a member of our team who can help. Don't forget to check our FAQ page for quick answers to our most popular questions.
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