It's that time of year: Fashion and apparel school graduates are looking for full-time jobs in a particularly challenging economy. For many prospective employers, the obvious sources for talent include famed schools such as the Fashion Institute of Technology and Parsons The New School for Design. However, other institutions also offer strong fashion-related programs. Here are some of them.
Massachusetts College of Art and Design
MassArt, as the college is called, offers both undergraduate and graduate programs. At the undergraduate level, fashion design students learn to design and manufacture apparel for men, women and children. According to the college, students are encouraged to "develop their own style as they master detailing techniques, design and pattern-making. Program faculty teach traditional design methods, along with cutting-edge computer design technology. Students are trained to consider issues of marketability, cost, care and comfort."
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