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LIM College students respond: Why do you want to pursue a career in the fashion industry?
Sara Guananga
Major: Fashion Merchandising
Internship: I am currently not enrolled in the [LIM College] senior co-op internship course due to the fact that I am a junior, but I would like to intern at Saks Fifth Avenue as a buying intern.

“The fashion industry allows me to express my individuality without hesitation. It gives me the opportunity to connect my creativity with my business-oriented mind-set.”


Jillian Guaragna
Major: Fashion Merchandising
Internship: Tommy Hilfiger — Merchandising/Buying Merchandising/Buying Intern

“Fashion is a source of innovation and allows us to combine our creativity and business skills to inspire people with products, lifestyles, and experiences.”


Tatiana Patterson
Major: Visual Merchandising
Internship: Lululemon Athletica, key lead, and visual merchandising

“The fashion industry gives me the opportunity to combine my creative and analytic sides to create opportunities for people to express themselves through their wardrobe and create a community for consumers.”


Samantha Svorinich
Major: Fashion Merchandising
Internship: Schwartz and Benjamin — Wholesale intern for Kate Spade footwear. After I graduate I will be an assistant buyer for Burlington.

“I chose the fashion industry as a career because I thrive in its faced-paced and ever-changing environment, which keeps me on my toes and excited to see what each new day has in store.”


Nicole Porras
Major: Marketing
Internship: Digital Marketing intern at John Varvatos.

“Fashion has the ability to transform people and even make a difference in the way people see themselves — I would love to be a part of making that difference in people’s lives.”


Jazmin Veney
Major: Fashion Merchandising
Internship: Marketing, events and promotions at Chanel

“I chose fashion as a career because I want to be part of an industry that’s always evolving, creating and sharing a story.”