Fashion Internships with Global Experiences

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Get your career started by interning in one of the world's top fashion capitals!

Fashion Internships in Milan, Italy, was Global Experiences' first offered program in 2001. Now with over 7,000 alumni, GE continues to provide University Students and Graduates opportunities to land your dream internship in the fashion industry around the globe.

Global Experiences' offers internships in a variety of fashion career fields:
- Fashion Design
- Fashion Business
- Fashion Marketing
- Fashion Merchandising
- Jewelry & Accessory Design

An internship abroad proves to employers that you are passionate about your career in fashion, and you are adaptable when working with a diverse group of people. There is no better way to get your foot in the door of the fashion industry than through a hands-on international fashion internship.

  • Personalized attention and individualized support from the first phone call to the end of your internship. We work to fully understand your career interests and internship goals.
  • Award-winning career development program, resume and interview prep, and one-on-one career coach.
  • Centrally located housing with 24/7 on-site staff in each location, and coordinated social events and travel excursions.
  • Employer connections for unparalleled internship placements.
  • Earn credit from your own University, from our School of Record, or one of our Partner Schools!

Questions & Answers

The main requirement to participate in the Global Experiences program is that you must be at least 18 years old at the start date of the program. The level of education necessary to be accepted depends on the internship career field you are interested in. Some of the more technical fields, such as law, engineering, finance, etc. require more university coursework and/or experience in order to be...


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  • Support 9.5
  • Fun 9.3
  • Housing 9.8
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Highly recommended company to find internships abroad!

Overall, my experience with Global Experiences was great! From the start, everything was straightforward and you get what you pay for, black and white just like that. The GE team was very attentive and I must say, they earnestly try to find the best internship that is suitable with your qualifications. I didn't have any concrete experience at all when I applied, after my internship as a fashion editor and writer for a Parisian magazine I can say now that I do. I honestly only have good things to say about Global Experiences. They truly do everything that is in your best interests and are there for you when you and your employer clash for work-related reasons. It must be said that sometimes internships are not the most ideal, but that is not in any way their fault as you can only have what you are qualified to do. In conclusion, I had a great time in Paris this summer because of them and I would do it again if I could. :)

Yes, I recommend
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Unbelievable experience in Milan!

It's amazing how much you can grow when you go outside of your comfort zone!!!

My internship in Milan through Global Experiences was unbelievable and the best decision I have ever made personally and professionally. I was able to gain first hand experience in one of the fashion capitals of the world. I networked with professionals in the industry from various parts of Europe, learned new skills that I can apply to my career in fashion when returning home, and have this impressive experience on my resume, distinguishing myself from other candidates when applying for jobs in Canada. The onsite staff in Milan made the experience even more special, organizing exciting trips around Italy and making sure we were comfortable and taken care of the entire time abroad. I also met amazing people in the program and made unbelievable memories!!

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What more could I ask for?

My time in Florence Italy was by far one of my most valuable experiences I have ever had. Not only was I given an amazing opportunity to intern in a high-end showroom, I learned more then I could have imagined outside of my internship. The Showroom experience was like none other. I had the best time and was able to gain so much knowledge from my coworkers. They were extremely supportive and gave me responsibilities as if I were a permanent part of their team. Not only was I able to go to the biggest fashion trade show in Italy, I learned how international business works. I did everything from displays to helping them sell. Global Experiences helped me throughout each step of the process, the interview, first day, and anything else I needed along the way. I also was surrounded by the best people and have made life-long friends in the process. Global Experiences had so many activities for us there was no time to be bored.The staff was very supportive and was always there to listen if we had a problem or conflict. We were given the opportunity to travel outside of our internship, as well as spend time with our friends. I used this amazing time abroad to learn about my surroundings as well as myself. I walked away from this experience a well rounded individual and ready to start my career in the fashion industry. Interning abroad has been the best decision I have made regarding my college career!

How can this program be improved?
I wish Global Experiences was directly responsible for our housing situation. It would have made it much easier for communication purposes and resolving issues. It also would have allowed GE members to be rooms together because I, as well as a few others were placed randomly.
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The best experience anyone could ever ask for.

My experience with the Global experience program in Florence, Italy was rewarding in so many way. I am a senior in college and over the summer I was required to do an internship for school. Most of my classmates interned in NYC and answered phones, copied papers and put data in the computer. My internship was nothing like this because Global experience listened to what I wanted to do and had me working one-on-one with an Italian fashion designer. Every day I took the train to where my boss needed me to meet her and we together worked on her summer 2014 collection. I helped her with buying fabric, designing, research for upcoming trends, cutting out patterns and whatever else she wanted me to do. Every day was something different, which I loved cause it kept me on my toes. Not only was my internship an amazing experience but I also made great friends who I will stay in contact with the rest of my life. Overall I had an amazing experience and would not consider Sara as just my boss but also my friend. I would suggest if you have this opportunity to go abroad, take it.

How can this program be improved?
I would have wanted to stay for longer maybe all summer.
Yes, I recommend

About Global Experiences

Global Experiences believes that everyone deserves a career they love, and their mission is to help young people find their paths sooner in life. Global Experiences internship programs open doors for young people to enrich their lives personally and...