Modeconnect offers a few internships to students wishing to pursue a career a fashion picture editor – iconographer – fashion social media or in fashion journalism. The fashion journalism placement offers a taste of the world of fashion digital publishing and will help you identify and develop the qualities and skills required to succeed in this field.
Internships with Modeconnect usually last between 3 to 6 weeks and can be part time or full time. Candidates must be a university student and required do an internship as part of their training. No wage is offered but refreshment, snacks and lunch will be provided at the office.
Modeconnect is a young but dynamic digital publishing company that has quickly gained respect throughout the industry. It has an excellent network in both the world of fashion and fashion education. You can find out more on Modeconnect’s About page. In 2014 Modeconnect run an International Fashion Writing Competition in partnership with the Woolmark Company. Modeconnect is located in Central London, close to Caledonian Road Tube station on the Piccadilly line.
The Work Placement Experience
With both types of work placements – fashion journalism and fashion social media – interns get to witness the day-to-day running of a small digital publishing business, and learn from a practical environment. They may be involved in a number of activities ranging from contributing to social media to interacting with top fashion and education institutions. Depending on the calendar, interns get to attend main fashion events such as London Graduate Fashion Week, New Designers or London Fashion Week.
The Fashion Journalism Internship
This work placement offers an experience in fashion journalism, which will include research, editorial strategy, content specification, writing and editing. Contributors are fully credited for any articles published on Modeconnect. This experience is the perfect way to establish credentials as a fashion writer.
To benefit and enjoy this placement, interns need to love words; have excellent communication skills in written English and a very good command of grammar. Most importantly Fashion Journalist interns must be interested in and have an understanding of fashion and creativity in fashion. This placement is NOT suitable for anyone interested in image creation or photography.
How to apply
Interning at Modeconnect is highly valued and sought after.
We will email you to confirm we have registered your interest and keep you informed of any progress.
Become a Contributor
If an internship is not suitable but you still would like to have your work published on Modeconnect please let us know via the form at the bottom of Modeconnect Contributors’ page.