Here at Fashionista, we get tons of emails asking us how to break into the industry, as well as how to make that crucial leap from intern to employee. The best way to do it? Through networking. If you prove yourself worthy at an internship, someone will take notice. Even if that person doesn’t have a job for you, he or she might recommend you to someone else.
The other way is through a staffing agency. Fashion companies really, truly use these agencies to scout talent. While putting your resume into a firm’s database may feel like a waste of time, it’s not: Respected agencies staff respected companies. We know plenty of people who’ve scored jobs through these services. Here are three of the best: