An announcement, of sorts: We are seeking interns for the upcoming Summer season! The position would be part time 15-20 hours a week unpaid, with possibility of becoming a permanent employee in August. Our interns gain lots of hands-on experience helping us in day to day operations related to the making of our products. In the past, interns have worked on making patterns, website maintenance, product development research, and design. Some sewing experience may be gained, depending on the availability of our machines. You can expect to be busy, but to have fun! We are now working out of our own little studio across the street from R.E.Load and we really like it.
Interns should be hardworking, highly motivated, self-starters with an interest in working for a small design company. We expect to be able to assign a task or project, with minimal oversight and have it carried out by the intern independently. This frequently includes cutting our pattern pieces out, but the internship is very flexible to include your own goals and objectives. Also, this job is not necessarily targeted at a fibers or fashion major. In fact, we are excited to have people from backgrounds different from our own get involved here at FH. Therefore, your time will be split helping to do what we're already doing and in working on new projects which can be guided by your own interests and ideas.
Because this company is only two people, there is lots of flexibility in interning here. It also means we expect a lot from the people we welcome into our space. I started as an intern with FH nearly 2 years ago and have been here ever since. Unfortunately we cannot pay our interns, but there are fun perks and we are more than happy to help you get school credit for your time. Again, we hope to find someone potentially available to stay on in the fall as a permanent employee. If this sounds like it might fit your bill, send us some images of other design you've done (ideally a portfolio) and an email about yourself. We really hope to hear from you! And as soon as possible! Send all materials to firstname.lastname@example.org