Fashion at Barnard (FAB)

Fashion at Barnard

Program Overview

Fashion at Barnard is an excellent opportunity for students to strengthen their knowledge of the fashion business, gain confidence, network and get ahead of the application and interview process. Fashion at Barnard in partnership with the YMA Fashion Scholarship Fund is a one day program specifically for Barnard students with a range of diverse backgrounds, academic majors and work experiences.  No prior experience in fashion is required, only curiosity to learn about the sector.  

Fashion at Barnard will:

  • Provide you with a better understanding of various fashion careers
  • Introduce tips and skills to improve applications for internships, scholarships, and applications
  • Contribute to an understanding of your personal strengths 
  • Present the opportunity to learn directly from fashion professionals

Application Requirements

  • Applicants will be selected based on the following criteria:          
  • Current Barnard First Year, Sophomore, Junior, or Senior 
  • Interest in fashion or curiosity about learning more
  • Strong resume 
  • Solid essay response

Program Dates, Application Process and Deadlines

Please do not apply unless you can guarantee your attendance for the day. No exceptions will be made.

Application Deadline:  Stay tuned! Check back on this site soon for updated information.

Selected Students Notified:  Stay tuned! Check back on this site soon for updated information.


Topical Overview and Agenda

  • Registration
  • Breakfast Presentation: Overview of Fashion Industry 
  • Alumnae Panel
  • Intern Panel 
  • Lunch Presentation: Resume Workshop 
  • YMA Fashion Scholarship Fund Application Process Information Session 
  • Informal Networking


Successful completion of the program includes but is not limited to:

  • Attend Fashion at Barnard from 8:30 to 2pm on Friday, September 19 
  • Adhere to all instructions and deadlines associated with the program 
  • Be prompt for onsite and offsite programs 
  • Maintain professionalism in my interactions with speakers, BCD staff, and peers
  • Keep an updated and accurate profile and upload resume and other materials to NACElink
  • Respond to post-program surveys and follow-up

Questions? Please contact Barnard Career Development at