Provides full text access to more than 125 periodicals, 135 reference books, case studies, thousands of company profiles in the area of entrepreneurship and small business. Also includes over 600 videos with transcripts and related articles from the Harvard Faculty Series and Vator.TV, a social network site for high-tech entrepreneurs.
The New York Fashion Tech Lab is a nonprofit program 'to support women-led companies that have developed innovations at the intersection of fashion, retail, and technology. Six to ten women-led companies are selected annually to receive mentorship and collaboration with participating fashion retailers, venture capitalists, and network, and access to senior leaders at fashion retailers for product feedback and potential deployment of proofs of concept.'
Fashion Careers: Internet Resources
Users should exercise caution on websites which charge fees for posting resumes or portfolios, or charge for providing contact information about employment opportunities.
The UK-based Arts Thread website is aimed at connecting Design Arts students and graduates (fashion, craft and VC), and the creative industry. "For the first time ever, design students, graduates, universities, schools and the creative industry can network worldwide." Students may upload their visual portfolios, find basic career advice, read about exhibits and follow the blog.
FashionUnited is a world-wide platform for the fashion industry including news articles, job listings, discussion groups and educational information. Visitors can register for free and receive a weekly business-to-business newsletter. This site also has a Jobs Center area, where visitors can search for positions in specific parts of the world as well as post their own CV.
This government website provides job descriptions, average earnings and information about training, working conditions and potential growth for thousands of U.S. occupations. Visitors may search alphabetically or type in one of the following occupations: Apparel Manufacturing; Clothing, Accessory, and General Merchandise Stores; Demonstrators, Product Promoters and Models; Designer; Purchasing Managers, Buyers and Purchasing Agents; Textile, Apparel and Furniture Occupations.