Sunday, June 6, 2010

Moi-Meme Attire Fashion Design Intern (NYC)

Moi-Meme Attire
252 W. 38th St., suite 906
New York, NY 10018

Moi-Meme is a made-to-measure apparel business that designs, tailors and markets smart, stylish custom suits and separates for modern, professional women.

Through the company’s personal tailoring service, a Moi-Meme style consultant takes each customer’s body measurements and assists her in selecting a garment style, fabric and lining color. Each custom garment is individually tailored at our Vietnam-based tailoring shop; alterations take place in the company’s New York City Fashion District showroom.

**Internship Description**
Moi-Meme seeks an unpaid part-time intern for the summer to assist with tailoring and operations tasks. The successful candidate will work 2-3 days per week. The intern will work directly under the tutelage of our master tailor. Typical tasks include:
• Engaging in quality control, including measuring garments
• Pressing, steaming and preparing garments for delivery
• Hand sewing, including of buttons and hems
• Preparing fabric displays
• Tracking logistics for garments
• Participating in customer fittings

This is an excellent opportunity for a serious, reliable young professional to learn about tailoring from a master tailor within the fashion industry and contribute to a rapidly growing start-up fashion brand. As a Moi-Meme intern, you will:
• Learn directly from our master tailor, an individual with 30 years of tailoring experience, including as a tailoring instructor
• Gain in-depth, hands-on tailoring and operations experience
• Participate in the growth of an exciting fashion business
• Meet many talented and successful female executives, professionals and graduate students (i.e. the company’s customer base)
• Work in the centrally located Fashion District, on West 38th St. near Penn Station, Times Square and Herald Square

While this is not a paid position, course credit may be earned. The intern may be offered a part-time position at the company at the conclusion of the summer.

• Completion of at least one year of university level courses
• Basic tailoring skills and eagerness to develop them further
• Basic computer skills
• Available 2-3 days per week, including one weekend day
• Serious, detail-oriented and committed to delivering projects on-time
• Hard-working with a willingness to learn and complete many different tasks
• Trustworthy
• Energetic
• Flexible
• Committed to complete the summer-long program

How to Apply
First, please visit the company’s website at to learn more. If you find that you are interested in working at Moi-Meme, submit both a resume and cover letter to outlining the following for consideration:
• Reason you are interested in this position; what you hope to gain from this experience
• Summary of the skills, training and personal traits that you think would make you the best candidate for this internship
• Availability (i.e. when available to start, days of week, hours, etc.)

Due to a large number of expected responses, not all applications will be acknowledged. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

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Posted by Christine Le

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