Footwear Design / Product Development Internship

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New York City

Position Type

Spring 2018 Semester

The Role

Veronica Beard is an elevated American sportswear brand that strikes the balance between classic and cool. It offers a modern perspective on iconic staples and results in a ready to wear collection that is hardwired for real life. Sisters-in-law Veronica Miele Beard and Veronica Swanson Beard launched their eponymous brand in the Fall of 2010 with their signature dickey jacket. Their collection of perfectly designed essentials blends designer aesthetic with both wearability and ease, providing a versatile look for the woman who is trying to do it all.

Veronica Beard is sold at our store on Madison Avenue, Bergdorf Goodman, Neiman Marcus, Nordstrom, Intermix, and an additional 150 + stores globally. As a Top 10 Finalist for CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund, there are a lot of future opportunities at Veronica Beard.


To effectively train & teach exceptional skills that support the Veronica Beard footwear design team. We offer individuals the opportunity to receive extensive mentorship, project supervision, and guided training while gaining valuable & realistic hands-on experience and an introduction to the fashion industry.

From this internship, the intern will learn:

Better understanding of the overall design process

Access to higher areas of job related experience

More about materials and leathers

How a design studio operates daily


Assisting designer with general duties such as material research, market research, trend boards, and design boards

Organizing and handling prototypes

Assisting in day to day administrative tasks

Assisting with sketches and color ups

General organization of accessory library

Running errands in and around the garment district


Design or Product Development major

Knowledge of Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel)

Knowledge of Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop

Willingness to learn

Self starter and skilled at multi tasking

How to Apply

Please email with your resume, cover letter, and any other pertinent materials.

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