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We are currently accepting applications and conducting interviews for our paid internship positions!

Interested in a fashion or retail career? Terry Costa, the leading formal and bridal wear salon in Dallas, is looking for interns for its paid Spring 2020 Internship.   The Terry Costa internship will provide real-world experience and knowledge in a hands-on, participatory retail environment. Interns will be trained on business operations, business and interview etiquette, customer service, buying, bridal sales, retail operations, website maintenance, social media and various aspects of sales and marketing. In addition, Terry Costa interns will be invited to attend the Apparel and Accessories markets held at the Dallas Market Center in January, March and June 2020.  Terry Costa has dressed generations of brides, debutantes and beauty queens. This is a sterling opportunity to gain insider knowledge about fashion and retail from one of Dallas' most respected names in formal wear. To apply or to get more information on the Terry Costa Spring internship, please contact Kay at [email protected] 

  • Customer service
  • Formal wear and bridal buying
  • Product receiving
  • Market preparation, attendance and analysis
  • Marketing
  • Event planning
  • Online retailing
  • And much more!

We are proud to say nearly every member of our Executive Team was once a Terry Costa Intern!  In addition, we have helped place many of our interns with reputable, outstanding companies.  When you bring a hard-working, self-starting attitude to our Terry Costa Team, we will do the same for you!

In Their Own Words: A Few Former Interns Share Their Experience

University of North Texas
Spring 2018

My experience as a Terry Costa intern has given me more opportunities than I expected.  I needed guidance finishing my senior year and Terry Costa gave me the real life experience that every student needs. As a Marketing major I was able to make a connection between my education and interests.

Texas Christian University
Summer 2012

As a Fashion Merchandising Major at TCU I was required to complete a summer internship that was relative to the fashion industry. Initially, I chose Terry Costa because I had a strong interest in the products they carried, such as bridal wear and evening wear.

University of North Texas
Fall 2010

I had such a wonderful experience interning at Terry Costa! While studying Fashion Merchandising at the University of North Texas, I was concerned about my lack of retail experience when it came time to find a job.

University of North Texas
Spring 2008

I was the queen of procrastination when I applied for internships. I applied to two companies; a jewelry designer/wholesaler and Terry Costa. I was interviewed by both companies. To be honest, I really wanted the jewelry internship. However, only Terry Costa offered me an internship.

Fall 2004

My semester internship with Terry Costa was a once in a lifetime experience. From shopping at the apparel mart, to placing reorders, to helping customers out on the sales floor – I gained a wealth of knowledge into how to own and run a small business.

University of North Texas
Spring 2003

I learned a tremendous amount coming in and not knowing how a business runs; you can’t help but pick it up fast here. My experience was filled with a variety of experiences, and I learned how to apply skills in many different ways.

University of North Texas
Summer 2003

I had an amazing experience here at Terry Costa. When I first got hired to do my internship here I was not sure how I was going to like it, what responsibilities I would have, and had no clue as to what the people would be like here.

University of Texas, Dallas
Summer 2003

Starting the internship at Terry Costa it was hard for some people to link fashion to my Degree in Economics and Finance.

Brookhaven College
Summer 2003

As a Fashion Marketing student at Brookhaven College, I had no idea where my fashion degree would take me. As every girl’s dream, I wanted to be in the world of fashion, but where did I begin?

University of North Texas
Summer 2003

My internship at Terry Costa was a wonderful learning experience. From the beginning I was involved in daily tasks and assignments. I also aided in the organizing and execution of special events.

University of North Texas
Summer 2003 – Fall 2003

My internship experience at Terry Costa has been an invaluable part of my career. It gave me the building blocks I needed and the taught me to be confident in my journey.

Stephen F. Austin
Fall 2003

When I originally heard about the Terry Costa internship I was apprehensive due to the fact it was for an unpaid position. But, no amount of money could account for what I have learned from this experience.

Texas Christian University
Fall 2003

Interning at Terry Costa gave me the opportunity to completely experience retail. Participating in the buying, special ordering, customer service, and event planning gave me a better understanding of the ways to run a business.

Wade College
October 2001 – January 2003

Interning for Terry Costa has been a wonderful experience for me. I have learned about the real world of the fashion industry, and I know that I am better prepared for my future in merchandising.

Southwest Texas
Summer 2001

Not knowing what to expect being an intern at Terry Costa, I was pleasantly surprised to find an internship where all different aspects of the fashion industry were utilized on a daily basis.

Texas Tech University
Terry Costa Internship Program Founder

While in college, I completed four internships of all calibers. Other members of our management team did as well, some even here at Terry Costa.