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.
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 2018 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 2018. 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 Kristyn Huckeba at [email protected].
- Customer service
- Formal wear and bridal buying
- Product receiving
- Market preparation, attendance and analysis
- 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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Starting the internship at Terry Costa it was hard for some people to link fashion to my Degree in Economics and Finance.
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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.