ABLE is a quickly growing sustainable fashion brand with many learning opportunities available to students. Join our team by interning in one of our departments - you'll be given hands-on projects and endless opportunities to learn and grow!
INTERNSHIPS run in three seasons: Spring, Summer, & Fall. Each intern applies to and specializes in a specific department, though there is some crossover between departments and responsibilities. Through this experience, you’ll learn the ins and outs of ethical fashion and receive valuable experience in how ABLE runs!
What we are looking for
- Enthusiastic, driven, and resourceful problem solvers who are dedicated to ABLE’s mission
- Creative energy and innovative ideas to design new initiatives within your specific department
- Students who will be able to come in person to ABLE’s office over the course of the summer (with the exception of graphic design interns)
What you will gain
- 1:1 mentorship from ABLE team members and a chance to build relationships with industry professionals
- Access to the employee discount at our flagship and online store
- Professional development and hands-on experience in your area of interest
All sound good to you? Apply to be an intern today!
We are currently accepting applications for our Summer 2021 intern program. Submit your application before March 1 to be considered. The dates for the summer internship are flexible, but interns must be available to come into the Nashville office Monday through Friday for 15-30 hours per week. You will work with your supervisor to build an individualized schedule for the summer!
Fall 2021 Internship Applications will open in May.
Internship Job Descriptions
Design InternThe ABLE Design team is looking for a detail-oriented and creative intern to support the team in developing styles of apparel, denim, footwear, and leather. The Design Intern will help with tracking and organizing packages from factories, sample tagging and tracking, updating assortment lists, measurement/spec confirmation, and more. This position will allow you to learn about the design process in a hands-on environment at a fast-growing fashion brand.
Marketing InternGain hands-on experience in all aspects of marketing. From campaign strategy to execution, you'll learn the ins and outs of the digital world, while focusing on data analysis and optimization of results. You'll work side-by-side with our full e-commerce team, while also collaborating with our partners in ABLE's flagship store and other wholesale partners. This position is well-suited for someone who is detailed-oriented, collaborative and thrives in a fast-paced environment. This position is in-person at our Nashville, TN headquarters.
Planning/ Operations InternABLE operations are vast and varied, from managing our sales forecast in the states to communicating daily with our overseas production partners. If you have an interest in the business side of fashion, this is the position for you. This department is seeking an intern who is interested in the following: assisting our buyers to generate performance reports, attending important buying meetings, assisting in entering and revising purchase orders and reorders, helping track orders to ensure timely delivery of merchandise, analyzing sales and consumer data, and offering insight into our production process. Having experience in Excel, data analysis and Retail Math will help you succeed in this internship, but are not required skills! Overall, we are looking for someone who is detail-oriented, resourceful, proactive, and able to thrive in a fast-paced environment. This position is in-person at our Nashville, TN headquarters.
Flagship InternWe are looking for someone with retail and visual merchandising experience to be the intern to our Retail and Events manager! You will be executing your own projects, merchandising displays in-store, contacting display vendors and helping to design and create concepts for display materials both for our flagship store and brand-wide for our wholesale partners. We are looking for a multi-tasker, who proactively seeks out opportunities to support the team with a can-do and follow-through attitude. This position is for someone who works well in a fast-paced environment, has strong leadership, critical thinking and problem solving skills. This position is in-person at our Nashville, TN headquarters.
Graphic Design InternWe highly value the way we look and feel in the print + video world. Work with our team to collaborate on design projects from brainstorming stages to implementation. Interns will design smaller projects on their own, and work with our in-house graphic designer on larger projects (both web & print). Graphic design applicants should be able to use photoshop and indesign, and preferably on mac. This position can be either remote or in-person at our Nashville, TN headquarters.
Want to apply now? Download the intern application here.