This job has expired

Workroom Intern - Summer Semester

Dion Lee
New York City, New York (US)
Unpaid - School Accredited Internship
Closing date
27 Apr 2023

View more

Production - Garments & Accessories
Contract Type
Part Time

Job Details

Dion Lee is a unisex designer brand, based in New York City. The Dion Lee aesthetic is technical with an intelligent sensuality. Each collection marries innovative construction, with a consciousness of the form. Textiles are engineered to form sculptural embellishments. 

We are seeking a reliable, resourceful, and self-motivated student to assist our Workroom team with making samples for the runway and special projects as our Workroom Intern. Through the duration of the internship, the student will industry experience and knowledge through sourcing, communicating with factories and vendors, and observing the design process from conceptualization to market. The ideal candidate is motivated to take initiative, detail-oriented, an effective communicator and has excellent project management skills.


  • Deliver packages to and from the office and vendors/suppliers
  • Assist the Workroom team and other cross-functional teams with all duties and responsibilities
    • Source the garment district for raw materials and/or supplies as needed
    • Prepare sample packages (including patterns, cut tickets, raw materials, etc.) for the atelier and local factories
    • Review completed samples for quality and prepare them for the showroom and/or runway
      • Organize and maintain the raw material (fabric, trim, etc.) storage
      • Maintain an accurate inventory of raw materials.
      • Organize and archive patterns
      • Update documents that track work in progress and inventory
      • Photocopying and organizing documents


  • Reliable transportation to downtown Manhattan within office hours (10a - 6.30p)
  • Basic knowledge of fabrics, trims and garment construction
  • Functional knowledge of Microsoft Office, Google Workspace, and Adobe Creative Suite
    • Must be able to stand, walk, sit or otherwise be physically active for extended periods of time.
    • Must be able to lift up to 25 lbs
    • Seeking a degree from an accredited college or university in a related field of study
    • Must be a junior or senior in a degree program
    • Must receive school credit for the internship
    • Must be available for at least 3 weekdays and a minimum of 20 hours per week
    • Must have a flexible schedule with the ability to work some evenings and weekends (only in preparation for market and/or show)
    • Must be available for the duration of the semester

Please note that this is a college-credited internship, and we can only accept students who are currently enrolled.


Dion Lee is a designer brand hailing from Sydney, Australia, established in 2009 by its eponymous Creative Director. Renowned for experimental construction combined with traditional tailoring, the brand has pioneered a modern identity for Australian fashion. The Dion Lee aesthetic is technical with an intelligent sensuality. Each collection marries innovative construction, with a consciousness of the form. Textiles are engineered to form sculptural embellishments and architectural silhouettes are dissected to enhance movement and the flow of air and light. After debuting at Australia Fashion Week, DION LEE presented collections in London before relocating to New York, where the brand has become a permanent fixture on the seasonal schedule. Dion Lee is sold globally in over 80 of the world's most exclusive retailers including Net-A-Porter, Bergdorf Goodman, Selfridges and David Jones. Australia is home to eight stores, each designed to reflect the constructed nature of the product, in an environment that is both industrial and luxurious. 

Find Us
401 Broadway
New York
United States

Get job alerts

Create a job alert and receive personalised job recommendations straight to your inbox.

Create alert