TMD 461/462: Internship

Participating in an internship is a great way to put classroom learning into practical experience. While engaged in the supportive environment of an internship you can test career goals, enhance professional skills, develop self-reliance, self-esteem, and responsibility. Furthermore, internships encourage networking with professionals and provide increased marketability for employment after graduation.

You must meet with your academic advisor before registering for internship credits.

TMD 461/462: Internship


  • Junior Standing (60+ credits)
  • Minimum GPA of 2.5
  • Permission of Instructor


  • Credits earned for a particular internship will be based on the number of hours involved and the quality and variety of work undertaken
  • 45 hours per credit
  • Maximum of 12 credits, Graded


Explore Past Internship Opportunities

The following list is a SAMPLE of placements in which environmental, marine, health and economic-related students have participated for experiential credits. This list is not exhaustive.

Rhode Island Internships

  • Anya Blu
  • AV Studio LLC
  • Banana Republic
  • Gennaro, Inc
  • Gossip Boutique
  • Green Envy Eco Boutique
  • Ingrid O’Neil
  • Kristina Richards Studio
  • L’Interieur
  • Melissa Ashley Brides
  • Michael Hayes
  • Queen of Hearts
  • Rhode Island Design Center
  • RVCA/Vonzipper
  • Scorpio Accessories LLC

Out-Of-State Internships

  • Accessories Magazine
  • Adidas USA
  • Anthropologie
  • Bennett Design Group
  • Betsey Johnson
  • Bottega Giulianna
  • Brioni
  • Christian Louboutin
  • CK Bradley
  • Coach
  • David Yurman
  • Donna Karan International
  • Express
  • Fitness Magazine
  • Giorgio Armani
  • Gucci
  • Lanier Clothing
  • Liz Claiborne Inc.
  • Lucky Brand Jeans
  • Nine West
  • Nordstrom
  • Oscar de la Renta
  • Phillips-Van Heusen Corporation
  • Polo Ralph Lauren Corporation
  • Sak’s Fifth Avenue
  • Seventeen Magazine
  • Simplicity Pattern Co.
  • Tommy Hilfiger
  • Williams-Sonoma


Source: 2012 TMD department internship list