Fashion and Design Internship
|You will have the opportunity to test your career interests, gain experience, and realize long and short-term goals. PREVOG is partnered with highly respected fashion studios that offer courses to local students as well as design emerging traditional African fashion and clothing using our own textiles, such as the Real Wax Print, Wooden etc which distinguish the features of the African traditional and international outfits.
Your activities will depend largely on your experience, but may include helping design different collection of unique African outfits for models such as traditional wear, beach wear, formal wear, as well as evening wear. Attending colorful fashion shows, visiting garment producing companies and a whole range of activities.
Why the project needs Volunteer/interns;
To compliment the effort of stakeholders to send proper and improved fashion design to the masses.
To offer staff support to the fashion house.
To offer you an opportunity to discover practical and innovative fashion practice in Ghana and Africa.
To create a bond between the volunteer/intern and the local community and also promote cross-cultural understanding. With your experience of the Western fashion service, you will be able to bring unique skills and a fresh perspective to the project. In exchange, you will gain a valuable insight into Ghana's culture and will have the opportunity to improve your skills in a variety of areas in fashion.
You need to be either currently studying or practicing in the field of fashion. Good communication and written skills in English language. To apply, complete our on line application form and attach your current CV (resume) and personal photo. You would be contacted after your application has been received and reviewed within 24 hours. This opportunity is ongoing program and therefore any date can apply.
Where the project is based:
The project is based in the capital city, Accra, with shops, banks & Internet cafes nearby. This vibrant city is renowned for its friendly atmosphere where visitors are always welcome. It's full of contrasts: from traditional culture and history to modern infrastructure.
Arrival and Departure Point:
(Kotoka International Airport, Accra)
Monday to Friday, Starting at 08.00 am
25-40 hour week
Depending on where you will be staying, not more than 60 minutes travelling time. Part by commercial mini bus/taxi and part walking.