Weblinks: Careers by Major/Interest

Textiles, Apparel & Merchandising

Note: This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of occupations associated with this major. Refer to other WebLink pages for additional occupations, job descriptions and job search sites.


Sample Occupations


Additional Occupations


Examples of Employers

  • Apparel Manufacturing Industries
  • Boutiques
  • Department Stores
  • Distribution Centers
  • Marketing Research Firms
  • Paper Products Manufacturers
  • Specialty and Chain Stores
  • Testing Laboratories
  • Textile & Apparel Museums
  • Textile Converting Houses
  • Textile Design Studios
  • Textile Dyeing and Finishing Firms
  • Textile Fiber or Yarn Producer
  • Textile Manufacturing Companies
  • Trade and Consumer Publications
  • Trade Associations
  • Wholesale Companies

Occupational & Professional  Information


Fashion/Textiles-Related Job Sites


Government Sites

Government employment is a potential career path for people from just about any major or background. Visit these pages for more information:


NIU Links


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