Dear Experts, What is your best advice for acquiring a position at your dream company? I'm passionate for journalism and fashion, so I would like to combine the two and work for Vogue in the future. What steps should I be taking? Here is how our CAREEREALISM-Approved Experts answered this question on Twitter: Q#464 Network like crazy. Visit www.magazine.org. Get a few articles published. Watch The September Issue ad nauseum. (@EmilyBennington) Q#464 Try to intern at Vogue if you can. Otherwise intern at other magazines in fashion. Editorial Writing skills are CRITICAL. (@DebraWheatman) Q#464 Get to know as many people who work at Vogue as possible. Make friends and they will tell you what's open. (@careers20) Q#464 Ask for informational interview with person with your dream job at Vogue – get the facts - set a plan - take action. (@avitacareermanagement) Q#464 Find 5 people who work there & set up info interviews to learn what it takes to land job. http://ow.ly/1s9kR (@jtodonnell) Q#464 Dreaming of working for Vogue? First and foremost: don't cross Anna Wintour (@CareerBranches) Q#464 Ask an editor for informational interview. Ask how they got job, get internship, be willing to start at bottom and prove yourself. (@juliaerickson) Our Twitter Advice Project (T.A.P.) is no longer an active campaign. To find an answer to the above question, please use the "Search" box in the right-hand column of this website.
March 26, 2010