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My Goal is Simple: Work for Vogue


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)

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