Meet our Community
Shop Repurpose is a nonprofit organization that utilizes the resale of luxury items to provide job readiness training, personal development, mentorship, and scholarships for higher education, while providing a platform for sustainability in the fashion industry.
Our Career Readiness Trainees
Bella is a senior at Baruch College. As our Executive Managerial Assistant she works in many different departments at Shop Repurpose.
"I joined the team at Shop Repurpose because I admire the cause and value new experiences that align with my marketing and management studies! I am very inspired by their workforce development and sustainable fashion mission and am so excited to learn from and network with many new people!"
Melody is a junior studying digital marketing at Baruch College. As a social media and marketing intern, she creates graphics for the weekly blog posts and creates content for Shop Repurpose's social media platforms.
Melody decided to intern with Shop Repurpose because of her "interest in sustainable fashion and eagerness to expand my knowledge in the marketing field. "
Lissette is a psychology major attending LaGuardia Community College. As an intern, she writes weekly blogs about fashion, clothing tips, and the importance of sustainability.
“With my love for fashion and arts, I wanted to intern at Shop Repurpose to get my foot into the world of fashion and gain experience in blog writing."
Ekaterini is a Junior at the City College of New York majoring in Philosophy and Engineering. As a photography intern at Repurpose, they help take e-commerce photos of our website.
Ekaterini chose Repurpose because "I wanted the opportunity to learn more about repurposed clothing and marketing."
Destinee is a Senior at LIM College, where she studies Merchandising and Marketing. She is an Operations Intern at Shop Repurpose, where she researches and inventories clothing donations.
She says: "I love this internship because, by including me in many different projects, they are helping me to gain knowledge, experience, and develop my skills within the fashion industry."
Nafisah is a senior at the Fashion Institute of Technology majoring in Photography and Related Media. As a photography intern at Repurpose they take e-commerce photos of our website and helps the social media team with getting images for social posts.
Nafisah chose Repurpose "to develop my skills as a photographer, editor, and content creator."
Nicole is a sophomore at the Fashion Institute of Technology studying Fashion Business Management. As a social media marketing intern, she writes the weekly Repurpose blog.
"I joined the Shop Repurpose team to expand my knowledge in the field of social media marketing while also combining my interest in fashion. Shop Repurpose has created a collaborative and supportive environment for me to grow as an individual."
Samantha is a sophomore at LIM College and is majoring in visual studies with a focus in photo styling/set design and event planning. As a marketing intern, she helps create content and manage the social media planner.
She chose to join Repurpose to “learn how to collaborate with a diverse team of individuals with various levels of experience and to achieve a better understanding of the process involved in marketing.”
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