This program is for Columbia Business School students to thoroughly experience working in luxury retailing. LEF’s Retailing Internship Program allows MBA students to better grasp the day-to-day retail operations of luxury brands. LEF has developed 3 formats for the program: a Part-Time Academic Year Internship, a Full-Time Summer Internship and a Weeklong Shadowing Program.

The objective of the program is for the intern to experience the retail environment and the many facets of working in a flagship store. Their exposure includes selling, retail operations, visual merchandising, training and clienteling (depending on the company). The following Metiers are supported: Women and Men’s RTW, Leather Handbags, Silk, Fashion Jewelry, Belts, Agendas and Fragrances.


Past & Ongoing Participating Companies Include: