The Fashion Industry Association (“FIA”) is a student organization at the University of Southern California. As the only fashion-focused organization officially recognized by the USC Marshall School of Business, FIA is dedicated to connecting its members to information about and professional opportunities within the fashion industry. Offering regular guest speaker sessions with professionals from the fashion industry, networking events, social opportunities, and a student-run fashion show, the organization exposes members to the many facets of the fast-paced, ever-changing fashion industry.


  • General members are welcome to sign up and join for the Fall 2019 semester via this link: bit.ly/fiafall2019, please note the membership fee is $25.00 per semester.

  • Our Internal Board Applications are due 9/8/2019. Available positions and application forms are under the “join us” tab on this page.  

  • Reach out to us at fia@usc.edu whenever for additional inquiries!


  • FIA hosts monthly panels featuring guest speakers from the fashion industry speaking about their personal experiences within the LA fashion scene. Past participants include representatives from Revolve, Fred Segal, and True Religion.

  • The annual Fashion Recruiter Reception takes place each fall, where USC students network with recruiters. This event frequently results in several internship offers for members. Previous participants include Chanel, Guess, and Rodarte.

  • The annual FIA Fashion Show, an on-campus and student-run event featuring LA-based designers and brands takes place every spring.