International Students

Latest international student news

  • Jul

    Catching Up With FIDM China Alumna Ambassador Chloe Cheng (English and Chinese)

    When did you graduate from FIDM and what was your major?
    I gradated in 2012, my major is Merchandise Marketing.


    What is your current job title, and what is your company all about?
    I am the co-founder of Shanghai Rebellion, a multimedia platform which cultivates Shanghai Lifestyle by introducing quality products and sharing quality content worldwide.

    我现任为Shanghai Rebellion的联合创始人。Shanghai Rebellion 是一个多媒体平台,引导和传播上海文化生活,让世界各地的朋友们有机会了解到上海这座独一无二的摩都。 

    What does your job entail on a daily basis?
    My job entails client relationship management (CRM), market research, product buying and development, hiring, strategic planning, and budget planning. Every day is a new day.

    我每天的工作任务都不太一样,根据我的公司形式发展情况而调节。 客户关系管理,市场调查,产品采购和研发,雇佣员工,战略计划,预算计划,这些都包括在我的日常工作任务范围内。

    After being in the industry, what are some of the most important lessons you’ve learned since graduating?
    I have learned that it’s very important to have the industry knowledge and insights while working in the related industry. Especially in China, what I learned from the west helps me stand out from the crowd and allows me to offer valuable perspectives at work. 

    我发现在FIDM所学到的专业知识在工作中是十分有用的。特别在中国, 这些西方的知识和理念给到我一些新的独特见解和看法,这些想法和主意在工作当中是十分珍贵的,使你鹤立鸡群。

    What advice do you have for graduating students who are currently interviewing?
    My advice for them is to be confident and passionate about what they want to do at work. Never give up on your dreams, don’t stop trying.




    Categories: FIDM, Alumni News, International

  • Jun

    A Conversation With DEBUT Designer Tomy Huang (English and Chinese)

    By Chloe Cheng Recent Advanced Fashion Design Graduate Tomy Huang is originally from Beijing, China, but says he loves living, working, and studying in California. Learn more about this International Student's exciting time at FIDM. How did you choose to s … Read More

  • May

    Catching Up With FIDM Graduate Bianca Hsu of Voda Swim

    FIDM Ambassador Chloe Cheng recently chatted with Bianca Hsu, who is the Brand Manager of Voda Swim in Taiwan. Learn more about her busy and exciting career overseas: When did you graduate from FIDM and what was your major? 你什么时候毕业的专业是什么? I graduated in 200 … Read More

  • Apr

    Just Accepted Merchandise Marketing Student Left Behind Lucrative Engineering Career to Follow Her FIDM Dreams

    Name: Richa Bhatiani Age: 31 Hometown: New Delhi, India Previous College: B.E. in Engineering Management and M.S. in Project Management FIDM Major: Merchandise Marketing, Professional Designation  FIDM Campus and Start Date: LA Campus, April 2016 Admis … Read More

  • Mar

    Graphic Design Graduate Runs Her Own Design Firm in Jakarta, Indonesia

    Name: Krizia Soetaniman Occupation: Graphic designer and owner Company: KriziaSoe Design Location: Jakarta, Indonesia FIDM Major: Graphic Design Graduated: 2015 
What do you love about your work? I work for myself and designing has always been a part o … Read More

  • Feb

    IMPD Students Take Unforgettable Study Trip to Hong Kong

    All 11 of FIDM's International Manufacturing & Product Development Students recently visited Hong Kong, along with FIDM Vice President of Education Barbara Bundy and Special Projects Chairperson Amanda Starling, for hands-on learning in a fast-paced, global … Read More

  • Feb

    Just Accepted Beauty Student Has 7,000 Followers on Makeup-Focused Instagram

    Name: Sofia Aldana Age: 17 Hometown: Barranquilla, Colombia FIDM Major: Beauty Industry Merchandising & Marketing FIDM Campus and Start Date: Los Angeles, Fall 2016 Admissions Advisor: Seung Kim  How did your advisor help with the process? Seung was ve … Read More

  • Nov

    Just Accepted Visual Communications Student Hails From Durban, South Africa

    Name: Alexia Vaden Age: 18 Hometown: Durban, South Africa Current School/Work: I'm a senior at Corona del Mar High School. I've been working at Hobie Surf Shop in Corona del Mar for two years. FIDM Major: Visual Communications FIDM Campus and Start Date: … Read More

  • Jun

    Brand New MPD Grad Is Design and Trend Researcher at Avery Dennison

    Recent Merchandise Product Development Graduate Radhika Parsana, who previously studied biotechnology in India, already has a job as a design and trend researcher at Avery Dennison, a global leader in pressure-sensitive label technology serving the global mar … Read More

  • Jun

    Just Accepted MPD Student Studied Fashion in Singapore Prior to Moving to the U.S.

    Name: Aijing Wu Age: 25 Hometown: Guangzhou, China Previous College: LASALLE College of the Arts, Singapore FIDM Major: Merchandise Product Development FIDM Campus and Start Date: LA, October 2015 Admissions Advisor: Susan Pope How did your advisor help wit … Read More