Get to Know an LIM Grad: Aubriana Sweet, Class of 2017
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Name: Aubriana Sweet
Graduation Year: 2017
Major: Fashion Merchandising
Hometown: Edinboro, PA
Internships: Calypso St. Barth, Michael Fisher, and Patrick J. Clayton Productions
Study Abroad: American University in Rome (Italy) for one semester
Current Job: Event Manager for Patrick J. Clayton Productions
Describe your day. There really is no “typical” day. I assist with all phases of planning events, so my day can include everything from creating display elements to running errands, office work, and, obviously, attending the events. I also do outreach and booking for our photo booth. There’s never a set routine!
What surprised you about LIM? How much experience everyone (faculty, staff and administrators) had in the fashion industry.
Which class or classes were most transformative for you? I don’t think there was a specific class that transformed my mindset or career path. I think that every class at LIM sets you up to be very well-rounded in the industry and you can create the path that you want. I did love my Textiles class, it was just a very interesting to learn about fabrics and materials, etc.
Favorite spots in NYC: This is hard. My bed, ha ha ha. The Upper West Side. Walking around, finding new places to eat. I love to explore food and cultures.
Why did you choose LIM? When I was in high school, I was between going to law school or studying fashion. After lots of decision making, I chose the fashion route, obviously. When I went to an Open House at LIM, I fell in love. I didn’t need to visit any other school. LIM had a sense of community. The professors knew your name, they wanted you to succeed, and all the faculty and staff were there to support your endeavors and ideas.
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