Design & Merchandising . Drexel brought out my entrepreneurial spirit. The rigorous ten- week terms, my co- op experience, study abroad and invaluable mentorships, I acquired the confidence and skills to try it out.” - Ana Prodanovic, 2. Students gain the experience and leadership skills to make merchandising and marketing decisions in the classroom and through Drexel's renowned cooperative work experience. While working locally, nationally and/or internationally, they gain valuable industry experience and develop a worldwide consciousness and a professional network, as well as business savvy. To further enhance global understanding, students are encouraged to immerse themselves in short- or long- term study abroad programs in cities including London, Paris, Florence, Prague, or Reykjavik.
The program is active in its partnership with the National Retail Federation and the American Collegiate Retailing Association and maintains agreements with leading industry software providers.
Design and Merchandising students develop an appreciation for style and product quality, learn to communicate verbally and visually about design, and gain the.
Journal of Culture & Retail Image: a publication of Drexel University's Design & Merchandising Program in conjunction with Drexel University Libraries .