Special Topic Information Sessions
The Wilson College of Textiles offers a variety of options to connect with us. Explore our special topic information sessions and connect with current students, faculty and alumni. These topics are just a sampling of how interdisciplinary the textile industry is.
Fall 2022 Special Topic Information Sessions will be announced soon. For examples of the types of sessions we will have, read the descriptions of our spring 2022 sessions below.
February 15, 2022
Internships are a phenomenal way to gain real world work experience, learn true professionalism and confirm your career aspirations. Most students at the Wilson College of Textiles will complete an internship experience at least once during their time as undergraduates.
Join students from all 5 undergraduate majors as they talk about their 2021 internship experiences.
March 8, 2022
What if yoga pants could help correct your poses? Or, if your hoodie had lights that sync with your music? This session focuses on e-textiles (electronic textiles) and their applications for our daily lives.
Working for Your Favorite Brand
March 29, 2022
We all have our favorite brands that we wear or dream of buying. Learn about the experiences our students have had interning at their favorite brand or alumni who work for their favorite brand. Dreams really do come true!
Color Chemistry: Making Colors Pop!
April 5, 2022
If you’ve ever walked into the NC State University bookstore to purchase some apparel, you’ve probably noticed that there are red items all around you. But, it’s not just any red; it’s Wolfpack red, and it takes a special knowledge of color chemistry to get that same Wolfpack red on many different materials. Join us as we talk with Wilson College of Textiles alumni on their careers in color chemistry within the textile and apparel industries.
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