Being a college student in the current world is not an easy task. Balancing exams, papers, internships, mental health and a pandemic with no light at the end of the tunnel is exhausting. Let us not forget that we just witnessed one of the most crucial elections in American history. But being an international student – pandemic or not – brings a unique set of challenges.
To get to the top, you inevitably have to start at the bottom. This is the reality of being an intern at London Fashion Week. The environment is fast-paced, highly competitive and extremely exploitive. There are rules, there is hierarchy and there are a lot of all black outfits.