San Bruno, CA – For college students nationwide, especially those with an eye for fashion and a go-getter spirit, Stella & Dot has created a unique opportunity to earn money part-time while pursuing a full-time education: its new Student Entrepreneur Program (STEPs). A “paid internship” in fashion and social selling specifically designed for college students, the Stella & Dot STEPs program is a hands-on, résumé-building opportunity in sales, marketing, public relations, e-commerce and fashion merchandising, with solid earnings potential. Students can learn more and enroll online athttp://home.stelladot.com/luxejewels/content/sdintern/index. Financial aid is available to select enrollees.
STEPs candidates can become student Stella & Dot stylists: learning to run their own part-time jewelry business and selling exclusive merchandise through in-person Trunk Shows and online. Speedy shipping relieves any need to stock inventory or make deliveries, and Stella & Dot provides all needed marketing materials, including gorgeous look books, and support to create their own e-commerce website. In addition to an easy-to-follow online video training guide, STEPs participants receive personal stylist mentoring and the chance to shadow a local sponsor. Among other skills, student stylists learn how to get referrals, which allow them to quickly grow beyond friends and family within a few weeks.
Stella & Dot jewelry has proven appeal, with various price points and styles geared toward diverse audiences: college students, mothers, grandmothers, and everyone in between. Along with online sales, STEPs members can conduct Trunk Shows on and off campus: for students, friends, parents’ friends, friends’ parents, neighbors, etc.
“We’re happy to introduce our Student Entrepreneur Program, extending our company’s mission of empowering women to the next generation of young entrepreneurs,” stated Jessica Herrin, Founder and CEO of Stella & Dot. “Not only is the program a flexible earning opportunity for students, but a great, preparatory way to nurture skills needed for success in today’s competitive job market.”
Stella & Dot is a boutique style jewelry company reinventing the home based business opportunity for the modern woman with a business platform they call social shopping. Stella & Dot offers it’s celebrity coveted product line exclusively through a growing network of trained Independent Consultants (Stylists) across North America who earn sales commissions by selling at private trunk shows and online with a best in class ecommerce site including social media tie ins. Stylists can also add dimension to their business and earn coaching commissions by helping other Stylists succeed. For more information on Stella & Dot, please visit www.stelladot.com.