Max Mara Fashion Group is offering 5 outstanding young graduates the exclusive opportunity to win a scholarship for a six-month work placement in the product offices of its various collections, giving them the chance to begin an important training experience in the field of PRODUCT MANAGEMENT.
During the placements, the successful candidates will work within the team of a product office, learning about how a fashion collection project develops by working alongside experienced Project Managers.

A Product Manager in the companies that form part of the MaxMara Group must be able to combine a feel for fashion products and collection research and development skills with a talent for analysing and studying markets and competition.

These scholarships are open to candidates of both sexes, who must:
−    be aged 28 or under
−    have an economics-related degree and perhaps a post-graduate masters degree specialising in product or fashion management
−    have an excellent knowledge of English and a strong international outlook developed during periods spent abroad
−    have a passion for the fashion sector

To apply, please send, by 5 December 2009, to
−    a presentation explaining the motivation for applying for the scholarship and entering the fashion sector (on A4 size paper, max. length 5 pages)
−    a detailed, non-standardised format CV

Candidates whose profiles best fit the requirements will be invited to take part in a selection process, which will take place in Reggio Emilia during the month of December, and which will include group tests, language tests and one-to-one interviews.


The participants in the 5th Edition of the “Clothing and Fashion Design” Course are completing the theory section with great enthusiasm and positive results. During the months of May and June they will be involved in the work placements planned in the various Design Offices of the companies belonging to the Max Mara Fashion Group.

Good Luck!

Fiorenza, HR Dept.


In the picture: the students with the course coordinator during a visit to the Max Mara Campus


The fifth edition of the “Clothing and Fashion Designer” course 2008-2009 started in October 2008 and will end in July 2009. The course is promoted by the Fondazione Giulia Maramotti in collaboration with Cis – Business Management School. A work placement in the companies of the Max Mara Group is foreseen at the end of the course.
The post- diploma/ graduate course aims to train professional profiles with competences in the coordination and design of collections and with the skills to carry out the different activities of a Style Department.

Franco, HR Dept.


The Max Mara Womenswear Design Prize is a competition in collaboration with the British Fashion Council to select three students from the most prestigious English design schools; the three winning students will win a fully paid design placement at Max Mara between June and September 2009.
Students are asked to carry out a research project on one of the Max Mara Group collections and to develop a new direction for the collection proposing 10 looks.
The winners will be announced on 22 January 2009 and will be selected by a panel of Max Mara and British fashion Council representatives and important fashion journalists.

Paola, HR Dept.