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The mission of VIM Magazine is to empower Michigan State University students to express their individuality through fashion and to strengthen the bonds within the MSU and greater Lansing community.
VIM Magazine is a registered student organization at Michigan State University. The name “VIM” comes from the MSU fight song and means enthusiasm and vitality. The first issue was released on November 1, 2010. VIM Magazine features content as it relates to fashion, beauty, health, interior design, and college life at MSU. Entirely student-run, VIM is published biyearly in the fall and spring semesters and distributed to students at no cost.
VIM is more than just a magazine. The organization has grown immensely in its short five-year existence. As one of the top ten largest RSO’s at MSU, VIM provides students with an opportunity to gain valuable fashion-related experience in a variety of fields: advertising, professional writing and editing, graphic design, photography, finance, marketing, public relations, video production and editing, social media, event planning and more. At VIM’s weekly meetings, guest speakers from a variety of industries speak to students about professional development and career-related advice. VIM directors host internship advising panels, resume workshops and interactive events for all members to be involved in.
VIM alumnus have gone on to successful internships and careers at the following companies: Marie Claire, ANN INC., Vogue, Tory Burch, Rent the Runway, Diane von Furstenburg, Chicago Tribune Media Group, CHANEL, Elle, Glamour, The Ellen DeGeneres Show, Teen Vogue, Christian Dior, Gannett, Ink Public Relations, Target, GQ, Valentino, Alison Brod Public Relations, Seventeen, Rebecca Minkoff, Glitter Guide, Team Detroit, MTV, HOUR Media, Martin Williams, BCBGMAXAZRIAGROUP, White House Black Market, MRY, Fleishman Hillard Inc., Alexander Wang, Fluent Group, Vera Bradley, Birchbox and more.