Log In | Become a Member | Contact Us


Market Intelligence for Printing and Publishing

Connect on Twitter | Facebook | LinkedIn

Featured:     European Coverage     Production Inkjet Analysis     2016 Mid-Year Report and 2017 Preview

Clemson undergrad Meghan Foley talks about her future after graduation

Published on May 6, 2010

Hi.  I'm Cary Sherburne, Senior Editor at WhatTheyThink.com and I'm here with Meghan Foley who is an undergrad student at Clemson in Graphic Communications.  Welcome.

Meghan Foley:  Thank you.

Cary Sherburne:  So, tell me a little bit about what are some of the things that you're learning at Clemson in the program and what drew you to the industry.

Meghan Foley:  Well, I actually started as a Biology major.  So I switched.

Cary Sherburne:  Oh, my goodness.

Meghan Foley:  Yeah.  I switched into Graphic Communications.  What initially attracted me to it is that it doesn't just focus on the graphic design aspect, but it takes a step further and we gets hands-on training on printing presses.  So we take it from the design to pre-press.  We actually get to print it and finish and bind it.  So we learn everything and I think it prepares us better than any other graphic design program for the industry.

Cary Sherburne:  And then when you -- how much time do you have left in prison, so to speak?

Meghan Foley:  I'll graduate next May, 2010.

Cary Sherburne:  So, what do you plan to do?  I mean, obviously you're going to try to find a job, but do you want to do to a printer, do you want to be with an agency, a design firm?  What are you looking for?

Meghan Foley:  I enjoy writing and marketing.  So either something in public relations or I have actually considered law school and I could tie that into my undergrad degree with intellectual property rights.  I could go into the copywriting of design and stuff like that.

Cary Sherburne:  Plus also in litigation they're using a lot of large format displays and animated reenactments of things.  So there's a lot of linkage actually to that.

Meghan Foley:  Yeah.

Cary Sherburne:  So, I'm a writer, too.  So I encourage you to build up your writing skills.  I mean, it's great.

Meghan Foley:  I've got a writing internship at Heidelberg this summer.

Cary Sherburne:  Oh, congratulations.

Meghan Foley:  I'm really looking forward to that.

Cary Sherburne:  Yeah.

Meghan Foley:  With PR and writing.

Cary Sherburne:  So May of 2010 and if anyone is looking to hire you after that they can contact WhatTheyThink and we'll put them in touch with you.

Meghan Foley:  Awesome.

Cary Sherburne:  Okay.  Thank you Meghan.

Meghan Foley:  Thank you for having me.

Email Icon Email         

 

 

 

Recent Videos

 

Video preview: Helping Customers to a Profitable End-to-End Workflow

Helping Customers to a Profitable End-to-End Workflow

Published: July 28, 2016

Senior Editor Cary Sherburne talks with Gavin Jordan-Smith, Vice President of Solutions and Production Planning for Konica Minolta U.S., about getting customers to an efficient end-to-end workflow across the entire value stream, including efficient integration of embellishments for applications like labels, and the importance of offering business development services to enable new business opportunities.

 

Video preview: Now, Automated Content Marketing to the MAX

Now, Automated Content Marketing to the MAX

Published: July 27, 2016

Content marketing—every organization with customers wants to do it, but creating, targeting, and distributing high-quality content is hard, time-consuming work. Enter MAX From InterlinkONE, a software tool for automating content marketing campaigns. InterlinkONE's Karen DeWolfe says that with MAX, users can easily integrate and share content of all types in true cross-media fashion.

 

Video preview: How Digital Can Make Offset More Efficient

How Digital Can Make Offset More Efficient

Published: July 26, 2016

Bill Duerr, President of New Jersey based Hatteras, joins Senior Editor Cary Sherburne to discuss how adding two HP Indigo 10000s has changed the company's production platform and expanded its offerings, with a combination of offset transfer and new applications. It has also helped make offset production more efficient by removing shorter offset runs from the mix.

 

Video preview: Highcon's Aviv Ratzman Talks About Advances in Digital Embellishment

Highcon's Aviv Ratzman Talks About Advances in Digital Embellishment

Published: July 25, 2016

Aviv Ratzman, Founder and CEO of Highcon, joins Senior Editor Cary Sherburne to talk about what's changed at Highcon since it first launched at drupa 2012. The company saw great success at drupa 2016, which featured a giant paper sculpture created using Highcon technology.

 

Video preview: Where is the

Where is the "True North" of Print Business Performance?

Published: July 22, 2016

John Falconetti, a printer in Jacksonville, FL, says he keeps his company pointed at it by taking part in Leading Indicators™, a benchmarking program launched last year by Epicomm (now part of IDEAlliance). As a member of the Leading Indicators reporting group, Drummond Press gets monthly updates on how its business performance compares with that of other printing companies in the database. Falconetti also has good things to say about the association's apprenticeship and peer networking programs.

 

Video preview: Frank on Company Slogans and Taglines

Frank on Company Slogans and Taglines

Published: July 22, 2016

Frank looks back at slogans and taglines from printing industry suppliers at drupa 2016.

 

View More Videos

 

Become a Member

Join the thousands of printing executives who are already part of the WhatTheyThink Community.

Copyright © 2016 WhatTheyThink. All Rights Reserved