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Xanthe Wells – Global Creative Director

My name is Xanthe Wells and I am the Global Creative Director for Nest, which is owned by Google. We do what everyone calls ‘smart homes’, but we prefer to think of them as ‘thoughtful home’ products. I do all the advertising and creative for the world for this particular brand.  Let’s start with a […]


Brenda | World Traveler

 ARTICLE BY: Sarah Eshleman “The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page.” ~ Augustine of Hippo. If the world is a book, then Brenda Reed is trying to read the entire way through. “The more I read and learn about history and various cultures keeps my interest alive—I want […]

Mechanical Design Engineer

Ken | Mechanical Design Engineer

Listen to the audio interview here or read it below.   I am a mechanical design engineer and I’ve been doing that for about 25 years.   Describe the title and what that entails on a day to day basis. As a mechanical design engineer, my primary function is to design and shape the individual […]

College Advisor Education

Sarah | College Advisor

How many years have you been working in your field? 2 Years Describe what you do. I meet with undergraduate college students to discuss their academic and career goals. I help students choose major, minor, and elective courses and serve as a resource to resolve many logistical issues that students encounter during their college career. […]

Press Operator Print Publishing Printing

Curtis O | Printing Press Operator

I’m a fourth year pressman. I am the first operator of a Heidelberg SM102, which is an 8 color sheet-fed press. Our press is responsible for all of the up front and first impression materials. By that, I mean mailers, book covers, promotionals, flash card series, yearbooks. My job as head of my press is to […]