The student receives training in all major areas, with preparation to enter any one of several printing fields, depending on interest and ability. Graduates with technical and mechanical interests find employment in desktop publishing, prepress, presswork, and bindery operations.
Jobs for Press Operators and Graphic Designers include Flexographic Press Operator, Offset Pressman, Press Leader, Press Operator, Pressman, Printer, Printing Press Operator, Graphic Artic, Designer, Creative Director, Artist, Design Director, Composing Room Supervisor, Creative Manager, Desktop Publisher and Graphic Production.
"The faculty and staff are always willing to help if you need it."
“My counselor in high school recommended me to Thaddeus Stevens. I didn’t think about it as an option at first, so I went to a four-year school and I didn’t like it too much there. I definitely should’ve considered Thaddeus Stevens my first option.
“The faculty and staff are always willing to help if you need it. No matter what, if it’s in your lab or an academic class, they will help you out and they really set you up with a job when you graduate.
“I’m currently interning at H&H Group, working with large format, making signs and banners. Basically, all the stuff that you can’t just produce in bindery. The weird stuff that has odd shapes and sizes and requires cutting. I’d also like to have a position in advertising or marketing.”