Here at the Gillespie Group we have decided to see what our previous interns are doing these days. We want to know how interning with us has helped them on their career path. Today we caught up with Greg McGlone.
Name: Greg McGlone
School:Villanova University (Class of 2003, undergraduate); Drexel University (Class of 2005, graduate)
Internship Date: Six months in 2010
Describe Gillespie Group in one word: Outstanding
Where are you working now?
Media Buyer at The Radio Agency
What is your favorite memory of GG?
The people. Everyone was nice, knowledgeable, and willing to help.
How did your internship at GG compare to any other internship you had?
Heads and shoulders above the rest; not even close.
What advice would you give to someone who is about to start their first internship?
Use the opportunity to figure out which aspect of advertising you want to get into.
What was the most helpful or important thing you learned at GG?
That excelling at your profession and being a standup person are definitely not mutually exclusive, they go hand in hand with everyone at the Gillespie Group.
How has your experience at Gillespie helped you later in life?
In terms of learning how to do things. Regardless of whether it’s reconciling an invoice, or putting together a nationwide Media Plan for a client; Gillespie instilled in me to go above and beyond, and always do things the right way.
What’s your favorite commercial?