GREENVILLE, S.C. — Leigh Ann Riggs, a senior apparel, textile and design major at Bob Jones University, interns for OOBE, located in Greenville, South Carolina.
Riggs, a resident of Tazewell, serves in the design department. Her responsibilities include creating fashion illustrations using Adobe Illustrator, doing trend forecasting, creating mood boards and flats, working with merchandise, sewing, doing product quality tests, organizing and creating notebooks of tech packs for accounts by year and garment description. Riggs also attends meetings with creative and design teams for various company accounts.
“My internship has been extremely beneficial both in making connections in my field and learning by doing,” says Riggs. “I have found mentors who care about my future and want me to move forward and excel in my field and who are going above and beyond to help me do so. I feel that by working and learning from OOBE I have a far better grasp on what I would like to do with my future than I did just four months ago, and I am so thankful.”
Located in Greenville, South Carolina, Bob Jones University is a biblically faithful, Christian liberal arts university focused on educating the whole person to reflect and serve Christ. BJU offers a unique blend of rigorous academic programs, discipleship, and character and leadership development. It is committed to the truth of Scripture and to pursuing excellence in all they do.
BJU provides over 100 undergraduate and graduate programs in religion, education, fine arts and communication, arts and science, and business. BJU has 2,700 students from nearly every state and more than 40 countries.