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San Ysidro High School Business Students Get a Lesson in Global Trade

San Ysidro High School Business Students Get a Lesson in Global Trade

Students in San Ysidro High School’s Business Fundamentals, Business Technology, and Sales & Marketing classes took a break from their regular lesson plan to learn about Global Trade & Logistics. For most of the year, these students focus on learning the basics of business and the technology used in everyday work. As a way for[...]
Sweetwater High School Students Learn About Global Careers

Sweetwater High School Students Learn About Global Careers

Students in Sweetwater High School’s Health Career Academy took a break from their regular science and healthcare courses to learn about a seemingly different career pathway – Global Trade & Logistics. Although at first glance healthcare and global trade do not seem interconnected, digging deeper reveals that healthcare, and its[...]
Southwestern College Instructor Presents at Global Trade & Cybersecurity Conference

Southwestern College Instructor Presents at Global Trade & Cybersecurity Conference

On November 12, 2015 the Bay Area CITD kicked off a 3-day conference in San Francisco that highlighted the convergence of global trade and logistics with cybersecurity. The goal of the "Intergrating Global Trade & Logistics and Cybersecurity" conference was to provide insight to participants on how academic models bridge skills gaps between education[...]
Southwestern College Business Club & CITD Host International Business Workshop

Southwestern College Business Club & CITD Host International Business Workshop

More than 150 students, faculty, and professionals from the international business community were in attendance at an event hosted by the Southwestern College Business Club and the San Diego CITD and supported by the Deputy Sector Navigator of Global Trade and Logistics at the college’s campus in Chula Vista. The workshop[...]
Are Internships Still Valuable for Students?

Are Internships Still Valuable for Students?

According to the National Association of Colleges and Employers' (NACE) 2015 Job Outlook Survey, the answer is yes. The survey, which had a total of 260 respondents, shows that employers have a preference for job candidates with work experience. In fact, it's work experience that often makes the difference when deciding[...]