October 3, 2016 | Sometimes the TechTour comes directly to us! On October 3, 2016, Jian Khododad of Sirius XM came to Car Barn to speak to CCTers about his experiences at the American broadcasting company. Jian discussed the different divisions of the company and spoke on how in demand data analytics is today. Jian also touched on his experience being a student and employee at the same time, as he is currently a MBA candidate at Georgetown's McDonough School of Business. Our students enjoyed Mr. Khododad's visit, and learned a lot from his insights.
The World Bank
October 24, 2016 | During the 90 minute tour, The World Bank - an international financial institution that provides loans to developing countries for capital programs - offered an amazing perspective on interdisiplinary and international career options. CCT Alum Lois Goh shared the organization's unique history and led an interactive activity illuminating how and why particular countries need financial loans. Ms. Goh explained paths to action and World Bank involvement, including participation in Youth Summits and internship/job opportunities. Students had a lively conversation with the organization whose motto is "Working for a World Free of Poverty," and concluded the tour with lunch at the office's international food court.
October 28, 2016 | Students traveled to neighboring Virginia for an afternoon at TimeLife, Inc., a company famous for producing, marketing and distributing multimedia products. A division of Time Inc., TimeLife manages print magazine, books, music, and video/DVDs, marketing its highly successful box sets celebrating dynamic cultural eras and icons. CCT students engaged with stage in riveting conversation about the emergence of new platforms for distributions, how to sell to specific markets, and how entertainment has adapted with technological innovation. Students also got a first hand look at TimeLife's new cruise venture.