Tablan_E_rtsb6The Center for International Trade Development (CITD) would like to congratulate Ms. Elizabeth Tablan for being hired as a part-time Office Assistant II with the new Retail Tourism & Hospitality program, here at Skyline College. Elizabeth began as an intern with the CITD in the spring semester of 2013 and continued on as a senior intern this semester. In her role as an intern Elizabeth carried out day-to-day operations of the office which included composing marketing materials, grant reporting, and detailed record keeping. She also helped organize several projects and events for CITD and the Youth Entrepreneurship Program (YEP). These events included international delegation visits, executive business briefings with industry and the Skyline College community, and YEP outreach events, like RTSB6. As a senior intern, Elizabeth helped train the new internship class and worked on more high-level projects. Elizabeth has been a great addition to the CITD/YEP team.

Elizabeth had the following to say about her experience as a CITD intern, “I am thankful for CITD’s internship program as it has provided me a chance to continue working at Skyline College. When I submitted my application for the internship, I applied for the chance to get involved in international business relations. This internship has provided me valuable experience and opportunities to work on international projects and other developments within the college.”

In her new role as an OAII with the Retail Tourism & Hospitality program (RHT), and under Andrea Vizenor’s leadership, Elizabeth will continue to utilize her skills and gain valuable experience. The entire CITD family congratulates Ms.Tablan for her outstanding achievement.

The CITD Internship Program is a collaborative effort between the Career Resources Center and the CITD. The program provides students with the opportunity to gain real-world work experience in the areas of international business development and education. The Internship program recruits students at the start of every semester.

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Article written by CITD Intern, Dominic Lucio.