Hartford Yard Goats
The PELabs interns were given a tour around the Hartford Yard-Goats stadium. Led by Tom Baxter, the ticket sales account executive. Later on the interns were given a presentation by Caroline Jette. Caroline is the promotions and creative services manager. She explained her position along with the importance of social media and websites in marketing.
John Birch, creator of the Birch Company came into Pathways Academy to detail D.I.S.C behavioral profiles. Each intern completed the test and was able to learn more about themselves and others. This was a fun exercise and very important in creating a trusting and open work space.
Uconn: School of Business
The interns took a trip to the Uconn: School of Business. Here they explored technology topics, such as, the internet of things. Interns also got to try out virtual reality.
Stanley Black & Decker
A group of interns from the Digital Media Department visited Stanley Black & Decker. They created training videos and learned a lot.