College of Engineering
School of Technology
Field Trip Reaction Paper
Plantinos, France Richard S.
B.S Computer Engineering
October 10, 2012
3 Day Field Trip
Last September 25-27, 2012, we held a 3-day field trip in Baguio, La Union and Ilocos. On the first day we left Batangas at 12am so we can arrive early in Baguio. It’s a 7-hr sleepy trip but we arrived safely. We checked-in at rajah soliman hotel and ate our breakfast there. We went to our designated rooms to put our heavy bags and we back to bus to visit our first company.
The first company that we visited is PAGASA Baguio. They are one of the branches of PAGASA. The speaker discussed about how they monitor the weather and how they measure the strength of the rain. They discussed about the gadgets and machines that they are using to gather information such as barometer, anemometer, etc. After we saw and learned about the things that PAGASA Baguio are doing. We went to the 2nd company. The SITEL.
SITEL is calling center in Baguio. Their clients are mostly foreigners and journalist in popular newspapers around the world like The New York Times. The speaker only told and discuss us what are the future that awaits you if you apply to their company. He discussed the qualifications that they want for you to work for SITEL. One of the qualifications is that you have to speak fluently in English. Because it is the second general language that we are using. And the clients you are speaking are mostly foreigners so you have to be good in speaking English. After our visit in SITEL we went to Market Pasalubong Shopping to buy Goodies and souvenirs. After that we went to our hotel and rest for tomorrows’ trip.
The 3rd company that we visit is the International Broadcasting Bureau in La Union. It is a broadcasting site that is like a server in radio stations. Their facilities are amazing. They discussed on how they play the radio automatically and how they troubleshoot if something bad...
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