Field Trips

Fall 2023

Port Authority of NY & NJ Shipping Facility

Port Authority LogoConvening Time:  Noon, outside FIT's Feldman Center/C Building on 27th Street, between Seventh and Eighth Avenues
Date:  Wednesday, 18 October 2023.
Appromaximately return at 4:30 p.m.
Location: Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, 260 Kellogg Street, Newark

The tour will include an overview of the Ports of New York and New Jersey with a windshield tour of the Port Complex. Limited space. Sign up by noon on Friday, September 15, 2023 by emailing [email protected] or in person in Business and Liberal Arts Center, Room B436 with the following information:

  • full name
  • date of birth
  • phone number
  • email address
  • copy of driver's license and/or state ID or  passport with student/work visa

If you have questions, please contact [email protected] or (212) 217-4285. 

Past Field Trips

Shopify Virtual Presentation

Thursday, March 16,  2023

This presentation was organized by adjunct assistant professor Mark Greiz.

  • The solutions that Shopify and their partner Global-e have to build localized websites for international markets.
  • How sellers can ship and market around the world through their Shopify Store.
  • How can sellers calculate duties and taxes and comply with regulations for international markets via their Shopify store.
  • How sellers can handle cross border payments and currency conversion. 

Customs and Border Protection Field Trip

Tuesday, April 11, 2023 


The tour covered:

  • Walkthrough of the facility
  • Examples of locally encountered counterfeit merchandise.
  • Observations of exams as well as
  • Presentations from National import specialists and other small- and medium- size enterprises. 

Field Trip Group Photo