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Our Philosophy

At the FIU Alumni Association, we believe that career development is a journey, full of opportunities for personal growth. We’re here to provide tools, resources and strategies that will help you improve and refine your professional development skills.

Whether you’re a recent grad, job searching for the first time; an experienced alumnus looking to inspire and give back; or anywhere in between, we’re here to help! Our goal is to educate and empower you, our FIU alumni, to enhance your professional network and personal branding. The only question is: where do you want to go?

*This program is available as a free service thanks to generous support from FIU alumni and donors.

Getting Started

Attend Panther Chats

Every third Thursday at 12pm ET, connect with alumni from around the world.  Learn more

Schedule an Appointment

Meet with a career coach and develop a professional development strategy tailored to your industry and level of expertise. Learn more

Join the LinkedIn Group

Connect with over 13,000 alumni in the FIU Alumni Association LinkedIn Group. Network with Panthers, view job postings and share your professional story. Learn more

View career webinars

Watch on demand and upcoming professional webinars from the top career experts in the nation. Learn more

Build your Digital Portfolio

Showcase your projects to hiring managers and connect with the FIU community on Portfolium. Learn more

Take a Strengths Assessment

Achieve optimal levels of personal excellence by building your life around your strengths. Learn more

Webinars

  • Build Stronger Relationships to Advance Your Career

    March 15, 2017

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  • Leadership 3.0: Link Out - Not In

    April 5, 2017

    ATTEND
  • Six Essential Soft Skills of Indispensable Professionals

    April 19. 2017

    ATTEND
  • How Anyone (Grads too!) Can Land a Job Within 30 Days

    May 3, 2017

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  • The Secret Laws of Attraction

    May 17, 2017

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  • Cracking the New Job Market

    June 7, 2017

    ATTEND

Stay Connected

Events

 

Mar
23
Thu
Business Career Fair @ Graham Center (GC) Ballrooms
Mar 23 @ 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Career Fair Event Details

Date: March 23, 2017
Time: 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Location: FIU – GC Ballrooms

 

What is the Business Career Fair?

The Office of Career Management Services (CMS) is hosting The College of Business’ Career Fair offered exclusively for FIU Business students and alumni. This event is much more targeted than a traditional career fair and is designed to allow for meaningful, one-on-one interactions between employers and students.

Students will have an opportunity to visit each employer’s booth to discuss the various job and intern areas within their company.

Who Can Attend?

The College of Business Career Fair is intended for business students and alumni. Freshmen, sophomores, juniors, seniors and graduates students are all encouraged to attend. It is an opportunity to network with employers and learn about their job and internship opportunities.

Employer Benefits of Attending

  • Meet accomplished FIU Business students and alumni
  • Hire talent for your organization
  • Build a pool candidates for future hiring needs
  • Increase your company’s visibility on campus
    Employer Registration

Student Benefits of Attending

  • Discover job and internship opportunities
  • Network with employers
  • Learn about companies
  • Practice your networking skills
    Student Registration
Mar
24
Fri
Professionalism 101 Webinar @ Webinar - this is online
Mar 24 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Professionalism 101 Webinar
Friday, March 24 at 1 p.m. (Eastern Time)

Speaker: Brianne Ross, Associate Director of Alumni Relations, Worcester Polytechnic Institute

First impressions are made within 7-17 seconds. Learn tips on resumes, cover letters,  and interviews. This session covers a little bit of everything as you prepare for your next job or internship interview! Students and advisers can register here.

Mar
28
Tue
Career Expo – BBC @ Wolfe University Center Ballrooms
Mar 28 @ 9:30 pm – 3:00 pm

Career EXPO is the premier professional development and recruiting event at the Biscayne Bay Campus for all FIU students and alumni. Over 140 recruiters from over 60 employers and 30 industry leaders will be in attendance and to provide internship, employment and networking opportunities.

The next Career EXPO will be held in Spring 2017:

Date: March 28, 2017

Time: 9:30am – 3:00pm

Location: Wolfe University Center (WUC) Ballrooms, Biscayne Bay Campus

Employers Attending Career EXPO

Career EXPO Schedule

  • 9:30am – 11:00am – Career Smart Talks
  • 11:00am – 2:00pm – Employer Showcase and Recruitment (Career Fair)
  • 2:00pm – 3:00pm – Career Smart Talks

Career EXPO Tips and Requirements

Do you have questions or need solutions in regards to professional attire? Please contact us at the BBC Career and Talent Development Department (305) 919 – 5770 or visit us in WUC 255.

Need transportation from MMC to BBC? Register for free RT transportation, please contact us at the BBC Career and Talent Development Department (305) 919 – 5770 or email mdericho@fiu.edu.

Opportunity for Career EXPO Volunteers!

  • Be the first to meet employers!
  • Know what happens behind the scenes!
  • Get Career & Talent Development SWAG!
  • Sign up to volunteer

 

Career Smart Talk Speakers

Networking and Advising Career Professionals

Mar
30
Thu
FIU Graduate School Showcase @ Graham Center, Main Floor
Mar 30 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm

FIU Graduate School Showcase

Are you ready to dive into your Master or Doctoral Program? 23 of FIU’s Graduate School Programs will be together in one place just for you. Advisors, directors and program recruiters want to speak with you about how to apply and go over the opportunities you have to excel in your academic career. All majors are welcome!

When: Thursday, March 30, 2017, from 11 AM to 2 PM

Where: Graham Center, Main Floor and the Pit

List of Graduate Schools Represented

Graduate School Panel Sessions @ SASC Room 305
Mar 30 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

Graduate School Panel Sessions

Get an opportunity to speak with Graduate students and Graduate School representatives about the admissions and recruitment process and what you need to apply. Want to know more about graduate school testing and entry requirements? Want to know more about how to finance graduate school? Come to the Q&A Panel session following the fair!

MMC: Thursday, March 30, 2017, from 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM

Where: SASC, Student Academic Success Center, Room 305

Graduate School Panel Session Registration

Apr
3
Mon
Green School Week @ The Green School
Apr 3 @ 8:00 am – Apr 7 @ 5:00 pm

A week of programming targeted towards students at the Green School, including workshops, panels, and employer specific events.

Monday, April 3rd
Careers in Public Service
Time: 3:00pm – 4:00pm
Location: SIPA 220

Tuesday, April 4th
Have you thought of graduate school? Continuing your Education within the Steven J. Green School of International Public Affairs
Presenters: Dr. Shlomi Dinar and Albert Hoyt
Time: 1pm-2pm
Location: SIPA 502

Internships in D.C.- The Washington Center Internship Program
Time: 3:30pm -4:45pm
Presenter: Nelly Leon, Assistant Director of Career Development & Shlomi Dinar
Location: SIPA 220

Wednesday, April 5th
CIA Information Session
10:00am -12:00pm
Location: SASC 160

Impact of study abroad: student perspectives
Presenter: Dr. Laura Boudon, Director of Office of Study Abroad
Time: 1pm-2pm
Location: SASC 339

The Peace Corps Volunteer and Career Paths
Meet your On Campus FIU Peace Corp Recruiter and learn about the volunteer & career paths available with Peace Corps.
Presenter: Stephanie Silva, Campus Recruiter for Peace Corps
Time: 2pm-3pm
Location: SASC 339

Thursday, April 6th
Workshop: What can I do with a major in Criminal Justice?
Time: 11am -12pm
Presenter: Nelly Leon
Location: SIPA 100

Panel Presentation: Careers in the Foreign Service- Meet the U.S. Department of State! Learn about the Foreign Service and career paths with the U.S. Department of State.
Presenters: Catherine Rodriguez
Time: 4pm -5pm
Location: SIPA 100

Friday, April 7th
Workshop: How to Find Federal Jobs/Internships
Presenter: Monica Cano
Time: 11am-12pm
Location: SASC 339

CIA Analytic Writing Workshop
2:00pm -3:30pm
Location: SIPA 100

Career Blog

  • posted Mar 22, 2017

    The Ultimate Interviewing Resource Guide

    Prepping for an upcoming interview can be overwhelming. Interviewing requires work – understanding the position, researching the company, reflecting on your work history and identifying your career goals. There are many great resources readily available online, but sometimes it can be a challenge to figure out what exactly to search for or ask. To make […]

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  • posted Mar 08, 2017

    Spring Forward in Your Career with these Professional Development Events!

    Spring is in full bloom at FIU and so are your opportunities to connect with professionals, meet new colleagues and alumni in our community and beyond. From workshops to webinars to in person events, there is something for everyone this spring at FIU!   Saturday Workshop Series Join us for two interactive professional development workshops! […]

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Testimonials

"My FIU Alumni Career Coach was amazing. She helped me to review my resume and cover letter and gave me great tips on where I might have been selling myself short. I even took away job search optimization tips that I was not expecting to receive. The session was beneficial, and I am more confident that I will secure a job soon." - Herline Emmanuel
"My FIU Alumni Career Coach was absolutely amazing and gave me the push I needed to get out there and off my computer. I found my job through the FIU Business Career Fair, which I probably wouldn't have attended if it wasn't for my coach's encouragement to change my job search strategy." -Melissa Alfonso ’09
“As a recent graduate with no job waiting for me, I was worried that it would take a long time to find a job I genuinely liked. Attending the Optimize Your Job Search workshop was a blessing. After the workshop, I felt empowered and motivated to get the job of my dreams. A few weeks later, I was offered a job! I am truly thankful for the Alumni Association. The biggest thing I will emphasize is to take advantage of all the things they have to offer. They are here to help!" - Diana Hernandez-Alende ‘14
“My FIU Alumni Career Coach was absolutely fantastic, knowledgeable, and driven to provide me with a great experience. I was provided great tips on enhancing my profile on LinkedIn and the resources were profound for me since I plan on expanding my brand. The FIU Alumni Association is the best in the country!” - Audra Wright ’13

Campus Resources

  • Career Services Office

    MMC, GC 230

  • College of Business, Career Management Services

    MMC, CBC 122

  • Chaplin School of Hospitality & Tourism Management, Career Development

    Biscayne Bay Campus

  • College of Law, Career Planning & Placement Office

    MMC, RDB 1046

  • Center for Leadership

    MMC, MARC 326

  • FIU Online

    MMC, MANGO 650

  • FIU Graduate School

    MMC, PC 230

  • Institute for Hospitality & Tourism Education & Research

    Biscayne Bay Campus