High school seniors get a first-hand look at FIU’s College of Business.

Fifty students from the Academy of Business and Finance at Coral Reef Senior High School, most of them in the midst of planning a career entrance strategy, participated in last Friday’s Senior College Day. The one-day campus visit included a tour of FIU’s Modesto Maidique Campus, including the College of Business, an information session about […]

FIU students connect with recruiters and executives at fall career fair.

Companies are thinking outside the box when it comes to recruiting prospective interns and employees. It’s no longer about a booth and one or two local representatives. FIU’s fall career fair showcased some of those new trends. Held October 2 at the FIU Arena, this year’s second career fair drew 150 employers and 1,700 students […]

At Career Management Services, College Of Business students gain an edge in the job hunt.

Looking to impress a potential employer? A recruiter? Better make it quick–a few seconds is all you have. A good resume can open new doors; a bad one is likely to be tossed into that infamous “file.” “Your resume is your selling point,” said Alsu Zinnatullina, an FIU senior majoring in accounting and finance. “Companies […]

Mentors offer FIU Business students practical knowledge.

The college experience demands many transitions, moments where students need guidance and practical knowledge to achieve their ultimate goal – a college degree that will form their professional career. That’s where the College of Business’ mentoring program aims to make a mark. Through one-on-one relationships with students, mentors share career advice, industry-specific insights and real-world […]

FIU Business alumni honored, shares success stories at Hall of Fame celebrations.

High-profile South Florida business leaders filled the FIU Arena to celebrate successful alumni during the College of Business’ 2014 Hall of Fame induction ceremony on September 12. The gala honored dynamic individuals who through their vision and leadership have made lasting contributions to their companies, their communities, and the FIU College of Business. “Each one […]

Getting Into The Rhythm

Music, networking and lunch greeted FIU College of Business students at “Welcome To The BizLife,” which showcased in-school resources including advising, career management, international studies, and student organizations. Shaila Jaime and María Martínez, seniors in the Finance and International Business programs, looked into internships and study abroad opportunities – including opportunities in Barcelona, Doha, Dubai, […]

Among the Best: New Top 10 U.S. News ranking for College of Business undergraduate international business program.

Florida International University’s (FIU) College of Business continues to maintain its leading role in the development of new global business leaders, tying for eighth among the best undergraduate international programs in the country in U.S. News & World Report’s 2015 edition of Best Colleges. It is the second time in three years that the COB […]

SBDC at FIU helps Mia Senior Living Solutions secure future growth.

Conchy Bretos has seen firsthand the difficulties that aging seniors living in public housing face when trying to access services, often becoming “older and invisible” while trying to retain some sense of independence. She launched Mia Senior Living Solutions in 1995 as a consulting firm that aimed to help low-income elderly and disabled adults stay […]

PwC to help welcome COB students on September 8.

College of Business students will be received next week with a start-of-semester tradition – “Welcome to the BizLife,” shining the spotlight on a celebration of education. The event is sponsored for the first time ever by PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC). Ileana Cañizares, special events coordinator, describes this year’s event as a “carnival-pep rally-barbecue all rolled into one.” […]

FIU Interns Are No. 1 At PwC

Two Florida International University (FIU) School of Accounting undergrads, Daniel Rodriguez and Peter De La Rosa, won two multi-team competitions aimed at boosting PricewaterhouseCoopers’ (PwC) and its clients’ bottom line. The interns analyzed megatrends identified by PwC as “shaping the world, driving markets and business.” Both groups competed against participants in multiple cities, and made […]