Prominent FIU alums shared lessons learned, insights and successes with students.

Prominent FIU alums shared lessons learned, insights and successes with students.

Two high-profile College of Business graduates returned to FIU, sharing the importance of passion, determination and emotional intelligence–must-haves to stay ahead of the curve in the business world–with sales and marketing students. Michael Kappitt (BAAC ’92), president of Carrabba’s Italian Grill, and Eric Maldonado (BBA ’86), managing director of sales at information and analysis firm […]

Networking: beyond social media and email, a key to career success.

Networking: beyond social media and email, a key to career success.

In an increasingly complex business world, students know that building relationships is key to identifying and obtaining internships and jobs, as well as an important way to explore career options. Yet for many, networking – the most effective way to begin those relationships – remains a challenge. To help them build their skills, FIU College of […]

AON and FIU interns find success jointly.

AON and FIU interns find success jointly.

  As graduation nears, College of Business student Diego Trujillo already has a job waiting, while human resources service provider AON is guaranteed a new employee familiar with the company’s operations. Trujillo was one of two FIU students who participated in a 10-week internship at AON’s Cloud Deployment Solutions practice, an on‑demand financial management and […]