An on-target expo: top companies meet accounting, finance and MIS students.

“Employers often tell us that some of their companies’ best performers are graduates of Florida International University (FIU),” said Dawn Lazar (MS ’06), assistant director, Career Management Services, School of Accounting. “Our Ahead of the Game Expo lets recruiters meet ideal candidates from FIU’s accounting, finance and management information systems (MIS)  programs.” The Ahead of […]

Student leaders’ ideas shared with executive dean result in action plans.

Student leaders’ ideas shared with executive dean result in action plans.

Some events promise beneficial outcomes; others actually deliver. A roundtable discussion of 27 student leaders recently hosted by Joyce J. Elam, executive dean in the College of Business Administration at Florida International University (FIU), resulted in an enriching event and new directions, including a faculty-student networking event planned for the fall. The top three officers […]

Peers and business community benefit from student efforts.

With job searches always a challenge for students, and with businesses seeking capable interns or employees, events that match the two groups can only bring benefits to both. Firms Night, organized by Beta Alpha Psi (BAP) and Business Industry Night, organized by the Florida International University Accounting Association (FIU-AA) offer just that. Firms Night preserves […]

Camp provides invaluable experiences for promising accounting students.

Summer means camp to many young people. Instead of horseback riding, crafts or swimming, 21 high school students from the area recently got to participate in a very different kind of day camp: the Accounting Careers and Money Program (A.C.A.M.P.), held at Florida International University (FIU) July 8-9, 2009. The two-day event, offered in conjunction […]