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 […]

FIU Hispanic students nail it at 2016 Prospanica Conference & Career Expo in Houston.

FIU Hispanic students nail it at 2016 Prospanica Conference & Career Expo in Houston.

Marianella Camacho (BA ’94), working on her Professional MBA at the College of Business at Florida International University (FIU), liked everything about the 2016 Prospanica Conference & Career Expo in Houston, Texas, held September 28 – October 1, 2016. Presented by the National Society of Hispanic MBAs, the conference offered opportunities for career advancement through […]

Record numbers open doors to new opportunities for FIU Business students.

Record numbers open doors to new opportunities for FIU Business students.

The lines were long, the conference rooms filled to capacity and attendees buzzing with activity, all of it pointing to increased opportunities for both students and employers participating in the College of Business’ annual career fair. For FIU students, the career fair is a first step in their transition into the working world while top-name […]

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 […]

Business students get “kickoffs” for career search.

Because September and October are key recruiting times, Career Management Services in the College of Business at Florida International University (FIU) offered Career Kickoff, a new initiative for undergrads, graduate students and alumni. The event, featuring workshops, panel discussions and networking events, was held September 9-20, 2013. “Career Kickoff helped attendees learn important skills as […]

Linking in with Nancy Richmond

Nancy Richmond, FIU Business’ new director of Career Management Services, came to the college with a mission: helping students maximize their professional social media presence as they engage in the job search process. As the founder of the Career Counselor Technology Forum on LinkedIn with over 2,200 members,  Richmond specializes in social media and the […]