Internship at KPMG leads to a move to Charlotte for one FIU student.

Internship at KPMG leads to a move to Charlotte for one FIU student.

Full Name John Cuadra (BBA, BAcc ’16) Undergraduate Major Management Information Systems (MIS) and Accounting Graduate Major Master of Science in Accounting (currently enrolled at FIU) Internship: KPMG, Charlotte, North Carolina, in IT Audit & Assurance. KPMG is one of the “Big 4” international accounting firms. Offered a full-time position in IT, Audit and Assurance […]

Business student explores alternative energy in the Dominican Republic.

As the exciting potential of biofuels and renewable power such as solar, wind and waste-to-energy are explored around the world, an undergraduate at Florida International University (FIU) spent six weeks this summer researching alternative energy in the Dominican Republic. Renzon Mora, a senior majoring in international business and marketing in the College of Business Administration, […]

MBA from Italy savors work and educational experiences in Miami.

As the technical leader of group of engineers in the R&D department of a telecommunications company in Italy, Piero Vitale (MIB ’09) didn’t expect to find himself in Miami promoting Miami-Dade County as a place to do business, particularly to fashion-lifestyle companies based in Italy, France and Spain. But through an internship with The Beacon […]

HACU interns get inside view of government in Washington DC and Texas.

Ana Maria Silva and Maria Lau, both undergraduate students in international business and marketing in the College of Business Administration, experienced working for the government away from home thanks to a summer internship program offered by the Hispanic National Internship Program of the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU). Although the two worked for […]

Unique on-campus Microsoft internship builds on social media contacts.

Texting. E-mail. Twitter and Facebook. These communications and social media tools have fast become an integral part of every student’s academic and campus community activities. Now Stefany Marcelino, a management information systems (MIS) major in the College of Business Administration, is using these same tools as part of a new ten-week internship program brought to […]

Undergraduate student reels in Marlin internship.

Ask most young kids what they want to do when they grow up and you’ll likely hear options such as astronaut, doctor, lawyer or teacher. Not Christy Martinez. “I have always wanted to work for the Marlins,” said this international business and marketing major and lifelong Marlins’ fan. [flv:http://business.fiu.edu/biznews/2009/7/christy-martinez.mp4 480 360] She recently took another […]

College launches undergraduate internship program in response to business demand.

K. Galen Kroeck Though the College of Business Administration has an established record of placing graduate students in internships successfully, area businesses have expressed a desire to have access to talented juniors as well. “Companies perceive that when they get an intern from the college, they are getting someone great, especially as our programs continue […]

Burger King Corporation gives MIB students a taste of international corporate concerns.

The King, Burger King Corporation’s brand icon As the College of Business Administration forges deeper relationships with the business community, one of the most productive is the one with Burger King Corporation (BKC). Through internships offered by the company, the participation of BKC executives on college advisory boards and panels, Alumni Days, and other efforts, […]

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Summer interns keep good company at Burger King.

Barry Shiflett This summer, six students from the College of Business Administration interned in a variety of departments at Burger King’s corporate headquarters in Miami. They worked alongside students from other leading universities, such as Harvard, Duke, Wharton, and the Rochester Institute of Technology. In fact, according to Barry Shiflett, director of Career Management Services […]