Students from five Miami-Dade County public high schools received a firsthand look at the process of admissions and financial resources as part of the FIU Business College and Career Readiness initiative. The one-day visit, which included a tour of FIU Business and the university’s Modesto Maidique Campus, brought the students outside of the traditional classroom, […]
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Paving the way to academic wellness and career success.
As high school graduations near and students begin to face the challenges of applying for college, budgeting money and paying for their education, FIU Business and the Truist Foundation presented the “I am C2” College & Career Ready Conference. Designed to increase college readiness and financial literacy for students from public high schools in Miami-Dade County, “I […]
Success in the “new normal”: FIU Business’ robust remote engagement puts students first.
The COVID-19 pandemic drove millions from the schools and workplaces they shared into a fully-remote working and learning environment in the space of a week. And while the mid-March move itself was a global shockwave, by late February, leadership at the FIU College of Business saw signs that a fully remote environment was a distinct […]
FIU Business Career Fair connects companies with just-right students.
It was a day for FIU Business students to show off… their resumes and their elevator pitches, that is. The FIU Business Career Fair, held March 22, 2018, brought together students looking for that just-right internship or full-time job with companies seeking candidates with a broad range of degrees and experience levels. “Students get to […]
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.
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 […]
John Nykolaiszyn To Lead FIU’s Career Management.
John Nykolaiszyn has been appointed interim director of the College of Business’ Career Management Services (CMS), taking over the position immediately. Until now, he was CMS’ associate director. A career expert, Nykolaiszyn also brings more than a decade of corporate experience to his new role. Prior to joining FIU in 2010, he held senior recruiting […]
Here’s to good Linking: John’s top five LinkedIn tips for the New Year.
Welcome back! After a holiday season full of fun with friends and family, it’s time to get back to business – your career business. The mark you’re about to make, either as an intern, a first-time employee, or in your next career step, will be helped – or hurt – by that first impression to […]
Healthcare executives offer FIU students insights into a fast-changing industry and must-have skills for future graduates.
Amidst a changing landscape, the U.S. healthcare industry is a field that’s ripe for success and continued growth, three veteran executives advised a group of students enrolled in FIU’s School of Business Healthcare MBA program. The December 12 panel featured Peter DeRobertis, principal, Life Sciences at executive search firm Korn/Ferry; Dave Schubert, assistant vice president […]
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 […]