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January 2017

Resume Writing

January 18 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Resume Writing

Your resume may be your only chance to get an employer’s attention, so you have to get it right the first time. Learn about appearance, style, and formats in writing a resume letter.

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Resume Writing

January 26 @ 12:00 am - 1:00 am
Resume Writing

Your resume may be your only chance to get an employer’s attention, so you have to get it right the first time. Learn about appearance, style, and formats in writing a resume letter.

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Making Major Decisions: Choosing Majors and Careers

January 18 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Making Major Decisions

A major can lead to more than one career and a career requires more than just a major. Attend this session to receive advice about choosing or changing your major, possible careers, and how to prepare for professional success.

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Job Search Resources

January 18 @ 1:15 pm - 2:00 pm
Job Search Resources

Searching for a job is a job in itself. Attend this workshop to learn about tools and resources to assist with your search like Panther JOBLink, LinkedIn, and The Muse. We will also review how important networking is to your search (e.g. student organizations, classmates, professional associations, LinkedIn company pages, on campus events), and how you can create an action plan moving forward.

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Practice Interview Program (PIP)

January 19 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

**REGISTRATION REQUIRED** Recruiters from local organizations participate in the practice interview program to provide students and alumni with feedback about their interview skills. Practice Interviews are typically offered once a month at all three Career Services locations during the Fall and Spring semesters. To participate, you MUST have a Panther JOBLink account with an approved uploaded resume in order to sign up for a date and time.    

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Networking Skills

January 20 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Networking Skills

Learn how and why networking is vital to your career, and how you can network your way into a job by knowing your audience and perfecting your own networking skills.  

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Practice Interview Program (PIP)

January 23 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

**REGISTRATION REQUIRED** Recruiters from local organizations participate in the practice interview program to provide students and alumni with feedback about their interview skills. Practice Interviews are typically offered once a month at all three Career Services locations during the Fall and Spring semesters. To participate, you MUST have a Panther JOBLink account with an approved uploaded resume in order to sign up for a date and time.    

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Prepare for the Fair

January 23 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Prepare for the Fair

Learn how to navigate the ins and out of attending a career fair as a student. Learn how to best prepare for a career fair, identify communication strategies for use before, during and after the career fair, and lastly how to successfully network with employers and stand out positively from the crowd. Don’t forget to save the dates for our other workshops to help you prepare for the fair!

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Networking/Interviewing Skills

January 23 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Engineering Center (EC) 2300,
10555 W. Flagler Street
Miami, FL 33174 United States
Networking Skills

Learn how and why networking is vital to your career, and how you can network your way into a job by knowing your audience and perfecting your own networking skills. Understand the goals and importance of an interview. Learn effective tools in preparation for the interview process, the appropriate communication skills, behavior, and dress code for an interview, as well as what to do after an interview.  

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Networking Skills/Job Search Strategies

January 25 @ 12:00 am - 1:00 pm
Networking Skills

Learn how and why networking is vital to your career, and how you can network your way into a job by knowing your audience and perfecting your own networking skills. Searching for an internship or a job is a job in itself. Attend this workshop to learn about tools and strategies to assist with your search. We will review resources for finding jobs (e.g. Panther JOBLink, LinkedIn, The Muse) and networking (e.g. student organizations, classmates, professional associations, LinkedIn company pages,…

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Practice Interview Program (PIP)

January 25 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

**REGISTRATION REQUIRED** Recruiters from local organizations participate in the practice interview program to provide students and alumni with feedback about their interview skills. Practice Interviews are typically offered once a month at all three Career Services locations during the Fall and Spring semesters. To participate, you MUST have a Panther JOBLink account with an approved uploaded resume in order to sign up for a date and time.    

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February 2017

Resume Writing/Prepare for the Fair

February 1 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Resume Writing

Your resume may be your only chance to get an employer’s attention, so you have to get it right the first time. Learn about appearance, style, and formats in writing a resume letter. Learn how to navigate the ins and out of attending a career fair as a student. Including how to best prepare for a career fair, identify communication strategies for use before, during and after the career fair, and lastly how to successfully network with employers and stand…

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Career Talk: Careers in Media, PR & Advertisting

February 1 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Career Talk

Network with a panel of professionals and receive tips and encouragement for succeeding in specific careers and industries. Light refreshments will be provided.

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Job Search Lab: Careers in Media, PR, & Advertising

February 1 @ 4:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Job Search Lab

Join us in the Wolfe University Center as we explore online tools and strategies for searching for internships and jobs in specific careers and industries. **RSVP is requested.

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Practice Interview Program (PIP)

February 2 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

**REGISTRATION REQUIRED** Recruiters from local organizations participate in the practice interview program to provide students and alumni with feedback about their interview skills. Practice Interviews are typically offered once a month at all three Career Services locations during the Fall and Spring semesters. To participate, you MUST have a Panther JOBLink account with an approved uploaded resume in order to sign up for a date and time.    

Find out more »

Prepare for the Fair

February 2 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Prepare for the Fair

Learn how to navigate the ins and out of attending a career fair as a student. Learn how to best prepare for a career fair, identify communication strategies for use before, during and after the career fair, and lastly how to successfully network with employers and stand out positively from the crowd. Don’t forget to save the dates for our other workshops to help you prepare for the fair!

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EC Career Boot Camp

February 2 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Engineering Center (EC) 2300,
10555 W. Flagler Street
Miami, FL 33174 United States
EC Boot Camp

The Career Boot Camp is designed to prepare students and alumni in gearing up for the Career Fairs. This event provides an opportunity to participate in workshops presented by several employers and staff all in one day! Seating is limited – Students and alumni wishing to attend Career Boot Camp need to register* to save their seats. Also, professional attire, copies of your resumes, and notepads are highly encouraged! * Visit go.fiu.edu/2017 to save your seat! 

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Resume Writing

February 3 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Resume Writing

Your resume may be your only chance to get an employer’s attention, so you have to get it right the first time. Learn about appearance, style, and formats in writing a resume letter.

Find out more »

Practice Interview Program (PIP)

February 6 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

**REGISTRATION REQUIRED** Recruiters from local organizations participate in the practice interview program to provide students and alumni with feedback about their interview skills. Practice Interviews are typically offered once a month at all three Career Services locations during the Fall and Spring semesters. To participate, you MUST have a Panther JOBLink account with an approved uploaded resume in order to sign up for a date and time.    

Find out more »

Practice Interview Program (PIP)

February 23 @ 12:00 am - 3:00 am

**REGISTRATION REQUIRED** Recruiters from local organizations participate in the practice interview program to provide students and alumni with feedback about their interview skills. Practice Interviews are typically offered once a month at all three Career Services locations during the Fall and Spring semesters. To participate, you MUST have a Panther JOBLink account with an approved uploaded resume in order to sign up for a date and time.    

Find out more »

Prepare for the Fair

February 6 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Engineering Center (EC) 2300,
10555 W. Flagler Street
Miami, FL 33174 United States
Prepare for the Fair

Learn how to navigate the ins and out of attending a career fair as a student. Learn how to best prepare for a career fair, identify communication strategies for use before, during and after the career fair, and lastly how to successfully network with employers and stand out positively from the crowd. Don’t forget to save the dates for our other workshops to help you prepare for the fair!

Find out more »

Networking Skills

February 6 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Networking Skills

Learn how and why networking is vital to your career, and how you can network your way into a job by knowing your audience and perfecting your own networking skills.  

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Career Fair – Day 1: Technical Fair

February 8 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Career Fair

Career Fair is one of the biggest career-related events in the region. On the Modesto A. Maidique Campus alone, we regularly introduce over 80 employers to nearly 1,500 of our students and alumni. Employers comprise private industry; public, educational, and non-profit organizations; local government, federal government, law enforcement and military. Career Fair is open only to FIU students and alumni, and is free of charge. Students and alumni wishing to attend Career Fair DO NOT need to register to do…

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Career Fair – Day 2: All Majors Fair

February 9 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Career Fair

Career Fair is one of the biggest career-related events in the region. On the Modesto A. Maidique Campus alone, we regularly introduce over 80 employers to nearly 1,500 of our students and alumni. Employers comprise private industry; public, educational, and non-profit organizations; local government, federal government, law enforcement and military. Career Fair is open only to FIU students and alumni, and is free of charge. Students and alumni wishing to attend Career Fair DO NOT need to register to do…

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Interviewing Skills

February 13 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Interviewing Skills

Understand the goals and importance of an interview. Learn effective tools in preparation for the interview process, the appropriate communication skills, behavior, and dress code for an interview, as well as what to do after an interview.

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Job Search Resources

February 15 @ 1:15 pm - 2:00 pm
Job Search Resources

Searching for a job is a job in itself. Attend this workshop to learn about tools and resources to assist with your search like Panther JOBLink, LinkedIn, and The Muse. We will also review how important networking is to your search (e.g. student organizations, classmates, professional associations, LinkedIn company pages, on campus events), and how you can create an action plan moving forward.

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Resume/Cover Letter Writing

February 16 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Resume Writing

Your resume and cover letter may be your only chance to get an employer’s attention, so you have to get it right the first time. Learn about appearance, style, and formats in writing a resume and cover letter.

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Salary Negotiation

February 20 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Engineering Center (EC) 2300,
10555 W. Flagler Street
Miami, FL 33174 United States
Salary Negotiation

This workshop provides students with the necessary skills to negotiate, research the market, and position themselves in the current job market.

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Resume Writing/Networking

February 22 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Resume Writing

Your resume may be your only chance to get an employer’s attention, so you have to get it right the first time. Learn about appearance, style, and formats in writing a resume letter. Learn how and why networking is vital to your career, and how you can network your way into a job by knowing your audience and perfecting your own networking skills.

Find out more »

Salary Negotiation

February 23 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Salary Negotiation

This workshop provides students with the necessary skills to negotiate, research the market, and position themselves in the current job market.

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Job Search Strategies for Internships

February 27 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Networking Skills

Searching for an internship is a job in itself. Attend this workshop to learn about tools and strategies to assist with your search. We will review resources for finding internships (e.g. Panther JOBLink, LinkedIn, The Muse) and networking (e.g. student organizations, classmates, professional associations, LinkedIn company pages, on campus events), and will encourage you to create an action plan for your search.

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Internship Search Skills

February 27 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Engineering Center (EC) 2300,
10555 W. Flagler Street
Miami, FL 33174 United States
Internship Search Skills

Searching for an internship isn’t always easy. Attend this workshop to learn about tools and strategies to assist with your search. We will review resources for finding internships (e.g. Panther JOBLink and LinkedIn) and networking (e.g. student organizations, classmates, professional associations, LinkedIn company pages, on campus events), and will encourage you to create an action plan for your search.

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Internships

February 28 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Internships

Learn about the different types of internships and top reasons to intern, strategies in researching, applying and preparing for internships.*    **This workshop will be led by an employer!**  

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March 2017

Internships/Interviewing Skills

March 1 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Internships

Learn about the different types of internships and top reasons to intern, strategies in researching, applying and preparing for internships. Understand the goals and importance of an interview. Learn effective tools in preparation for the interview process, the appropriate communication skills, behavior, and dress code for an interview, as well as what to do after an interview.

Find out more »

Internships

Internships

Learn about the different types of internships and top reasons to intern, strategies in researching, applying and preparing for internships.  

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Practice Interview Program (PIP)

**REGISTRATION REQUIRED** Recruiters from local organizations participate in the practice interview program to provide students and alumni with feedback about their interview skills. Practice Interviews are typically offered once a month at all three Career Services locations during the Fall and Spring semesters. To participate, you MUST have a Panther JOBLink account with an approved uploaded resume in order to sign up for a date and time.    

Find out more »

Practice Interview Program (PIP)

March 22 @ 12:00 am - 3:00 am

**REGISTRATION REQUIRED** Recruiters from local organizations participate in the practice interview program to provide students and alumni with feedback about their interview skills. Practice Interviews are typically offered once a month at all three Career Services locations during the Fall and Spring semesters. To participate, you MUST have a Panther JOBLink account with an approved uploaded resume in order to sign up for a date and time.    

Find out more »

Career Talk: Entrepreneurship, Management, & Sales

March 2 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Career Talk

Network with a panel of professionals and receive tips and encouragement for succeeding in specific careers and industries. Light refreshments will be provided.

Find out more »

Job Search Lab: Entrepreneurship, Management, & Sales

March 2 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Job Search Lab

Join us in the Wolfe University Center as we explore online tools and strategies for searching for internships and jobs in specific careers and industries.

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Resume/Cover Letter Writing

March 6 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Engineering Center (EC) 2300,
10555 W. Flagler Street
Miami, FL 33174 United States
Resume Writing

Your resume and cover letter may be your only chance to get an employer’s attention, so you have to get it right the first time. Learn about appearance, style, and formats in writing a resume and cover letter.

Find out more »

Resume Writing

March 10 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Resume Writing

Your resume may be your only chance to get an employer’s attention, so you have to get it right the first time. Learn about appearance, style, and formats in writing a resume letter.

Find out more »

Practice Interview Program (PIP)

March 22 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

**REGISTRATION REQUIRED** Recruiters from local organizations participate in the practice interview program to provide students and alumni with feedback about their interview skills. Practice Interviews are typically offered once a month at all three Career Services locations during the Fall and Spring semesters. To participate, you MUST have a Panther JOBLink account with an approved uploaded resume in order to sign up for a date and time.    

Find out more »

Interviewing Skills/Elevator Pitch

March 22 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Engineering Center (EC) 2300,
10555 W. Flagler Street
Miami, FL 33174 United States
Interviewing Skills

Understand the goals and importance of an interview. Learn effective tools in preparation for the interview process, the appropriate communication skills, behavior, and dress code for an interview, as well as what to do after an interview. If you’re looking for a job, internship, or attending a networking event, one of the first tasks on your to-do list should be crafting an ideal elevator pitch. This 30-60 second speech about yourself and your goals will be one of the first…

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Salary Negotiation

Salary Negotiation

This workshop provides students with the necessary skills to negotiate, research the market, and position themselves in the current job market.

Find out more »

Practice Interview Program (PIP)

March 27 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

**REGISTRATION REQUIRED** Recruiters from local organizations participate in the practice interview program to provide students and alumni with feedback about their interview skills. Practice Interviews are typically offered once a month at all three Career Services locations during the Fall and Spring semesters. To participate, you MUST have a Panther JOBLink account with an approved uploaded resume in order to sign up for a date and time.    

Find out more »

CV Writing

CV Writing

Learn how to write a CV, including different formats, styles and the function of a CV compared to a resume.

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Job Search Lab: Learn about Career EXPO Employers

March 28 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Job Search Lab

Join us in the Wolfe University Center as we view the backgrounds of the employers who attended our Career EXPO. Also, a special look into the opportunities some of our employers had to offer.

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April 2017

Practice Interview Program (PIP)

**REGISTRATION REQUIRED** Recruiters from local organizations participate in the practice interview program to provide students and alumni with feedback about their interview skills. Practice Interviews are typically offered once a month at all three Career Services locations during the Fall and Spring semesters. To participate, you MUST have a Panther JOBLink account with an approved uploaded resume in order to sign up for a date and time.    

Find out more »

Salary Negotiation

April 6 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Engineering Center (EC) 2300,
10555 W. Flagler Street
Miami, FL 33174 United States
Salary Negotiation

This workshop provides students with the necessary skills to negotiate, research the market, and position themselves in the current job market.

Find out more »

How to Find Federal Jobs/Internships

April 7 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Pathways to Federal Employment

Learn about the hiring process for Federal Employment, including strategies and tools to identify opportunities. Learn about the different types of internships and top reasons to intern, strategies in researching, applying and preparing for internships.

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Job Search Strategies

April 11 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Engineering Center (EC) 2300,
10555 W. Flagler Street
Miami, FL 33174 United States
Networking Skills

Searching for an internship or a job is a job in itself. Attend this workshop to learn about tools and strategies to assist with your search. We will review resources for finding jobs (e.g. Panther JOBLink, LinkedIn, The Muse) and networking (e.g. student organizations, classmates, professional associations, LinkedIn company pages, on campus events), and will encourage you to create an action plan for your search.

Find out more »

Internships/Making Major Decisions: Choosing Majors and Careers

April 12 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Internships

Learn about the different types of internships and top reasons to intern, strategies in researching, applying and preparing for internships. A major can lead to more than one career and a career requires more than just a major. Attend this session to receive advice about choosing or changing your major, possible careers, and how to prepare for professional success.

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How to Manage Your Finances

How to Manage Your Finances

Whether you are an undergraduate or post graduate student, it is important to start thinking about your financial future. A financial representative will lend their knowledge and answer any questions you may have about effectively managing your finances.

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Internships

April 17 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Internships

Learn about the different types of internships and top reasons to intern, strategies in researching, applying and preparing for internships.  

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Job Search Resources

April 19 @ 1:15 pm - 2:45 pm
Job Search Resources

Searching for a job is a job in itself. Attend this workshop to learn about tools and resources to assist with your search like Panther JOBLink, LinkedIn, and The Muse. We will also review how important networking is to your search (e.g. student organizations, classmates, professional associations, LinkedIn company pages, on campus events), and how you can create an action plan moving forward.

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Job Search Strategies for International Students

Job Search Strategies for International Students

Co-presentation with the ISSS office informing students of the hiring process and requirements for international students in the US. Students learn about ways to navigate the job/internship search process and maximize on their experience for future opportunities.

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