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Power Up Women’s Leadership Summit

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Power Up Women’s Leadership Summit

Join women leaders around South Florida for a day of empowerment, networking, and professional development. The FIU Business Women’s Summit will bring together leaders across diverse industries for a half-day seminar that will focus on leadership, entrepreneurship, health and financial wellness

Job Search Resources

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.

Addressing Disruptive and Dangerous Behavior

University faculty face disruptive and dangerous behaviors in the classroom that range from speaking out of turn or misusing technology, to potentially aggressive behavior.  This workshop will help you:

  • Learn research-based suggestions and intervention techniques to better assess, intervene, and manage difficult and dangerous behavior
  • Learn about the interplay of mental health, substance abuse, and aggression that may enter the college classroom
  • Discuss the latest laws and regulations that should affect and inform faculty’s decisions

About the speaker:

W. Scott Lewis, J.D. is a partner with The NCHERM Group.  He is the co-founder and an advisory board member of ATIXA (Association for Title IX Administrators) and NaBITA (National Behavioral Intervention Team Association). Previously, he served as Special Advisor to Saint Mary’s College in South Bend, IN, as Associate Vice Provost at the University of South Carolina, and worked in Student Conduct and Residence Life at Texas A&M University. He is nationally recognized for his work in the areas of: Student/Staff Conduct; Behavioral Intervention/Threat Assessment Teams for students in crisis and distress; Titles VI, VII, IX, ADA and other civil rights issues; and general risk management in education. Some of his recent works include: The Challenge of Title IX Responses to Campus Relationship and Intimate Partner Violence (2015, ATIXA); A Faculty Guide to Addressing Disruptive and Dangerous Behavior (2013, Routledge); The NCHERM Model Code of Student Conduct (2013, The NCHERM Group); and The Book on BIT (2011, NCHERM). He has been interviewed and/or featured by The Chronicle of Higher Education, Student Affairs Today, Inside Higher Education, ESPN, ESPN The Magazine, Time, Newsweek, NPR, NBC, USA Today, Today’s Campus, as well as other publications and sources.

For more information about W. Scott Lewis: https://www.ncherm.org/consultants/scott-lewis/

 

Internships/Making Major Decisions: Choosing Majors and Careers

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.

Job Search Strategies

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.