Career Development

You’re an FIU grad! Now what?

Congratulations on this awesome achievement, Panther! Although your journey as a student may be coming to a close, you are now joining a family of more than 275,000 FIU alumni. There are so many ways for you to stay connected and engaged with the Blue & Gold – here’s just 10 we hope you’ll explore!

No.  1: Join the Panther Pack

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Not only are you joining a global network of more than 275,000 alumni, but you’re also joining a Panther Pack of 15,000 Class of 2022 grads! Just $25 makes a difference when it comes to FIU’s national rankings, increasing the value of your degree – and did we mention you’ll also get this awesome Class of 2022 t‑shirt, access to exclusive Panther Perks, FIU swag, and more?

No. 2: Participate in Panther Alumni Week (PAW) 

We want you to come back to the Blue & Gold! Did you land a cool job? Have a story you’d like to share with FIU students? Share your experiences as a FIU grad by participating in PAW!

No. 3: Join a Panther Network

Moving across the state or nation? Take FIU with you! By joining a Panther Network in your area, you’ll connect with other FIU alumni while participating in “pawsome” events.

No. 4: Update your contact information to stay connected with FIU

Are you moving, have another email address you prefer to use, or have recently changed your phone number? Make sure to update your contact information so you can stay updated with all things FIU. 

No. 5: Looking for a mentor? Check out FIU Mentor


If you’re looking for a lifelong mentor or career and internship opportunities, we encourage you to check out FIU Panther 2 Panther! This university-wide hub provides you with the opportunity to connect with Panthers across the globe. 

No. 6: Read with us!

By joining our Panther Book Club, you’ll have the opportunity to explore a variety of different genres, while connecting with Panthers from across the globe. And did we mention that our Panther Book Club is FREE? All you have to do is obtain your own copy of the book! 

No. 7: Engage and/or participate in one of our virtual events

We’ve got so many things in store for you, Panther! From Panther Talks to PantHER Stories to virtual networking and reunions, make sure to stay engaged and connected by participating in any one of our free events. We’ll see you there!

No. 8: Participate in 305 Give Day and give back to our FIU

Mark your calendars for March 5 every year – show your Panther Pride for the 305 on 3/05 Give Day! Gifts of all sizes make a huge impact on FIU, further increasing the value of your degree.

No. 9: Share your story with us!

Have a cool career or personal accomplishment to share? Feel free to let us know for a chance to be featured on our social media pages!

No. 10: Continue to Rep FIU

Wherever life takes you after graduation, make sure to always Rep FIU – plus, Blue & Gold looks good on you! Snap a picture of your FIU swag and make sure to tag us @fiualumni or use the hashtag #FIUalumni when posting! And, whether you’re cruising on I-95 or traveling cross-country, you can ride with Panther Pride by displaying an FIU specialty plate on your vehicle!

We can’t wait to have you in our FIU alumni family, Panther. Welcome to your FIU lifeline for a lifetime!

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