10 ways an FIU degree, completed fully online, enhances careers

–By Monica Smith for FIU News Education changes lives. It’s been said that the decision to pursue a college degree is an investment. For some, the investment provides immediate benefits and for others it can help in many professional ways. These students and alumni share how the decision to pursue an FIU degree—100 percent online—helped […]

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 250,000 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! […]

Congrats, new HWCOM alumni! Medical school hosts drive-in Match Day

–By Ileana Varela for FIU News The stage was set, in a parking lot at FIU, for the Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine’s (HWCOM) first-ever drive-in Match Day. The celebration was about to begin. And then the rain came threatening to dampen the celebration. But the rain was no match for the students’ excitement. “We started med school […]

Alumnus helps companies navigate the new world of remote work

–By Jordan Cross-Ogiste for FIU News Ilan Timerman ’19 has never been one to sit back at any organization of which he has been a part. During his time at FIU—before he graduated with a bachelor’s in sustainability and the environment—Timerman was campus director for Hult Prize; a staff member at StartUP FIU; secretary of transportation […]

Considering heading back to school? FIU now offers more than 100 degrees fully online

–By Isabel Gamarra for FIU News FIU has grown its online learning offerings to more than 100 fully online degrees, adding more than 15 degrees in the past year. With more than 20 STEM programs at the graduate and undergraduate level, FIU Online offers new bachelors’ degrees in economics, writing and rhetoric, as well as a  […]

Panther Alumni Week returns for sixth year to connect students, alumni

In February, hundreds of FIU alumni flooded campus or checked in online to meet with current students and impart their knowledge on life and the world of work. The annual convocation, known as Panther Alumni Week (PAW), is a meeting-of-the-minds during which students have the chance to make meaningful connections with alumni who have gone […]

2018 Miami Herald Business Plan Challenge

Do you have a business idea? Participate in the 2018 Miami Herald Business Plan Challenge for a chance to get covered in The Miami Herald and get exposed to potential investors. The Business Plan Challenge is sponsored by Pino Global Entrepreneurship Center. You only need to submit an executive summary (no more than 3 pages […]

Career Resources Round Up

I’m not one to be a gatekeeper. Education and resources need to be accessible, readily available, easy to navigate and applicable. Here are my favorite go-to resources that I refer to clients to learn about themselves, their targeted industries, professional development, career transitions and overall job search strategy. I don’t go to these sites every […]

12 Steps to Writing a Great Resume

Having a hard time finding work? Are you filling out application after application and never landing interviews? Maybe it is time to re-think your resume! Whether you are creating your first resume or looking for a few quick tips to give you an edge over the competition, this guide will provide you with some insight […]

Discover Your Potential with Weyleen Ma ’98, EMBA ‘07

Helping people look and feel their best is the highlight of every day for Weyleen Ma ’98, EMBA ‘07. As a certified image trainer, a fashion expert and a business consultant, Weyleen works with both individuals and businesses to improve communication, confidence, appearance and relationships, both personal and professional. She is the founder and president of […]