Become an Emerging City Champion

The K880 Emerging City Champions Fellowship is now open for applications from young civic innovators with ideas to make their cities more livable. Supported by Knight Foundation and led by 8-80 Cities, the fellowship is open to innovators based in the eight resident communities where Knight invests: Akron, Ohio; Charlotte, N.C.; Detroit; Macon, Ga.; Miami; Philadelphia; San […]

PSA: Stop putting your mailing address on your resume

It has come to my attention that there is no need to put your physical mailing address on your resume. You are applying for jobs, networking, and interviewing. Potential employers aren’t going to physically mail you anything at this stage of the game. Plus, if you’re applying in the tech/digital space, you don’t want to […]

Vulnerability and Ego in Your Job Search

I quit my job last August. I was unhappy. I was stressed. I got asthma. It wasn’t worth it. I walked away. I found myself job searching, without a safety net. Without knowing where to go. I turned to LinkedIn, where I reconnected and reengaged with my network. I met with 40 people in 3 […]

Basic Start-Up Questions

We are currently in an entrepreneurship era, which is an exciting time for those trying to live out their dreams.  However, being an entrepreneur is tough because there are so many demands and so many hats to wear.  Entrepreneurs are typically subject-matter experts in the business they are starting and accounting is sometimes looked at […]

An Open Letter to Undergraduate Students about Mentoring

Dear undergraduate college student: You have MENTORS all around you. Mentors are people in your life that provide you with coaching, advisement, inspiration and motivation. It’s a supporting, professional relationship that develops over time. Because you are a current student at a college/university, you are already surrounded by professionals and leaders that job is to […]

Alumni Career Webinars : Enhance Your Professional Development

The FIU Alumni Association is proud to bring you Alumni Career Webinars: a series of online events geared towards professional and career development.  Starting at 8pm EST, participate in dynamic sessions by the country’s leading authors and speakers on job searching. Upcoming Events: Got A Bad Boss? Work That Boss to Get What You Want […]

2015 Miami Herald Business Plan Challenge

Entering the challenge can give you valuable media coverage in The Miami Herald as well as exposure to possible investors for your business. Eligibility Current FIU student or alumni Currently living in South Florida For-profit business ideas only A business idea or established business in operation for 2 years or less At least one of […]

Optimize Your Job Search with FIU Alumni Career Services

For the first time ever, FIU Alumni Career Services is proud to invite you to a day of networking, connecting, and learning best practices in job searching. Through this interactive workshop, participants will create their personal, digital brand, understand how to connect with professionals in their targeted industry, and optimize social media for job search success. […]

FIUNYC: How Social Media is Changing PR

The Greater New York Alumni Chapter joined Ninan Chacko, Global Chief Executive Officer of PR Newswire, and Alex de Carvalho, Knight Innovator in Residence for the FIU School of Journalism & Mass Communication, for an evening of conversation on the state of public relations and how social media has influenced it. Listen to an excerpt from […]