Professional Development

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

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The Office of Student Access & Success invites you to engage with university and industry professionals to compliment your Worlds Ahead education. Long-term success in life rests in one’s ability to stand apart from the crowd.

Follow the links below to register. Seating is limited.

$MART FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT

September 21, 2017 | 3:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. | ECS-143 | Lupe Casanova | Click here to register
This session will explore the basics of banking, where to get started with a banking relationship, the importance of keeping track of your money, budgeting and saving, credit management, avoiding debt, and protecting your identity.

LANDING THE JOB YOU WANT

October 5, 2017 | 3:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. | ECS-143 | Brenda Williams | Click here to register
During this session, learn more about INROADS, the oldest, non-profit, leadership development organization in the nation. Get tips on how to start your career after college, learn skills to help build leadership development, and discover internship opportunities with INROADS.

BUILDING & LEAVING A LASTING IMPRESSION WITH YOUR PROFESSOR

October 12, 2017 | 3:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. | ECS-143 | Dr. Antoinette Smith | Click here to register
Discover the tips and tricks of standing out from the crowd. Learn everyday practices that lead to success, get tips on exclusive unconventional action planning, learn the art of relationship strengthening and how to develop the best balance of the personal and professional you.

NEXT LEVEL WRITING: UNDERSTANDING GRADUATE SCHOOL WRITING

October 20, 2017 | 3:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. | SASC-430 | Dr. Vernetta Williams | Click here to register
Writing at the master’s and doctoral degree level differs from undergraduate research writing. Unfortunately, many students who plan to attend graduate school are unaware of the expectations, standards, and conventions of scholarly writing. This workshop presents vital information to prepare undergraduate students for writing at the advanced degree-earning level.

FINANCIAL ADULTING

November 2, 2017 | 3:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. | ECS-143 | Michael Goldberg| Click here to register
Though FIU is preparing you for your future career, have you thought about what it takes to build long-term financial stability? Join us to learn how your job (salary and retirement savings), investments, physical assets (i.e.: car, home ownership) all work together to sustain the life you envision for yourself.

IT ALL STARTS WITH A HANDSHAKE

NEW DATE – November 9, 2017 | 3:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. | SASC-204 | Anamile “Milly” Buendia | Click here to register
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 FIU’s new database for internship and career opportunities, practice handshakes, and will encourage you to create an action plan for your search.

STRESS MASTERY

November 16, 2017 | 3:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. | ECS-143 | Angela Martinez | Click here to register
In this workshop, we will discuss ways to recognize and reduce physical, mental, emotional, and behavioral signs and symptoms of stress. At the end there will be an internactional exercise on how to reduce stress.

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Student Access & Success
11200 SW 8 Street, SASC 205
Miami, Florida 33199

Phone: 305.348.3445
Email: sas@fiu.edu

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