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Professional Development

Florida International University offers a wealth of resources intended to enrich the graduate student experience, develop professional skills and prepare graduates for post-graduate careers. The graduate student Professional Development Program (PDP) assists students in their career development by serving as a gateway to campus resources. The PDP complements the efforts of established University resources, such as the Center for Excellence in Writing, the Communication Arts Studio, Office of Career Services, and the Center for the Advancement of Teaching.

To learn more about the workshops being offered during the Spring 2014 term, and to confirm your participation in any of the events, please click on the respective categories or month below.

MMC - Modesto A. Maidique Campus
BBC - Biscayne Bay Campus
EC - Engineering Center
SHC - Student Health Services

2014 EVENTS: SPRING TERM

By Category
CAREER ENHANCEMENT
Workshop(s) Facilitated By Date / Time Location RSVP
Resume and Cover Letter Tips Career Services Jan. 20
12:00 - 1:00 pm
BBC - WUC 255 To RSVP click here
Resume and Cover Letter Tips Career Services Jan. 21
3:30 - 4:30 pm
EC - EC 2300 To RSVP click here
Resume Writing Career Services Jan.25
2:00 - 3:00 pm
MMC - GC 230 To RSVP click here
Interviewing Skills Career Services Jan.27
10:00 - 11:00 am
MMC - GC 230 To RSVP click here
Interviewing/Salary Negotiation Career Services Jan.27
12:00 - 1:00 pm
BBC - WUC 255 To RSVP click here
Practice Interview Program (PIP) Career Services Jan.27
9:00 - 12:00 pm
EC - EC 2852 Pre-registration required. To register, please go here
Live CPT and Job Search Strategies for International Students Career Services Jan.28
2:00 - 3:30 pm
BBC - HM To RSVP click here
Resume and Cover Letter Tips Career Services Feb. 1
3:00 - 4:00 pm
MMC - GC 230 To RSVP click here
Networking Skills Career Services Feb. 3
12:00 - 1:00 pm
BBC - WUC 255 To RSVP click here
Practice Interview Program (PIP) Career Services Feb. 4
9:00 - 12:00 pm
BBC - WUC 255 Pre-registration required. To register, please go here
Networking Skills Career Services Feb. 5
1:00 - 2:00 pm
MMC - GC 230 To RSVP click here
Resume Writing Career Services Feb. 8
3:00 - 4:00 pm
MMC - GC 230 To RSVP click here
Engineering Center Career Boot Camp Career Services Feb. 9
3:30 - 5:30 pm
EC - EC 2300 Pre-registration required. To register, please go here
Networking Skills and Job Search Strategies Career Services Feb. 10
12:00 - 1:00 pm
BBC - WUC 255 To RSVP click here
Career Fair Day 1  (Technical and Accounting) Career Services Feb. 11
10:00 - 2:00 pm
GC Ballrooms  
Career Fair Day 2  (All Majors) Career Services Feb. 12
10:00 - 2:00 pm
GC Ballrooms  
Interviewing/Salary Negotiation Career Services Feb. 17
12:00 - 1:00 pm
BBC - WUC 255 To RSVP click here
Pathways to Federal Employment Career Services Feb. 17
1:00 - 2:00 pm
MMC - GC 230 To RSVP click here
Branding for Success (LinkedIn) Career Services Feb. 18
2:00 - 3:00 pm
MMC - GC 230 To RSVP click here
Job Search Strategies for International Students Career Services March 2
11:00 - 12:00 pm
MMC - GC 230 To RSVP click here
Practice Interview Program (PIP) Career Services March 2
9:00 - 12:00 pm
BBC - WUC 255 Pre-registration required. To register, please go here
Salary Negotiation Career Services March 4
1:00 - 2:00 pm
MMC - GC 230 To RSVP click here
Resume and Cover Letter Tips Career Services March 7
2:00 - 3:00 pm
MMC - GC 230 To RSVP click here
Salary Negotiation Career Services March 8
5:00 - 6:00 pm
EC 2300 To RSVP click here
Career Readiness: Oral/Written Communication Career Services March 9
1:00 - 1:30 pm
BBC - WUC 255 To RSVP click here
Branding for Success (LinkedIn) Career Services March 9
12:00 - 1:00 pm
BBC - WUC 255 To RSVP click here
Practice Interview Program (PIP) Career Services March 9
9:00 - 12:00 pm
EC - EC 2852 Pre-registration required. To register, please go here
Networking Skills Career Services March 10
11:00 - 12:00 pm
MMC - GC 230 To RSVP click here
Professional Dining Etiquette Career Services March 10
5:00 - 8:00 pm
BBC - WUC Ballrooms Pre-registration required. To register, please go here
Interviewing Skills Career Services March 22
3:30 - 4:30 pm
EC - EC 2300 To RSVP click here
Career Readiness: Teamwork and Collaboration Career Services March 23
1:00 - 1:30 pm
BBC - WUC 255 To RSVP click here
LinkedIn/Portfolio Day Career Services March 23
2:00 - 4:00 pm
MMC - GC 316 To RSVP click here
Resume and Job Search Stratgies Career Services March 23
12:00 - 1:00 pm
BBC - WUC 255 To RSVP click here
Career Readiness: Technology Career Services March 24
1:00 - 1:30 pm
BBC - WUC 255 To RSVP click here
Pathways to Federal Employment Career Services March 24
11:00 - 12:00 pm
MMC - GC 230 To RSVP click here
Career Readiness: Leadership Career Services March 28
1:00 - 1:30 pm
BBC - WUC 255 To RSVP click here
CV Writing Career Services March 28
2:00 - 3:00 pm
MMC - GC 230 To RSVP click here
Career Readiness: Professionalism/Work Ethic Career Services March 29
1:00 - 1:30 pm
BBC - WUC 255 To RSVP click here
Interviewing Skills Career Services March 30
1:00 - 2:00 pm
MMC - GC 230 To RSVP click here
Interviewing/Salary Negotiation Career Services March 30
1:00 - 2:00 pm
BBC - WUC 255 To RSVP click here
Resume and Cover Letter Tips Career Services March 30
3:00 - 4:00 pm
EC - EC 2300 To RSVP click here
Career Readiness: Career Management Career Services March 31
1:00 - 1:30 pm
BBC - WUC 255 To RSVP click here
The Art of Networking Career Services March 31
4:00 - 6:00 pm
EC 2300 To RSVP click here
Job Search Strategies Career Services April 4
1:00 - 2:00 pm
MMC - GC 230 To RSVP click here
Practice Interview Program (PIP) Career Services April 4
9:00 - 12:00 pm
EC - EC 2852 Pre-registration required. To register, please go here
How to Manage Your Finances Career Services April 7
2:00 - 3:00 pm
MMC - GC 230 To RSVP click here
Practice Interview Program (PIP) Career Services April 7
9:00 - 12:00 pm
MMC - GC 230 Pre-registration required. To register, please go here
Practice Interview Program (PIP) Career Services April 13
9:00 - 12:00 pm
BBC - WUC 255 Pre-registration required. To register, please go here
Salary Negotiation Career Services April 13
11:00 - 12:00 pm
MMC - GC 230 To RSVP click here
Networking Skills Career Services April 14
3:30 - 4:30 pm
EC - EC 2300 To RSVP click here
Pathways to Federal Employment Career Services April 20
11:00 - 12:00 pm
MMC - GC 230 To RSVP click here
Branding for Success (LinkedIn) Career Services April 21
1:00 - 2:00 pm
MMC - GC 230 To RSVP click here
Resume and Cover Letter Tips Career Services April 25
10:00 - 11:00 am
MMC - GC 230 To RSVP click here
COMMUNICATION SKILLS
Workshop(s) Date / Time Location RSVP
Conflict Resolution Feb. 12
4:00 - 5:00 pm
MMC - GC 276To RSVP click here
HEALTH AND WELLNESS
Workshop(s) Facilitated By Date / Time Location RSVP
Aromatherapy Workshop Wellness Center Jan. 26
5:00 - 6:00 pm
MMC - GC 277 To RSVP click here
The Body Project Wellness Center Feb. 10 and 17
1:00 - 2:00 pm
MMC - GC 271A To RSVP click here
De-Stress Your Life Wellness Center Feb. 24
5:00 - 6:00 pm
MMC - DM 163 To RSVP click here
Nutrition Workshop Wellness Center March 2
3:30 - 4:30 pm
MMC - DM 163 To RSVP click here
LIBRARY RESEARCH SKILLS
Workshop(s) Facilitated By Date / Time Location RSVP
Library Refresher Library Services Sept 9
3:00 pm - 4:15 pm
MMC - GL 280To RSVP click here
Library Refresher Library Services Sept 23
2:00 - 3:15 pm
BBC - HL 124To RSVP click here
Research Strategies for the Literature Review Library Services

Sept 24
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

MMC - GL 280 To RSVP click here
Research Strategies for the Literature Review Library Services

Sept 30
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

BBC - HL 124 To RSVP click here
Citation and Bibliography Management with RefWorks Library Services Oct 1
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
MMC - GL 280 To RSVP click here
Citation and Bibliography Management with RefWorks Library Services Oct 7
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
BBC - HL 124 To RSVP click here
Research Strategies for the Literature Review Library Services Oct 14
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
MMC - GL 280 To RSVP click here
Citation and Bibliography Management with RefWorks Library Services Oct 28
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
MMC - GL 280 To RSVP click here
WRITING SKILLS
Workshop(s) Facilitated By Date / Time Location RSVP
Writing the Literature Review Center for Excellence in Writing Feb. 9
4:00 - 5:00 pm
Online To RSVP click here
Writing the Literature Review Center for Excellence in Writing Feb. 11
4:00 - 5:00 pm
MMC - GL 125 To RSVP click here
Writing the Personal Statement Center for Excellence in Writing Feb. 24
4:00 - 5:00 pm
BBC - HL 170 To RSVP click here
Writing the Personal Statement Center for Excellence in Writing Feb. 25
4:00 - 5:00 pm
MMC - GL 125 To RSVP click here
Avoiding Plagiarism Center for Excellence in Writing March 2
4:00 - 5:00 pm
BBC - HL 170 To RSVP click here
Avoiding Plagiarism Center for Excellence in Writing March 3
4:00 - 5:00 pm
MMC - GL 125 To RSVP click here
GRADUATE AND PROFESSIONAL STUDENT COMMITTEE
Workshop(s) Date / Time Location RSVP
Funding Workshop Jan. 8
5:00 pm
MMC - TBANo RSVP required
Funding Workshop Feb. 5
4:30 pm
MMC - GC 305 
Gradskellar Feb. 5
5:30 - 7:30 pm
MMC - Chili’s Too PatioNo RSVP required
Funding Workshop March 4
10:00 am
MMC - TBA No RSVP required
Graduate Student Appreciation Week (GSAW) March 31 - April 4
All Day
Please visit gsaw.fiu.edu No RSVP required
Funding Workshop April 3
11:00 pm
MMC - MARC Pavilion No RSVP required

 

By Month
JANUARY
Workshop(s) Facilitated By Date / Time Location RSVP
Resume and Cover Letter Tips Career Services Jan. 20
12:00 - 1:00 pm
BBC - WUC 255 To RSVP click here
Resume and Cover Letter Tips Career Services Jan. 21
3:30 - 4:30 pm
EC - EC 2300 To RSVP click here
Resume Writing Career Services Jan. 25
2:00 - 3:00 pm
MMC - GC 230 To RSVP click here
Aromatherapy Workshop Wellness Center Jan. 26
5:00 - 6:00 pm
MMC - GC 277 To RSVP click here
Interviewing Skills Career Services Jan. 27
10:00 - 11:00 am
MMC - GC 230 To RSVP click here
Interviewing/Salary Negotiation Career Services Jan. 27
12:00 - 1:00 pm
BBC - WUC 255 To RSVP click here
Practice Interview Program (PIP) Career Services Jan. 27
9:00 - 12:00 pm
EC - EC 2852 Pre-registration required. To register, please go here
Live CPT and Job Search Strategies for International Students Career Services Jan. 28
2:00 - 3:30 pm
BBC - HM To RSVP click here
Scaffolding Center for the Advancement of Teaching Jan. 28
12:00 - 1:00 pm
MMC - GL 154 To RSVP click here
Scaffolding Center for the Advancement of Teaching Jan. 29
12:00 - 1:00 pm
MMC - GL 154 To RSVP click here
FEBRUARY
Workshop(s) Facilitated By Date / Time Location RSVP
Resume and Cover Letter Tips Career Services Feb. 1
3:00 - 4:00 pm
MMC - GC 230 To RSVP click here
Library Refresher Library Services Feb. 2
3:30 - 4:45 pm
MMC - GL 280 To RSVP click here
Networking Skills Career Services Feb. 3
12:00 - 1:00 pm
BBC - WUC 255 To RSVP click here
Library Refresher Library Services Feb. 3
3:00 - 4:15 pm
BBC - HL 150 To RSVP click here
Practice Interview Program (PIP) Career Services

Feb. 4
9:00 - 12:00 pm

BBC - WUC 255 Pre-registration required. To register, please go here
Networking Skills Career Services Feb. 5
1:00 - 2:00 pm
MMC - GC 230 To RSVP click here
Resume Writing Career Services Feb. 8
3:00 - 4:00 pm
MMC - GC 230 To RSVP click here
Engineering Center Career Boot Camp Career Services Feb. 9
3:30 - 5:30 pm
EC - EC 2300 Pre-registration required. To register, please go here
Writing the Literature Review Center for Excellence in Writing Feb. 9
4:00 - 5:00 pm
Online To RSVP click here
Networking Skills and Job Search Strategies Career Services Feb. 10
12:00 - 1:00 pm
BBC - WUC 255 To RSVP click here
The Body Project Wellness Center Feb. 10 and 17
1:00 - 2:00 pm
MMC - GC 271A To RSVP click here
Career Fair Day 1  (Technical and Accounting) Career Services Feb. 11
10:00 - 2:00 pm
MMC - GC Ballrooms No RSVP Required
Writing the Literature Review Center for Excellence in Writing Feb. 11
4:00 - 5:00 pm
MMC - GL 125 To RSVP click here
Career Fair Day 2  (All Majors) Career Services Feb. 12
10:00 - 2:00 pm
MMC - GC Ballrooms No RSVP Required
Literature Review Research Strategies Library Services Feb. 15
3:00 - 4:15 pm
BBC - HL 150 To RSVP click here
Literature Review Research Strategies Library Services Feb. 16
3:30 - 4:45 pm
MMC - GL 280 To RSVP click here
Mindset Center for the Advancement of Teaching Feb. 16
11:00 - 12:00 pm
MMC - GL 154 To RSVP click here
Mindset Center for the Advancement of Teaching Feb. 17
11:00 - 12:00 pm
MMC - GL 154 To RSVP click here
Interviewing/Salary Negotiation Career Services Feb. 17
12:00 - 1:00 pm
BBC - WUC 255 To RSVP click here
Pathways to Federal Employment Career Services Feb. 17
1:00 - 2:00 pm
MMC - GC 230 To RSVP click here
Branding for Success (LinkedIn) Career Services Feb. 18
2:00 - 3:00 pm
MMC - GC 230 To RSVP click here
Citation and Bibliography Management with RefWorks Library Services Feb. 23
3:30 - 5:00 pm
MMC - GL 280 To RSVP click here
Writing the Personal Statement Center for Excellence in Writing Feb. 24
4:00 - 5:00 pm
BBC - HL 170 To RSVP click here
De-Stress Your Life Wellness Center Feb. 24
5:00 - 6:00 pm
MMC - DM 163 To RSVP click here
Writing the Personal Statement Center for Excellence in Writing Feb. 25
4:00 - 5:00 pm
MMC - GL 125 To RSVP click here
Citation and Bibliography Management with RefWorks Library Services Feb. 29
3:00 - 4:30 pm
BBC - HL 150 To RSVP click here
MARCH
Workshop(s) Facilitated By Date / Time Location RSVP
Avoiding Plagiarism Center for Excellence in Writing March 2
4:00 - 5:00 pm
BBC - HL 170 To RSVP click here
Job Search Strategies for International Students Career Services March 2
11:00 - 12:00 pm
MMC - GC 230 To RSVP click here
Practice Interview Program (PIP) Career Services March 2
9:00 - 12:00 pm
BBC - WUC 255 Pre-registration required. To register, please go here
Nutrition Workshop Wellness Center March 2
3:30 - 4:30 pm
MMC - DM 163 To RSVP click here
Avoiding Plagiarism Center for Excellence in Writing March 3
4:00 - 5:00 pm
MMC - GL 125 To RSVP click here
Critical Reading Center for the Advancement of Teaching March 03
11:00 - 12:00 pm
MMC - GL 154 To RSVP click here
Critical Reading Center for the Advancement of Teaching March 04
12:00 - 1:00 pm
MMC - GL 154 To RSVP click here
Salary Negotiation Career Services March 4
1:00 - 2:00 pm
MMC - GC 230 To RSVP click here
Resume and Cover Letter Tips Career Services March 7
2:00 - 3:00 pm
MMC - GC 230 To RSVP click here
Salary Negotiation Career Services March 8
5:00 - 6:00 pm
EC - EC 2300 To RSVP click here
Career Readiness: Oral/Written Communication Career Services March 9
1:00 - 1:30 pm
BBC - WUC 255 To RSVP click here
Branding for Success (LinkedIn) Career Services March 9
12:00 - 1:00 pm
BBC - WUC 255 To RSVP click here
Practice Interview Program (PIP) Career Services March 9
9:00 - 12:00 pm
EC - EC 2852 Pre-registration required. To register, please go here
Networking Skills Career Services March 10
11:00 - 12:00 pm
MMC - GC 230 To RSVP click here
Professional Dining Etiquette Career Services March 10
5:00 - 8:00 pm
WUC Ballrooms Pre-registration required. To register, please go here
Interviewing Skills Career Services March 22
3:30 - 4:30 pm
EC - EC 2300 To RSVP click here
Teaching Online Center for the Advancement of Teaching March 22
11:00 - 12:00 pm
MMC - GL 154 To RSVP click here
Teaching Online Center for the Advancement of Teaching March 23
11:00 - 12:00 pm
MMC - GL 154 To RSVP click here
Career Readiness: Teamwork and Collaboration Career Services March 23
1:00 - 1:30 pm
BBC - WUC 255 To RSVP click here
LinkedIn/Portfolio Day Career Services March 23
2:00 - 4:00 pm
MMC - GC 316 To RSVP click here
Resume and Job Search Stratgies Career Services March 23
12:00 - 1:00 pm
BBC - WUC 255 To RSVP click here
Career Readiness: Technology Career Services March 24
1:00 - 1:30 pm
BBC - WUC 255 To RSVP click here
Pathways to Federal Employment Career Services March 24
11:00 - 12:00 pm
MMC - GC 230 To RSVP click here
Career Readiness: Leadership Career Services March 28
1:00 - 1:30 pm
BBC - WUC 255 To RSVP click here
CV Writing Career Services March 28
2:00 - 3:00 pm
MMC - GC 230 To RSVP click here
Career Readiness: Professionalism/Work Ethic Career Services March 29
1:00 - 1:30 pm
BBC - WUC 255 To RSVP click here
Interviewing Skills Career Services March 30
1:00 - 2:00 pm
MMC - GC 230 To RSVP click here
Interviewing/Salary Negotiation Career Services March 30
1:00 - 2:00 pm
BBC - WUC 255 To RSVP click here
Resume and Cover Letter Tips Career Services March 30
3:00 - 4:00 pm
EC - EC 2300 To RSVP click here
Literature Review Research Strategies Library Services March 30
3:00 - 4:15 pm
MMC - GL 280 To RSVP click here
Career Readiness: Career Management Career Services March 31
1:00 - 1:30 pm
BBC - WUC 255 To RSVP click here
The Art of Networking Career Services March 31
4:00 - 6:00 pm
EC - EC 2300 To RSVP click here
APRIL
Workshop(s) Facilitated By Date / Time Location RSVP
Job Search Strategies Career Services April 4
1:00 - 2:00 pm
GC 230 To RSVP click here
Practice Interview Program (PIP) Career Services April 4
9:00 - 12:00 pm
EC 2852 Pre-registration required. To register, please go here
Citation and Bibliography Management with RefWorks Library Services April 6
3:00 - 4:30 pm
GL 280 To RSVP click here
How to Manage Your Finances Career Services April 7
2:00 - 3:00 pm
GC 230 To RSVP click here
Practice Interview Program (PIP) Career Services April 7
9:00 - 12:00 pm
GC 230 Pre-registration required. To register, please go here
Practice Interview Program (PIP) Career Services April 13
9:00 - 12:00 pm
WUC 255 Pre-registration required. To register, please go here
Salary Negotiation Career Services April 13
11:00 - 12:00 pm
GC 230 To RSVP click here
Networking Skills Career Services April 14
3:30 - 4:30 pm
EC 2300 To RSVP click here
Pathways to Federal Employment Career Services April 20
11:00 - 12:00 pm
GC 230 To RSVP click here
Branding for Success (LinkedIn) Career Services April 21
1:00 - 2:00 pm
GC 230 To RSVP click here
Resume and Cover Letter Tips Career Services April 25
10:00 - 11:00 am
GC 230 To RSVP click here

 

To learn more about Graduate Student Appreciation Week (GSAW), please click here.

The UGS Professional Development Series is made possible thanks to the support of the following FIU offices and centers:

Career Services
Center for Excellence in Writing
Communication Arts Studio
FIU Library
Student Health Services
Office of Academic Writing and Publication Support
Graduate and Professional Student Committee
Office of Student Conduct and Conflict Resolution

Additional events will be added throughout the year. Please refer to the links above or to our website for updates on our Professional Development Program page.