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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

Sept. 9
2:00 - 3:00 pm

EC - EC 2300  
Resume and Cover Letter Tips Career Services Sept. 9
12:00 - 1:00 pm
BBC - WUC 255  
Job Search Strategies   Career Services Sept. 9
5:00 - 6:00 pm
BBC - WUC 255  
Live CPT and Job Search Strategies for International Students Career Services Sept. 10
2:00 - 3:30 pm
BBC - HM 211  
Resume Writing Career Services Sept. 14
10:00 - 11:00 am
MMC - GC 230  
LinkedIn/Portfolio Day Career Services Sept. 14
1:00 - 3:00 pm
BBC - HM 105  
Interviewing Skills Career Services Sept. 17
1:00 - 2:00 pm
MMC - GC 230  
Interviewing Skills Career Services Sept. 18
2:00 - 3:00 pm
EC - EC 2300  
Practice Interview Program (PIP) Career Services Sept. 21
9:00 - 12:00 pm
MMC - GC 230  
Networking/Salary Negotiation Career Services Sept. 21
11:00 - 12:00 pm
MMC - GC 230  
Elevator Pitch and Networking Tips Career Services Sept. 23
12:00 - 1:00 pm
BBC -
HM Student Center
 
Resume and Cover Letter Tips Career Services Sept. 23
2:00 - 3:00 pm
MMC - GC 230  
Interviewing/Networking Skills Career Services Sept. 24
11:00 - 12:00 pm
MMC - GC 230  
Practice Interview Program (PIP) Career Services Sept. 28
9:00 - 12:00 pm
EC - EC 2852  
Career Fair Day 1  (Technical and Education) Career Services Sept. 29
11:00 - 3:00 pm
MMC -
GC Ballrooms
 
Career Fair Day 2  (All Majors) Career Services Sept. 30
11:00 - 3:00 pm
MMC -
GC Ballrooms
 
Interviewing/Salary Negotiation Career Services Oct. 7
12:00 - 1:00 pm
BBC - WUC 255  
Engineering Center Career Boot Camp Career Services Oct. 7
4:00 - 6:00 pm
EC - EC 2300  
Interviewing/Salary Negotiation Career Services Oct. 8
1:00 - 2:00 pm
MMC - GC 230  
Resume and Cover Letter Tips Career Services Oct. 12
11:00 - 12:00 pm
MMC - GC 230  
Practice Interview Program (PIP) Career Services Oct. 15
9:00 - 12:00 pm
EC - EC 2852  
Networking Skills Career Services Oct. 16
2:00 - 3:00 pm
EC - EC 2300  
LinkedIn for Personal Branding and Networking Career Services Oct. 21
12:00 - 1:00 pm
BBC - WUC 255  
Interviewing Skills Career Services Oct. 21
2:00 - 3:00 pm
EC - EC 2300  
Practice Interview Program (PIP) Career Services Oct. 22
9:00 - 12:00 pm
MMC - GC 230  
Resume and Cover Letter Tips Career Services Oct. 26
11:00 - 12:00 pm
MMC - GC 230  
Resume and Job Search Stratgies Career Services Oct. 28
12:00 - 1:00 pm
BBC - WUC 255  
Networking Skills Career Services Oct. 28
1:00 - 2:00 pm
MMC - GC 230  
Salary Negotiation Career Services Oct. 30
2:00 - 3:00 pm
EC - EC 2300  
Professional Dining Etiquette Career Services Nov. 2
12:00 - 3:00 pm
MMC -
GC Ballrooms
 
Practice Interview Program (PIP) Career Services Nov. 3
9:00 - 12:00 pm
EC - EC 2852  
CV and Cover Letter Tips Career Services Nov. 4
12:00 - 1:00 pm
BBC - WUC 255  
Resume and Cover Letter Tips Career Services Nov. 4
1:00 - 2:00 pm
EC - EC 2300  
Job Search Strategies for International Students  Career Services Nov. 4
11:00 - 12:00 pm
MMC - GC 230  
Interviewing/Salary Negotiation Career Services Nov. 9
2:00 - 3:00 pm
MMC - GC 230  
Networking Skills Career Services Nov. 13
1:00 - 2:00 pm
MMC - GC 230  
Keys to Federal Employment Career Services Nov. 16
10:00 - 11:00 am
MMC - GC 230  
Networking Skills Career Services Nov. 18
2:00 - 3:00 pm
EC - EC 2300  
Resume and Cover Letter Tips Career Services Nov. 19
11:00 - 12:00 pm
MMC - GC 230  
Practice Interview Program (PIP) Career Services Nov. 19
9:00 - 12:00 pm
MMC - GC 230  
Resume and Cover Letter Tips Career Services Dec. 2
1:00 - 2:00 pm
MMC - GC 230  
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
Keep Calm and Don't Stress Wellness Center Sept. 15
4:00 - 5:00 pm
MMC  
Stress and Sleep Aromatherapy Workshop Wellness Center Oct. 1
3:30 - 4:30 pm
MMC  
Keeping up with Your Zzzz's Wellness Center Nov. 5
3:30 - 4:30 pm
MMC  
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 Sept. 21
4:00 - 5:00 pm
MMC - GL 125  
Writing the Literature Review Center for Excellence in Writing Sept. 23
4:00 - 5:00 pm
Online  
Writing the Personal Statement Center for Excellence in Writing Sept. 28
4:00 - 5:00 pm
MMC - GL 125  
Writing the Personal Statement Center for Excellence in Writing Sept. 30
4:00 - 5:00 pm
BBC  
Avoiding Plagiarism Center for Excellence in Writing Oct. 26
4:00 - 5:00 pm
MMC - GL 125  
Avoiding Plagiarism Center for Excellence in Writing Oct. 28
4:00 - 5:00 pm
BBC  
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
Job Search Strategies & Live CPT for International Students (with ISSS) Career Services Jan. 15
1:00 pm- 2:30 pm
BBC - WUC 363To RSVP click here
Grad Skellar GPSC Jan. 15
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
EC - Panther Pit No RSVP required
Job Search Strategies Career Services Jan. 21
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
BBC - WUC 255 To RSVP click here
Resume/Cover Letter Writing Career Services Jan. 21
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
BBC - WUC 255 To RSVP click here
Navigating Federal Employment Career Services Jan. 22
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
BBC - WUC 255 To RSVP click here
Interviewing/Salary Negotiation Career Services Jan. 26
11:00 pm - 12:00 pm
MMC - GC 230 To RSVP click here
Library Refresher Library Services Jan. 26
2:00 pm - 3:15 pm
BBC - HL 150 To RSVP click here
Library Refresher Library Services Jan. 27
2:00 pm - 3:15 pm
MMC - GL 280 To RSVP click here
Get Your Career in Gear (with the BBC Vice Provost Council) Career Services Jan. 29
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
BBC - WUC To RSVP click here
Networking Skills Career Services Jan. 29
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
MMC - GC 230 To RSVP click here
The Ins and Outs of Weight Loss and Maintenance Wellness Center Jan. 29
12:00 pm - 1:00pm
MMC - TBA To RSVP click here
FEBRUARY
Workshop(s) Facilitated By Date / Time Location RSVP
Research Strategies for the Literature Review Library Services Feb. 2
3:00 pm - 4:15 pm
BBC - HL 150To RSVP click here
Research Strategies for the Literature Review Library Services Feb. 3
3:30 pm - 4:45 pm
MMC - GL 280 To RSVP click here
Job Search Strategies for International Students Career Services Feb. 4
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
MMC - GC 230 To RSVP click here
MMC Career Fair Career Services Feb. 9
3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
MMC - TBA No RSVP required
Citation and Bibliography Management with RefWorks Library Services Feb. 10
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
MMC - GL 280 To RSVP click here
Writing the Literature Review Center for Excellence in Writing Feb. 10
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
MMC - GL 125 To RSVP click here
Writing the Literature Review Center for Excellence in Writing Feb. 11
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
ONLINE To RSVP click here
Interviewing/Salary Negotiation Career Services Feb. 12
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
MMC - GC 230 To RSVP click here
Citation and Bibliography Management with RefWorks Library Services Feb. 16
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
BBC - HL 150To RSVP click here
Conflict Management and Resolution Skills Student Conduct and Conflict Resolution Feb. 17
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
MMC - PC 443To RSVP click here
Making Scents of Life Wellness Center Feb. 18
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
MMC - GC 283ATo RSVP click here
How to Brand yourself Career Services Feb. 23
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
MMC - GC 230To RSVP click here
Writing the Personal Statement Center for Excellence in Writing Feb. 24
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
MMC - GL 125 To RSVP click here
Resume/Cover Letter Writing Career Services Feb. 26
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
BBC - WUC 255 To RSVP click here
MARCH
Workshop(s) Facilitated By Date / Time Location RSVP
Interviewing/Networking Career Services March 4
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
MMC - GC 230To RSVP click here
Writing the Personal Statement Center for Excellence in Writing March 4
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
BBC - HL 255  To RSVP click here
Professional Dining Etiquette Dinner at BBC Career Services March 5
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
BBC - WUC To RSVP click here
Don't Lose Track of Time: Time Management Strategies Wellness Center March 5
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
MMC - PC 447 To RSVP click here
Navigating Federal Employment Career Services March 18
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
MMC - GC 230 To RSVP click here
Citation and Bibliography Management with RefWorks Library Services March 18
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
MMC - GL 280 To RSVP click here
CV Writing Career Services March 19
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
MMC - GC 230 To RSVP click here
Interviewing/Salary Negotiation Career Services March 19
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
BBC - WUC 255 To RSVP click here
Resume Writing/Interviewing Career Services March 23
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
MMC - GC 230 To RSVP click here
Resume/Cover Letter Writing Career Services March 23
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
BBC - WUC 255 To RSVP click here
Catch up with your Zzzzz! Wellness Center March 25
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
MMC - PC 447 To RSVP click here
Networking and Branding with LinkedIn Career Services March 26
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
BBC - WUC 255 To RSVP click here
Networking/Salary Negotiation Career Services March 26
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
MMC - GC 230 To RSVP click here
Avoiding Plagiarism Center for Excellence in Writing March 31
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
MMC - GL 125 To RSVP click here
APRIL
Workshop(s) Facilitated By Date / Time Location RSVP
Avoiding Plagiarism Center for Excellence in Writing April 1
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
BBC - HL 255 To RSVP click here
Graduate Student Appreciation Week GPSC April 6 - April 10
All Day
Please visit gsaw.fiu.edu No RSVP required
How to Brand yourself Career Services April 9
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
MMC - GC 230 To RSVP click here
Keep Calm and Don't Stress Wellness Center April 13
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
MMC - GC 286To RSVP click here
Resume/Cover Letter Writing Career Services April 16
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
BBC - WUC 255 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.