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August 2019

Dissertation Writing Retreat

August 19 @ 8:00 am - August 23 @ 4:30 pm
MMC – GL 125, 11200 SW 8th Street
Miami, FL 33199 United States
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The Dissertation Writing Retreat is designed to help participants make substantial progress towards completing their dissertation. The goal is to help writers who are stalled, feel off-track, or have a short timeline for graduation. Interested students must fill out the online application and submit by August 4, 2019. There is only availability for 10 participants. Each applicant will be reviewed to establish the current stage of the dissertation writing process and readiness for writing. To RSVP click here

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September 2019

Finding Internships

September 4 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
BBC-WUC 255

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International Students: Job Search Strategies & Live CPT/OPT

September 5 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
BBC – HM 211, 3000 NE 151 Street
Miami, Florida 33181
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Co-presentation with the ISSS office informing students of the hiring process and requirements for international students in the US. Students learn about ways to navigate the job/internship search process and maximize their experience for future opportunities. To RSVP click here

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Internship & Job Search Strategies

September 5 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
MMC – SASC 305, 11200 SW 8th Street
Miami, FL 33199 United States
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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 resources for finding jobs (e.g. Handshake, LinkedIn, The Muse) and networking (e.g. student organizations, classmates, professional associations, LinkedIn company pages, on-campus events), and will encourage you to create an action plan for your search. To RSVP click here

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Zoom 1st Fridays: #CareerConversation #Internships

September 6 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Online

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Resume & Cover Letter Writing

September 10 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
MMC – SASC 305, 11200 SW 8th Street
Miami, FL 33199 United States
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Your resume and cover letter may be your only chance to get an employer’s attention, so you have to get it right the first time. Learn about appearance, style, and formats in writing a resume and cover letter. To RSVP click here

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Interviewing Skills & Salary Negotiation

September 13 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
MMC – SASC 305, 11200 SW 8th Street
Miami, FL 33199 United States
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Understand the goals and importance of an interview. Learn effective tools in preparation for the interview process, the appropriate communication skills, behavior, and dress code for an interview, as well as what to do after an interview. Additionally, learn the skills to negotiate, research the market, and position themselves in the current job market. To RSVP click here

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Writing the Literature Review

September 13 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
MMC – GL 125, 11200 SW 8th Street
Miami, FL 33199 United States
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We will discuss tips on writing the literature review, including the synthesis matrix. If you are currently working on a literature review, please bring your notes/materials. To RSVP click here

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Library Refresher

September 17 @ 3:30 pm - 4:45 pm
MMC – GL 523, 11200 SW 8th Street
Miami, FL 33199 United States
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Are you new to FIU or you’ve been away? This workshop will orient you to using the FIU Libraries' resources and services to support your research; covers library services and policies for grad students; how to access books, articles, databases for subject & interdisciplinary research & more. To RSVP click here

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