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Expanding Your Network

Networking is a great way to find new opportunities, meet new people, and expand your professional confidence. Check out our resources down below to begin your networking journey.

Using LinkedIn

LinkedIn is a professional networking platform that allows individuals to connect with other professionals, colleagues, and potential employers. It is a social media platform specifically designed for professionals to showcase their skills, experience, and education, as well as connect with other professionals in their industry. On LinkedIn, users can create a profile that includes their work experience, education, skills, and achievements. They can also connect with other professionals and join groups related to their industry. Access LinkedIn and additional LinkedIn resources.

LinkedIn Headshots

The Career and Talent Development office offers LinkedIn Headshots in person during the spring, summer and fall semesters, at MMC and BBC. These events allows students to get a free professional headshot photo to use for their LinkedIn accounts and other professional opportunities. Log-in to your Handshake account to view upcoming events, search LinkedIn Headshots under “events.”

Networking at Career Events

On a semester basis, the Career and Talent Development department hosts events such as resume fest, federal government conference, and career fair to help students connect with professionals and potential employers in a variety of industries. Use these opportunities as a chance to network with professionals in your dream industries. Need some tips? Check out Career and Talent Development’s networking workshops on Handshake. Access Handshake.

Harnessing the Power of Social Media: Alumni Outreach and Digital Networking

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Career Resources

Summer 2024 Calendar of Events and Workshops
Panther Shadows – Students/Alumni

Job Shadowing allows you to observe professionals in industry and careers of your interest in their typical work day. This …

Panther Shadows

The FIU Panther Shadows program is a one-day opportunity for FIU students and alumni to connect with employers, community partners, …

Career Fair Tips

Learn how you can gear up for success at the upcoming career fair! Explore our plethora of digital tools, resources, …

Professional Dining Etiquette

Learn to dine like a diplomat! Know the fine points of professional dining etiquette and gain a significant advantage over …

LinkedIn Headshots

The Career and Talent Development office offers LinkedIn Headshots in person during the spring, summer and fall semesters, at MMC …

Digital Tools

LinkedIn Learning

LinkedIn Learning courses are available to all current students.  For Alumni Access please visit LinkedIn Learning to start an account.

Cybersecurity Careers: Build Your Brand in Cybersecurity

Taught by Zinet Kemal
Are you considering a career in cybersecurity, or looking to advance in the field? As with most industries, if people…

Building Thought Leadership as a Diverse Voice

Taught by Jessica Chen
Underrepresented groups (URGs) tend to face much tougher professional odds, particularly when it comes to seeking upper-level employment opportunities. In…

Building a Portfolio Career: Diversify Your Income and Do More of What You Love

Taught by Jenny Foss
In a rapidly shifting job market, it’s important to build a career portfolio—a career where you have agility, more than…

Activating Your Courage to Increase Workplace Success

Taught by Shanita Liu
Have you ever felt nervous or uncomfortable facing uncertainty at work? It’s difficult to embody courage when apprehension takes hold.…

How to Change Careers by Building a Powerful LinkedIn Profile

Taught by Nickquolette Barrett
Join Nickquolette Barrett as she demystifies the process of using LinkedIn for career growth. In this course, you’ll learn how…

Nano Tips for Communicating Your Value with Diana YK Chan

Taught by Diana YK Chan
Welcome to our Nano Tips series, where LinkedIn Learning creators deliver impactful lessons in literally seconds. In this installment, gather…

Amplify Your Personal Brand with Generative AI

Taught by Morgan Young
Looking to develop your personal brand, but not sure where to begin? In this course, LinkedIn Top Voice Morgan Young…

Nano Tips for Demonstrating Your Transferable Skills with Diana YK Chan

Taught by Diana YK Chan
Welcome to our Nano Tips series, where LinkedIn Learning creators deliver impactful lessons in literally seconds. In this installment, Diana…

Leveraging Authenticity in the Workplace

Taught by Madecraft
Discover your authentic self in the professional realm with guidance from Sterling De Sutter Summerville. This course explores ways you…

LinkedIn Profiles for Technical Professionals

Taught by Danny Thompson
Your LinkedIn profile can help you stand out from your competitors, colleagues, and attract exciting new career opportunities. But as…

Nano Tips for Defining Your Personal Brand with Diana YK Chan

Taught by Diana YK Chan
Welcome to our Nano Tips series, where LinkedIn Learning creators deliver impactful lessons in literally seconds. In this installment, gather…

Transform Your Personal Brand

Taught by Madecraft
What’s the secret to building your brand to accelerate your professional career? In this course, join strategic marketing expert Kelli…

Nano Tips for Increasing Your Visibility at Work with Diana YK Chan

Taught by Diana YK Chan
Welcome to our Nano Tips series, where LinkedIn Learning creators deliver impactful lessons in literally seconds. In this course, Diana…

Storytelling and Content Creation to Transform Your Personal Brand

Taught by Ash Rathod
Storytelling gives you the power to create an engaging brand, but how can you start using it more effectively for…

Optimizing Your LinkedIn Profile Nano Tips with Kim Kaupe

Taught by Kim Kaupe
Welcome to our Nano Tips series, where LinkedIn Learning creators deliver impactful lessons in literally seconds. In this installment, Kim…

Teamwork Essentials: Stand Out as a Valuable Team Member

Taught by Shadé Zahrai
When you think of all the skills you could work on to advance your career, how often do you think…

Marketing Yourself to Maximize Career Opportunities

Taught by Pete Mockaitis | How to Be Awesome at Your Job
What does it take to win in the job seeking world? Is it having the best qualifications and checking the…

Sharing Your Expertise Online Nano Tips with Kim Kaupe

Taught by Kim Kaupe
Welcome to our Nano Tips series, where LinkedIn Learning creators deliver impactful lessons in literally seconds. In this installment, Kim…

Pitching Yourself for Opportunity

Taught by Jodi Glickman
Every conversation presents an opportunity to make a great impression. In this course, Jodi Glickman, CEO and Founder of GreatOnTheJob.com,…

What You Need to Know About Crafting a Stand-out Resume

Taught by LinkedIn News
Are you tired of submitting resumes that never seem to get noticed? In this episode of the podcast Get Hired,…

Campus Locations

Modesto A. Maidique Campus SASC 305

Tel: 305-348-2423

​Engineering Center EC 2852 

Tel: 305-348-1281

Biscayne Bay Campus WUC 253

Tel: 305-919-5770

Career Service Hours

Monday 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 8:30 am - 5:00 pm

Drop-in hours for Spring 2024 will be held in person at our CTD offices and virtually on zoom. Please click here for scheduled times and locations.