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Government & Public Administration

17 Jobs for Political Science Majors (That Don’t Require You to Run for Office)

Not everyone who studies political science goes into politics (although many do!). Jobs for political science majors range from, yes, government positions, law, and research, to marketing, sales, and even project management

Jobs for Political Science Majors Explained

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How to Land Your Dream Job in Public Administration

Your public administration degree has prepared you for a variety of occupations you probably never dreamed possible. From your state’s supreme court and various charitable organizations to nursing homes and the Nuclear Regulatory commission; all of these career paths are …

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The Best Degrees that will Help you get a Job in the Government

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Federal, state and local governments are the largest employers in the country. Some people forego more money in the private sector for job security in the public sector. Most have a commitment to public …

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WATCH: How to get started with a career in the Federal Government as a student or recent graduate

Hope White of Hopeful Speaking and Consulting, LLC recently sat down with College Recruiter’s Steven Rothberg to discuss how students and recent graduates should go about starting a career within the Federal Government.

Hope is a U.S. veteran who has …

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Career Resources

Federal Government Statewide Conference

Each year FIU Career and Talent Development hosts the Federal Government Statewide Conference. The Conference is designed to bring representatives …

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Digital Tools

LinkedIn Learning

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

Nano Tips for Presenting with Confidence 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. Diana YK Chan, executive…

PowerPoint: Silicon Valley Presentation Secrets

Taught by Jole Simmons
Learn how to take your PowerPoint decks to the next level. In this course, presentation and multimedia guru Jole Simmons…

Ethics Conversations: Building an Ethics-Based Culture

Taught by ProDio Audio Learning Inc.
Organizations with strong ethics-based cultures are significantly less prone to misconduct. Driving the right culture is part of our professional…

How to Speak So People Want to Listen

Taught by Pete Mockaitis | How to Be Awesome at Your Job
Do you want to be an engaging speaker? In this audio-only course from How to Be Awesome at Your Job,…

Ethics in Information Security

Taught by Jerod Brennen
Cybersecurity professionals frequently find themselves at the center of moral and ethical debates about what they do and how they…

Tech on the Go: Ethics in Web Development

Taught by Morten Rand-Hendriksen
Ethics in web design isn’t just about avoiding risk and mitigating harm. Anyone involved with bringing a product, service, or…

Presenting Data Effectively to Inform and Inspire

Taught by Bill Shander
We all deal with data, and at some point, we all need to be able to present it effectively to…

Accounting Ethics

Taught by Ajay Pangarkar
For both public and private businesses, timely and accurate financial reports are a vital part of communicating your company’s health.…

Engaging Your Virtual Audience

Taught by Cassandra Worthy
Working remotely can offer a plethora of benefits, but it’s important to preserve the authenticity that’s often easier to build…

The State of AI and Copyright

Taught by Garrick Chow
The issue of copyright in AI-generated content is a moving target, but clear patterns are emerging. In this conversation, LinkedIn…

Micro-Presentations: Saying More in Less Time

Taught by Lisa Braithwaite
Brevity is key to effective communication, especially in a world where capturing the attention of an audience has become increasingly…

GDPR Compliance: Essential Training

Taught by Mandy Huth
The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is a privacy-related regulation in the EU that became active and enforceable in May…

Public Relations Mistakes to Avoid

Taught by Madecraft
Every business needs public relations. Leveraging the media is essential for success. But while this relationship can be mutually beneficial,…

Protecting Yourself as a Content Creator

Taught by Shontavia Johnson
Protect yourself and your online content by understanding how copyright law applies to the world of social media and Creator…

How to Write a Press Release

Taught by Andrea Holland
Learn how to write press releases: formal, official announcements regarding something new or significant about you or your business. Done…

3 Simple Steps to the Perfect Sales Pitch

Taught by Madecraft
When you’ve got the perfect sales pitch, you’re unstoppable. You’re able to quickly provide your prospects with answers to questions,…

Turning Boring Presentations into Engaging Training with Video

Taught by Rob Glass
Most of us rely on slide presentations for conducting training at work. But no matter how much energy you put…

Influence versus Manipulation: The Ethics of Persuasion

Taught by Madecraft
Success in business depends on being able to get your viewpoint heard and your ideas taken seriously. So how do…

The Science of Selling: Proven Strategies to Close the Deal

Taught by David Hoffeld
If you’ve ever blundered a sales deal or lost a client just before closing, then you know exactly what it…

The 3-Minute Rule: Say Less to Get More

Taught by Brant Pinvidic
Want to deliver a pitch or presentation that grabs your audience and makes an impression? You can do it. But…

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.