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College Liaisons

Career and Talent Development (CTD) have designated professional staff members to serve as liaisons to many of FIU’s colleges. Our College Career Liaison’s goal is to offer industry-specific career advising to our students and alumni.

Connect with your College’s Career Liaison through

  • One-on-one career advising appointments can be requested through the Career Center in your Handshake Account.
  • College and industry-specific career events can be found in the Events section in your Handshake account.

Nelly Leon

Associate Director of Career Services, College of Engineering & Computing

As the Associate Director of Career Services for Career and Talent Development in the College of Engineering and Computing, Nelly Leon leads the career office in the College of Engineering and Computing with career advising, employer engagement, career readiness programming and fostering relationships with FIU and community stakeholders. Before joining the FIU Career and Talent Development Team with the College of Engineering and Computing, she worked at the Steven J. Green School of International and Public Affairs for 7 years as a Career Specialist. She currently serves as the Membership Engagement Director for the Florida Association of Colleges and Employers.

Nelly has a passion for providing career coaching to students and alumni, facilitating professional development workshops on all career related topics and collaborates with campus and community partners to deliver career readiness programming. Her passion also included training and development and leading her team to provide the best service for FIU students and employers.

Nelly loves to garden, travel, exercise and to hang out with my family, friends, three cats and her cockatiel bird!

Top 5 Strengths
Relator, Arranger, Discipline, Includer, Responsibility


Phone Number
(305) 348-1282
Engineering Center