Firsthand, formerly known as Vault, allows you to access downloadable career guides, employer profiles and rankings, discussion boards, industry blogs and news on the latest trends and issues, diversity initiatives, green programs and leadership development profiles. Firsthand’s job board matches employers and recruiters with top talent. To access Firsthand’s resources, you must first create an account. The Career and Talent Development department subscribes to Firsthand, so it is free of charge for Florida International University students.

To get started, follow the instructions below:

  1. Go to the “” login page.
  2. Click on the person icon to the left of “Log In.” Click on “Sign Up.” Make sure “I am a Student” is selected, use your Florida International University e-mail address to create your account, and choose a password.
  3. Click “Continue.” On the next page, fill in the appropriate information, and submit.

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Firsthand has a support site with FAQs that should be able to help answer any of your questions.

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