Welcome to Career and Talent Development

At Career and Talent Development (CTD), our priority is you! We are the FIU student and alumni career resource. Our highly trained staff is dedicated to helping you make your career dreams a reality. We offer help with:

  • Choosing a major
  • Resume writing and critiques
  • Practice interviews
  • Career transitions and assessments
  • Networking
  • Professional development
  • Career events
  • And other services to help you move your career forward

In addition to our resources, students who belong to FIU Law, FIU Business or Chaplin School of Hospitality & Tourism Management are encouraged to seek guidance from their schools’ respective career centers.

As a graduating Panther, I am extremely grateful for the resources offered within career services as they helped me in reaching the next phase of my career path. Additionally, I highly recommend that all students take advantage of what their office has to offer.

Tamara Rousseau, public administration major

Programming and Services

CTD offers programming and services in-person and virtual formats. Click here to access updates and information about our virtual programming and services.

Panther Career Readiness Module Requirement

FIU is committed to ensuring that students develop the skills and competencies they need for lifelong career management and success.  The steps outlined below will guide incoming Panthers through the process of understanding the resources and support available to them, researching their career options, and developing a plan to reach their career goals.

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CTD has partnered with Handshake - a modern career development platform that will be your one-stop shop for launching your career and keeping it on track. Login to Handshake using your FIU e-mail.

Complete your profile where you will have immediate access to:

  • Scheduling an appointment with your career advisors
  • Completing your profile and upload unlimited resumes, cover letters and transcripts
  • Creating personalized search agents based on your major and interests
  • Registering for Career Fairs, workshops and networking events
  • Managing your on-campus interviews with top companies
  • Networking with professionals and alumni in your chosen field

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VMock SMART Resume Platform

FIU partners with VMock Inc. to help you create a powerful resume/CV and accelerate your career journey.

VMock, a 24-7 online resume/CV review tool, leverages technologies like data-science, machine learning, and natural language processing to provide instant personalized feedback on your resume/CV based on criteria gathered from employers and global best practices – from anywhere, at any time of the day.

Simply create an account, upload your resume/CV, and VMock will:

  • Give you an aggregate resume/CV score to assess the strength of your Resume/CV benchmarked against your own Florida International University peer group
  • Provide you with resume/CV guidelines based on your school template to ensure that you do not miss the fine details and establish a great first impression
  • Assess how well you have marketed your core competencies to showcase the right skill set reflected in academics, experience, achievements etc.
  • Give you line-by-line suggestions to improve your resume/CV content in view of your course and level of experience

VMock is designed to work with resume/CV from many different fields across various industries. Once you receive the detailed feedback, make relevant changes to the resume/CV and re-upload it to see the increased score and associated improvements.

Check out the VMock Video to learn more, and click here to get started.

Job Search

CTD is dedicated to helping students from career exploration to post graduation career goals.

Professional Development

CTD offers a range of professional development resources to help students prepare for their careers after college.

Hire at FIU

Our office is happy to provide a strategic recruitment plan to meet your organization’s hiring needs including but not limited to; on-campus interviewing, free job and internship postings, signature career events and special invitation to signature events. Allow us to introduce you to our most valued resource: our students and alumni.

  • Handouts & Resources

    Explore various resources designed to help you polish your resume, gain professional development skills, and assist you in your job search journey. Best of all, they're free.

  • Faculty & Staff

    CTD serves faculty and staff as well! Faculty and staff can request workshops through Programs on Demand form. Choose from a multitude of topics to assist students in their career journey. 


  • Contact Us

    Need help with something? Look no further. CTD is always ready to assist you with whatever you may need.