Skip to Main Content

Your College Experience is in Your Hands

Learning isn’t just done inside the classroom but outside the classroom as well. Research has shown that student involvement promotes success. Students who get involved are more likely to graduate and have better grades and marketable skills. FIU encourages students to become global citizens by supporting differences and producing positive contributions to society.

 

Campus involvement provides students with the opportunity to:

  • Build new friendships
  • Enhance networking abilities
  • Acknowledge diversity
  • Improve communications skills
  • Acquire leadership skills
  • Work as a team
  • Attain practical experience beneficial for personal development

We couldn't find any items like that. Try searching again or using different filters to find what you're looking for.

Selected filters:

  • 9/11 Day of Service

    Service & Leadership
    LocationMMC, BBC
    Additional Passion Areas

    World & Culture

    Description

    9/11 Day of Service is your opportunity to get up, get out, and do something! 9/11 Day is the nation's largest annual day of charitable engagement. The goal of 9/11 Day is to provide a positive way for all people to forever remember and pay tribute to the 9/11 victims, honor those that rose in service in response to the attacks, and remind people of the importance of working more closely together in peace to improve our world.

  • African & African Diaspora Studies Program Events

    World & Culture
    LocationMMC
    Additional Passion Areas

    Research & Scholarship

    Description

    The African & African Diaspora Studies Program is one of the leading programs in the United States engaged with the study of the peoples of continental Africa and of communities of the African diaspora throughout the world. The program is organized around a robust interdisciplinary curriculum, cutting-edge research agendas and active outreach. AADS hosts interdisciplinary conferences, colloquia, roundtables, symposia and lectures throughout the year where internationally and nationally recognized scholars and public figures discuss a variety of issues related to continental Africa, the United States, and the African Diaspora.

  • Alternative Breaks

    Service & Leadership
    LocationMMC, BBC
    Additional Passion Areas

    World & Culture; Social & Interest Groups

    Description

    Alternative Breaks offers students the opportunity to travel during Spring and winter break to perform volunteer work. Each trip has a focus on a particular social issue. Alternative Breaks (aB) is FIU's largest, award-winning service learning program that allows students to experience diverse cultures and environments around the world where they can create unforgettable memories and long-term friendships.

  • Army ROTC

    Career & Professional Development
    LocationMMC
    Additional Passion Areas

    Service & Leadership

    Description

    Army ROTC is an elective curriculum you take along with your required college classes. It gives you the tools, training and experiences that will help you succeed in any competitive environment. Along with great leadership training, Army ROTC can pay for your college tuition. Because Army ROTC is an elective, you can participate your freshman and sophomore years without any obligation to join the Army. You will have a normal college student experience like everyone else on campus, but when you graduate, you will be commissioned as an Officer in the Army. At that point, you will have a wide range of interest areas you can specialize in called branches.

  • Asian Studies Program Internship Opportunities

    Career & Professional Development
    LocationMMC
    Additional Passion Areas

    Research & Scholarship; World & Culture

    Description

    The Asian Studies Program facilitates students doing internships for credit or non-credit at several local organizations and institutions that deal with Asian language (especially Japanese and Chinese), trade, or culture. As a growing interdisciplinary program, Asian Studies encourages students to apply for internships in order to gain valuable work experience and receive specialized training, in addition to undergoing supervised practical training and/or research projects.

  • Asian Studies Program Student Organizations

    World & Culture
    LocationMMC
    Additional Passion AreasSocial & Interest Groups; Service & Leadership
    Description

    The Asian Studies Program has many organizations that you can become a part of. These organizations provide opportunities that will help you grow as a student and as an individual as you explore Asian cultures.

  • Bayview Hall Council

    Service & Leadership
    LocationBBC
    Additional Passion Areas

    Social & Interest Groups

    Description

    The Bayview Hall Council is responsible for coordinating programming for and advocating on behalf of the residents of Bayview Student Living on the Biscayne Bay Campus of Florida International University. This council aims to promote a favorable environment for study, relaxation, and fellowship and represents the collective interests of the residents of Bayview. 

  • Biomedical Engineering Coulter Lecture Series

    Research & Scholarship
    LocationEngineering Center
    Description

    The Department of Biomedical Engineering facilitates weekly lectures each year during academic terms. Experts in all areas of Biomedical Engineering are invited to campus to provide a research seminar and to meet with faculty and students and to tour our academic and research facilities.

  • Black Student Union

    World & Culture
    LocationMMC, BBC
    Additional Passion Areas

    Social & Interest Groups

    Description

    FIU’s Black Student Union is a student-led programming council sponsored by the Campus Life Department and is dedicated to providing cultural, educational and social entertainment to our university community through leadership, involvement, and diversified programming while striving to empower our student body in their efforts to make the most of their college experience, promote unity and contribute to student success.

  • BOLD

    Career & Professional Development
    LocationMMC, BBC
    Additional Passion Areas

    Research & Scholarship

    Description

    BOLD is a student-run and faculty-managed strategic communications agency at Florida International University. This opportunity provides students with hands-on, real-world experience in an authentic and professional agency environment.

  • Business Career Management

    Career & Professional Development
    LocationMMC
    Additional Passion Areas

    Research & Scholarship

    Description

    Starting your first semester as a business student? Counting down the final weeks to graduation? Business Career Management is here to support you throughout every step of your degree program − and well beyond graduation. Their team also works closely with parents; faculty members; and national and international employers seeking top business talent. 

  • Campus Life

    Social & Interest Groups
    LocationMMC, BBC
    Additional Passion Areas

    Service & Leadership; Sports & Traditions

    Description

    Live the life! Campus Life provides oversight to all student councils, organizations and clubs on campus. As a registered club or organization, Campus Life provides services free of charge to help students promote various initiatives.

  • Career & Talent Development

    Career & Professional Development
    LocationMMC, BBC, Online, Engineering Center
    Description

    Workshops, Etiquette Dinners, Mock Interviews, and more. At the Career and Talent Development Department, their priority is you! They are the FIU student and alumni career resource. Their highly trained staff is dedicated to helping you make your career dreams a reality. They offer help in choosing a major, resume writing and critiques, practice interviews, career transition and assessments, among other services to help you move your career forward.

  • Career EXPO

    Career & Professional Development
    LocationBBC
    Description

    Career EXPO is the premier professional development and recruiting event at the Biscayne Bay Campus for all FIU students and alumni. Over 140 recruiters from over 60 employers and 30 industry leaders will be in attendance and to provide internship, employment, and networking opportunities.

  • Career Fair

    Career & Professional Development
    LocationMMC
    Description

    Career Fair is one of the biggest career-related events in the region. On the Modesto A. Maidique Campus alone, we regularly introduce over 130 employers to nearly 1,500 of our students and alumni. Employers comprise private industry; public, educational, and non-profit organizations; local government, the federal government, law enforcement, and military. Career Fair is open only to FIU students and alumni, and is free of charge.

  • CARTA Department of Communication Student Organizations

    Social & Interest Groups
    LocationMMC, BBC
    Additional Passion Areas

    Career & Professional Development; Service & Leadership

    Description

    Student organizations are an important part of FIU and the College of Communication, Architecture + The Arts. They provide students with a variety of opportunities not always found as part of the classroom experience, while allowing members to develop interpersonal, organizational, and leadership skills in a creative and supportive environment.

  • CARTA Innovation Lab

    Research & Scholarship
    Location
    Description

    Housed in the FIU College of Communication, Architecture + The Arts Miami Beach Urban Studios, the CARTA Innovation Lab brings 3D printing technologies to support the purpose of MBUS to research collisions between arts, design, science and technology that further our understanding of and enhance what it means to be human in an increasingly digital world. 

  • Center for Diversity & Success in Engineering & Computing (CD-SEC)

    Research & Scholarship
    LocationEngineering Center
    Additional Passion Areas

    Career & Professional Development

    Description

    The mission of the Center for Diversity and Student Success in Engineering and Computing (CD-SSEC) is to provide prospective and current students of the college with opportunities and services that will enhance their academic experiences and increase their rate of success in the school and their future careers. The office will support the college through recruitment, retention and enrichment programs, such as mentorship, undergraduate research opportunities, peer-to-peer tutoring, internship, and pre-college outreach activities.

  • Center for Excellence in Writing

    Research & Scholarship
    LocationMMC, BBC, Online, Engineering Center, FIU @ I-75
    Description

    The Center for Excellence in Writing assists the FIU community in all stages of the writing process through face-to-face and online tutoring, workshops, and community engagement. Their multilingual staff is dedicated to creating a welcoming, respectful, and collaborative environment to help all writers succeed in the classroom and in their communities.

  • Center for Leadership and Service

    Service & Leadership
    LocationMMC, BBC
    Description

    The mission of FIU's Center for Leadership and Service is to provide students with developmental and experiential opportunities that foster leadership, action and community engagement. Through leadership education, service and social innovation, students will become active citizens on campus, in their respective communities and globally.

  • Certified Student Leader Program

    Service & Leadership
    LocationMMC, BBC
    Additional Passion Areas

    Career & Professional Development

    Description

    Certified Student Leader Program is a collaboration within the Division of Academic and Student Affairs to provide an opportunity for students to articulate how the involvements they are doing outside of the classroom help better prepare them for the workforce to employers. Students who successfully complete the program requirements can apply for the Leadership Medallion.

  • Chaplin School of Hospitality & Tourism Management Career Development Program

    Career & Professional Development
    LocationBBC
    Additional Passion Areas

    Research & Scholarship

    Description

    Make the connection between academic experience and a desired career path with guidance from the Chaplin School’s dedicated career advisors.

  • Civic Engagement and Social Innovation Funding Opportunities

    Service & Leadership
    LocationMMC, BBC
    Description

    The Center for Leadership and Service strives to support community engagement and innovation ideas pioneered by FIU students. If you, your organization, or your team has a new community project, innovation, or social entrepreneur idea, apply for funding to make your passion a reality.

  • College of Arts, Sciences & Education Internships and Research Opportunities

    Career & Professional Development
    LocationMMC, BBC
    Additional Passion Areas

    Research & Scholarship

    Description

    A college education opens doors, but it’s going to take a bit more to land that first job. We’re here to help. Through internships, research experiences and real world connections, we equip you – the next generation of problem solvers – with the analytical and communication skills needed to create sustainable solutions to the world’s challenges.

  • College of Arts, Sciences & Education Student Organizations

    Social & Interest Groups
    LocationMMC, BBC
    Additional Passion Areas

    Service & Leadership; Research & Scholarship

    Description

    Student organizations are an important part of FIU and the College of Arts, Sciences & Education. From gaining leadership skills to diving deeper into your academic involvement, these organizations can be a great first step at getting engaged on campus.

  • College of Business Alumni Mentor Program

    Career & Professional Development
    LocationMMC
    Additional Passion Areas

    Research & Scholarship; Service & Leadership

    Description

    The Inspiring Futures Mentor Program through The JCB Hope Initiative at FIU Business is designed to enhance the classroom experience by linking students with leading executives for one-on-one mentoring. Mentors share career advice and valuable insight into the transition to the post–college world. Students build career networks and develop skills to become better professionals and leaders.

  • College of Business Student Organizations

    Social & Interest Groups
    LocationMMC
    Additional Passion Areas

    Service & Leadership; Career & Professional Development; Research & Scholarship

    Description

    The College of Business encourages co-curricular and community involvement via its student organizations. They provide opportunities that foster personal and professional excellence which allows members to develop themselves into global leaders in their fields.

  • College of Communication, Architecture + The Arts Student Organizations

    Social & Interest Groups
    LocationMMC
    Additional Passion Areas

    Research & Scholarship; Service & Leadership; Career & Professional Development

    Description

    Student organizations are an important part of FIU and the College of Communication, Architecture + The Arts. They provide students with a variety of opportunities not always found as part of the classroom experience, while allowing members to develop interpersonal, organizational, and leadership skills in a creative and supportive environment.

  • College of Engineering and Computing Student Organizations

    Social & Interest Groups
    LocationMMC, Engineering Center
    Additional Passion Areas

    Research & Scholarship; Service & Leadership; Career & Professional Development

    Description

    The College of Engineering & Computing has many organizations that you can become a part of. These organizations provide opportunities that will help you grow as a student, as an individual, and as a professional in your career.

  • College of Public Health and Social Work Student Organizations

    Social & Interest Groups
    LocationMMC
    Additional Passion Areas

    Research & Scholarship; Service & Leadership; Career & Professional Development

    Description

    The College of Public Health & Social Work encourages co-curricular and community involvement. Its student organizations provide opportunities that will help you grow as a student, as an individual, and as a professional in your career. 

  • Conference for Undergraduate Research at FIU

    Research & Scholarship
    LocationMMC
    Additional Passion Areas

    Career & Professional Development

     

    Description

    The Conference for Undergraduate Research at FIU (CURFIU) is open to ALL undergraduate students at FIU. It is the largest multi-disciplinary research conference at FIU. The conference will feature presentations, posters and workshops by top student and faculty researchers at FIU. The conference will also provide access to potential employee and graduate school recruiters from around the country.

  • Conversation Circles

    World & Culture
    LocationMMC, BBC
    Additional Passion Areas

    Social & Interest Groups

    Description

    Want to practice your conversation skills in English or Spanish? Want to learn about different cultures?Conversation Circles are open to all students, staff and faculty. The discussion “leaders” will be fluent speakers who can help you hone your listening skills and pronunciation. 

  • Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry Research Opportunities

    Research & Scholarship
    LocationMMC
    Description

    The Bachelor of Science degree offered by Florida International University is certified by the American Chemical Society. This program requires the student to take at least 3 semester credits of CHM 4910L, completing an undergraduate research project in chemistry under the direction of a research faculty member. Visit the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry website linked above to clarify the expectations of this research requirement and provide guidance through the process of selecting a research mentor.

  • Department of Global & Sociocultural Studies Opportunities

    Social & Interest Groups
    LocationMMC
    Additional Passion Areas

    Research & Scholarship; Career & Professional Development

    Description

    The Department of Global & Sociocultural Studies hosts an energetic Undergraduate Student Club, three nationality-recognized honors societies, and internship opportunities that students are encouraged to take advantage of.  Additional information is provided regarding local, national, and international service opportunities.

  • Department of Physics Research Opportunities

    Research & Scholarship
    LocationMMC
    Description

    The Undergraduate Research Participation Program allows undergraduates to gain experience in advanced physics laboratories. Opportunities exist in the following fields: Astrophysics, Experimental Nuclear Physics, Nano and Bio Research, Quantum Optics, Theoretical Biophysics of Protein Folding, and Theoretical Solid State Physics.

  • Department of Psychology Research Opportunities

    Research & Scholarship
    LocationMMC, BBC
    Description

    Are you a psychology student looking for research opportunities? There are many ways you can get involved! From doing your own Honors Thesis to External Research, the Department of Psychology can help you get connected to the opportunity that best matches your interests and goals.

  • Disability Resource Center

    Research & Scholarship
    LocationMMC, BBC
    Additional Passion AreasService & Leadership
    Description

    The Disability Resource Center aims to guide and support students with disabilities throughout their college experience, from transitioning into FIU to graduating from our university, the DRC’s goal is to assist in helping you become successful.

  • Disability Resource Center Volunteer

    Service & Leadership
    LocationMMC, BBC
    Description

    The DRC welcomes FIU student volunteers to work with their office in meeting the service needs of students with disabilities in the academic setting. As a DRC volunteer you will be trained to provide different types of academic supports that we offer to students with disabilities. Some examples of the types of services DRC student volunteers provide include: Reading information to students with disabilities, writing information for students with disabilities, taking class notes for students with disabilities, administrative student services for students with disabilities.

  • DOE Fellows

    Research & Scholarship
    LocationEngineering Center
    Additional Passion Areas

    Career & Professional Development

    Description

    The DOE-FIU Science and Technology Workforce Development Program is an innovative program between the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Environmental Management (DOE-EM) and Florida International University’s Applied Research Center designed to create a “pipeline” of minority engineers specifically trained and mentored to enter the Department of Energy workforce in technical areas of need. This innovative program was designed to help address DOE’s future workforce needs by partnering with academic, government and DOE contractor organizations to mentor future minority scientists and engineers in the research, development, and deployment of new technologies addressing DOE’s environmental cleanup challenges. Students selected as DOE Fellows will perform research at FIU and at a DOE site.

  • Drawing Salons @ the Frost Art Museum

    World & Culture
    LocationMMC
    Additional Passion Areas

    Social & Interest Groups

    Description

    Drawing Salons offer an opportunity to develop inner artistic skills while sitting in a relaxing gallery environment. Each two-hour session is led by practicing artists, museum educators or university faculty. Drawing materials and stools are provided. All ranges of drawing experience are welcome. The free sessions take place on select Wednesdays and Saturdays. This program is free and open to the public, but advance registration is required due to limited space. Drawings Salons are for adult learners; those who are 16 years of age and older.

  • Edge Lab

    Research & Scholarship
    LocationMMC
    Additional Passion Areas

     Career & Professional Development

    Description

    The Edge Lab is an organization open to all students that focuses on providing opportunities for students to learn, design, and make creative materials. These materials could be for cool projects, useful gadgets, or anything that you want to bring to life. There will be organized educational sessions and workshops to give members the skills in preparation for making their designs and proposing their production in the future. These seminars include learning how to use a 3D printer, how to use 3D modeling software such as SolidWorks and Google SketchUp, programming business, and how to design in general.

  • Engineering Campus Council

    Service & Leadership
    LocationEngineering Center
    Additional Passion AreasSocial & Interest Groups
    Description

    The Engineering Campus Council provides support for the 5,000+ students based on the Engineering Campus so that they may continue to grow academically, develop professionally, and encourage the creation of lasting relations with peers and mentors at Florida International University.

  • Eugenio Pino & Family Global Entrepreneurship Center

    Career & Professional Development
    Location
    Description

    The Eugenio Pino and Family Global Entrepreneurship Center fosters new technology firms, strengthens existing family-owned and managed firms, researches important issues, encourages new community enterprises to improve the economic vitality of South Florida and the Americas, and develops entrepreneurial leaders in all areas.

    The Center also provides entrepreneurs with the knowledge and contacts that enable them to reach their objectives through educational programs and networking events.

  • European and Eurasian Studies Program Internship Opportunities

    World & Culture
    LocationMMC
    Additional Passion Areas

    Research & Scholarship

    Description

    The European & Eurasian Studies Program strives to create linkages between the European Union and the Florida region. In doing so, a focus of our program is providing various opportunities to visit, to study, and to teach about the European Union as well as working and carrying out internships.

  • Excellence in Civic Engagement Medallion of Distinction

    Service & Leadership
    LocationMMC, BBC
    Description

    Serve your community and get recognized for it! If you have volunteered in the community while you're a student at FIU, you may be eligible for the Excellence in Civic Engagement Medallion of Distinction.

  • Executives In Hospitality Mentoring Program

    Career & Professional Development
    LocationBBC
    Additional Passion Areas

    Research & Scholarship

    Description

    The Chaplin School of Hospitality and Tourism Management’s Executives in Hospitality Mentor Program is designed to link students with leading executives for one-on-one mentoring. Mentors share career advice and valuable insight into the hospitality industry.

  • Federal Government Statewide Conference

    Career & Professional Development
    LocationMMC
    Additional Passion Areas

    Service & Leadership

    Description

    The Federal Government Statewide Conference is designed to bring representatives from various government entities together to discuss aspects of government employment. Representatives from the military, FBI, CIA, State Department, and many other branches of the federal government, are present and eager to discuss what kind of jobs they offer, and how best to apply for them.

  • FIU @ I-75 Events

    Social & Interest Groups
    LocationFIU @ I-75
    Additional Passion Areas

    Service & Leadership; Career & Professional Development

    Description

    FIU at I-75 is dedicated to bridging the gap between FIU and Broward County. Check out our events listed on our website or at calendar.fiu.edu!

  • FIU @ I-75 Student Life

    Social & Interest Groups
    LocationFIU @ I-75
    Additional Passion Areas

    Service & Leadership; Sports & Traditions

    Description

    Welcome to the FIU at I-75 Student Life community! Through a partnership between the Biscayne Bay Campus & FIU at I-75 Student Government Association (SGA), a variety of programs, events, and services are available to students and the University community in the Broward area.

    We encourage you to participate in the activities and events sponsored by Student Life/Broward SGA to enhance your academic experience. We also invite you to get involved with SGA by becoming an SGA Senator or helping in the planning of our events.

    If you’d like to get involved with planning events, get in touch with Diana Arcentales, Student Life Coordinator, at 954-438-8633 or at darcenta@fiu.edu.

  • FIU @ I-75 Tutoring

    Research & Scholarship
    LocationFIU @ I-75
    Additional Passion AreasResearch & Scholarship
    Description

    Students at FIU at I-75 have access to in-person tutoring on the following:

    Mondays from 1 to 6 pm in room 333:  Mathematics, specifically Business Calculus, Statistics, and College Algebra.

    Services are available by appointment through the Center for Academic Success or by walk-in.

    In addition to in-person tutoring, the Center also supports online tutoring for a variety of academic disciplines. Students can make a reservation for online tutoring and use one of the study rooms at FIU at I-75 for their session. Call D!BS on a study room once your appointment is set.  

    For more information visit The University Learning Center, or call (305) 348-2441.

  • FIU BAYFEST: The Music Festival

    Social & Interest Groups
    LocationBBC
    Additional Passion Areas

    World & Culture

    Description

    Bayfest was added as a new attraction to the Biscayne Bay Campus by the Student Programming Council in 2015. This music-festival was introduced as the new musical entertainment for the Spring semester for student and faculty members of the FIU. We also welcome patrons from the neighboring areas, student, and non-student, to partake in the festivities for the day, as we enjoy the multi-genre music festival matched with the aesthetics of our backyard, the Biscayne Bay.

  • FIU Disaster Volunteer Program

    Service & Leadership
    LocationMMC, BBC, Engineering Center
    Description

    The Disaster Volunteers Program is a cadre of trained and motivated FIU students, faculty, and staff who may be called upon to assist the University with sheltering operations, administrative services, logistical support, call center operations, or other disaster-related tasks either before, during, or after a disaster. Volunteers will be trained in topics such as disaster preparedness, first aid, sheltering operations, etc. As a Disaster Volunteer, individuals will have the opportunity to learn the fundamentals of emergency management, build upon their skill set, and help the University prepare for, respond to, and quickly recover from an emergency. 

  • FIU in D.C. Academic Programs & Internships

    Career & Professional Development
    LocationMMC, BBC
    Additional Passion Areas

    Research & Scholarship; World & Culture

    Description

    FIU in Washington, D.C. is proud to partner with our Miami-based academic units to offer academic experiences for enrolled FIU students, complementing existing campus-based and online courses.

    Formats include:

    • DC-based FIU alumni experts teaching students in Miami from FIU in DC using our state-of-the-art videoconferencing technology. If not for FIU in DC’s innovative instructional solutions, FIU students would not be able to learn from these passionate DC Panthers in real-time
    • Miami-based courses and faculty-led experiential learning programs with a DC trip to extend and expand student learning with hands-on experiences and networking in the capital
  • FIU Panther Shadows Program

    Career & Professional Development
    LocationMMC, BBC
    Description

    The FIU Panther Shadows program is a one day opportunity for FIU students and alumni to connect with employers, community partners, and professional alumni to observe and learn about professional roles related to majors and industries of interest. Explore different career possibilities and see firsthand how classroom skills apply in the workplace. Meet and network with employers who are ready to hire FIU Panther students and alumni. 

  • FIU Sports

    Sports & Traditions
    LocationMMC
    Description

    FIU offers men's football, basketball, baseball, soccer, cross country, indoor and outdoor track and field, along with women's basketball, golf, soccer, softball, tennis, cross country, indoor and outdoor track and field, swimming and diving, volleyball and beach volleyball.

  • Fostering Panther Pride

    Social & Interest Groups
    LocationMMC
    Additional Passion Areas

    Research & Scholarship

    Description

    Florida International University’s Fostering Panther Pride (FPP) program offers tailored academic and support services to students identified as formerly in foster care or homeless.

    Launched in 2013, the primary goal of FPP is to assist former foster care youth and homeless students in their transition to FIU, their retention and graduation, and their pursuit of securing employment or graduate studies upon receiving their bachelor’s degree.

  • Fraternity and Sorority Life

    Social & Interest Groups
    LocationMMC
    Additional Passion Areas

    Service & Leadership

    Description

    The fraternity and sorority community at FIU proudly offers 31 fraternity and sorority chapters made up of 1300+ students to complement and enhance the college experience. Each fraternal organization is founded on the values of scholarship, leadership, brother and sisterhood, community service and philanthropy.

  • Frost Art Museum Gallery Guides & Volunteers

    Service & Leadership
    LocationMMC
    Additional Passion Areas

    World & Culture

    Description

    If you love art and enjoy working with people, then we’d love you to join our team of gallery guides and volunteer at the Frost Art Museum FIU. The Frost Museum of Art relies on their volunteers to support their vast educational programs, and they have many different types of volunteer positions with varied levels of training and time commitments. Their volunteers lead art activities at Family Day, set-up and assist with workshops, programs, and events, and serve as representatives of the museum.

  • Global & Civic Engagement Mini Grants

    Service & Leadership
    LocationMMC, BBC
    Description

    Global Civic Engagement (GCE) Mini Grants is based out of the Center for Leadership and Service (CLS) and is funded by Wells Fargo to expand global awareness and community engagement by supporting student-led service projects. CLS strives to support projects which encompass a "global perspective with a local impact." Projects may vary from direct service projects to bringing awareness to certain social issues. If you or your organization has a new or ongoing community service project, apply for a mini grant today.

  • Global Learning Medallion

    World & Culture
    LocationMMC, BBC, Online
    Additional Passion Areas

     Research & Scholarship; Career & Professional Development

    Description

    The Global Learning Medallion is an interactive, participatory program consisting of an extensive series of courses and activities designed to enhance your global awareness, global perspective, and attitude of global engagement. Participation in the Medallion program connects you to invaluable, high impact opportunities such as exclusive internships, student organizations focused on international and intercultural issues, study abroad, and the opportunity to exchange ideas and to network during roundtable discussions. Completion of the program offers evidence and recognition of your specific achievements and experiences to employers and graduate schools.

  • Global Peer Mentor Program

    World & Culture
    LocationMMC, BBC
    Additional Passion Areas

    Service & Leadership

    Description

    As a new international student you probably have lots of questions, not just about your immigration status but about FIU, where to go for what, how to get involved on campus, how to meet new people and perhaps other issues you may have as you adjust to life in the U.S. and in Miami.  If you would like some help from another FIU student who can answer your general questions, you may contact one of our Global Peer Mentors . If you feel you will need additional assistance, you may also request that a Global Peer Mentor be formally assigned to you by the ISSS office so you can meet with him or her to discuss your concerns.

  • GOJA iChangeFIU Social Innovation Challenge

    Service & Leadership
    LocationMMC, BBC
    Additional Passion Areas

    Career & Professional Development

    Description

    Do you or a group of friends have an idea to address a need on campus or that benefits the community? iChangeFIU is a social impact program that strengthens the capacity of students to develop innovative solutions to complex social problems. Their overall mission is to create a space where students can learn about social innovation and entrepreneurship, pitch an idea to address a need in our campus community to a panel of informed judges, provide mentorship, and earn a chance to win up to $7,000 prize provided by GOJA to help kickstart those ideas.

  • Haitian Summer Institute

    World & Culture
    LocationBBC
    Additional Passion Areas

    Research and Scholarship

     

    Description

    The Haitian Summer Institute is a six-week program designed for anyone interested in acquiring basic conversational proficiency in Haitian Creole and also for those students who wish to continue their Haitian Creole Language training at the intermediate and advanced levels. The FLAS-approved institute is held at FIU's Modesto Maidique Campus in Miami and culminates with an optional study abroad to Haiti, which provides participants with a unique opportunity to further immerse themselves in Haitian Creole while experiencing the country first-hand.

  • Healthy Living Program Peer Educators

    Service & Leadership
    LocationMMC, BBC, FIU @ I-75
    Additional Passion Areas

    Career & Professional Development

    Description

    SHAPE is a group of students, known as Peer Educators, who are trained in a variety of health-related topics to inform and educate their peers through university-wide presentations and programs. These program topics may include, but are not limited to, Nutrition and Fitness, Substance Use and Abuse, Stress Management, Sexual Education, and Preventative Health.

  • Homecoming

    Sports & Traditions
    LocationMMC, BBC
    Additional Passion AreasService & Leadership
    Description

    Homecoming has been a tradition at FIU since its earliest years and has become a tradition for the FIU community. The week-long event gives alumni an opportunity to reconnect with their alma mater and for students to show their school spirit.

  • Honors College Career Center

    Career & Professional Development
    LocationMMC
    Description

    The FIU Honors College is home to 2,400 smart, curious, open-minded students drawn from every major and college at FIU. We bring them together with top faculty and practitioners from a variety of fields through a unique curriculum that works alongside any major and transcends disciplines. They are “dual citizens” – who belong to the Honors College and also belong to their major department. They get the best of both worlds making their educational experience at FIU Worlds Ahead. Check out the Honors College Career Center for career and professional development support!

  • Honors College Student Organizations

    Social & Interest Groups
    LocationMMC
    Additional Passion Areas

    Research & Scholarship; Service & Leadership

    Description

    The Honors College is dedicated to scholarship, service, creativity, and leadership. Its students are citizens of our local and global community and understand that they have purpose and responsibility as leaders.  As such they work as volunteers, participate in alternativeBreaks, and engage with its many student organizations.

  • Hospitality Peer Mentoring Program

    Service & Leadership
    LocationBBC
    Additional Passion Areas

    Career & Professional Development; Research & Scholarship

    Description

    Students in the Chaplin School have the opportunity to receive assistance and guidance towards achieving their personal and professional goals from fellow peers in the program who have experience in the hospitality industry.

  • Housing and Residential Life

    Service & Leadership
    LocationMMC
    Description

    Housing and Residential Life's mission is to support the mission of the University and the Division of Academic and Student Affairs by providing a living environment which fosters the educational pursuits of a diverse student population. Their priority for students living on-campus is providing opportunities to become leaders serving the local and global communities.

  • Humanities Edge Internships & Fellowships

    Career & Professional Development
    LocationMMC, BBC
    Additional Passion Areas

    Research & Scholarship

    Description

    These positions are open to all FIU students majoring in a humanities discipline. In order to be considered, students must be registered for at least one credit during the Summer term at FIU. Payments will be made through stipend at the end of the internship and are contingent on your preparing a short report on the experience. 

  • Internship Fair

    Career & Professional Development
    LocationMMC
    Description

    Internship Fair is held every fall semester. This is a great opportunity for FIU students to meet recruiters who are looking to fill their internship positions. It is open only to FIU students of all majors, and is free of charge to them. 

  • It's On Us Volunteer Team

    Service & Leadership
    LocationMMC
    Description

    It's On Us is a national campaign aimed at ending sexual assault on college campuses. FIU's It's On Us campaign will expand education on sexual violence prevention, bystander intervention, familiarize students with the resources available for survivors, and help students know how to help a friend who has been sexually assaulted.  

  • Jack D. Gordon Institute for Public Policy Intelligence Internships and Fellowships

    Career & Professional Development
    LocationMMC
    Description

    The Jack D. Gordon Institute (JGI) manages several workforce development initiatives by preparing students with the skills necessary to land a job with in the Intelligence Community. It prioritizes the value of ongoing workplace education and skills development, as well as addresses the hiring demands of employers.

  • Jewish Museum of Florida FIU Volunteers

    World & Culture
    Location
    Additional Passion Areas

    Research & Scholarship

    Description

    The Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU, located on Washington Avenue in Miami Beach, explores the Jewish experience in Florida; how Florida Jews have influenced state, the nation, and the world; and the issues of discrimination against all peoples in Florida history. Admission is free to FIU students, faculty, and staff! Several types of volunteer opportunities are available.

  • Jorge M. Pérez Metropolitan Center

    Research & Scholarship
    LocationMMC, FIU @ I-75
    Additional Passion Areas

    Career & Professional Development

    Description

    The Florida International University Jorge M. Perez Metropolitan Center is an applied research and training institute that provides policy solutions to public, private and non-profit organizations in South Florida.

    The Jorge M. Perez Metropolitan Center is a part of the Steven J. Green School of International and Public Affairs.

    The Center offers employment opportunities to both Graduate and Undergraduate students who are interested in urban issues. Student Research Assistants at the Center tackle such diverse problems as economic development, homelessness, transportation gridlock, urban sprawl, poverty, and minority political empowerment. Students interested in working or interning at The Metropolitan Center should contact Dr. Maria Ilcheva at milcheva@fiu.edu.

  • LEAD Team

    Service & Leadership
    LocationMMC, BBC
    Description

    The FIU LEAD Team are ambassadors for the Center for Leadership & Service. They do presentations in First Year Experience classes and attend Orientations and University events on behalf of the office as well as facilitate the weekend retreat portion of the Academy of Leaders (AOL) and presenting Programs by Demand for student organizations. They are experts in everything CLS does and are motivated, enthusiastic and passionate FIU Panthers!

  • Learning Assistant Program

    Career & Professional Development
    LocationMMC, BBC
    Additional Passion Areas

     Research & Scholarship; Service & Leadership

    Description

    Learning Assistants (LAs) are undergraduate students who through the guidance of weekly preparation sessions and a pedagogy course, facilitate discussions among groups of students in a variety of classroom settings that encourage active engagement. The main job of a Learning Assistant is to help students learn and to help students learn how to learn.  The FIU LA Program is now the largest in the nation.

  • Learn to Speak Quechua - FLAS Fellowships

    World & Culture
    LocationMMC
    Additional Passion Areas

    Research & Scholarship

    Description

    The Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowship supports language training in Less-Commonly-Taught Languages, including Quechua. The fellowship assists in the advancement of knowledge, resources, and trained personnel for foreign language and area/international studies and supports the development of a qualified pool of international experts with global competence designed to meet U.S. national needs. FLAS Fellows receive tuition, fee, and a stipend.

  • LGBTQA Initiatives

    Social & Interest Groups
    LocationMMC, BBC
    Additional Passion Areas

    Service & Leadership

    Description

    The Mission of the MPAS LGBTQA initiatives at Florida International University is to meet the needs of the LGBTQA Student population, by developing and implementing educational, social, and resource programs and services. These initiatives are aimed at reducing homophobia and heterosexism on both campuses through education, advocacy, awareness and assisting our LGBTQ students in reaching their full potential!

  • Male Mentoring Initiative

    Social & Interest Groups
    LocationMMC, BBC
    Additional Passion Areas

    Service & Leadership

    Description

    Male Mentoring Initiative (MMI) goal is to empowers students through mentoring, personal/professional maturity through meaningful interaction. Our students who complete our semester long program will develop an understanding of their own masculinity that is not prescribed to them by negative conceptions of what it means to be a man.

  • MARC U*STAR

    Research & Scholarship
    LocationMMC, BBC
    Description

    MARC U*STAR recruits rising juniors who've indicated an interest in biomedical or behavioral sciences research and a determination to pursue a PhD.

    They provide activities that contribute to a culture of inquiry in science and technology. The program provides access to personal mentoring and increased exposure to good biomedical science and the thrill of research. In essence, they present promising fellows with a career option in biomedical research that they may never have otherwise considered. In addition, these students are provided with the skills and guidance that allow them to be successful in biomedical research.

  • McNair Scholars Program

    Research & Scholarship
    LocationMMC
    Description

    The McNair Scholars Program is a Federal TRiO program designed to prepare students from low income, first-generation, and traditionally under-represented groups for doctoral studies. McNair Scholars participate in courses, seminars, and workshops on topics related to graduate school preparation, complete a paid research experience under the guidance of a faculty mentor, and have the opportunity to present their research at local, regional, or national conference. The McNair program staff works closely with students as they complete their undergraduate requirements and graduate school applications.

  • MLK Day of Service

    Service & Leadership
    LocationMMC, BBC
    Additional Passion Areas

    World & Culture

    Description

    The MLK Day of Service became a National Day of Service in 1994 and has been known as a "Day On, Not a Day Off" ever since. Its purpose is to bring to life Dr. King's teachings by bringing the community together and celebrating his vision of freedom and a unified diverse community. Every year, FIU students, faculty, staff, and friends of the university come together to create solutions to social problems in the community.

  • Model United Nations

    Research & Scholarship
    LocationMMC
    Additional Passion AreasWorld & Culture, Career & Professional Development
    DescriptionFIU MUN is Florida International University's very own Model United Nations competitive program. The team is currently ranked #1 in North America. It is supported by the Steven J. Green School of International and Public Affairs and its founding Dean, Dr. John F. Stack, Jr. The FIU Model United Nations Program is an international relations course offered during both the fall and spring semesters. The course provides an interactive environment engrossing students in the different aspects of political and international affairs.
  • MPAS Workshops

    World & Culture
    LocationMMC, BBC
    Additional Passion Areas

    Service & Leadership; Social & Interest Groups

    Description

    MPAS offers many workshops per semester in three workshop series: S.J.S. (Social Justice Series), M.M.I. (Male Mentoring Initiative), 3D Series (L.G.B.T.Q.A. [Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer/Questioning, and Ally]), All workshops are open to the entire FIU student body and are available at both the Modesto A. Maidique and Biscayne Bay Campus. They work collaboratively with C.S.O. (Council of Student Organizations) and S.O.C. (Student Organizations Council) to award the student organizations that attend our workshops,  points in accordance with the CSO/SOC point structure.

  • Multicultural Programs and Services

    World & Culture
    LocationMMC, BBC
    Additional Passion Areas

    Service & Leadership; Social and Interest Groups

    Description

    Multicultural Programs and Services (MPAS) celebrates diversity and promotes inclusion by creating a campus community that encourages social responsibility, honors equality and foster student success. MPAS is consistently embracing diversity, cultural awareness and academic excellence. The MPAS team also oversees the following campus-wide initiatives: LGBTQA, MLK Commemorative Celebration, Student Support Services Program (TRIO), Male Mentoring Initiative and Tutoring.

  • Multi-Faith Council

    World & Culture
    LocationMMC, BBC
    Additional Passion Areas

    Social & Interest Groups

    Description

    The Multi-faith Council is comprised of multiple religious organizations from different faith traditions. These organizations are devoted to their unique religions traditions, but together as a council, they serve the FIU community through a commitment to foster an atmosphere that both nurtures the intellectual dimensions of faith as well as encourage the spiritual dimensions of education.

  • NASPA Undergraduate Fellows Program (NUFP)

    Career & Professional Development
    LocationMMC
    Additional Passion Areas

    Research & Scholarship; Social & Interest Groups

    Description

    The NASPA Undergraduate Fellows Program (NUFP) is a semi-structured mentoring program for undergraduate students interested in learning more about the field of student affairs and higher education. If accepted into the program, the students receive a complimentary NASPA Undergraduate Student Membership, as well as access to conference programming, scholarships and internships.

  • National Student Exchange

    World & Culture
    LocationMMC, BBC
    Additional Passion Areas

    Research & Scholarship

    Description

    The National Student Exchange (NSE) is a program for undergraduate exchange within the United States and Canada. Instead of crossing oceans, NSE students cross state, regional, provincial and cultural borders. The program provides an exciting opportunity to attend one of 160 colleges and universities at in-state tuition or at little or no more cost than you now pay!

  • Nature Preserve & Organic Garden Volunteer 

    Service & Leadership
    LocationMMC
    Description

    The FIU Nature Preserve is an 11-acre environmental education facility, representing the Florida Everglades. It is used to share ecological knowledge gained by university researchers with FIU students and the community.  Each year many people volunteer their time at the FIU Nature Preserve. Most of the volunteers are students, but there are also many FIU staff and local community members that donate their time as well.  With so many opportunities to experience the FIU Nature Preserve, you too can see what makes volunteering here so rewarding.

  • Nodebots Hackathon

    Career & Professional Development
    LocationMMC
    Additional Passion Areas

    Social & Interest Groups; Service & Leadership

    Description

    Participants have the opportunity to make Javascript-controlled devices. The focus of Nodebots Day is to hack robots and other devices using JavaScript. Event is friendly for all ages and experience levels. There will be kits provided to use for the day to build NodeBots, games, and many more with Arduinos and Particle boards. Participants can also bring their own parts to make a NodeBot of their choosing.

  • Nursing Student Organizations

    Social & Interest Groups
    LocationMMC
    Additional Passion Areas

    Research & Scholarship; Service & Leadership

    Description

    FIU Nursing students don’t just excel in their studies. They excel in life, making a difference by engaging South Florida’s diverse populations through service, leadership and example.  Participating in their student groups will make your years as an FIU Nursing student more memorable and rewarding.

  • On-Campus Student Employment: FIU Human Resources

    Career & Professional Development
    LocationMMC, BBC, Engineering Center
    Description

    Studies show that work has positive effects on students’ overall academic achievements. As a student you have several employment options while attending FIU, whether or not you are eligible for financial aid. Almost every department at FIU employs students part-time. These student assistant positions offer students work related to their skills, academic or career fields, and experiences or interests.

  • On-Campus Student Employment: Housing & Residential Life

    Career & Professional Development
    LocationMMC
    Additional Passion Areas

    Service & Leadership

    Description

    The Department of Housing and Residential Life employs undergraduate students in various capacities. Depending on the time of year, they may be hiring Desk Assistants, Housing Amabassadors, Mail Assistants, and Resident Assistants. The Resident Assistant is a unique student leadership opportunity. The RA lives and works with a community of approximately 30 to 75 students in an assigned MMC housing area. The RA serves as a resource, role model, and peer educators to residents. They create an engaged living-learning community, interact in 1on1 conversations with each resident on their floor, and execute learning strategies to meet departmental goals of student personal development, community, social justice, and global responsibility. Most RA responsibilities occur during evening and weekend hours.

  • On-Campus Student Employment: shopFIU

    Career & Professional Development
    LocationMMC, BBC, Engineering Center
    Description

    The Office of Business Services contracts with external companies to provide campus retail services (e.g., dining and bookstore). Barnes & Noble and Chartwells Higher Education, our campus dining partner, hire students to work at their venues from Chick-fil-A to the 8th Street Campus Kitchen to Panthere Catering Services.

  • Orientation and Family Programs

    Sports & Traditions
    LocationMMC, BBC, Online
    Additional Passion Areas

    Service & Leadership

    Description

    Whether it's through mandatory undergraduate Orientation, Panther Camp or our family programming, the Orientation and Family Programs team wants to set you up for a successful and rewarding university experience. They are a resource for your transition to campus and throughout your college career!

  • Outstanding Student Life Awards

    Service & Leadership
    LocationMMC, BBC
    Description

    The Division of Academic and Student Affairs hosts the Annual Outstanding Student Life Awards each spring to recognize FIU students who have excelled academically and in the areas of distinguished service to others, citizenship, innovation, leadership, diversity advancement, and promotion of the Panther Spirit. These student leaders serve as a source of pride and inspiration to others by giving unselfishly of themselves in order to enhance life on campus and to make FIU a better place for all of us. 

  • Panther Camp

    Sports & Traditions
    LocationMMC, BBC
    Additional Passion Areas

    Service & Leadership; Social and Interest Groups

    Description

    The Panther Camp mission is to provide incoming FIU students with the opportunity to transition to FIU in an exciting and engaging manner. The program focuses on assisting new students in building relationships with other FIU students, fostering school spirit, cultivating future student leaders and helping students learn about FIU's traditions and unique culture.

  • Panther Camp Facilitators

    Service & Leadership
    LocationMMC
    Additional Passion Areas

    Sports & Traditions

    Description

    Panther Camp is coordinated by a select group of students known as the Panther Camp Facilitators. Facilitators are selected out of hundreds of applicants to represent the program and are charged with creating a once-in-a-lifetime experience for participants. Facilitators are involved in all aspects of the camp planning process, from creating programming session and large-group activities to leading small group conversations.

  • Panther Connect

    Social & Interest Groups
    LocationMMC, BBC, Online, Engineering Center, FIU @ I-75
    Additional Passion Areas

    Service & Leadership; Sports & Traditions; Research & Scholarship; World & Culture

    Description

    Discover unique opportunities for involvement at FIU! Find organizations, attend events, track your involvement and much more! 

  • Panther Power

    Sports & Traditions
    LocationBBC
    Additional Passion AreasService & Leadership; Social & Interest Groups
    Description

    Panther Power is the spirit council located at Florida International University's Biscayne Bay Campus. They invoke a sense of pride in each student to enhance a sense of community. They support and promote athletic teams by hosting athletic geared tailgates, providing transportation to select athletic events, and more! GO PANTHERS! Blue & Gold forever!

  • Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum Exhibitions

    World & Culture
    LocationMMC
    Additional Passion Areas

    Social & Interest Groups

    Description

    The Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum's mission is to provide transformative experiences through art; collect, exhibit, and interpret art across cultures. Admission to the museum is always free!

  • Peer Advisors

    Service & Leadership
    LocationMMC, BBC
    Additional Passion AreasSports & Traditions
    Description

    Each year a group of enthusiastic and responsible FIU students are selected to become Orientation Peer Advisors. These special students are trained to assist with all new student orientation programs throughout the year as well as other programs for new students and their families. In this capacity, they serve as resources for new students and their parents, they assist FIU staff with planning and implementation of the programs, and they are viewed as student leaders among the University community.

  • Peer Mentor Program

    Service & Leadership
    LocationMMC, BBC
    Additional Passion Areas

    Career & Professional Development; Research & Scholarship

    Description

    The Peer Mentor program is for students who want to be FIU student leaders by assisting First Year Experience instructors throughout the length of the course. Peer Mentors guide fellow peers throughout their first semester of college and are a great resource for students in and outside of the classroom. Peer Mentors have the opportunity to lead group activities and discussions during the class and establish special bonds with the students and instructor.

  • Pre-Health Student Organizations

    Service & Leadership
    LocationMMC
    Additional Passion Areas

    Research & Scholarship; Social & Interest Groups

    Description

    Pre-Health Professions students must gain experience working with people and developing their organizational and leadership skills. Physicians and other health professionals are leaders in our communities and their leadership skills begin to mature during the undergraduate years. Participation in a student organization is an excellent opportunity for students to learn to plan and work in teams. Student organizations at FIU also provide a venue for our students to meet with admission professionals from professional schools and colleges. They will be able to meet and talk to the Deans and Directors of Admission from programs throughout the State of Florida and beyond. These students organization work with philanthropic groups and organizations at the community, national and even international level.

  • Pre-Law Workshops and Events

    Research & Scholarship
    LocationMMC
    Description

    Any FIU student interested in pursuing law school is encouraged to attend all of the appropriate pre-law seminars offered each semester. The seminars offer insights on course and major selection, internships and networking, resumé writing and resumé building, preparing for the Law School Admissions Test (LSAT), admissions, financial aid, and law school selection. We also have Workshops to help you perfect your law school resumé and personal statement.

  • Pre-Medical Undergraduate Mentoring Program

    Research & Scholarship
    LocationMMC
    Additional Passion Areas

    Career & Professional Development; Service & Leadership

    Description

    The Pre-medical Undergraduate Mentoring Program (PUMP) was founded in 2016 in an effort to connect medical students at the FIU Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine to undergraduate students at FIU interested in pursuing a career in Medicine. Each undergraduate accepted into the program is paired with a medical student who provides one-on-one mentoring and guidance in areas such as:

    • Class schedules
    • Extracurricular activities
    • Research
    • Shadowing
    • MCAT
    • AMCAS and Secondary applications
    • Interviewing
    • …and much more
  • Psychology Undergraduate Student Conference (Psych-Con)

    Research & Scholarship
    LocationMMC, BBC
    Additional Passion Areas

    Career & Professional Development

    Description

    Psych-Con features presentations that inform students of requirements needed to enter a graduate program as well as suggestions for internship opportunities while in college and employment opportunities available once they have graduated with the Bachelor’s degree.

  • Residence Hall Association

    Service & Leadership
    LocationMMC
    Additional Passion Areas

    Social & Interest Groups

    Description

    The Residence Hall Association (or RHA) is the governing student body and voice of the on-campus student population. RHA assists the Department of Housing and Residential Life in fostering the educational and social pursuit of a diverse student population, and represents them to the community at large. RHA offers unique opportunities for student growth and development, as well as leadership experiences through programming and other student-related activities. All students who live on campus at FIU-MMC are considered RHA members and are encouraged to get involved!

  • Robotics and Digital Fabrication Lab

    Research & Scholarship
    LocationMMC
    Description

    The Robotics and Digital Fabrication Laboratory (RDF) is a state-of-the-art facility with robotic arms, 3D scanners, laser cutters, programmable objects, and 3D printers.  The lab offers unique technology solutions for design, testing, prototyping, and fabrication. RDF is an extension of FIU’s Integrated Computer Augmented Virtual Environment (I-CAVE), which is a fully immersive and interactive facility.  These facilities are designed to support diverse and innovative ways of using high end visualization equipment for digital fabrication as well as advancing fabrication technologies and tools through visualization.

  • School of Computing & Information Sciences Student Organizations

    Social & Interest Groups
    LocationMMC
    Additional Passion Areas

    Research & Scholarship; Service & Leadership; Career & Professional Development

    Description

    The School of Computing & Information Sciences’ student organizations contribute to most of the activities taking place for its students. These organizations provide opportunities that will help you grow as a student, as an individual, and as a professional in your career. 

  • School of Music Ensembles

    World & Culture
    LocationMMC
    Additional Passion Areas

    Sports & Traditions; Social & Interest Groups

    Description

    Whether you’re in the music program or you’re a non-music major looking to broaden your musical interests, students are able to participate in a number of outstanding ensembles. Learn from some of the best artist-faculty and guest artists, while performing throughout South Florida at venues including the Herbert and Nicole Wertheim Performing Arts Center, Miami Beach Urban Studios on Lincoln Road, Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU, Patricia & Philip Frost Art Museum, Heritage Park at the City of Sunny Isles Beach, Pinecrest Gardens, among many others.

  • Shellhacks

    Career & Professional Development
    LocationMMC
    Additional Passion Areas

    Social & Interest Groups; Service & Leadership

    Description

    1,000 students from all around the world gather to celebrate technology in a weekend full of learning, innovation, and fun. At ShellHacks, participants get the chance to: learn about the latest technologies through interactive workshops and inspiring tech talks, build innovative projects with fellow students and receive mentorship from industry experts, network with recruiters from top companies and learn about their internship and job opportunities, and share your work with the community while winning awesome prizes!

  • Social and Economic Justice Internship Program

    Career & Professional Development
    LocationMMC
    Additional Passion Areas

    Research & Scholarship

    Description

    The Center for Labor Research and Studies trains the next generation of community leaders through the center’s Social and Economic Justice Internship Program.  This program offers interns the opportunity to explore career options while obtaining hands-on experience. Interns develop applied social science research skills, applied conflict resolutions skills, or applied adult education skills and work with community organizations to build professional networks that enhance not only employability but also qualifications for admission into graduate and professional schools.

     

  • Social Justice Badge

    World & Culture
    LocationMMC, BBC
    Additional Passion Areas

    Service & Leadership

    Description

    One way to create positive climate change is to educate and activate individuals to be the difference in their community. The new Multicultural Programs and Services (MPAS) Social Justice Badge Program will enable individuals to develop self, group and societal values which lead to a commitment of change. Join and become a advocate.

  • Social Justice Summit

    World & Culture
    LocationMMC
    Additional Passion AreasService & Leadership
    Description

    The Social Justice Summit will serve as a platform to create dialogues around social justice issues prevalent in today's society.

    Throughout the day of the summit, there will be many opportunities for education in the form of workshops, artwork, dialogue and activities. The sessions will focus on these areas:

    • Immigration Rights
    • Equity and Justice
    • Intersectionality
    • Religion and Spirituality
    • LGBTQ Rights
    • Environmental Literacy
  • South Beach Wine & Food Festival (SOBEWFF) Volunteer Program

    Career & Professional Development
    LocationMMC, BBC
    Additional Passion Areas

    Service & Leadership

    Description

    Approximately 1,200 volunteers help make the Festival happen and assist with raising approximately $2 million annually for the Chaplin School of Hospitality & Tourism Management at Florida International University (FIU). The Festival serves as an interactive educational platform to gain real-world, hands-on experience in a variety of areas – including, but not limited to, event management, logistics, inventory, recruitment, sponsorship fulfillment, and much more. Volunteers from all majors work alongside industry experts, exposing them to endless networking opportunities within their field.

  • StartUP FIU

    Career & Professional Development
    LocationMMC
    Additional Passion Areas

    Research & Scholarship; Service & Leadership

    Description

    StartUP FIU is a university-wide initiative to foster innovation and entrepreneurship to pursue opportunities that include the development of breakthrough technologies, the pursuit of enterprises that close social or environmental gaps and the creation of companies that can create meaningful jobs of the future.

  • STEMCon Undergraduate Student Success Conference

    Research & Scholarship
    LocationMMC
    Additional Passion Areas

    Career & Professional Development

    Description

    The STEMCon Undergraduate Student Success Conference brings together students from all STEM majors at FIU as well as future transfer students to discuss topics such as undergraduate research, success strategies for STEM majors, career opportunities and much more!

  • Step Up! Training

    Service & Leadership
    LocationMMC
    Additional Passion Areas

    Career & Professional Development

    Description

    Step Up! is a pro-social behavior and bystander intervention training that educates students to be proactive in helping others. The training addresses the bystander effect and teaches participants how to intervene successfully using 5 Decision Making Steps and the S.E.E.K. Model (Safe; Early; Effective; Kind). Step Up! received a NASPA Gold award and was identified as a ‘Best Practice’ by the NCAA Sports Science Institute of National and International Scholars.

  • Steven & Dorothea Green Critics' Lecture Series

    World & Culture
    LocationMMC
    Additional Passion Areas

    Research & Scholarship; Social & Interest Groups

    Description

    Since 1981, the Steven & Dorothea Green Critics’ Lecture Series has introduced internationally renowned artists, museum curators, scholars and critics to the South Florida Community. These speakers have shaped art history through their scholarly, creative and leadership contributions. They have inspired us to think critically, investigate further, and consider the discourses and practices that shape the world of art.

  • Stocker AstroScience Center Star Parties

    Research & Scholarship
    LocationMMC
    Additional Passion Areas

    Social & Interest Groups; World & Culture

    Description

    Star Parties offer the community an opportunity to experience our unique facility and learn more about our ongoing research. We kick off each academic year with a welcome back star party, followed by three talks each focused on a different theme. We end the year with a final star party and host an annual Key West style star party in the summer. In addition to the latest NASA updates, the events feature door prizes, snacks and tours of the center.

  • Student Alumni Association

    Social & Interest Groups
    LocationMMC
    Additional Passion Areas

    Service & Leadership; Career & Professional Development

    Description

    The FIU Alumni Association sponsors, plans and coordinates programs and events for FIU students, alumni and prospective students. They provide activities that enhance school spirit both on and off campus for Panthers everywhere! Through learning and leadership opportunities, events, services and FIU traditions, students can foster a sense of loyalty and pride. The Alumni Association hopes that FIU students will continue their involvement and dedication to the university by staying connected to the Alumni Association after graduation.

  • Student Ambassadors

    Service & Leadership
    LocationMMC
    Additional Passion Areas

    Career & Professional Development; Social and Interest Groups

    Description

    Florida International University (FIU) Student Ambassadors are a select group of students who serve as hosts and hostesses for visiting dignitaries at numerous university and community functions. These events may include conferences held at FIU, convocations, guest lectures, athletic tailgates, President’s Council meetings, campus tours, Regan House tours and the annual Torch Awards Gala. The offices of the President, Vice Presidents, Deans, Alumni Relations and other prominent areas within FIU work with Ambassadors for their various needs. Student Ambassadors are vital to the mission of the university.

  • Student Career Leader Program

    Career & Professional Development
    LocationMMC, BBC, Engineering Center
    Additional Passion Areas

     Service & Leadership

    Description

    Career & Talent Development's student career leader programs are an amazing opportunity to develop professionally, interact with employers within your field, develop career readiness skills such as: communication, work ethic, teamwork, public speaking, event planning, and problem solving in addition to support peers with their own professional development.

  • Student Food Pantry Volunteers

    Service & Leadership
    LocationMMC, BBC
    Description

    The purpose of the pantry is to serve students facing food insecurities. It is available to currently enrolled students and no proof of need is required. The student food pantry provides non-perishable food items not limited to canned proteins, fruits, dairy, vegetables, and soups, along with grains, oils and condiments. Toiletry items are also provided in our pantry. Additional opportunities include volunteering at the food pantry and donating needed items.

  • Student Government Association

    Service & Leadership
    LocationMMC, BBC, FIU @ I-75
    Additional Passion Areas

     Social & Interest Groups

    Description

    FIU’s Student Government Association was established in 1973 and since its inception has continued to strive for excellence on behalf of all Panthers. In order to better represent all students, FIU SGA is divided into two councils – SGC-MMC, which represents the interests of students at the Modesto A. Maidique Campus and the Engineering Center and SGC-BBC, which represents the interests of students at the Biscayne Bay Campus and FIU at I-75. In coherence with the idea of checks and balances, SGA is divided into the executive, legislative, and judicial branches.

  • Student Leadership Summit

    Service & Leadership
    LocationBBC
    Additional Passion Areas

    Career & Professional Development

    Description

    The Annual FIU Student Leadership Summit is held each February on the Biscayne Bay Campus. The Summit is a one-day conference for current student leaders. The Summit offers our students the opportunity to learn from the vast expertise of our faculty and administrators, to share their leadership experiences with each other and to establish a network of support and cooperation within the university.

  • Student Media

    Service & Leadership
    LocationMMC
    Additional Passion Areas

    Social & Interest Groups

    Description

    FIU Student Media includes the PantherNOW magazine and PantherNOW.com, which are edited and produced by students at FIU. They publish every Wednesday during the regular academic year. They also post content daily. The Roar (WRGP) is the student-run radio station, which operates 24/7 on 95.3 in Miami, 96.9 in North Miami and 88.1 in Kendall/Homestead area.

  • Student Organizations and Clubs

    Social & Interest Groups
    LocationMMC, BBC
    Additional Passion AreasService & Leadership
    Description

    The Council for Student Organizations is the governing council at MMC that oversees the registration, promotion, development and distribution of funds for student organizations at FIU.  The Student Organizations Council serves in the same capacity at BBC.

  • Student Programming Council

    Service & Leadership
    LocationMMC, BBC
    Additional Passion Areas

    Social & Interest Groups

    Description

    The Student Programming Council (SPC) is an organization at each campus that programs events for FIU students and its community. Events range from comedy shows to movies, concerts, pool parties and lectures. Members of SPC have the opportunity to gain leadership experience, network and learn how to program a variety of events. In addition, the council works with other organizations on campus to provide more diverse programming to students.

  • Student Support Services

    Research & Scholarship
    LocationMMC, BBC
    Additional Passion Areas

    Career & Professional Development

    Description

    Program provides opportunities for academic development, assistance with basic college requirements, and motivates students toward the successful completion of their bachelor degree. The goal of SSSP is to increase the college retention and graduation rates of its participants. SSSP also may provide grant aid to current participants who are receiving Federal Pell Grant.

  • Student Veterans of America

    Social & Interest Groups
    LocationMMC
    Additional Passion Areas

    Research & Scholarship; Career & Professional Development; Service & Leadership

    Description

    SVA has the goal of providing guidance, support, and helpful tips on how to transition from being in the military to civilian life, and successfully completing your degree.

  • Study Abroad

    World & Culture
    LocationMMC, BBC
    Additional Passion Areas

    Research & Scholarship

    Description

    The Office of Study Abroad is here to support you on your journey to global citizenship by providing you with numerous opportunities to study abroad on either approximately 60 faculty-led programs each year or their international student exchange program.  Each year, 1000 FIU Panthers like you study, research or intern abroad in dozens of countries throughout the world. Experience the world. Discover other communities. Become a global citizen.

  • Summer Fest

    Social & Interest Groups
    LocationMMC
    Additional Passion Areas

    World & Culture

    Description

    Summer Fest is an annual electronic dance music concert that brings a one of a kind experience to campus. Hosted by Campus Life, Summer Fest is free for all currently enrolled FIU students and open to guests with the purchase of a ticket. You don’t want to miss out on this high energy and bass dropping concert!

  • The Wolfsonian-FIU Internships

    World & Culture
    Location
    Additional Passion Areas

    Research & Scholarship; Career & Professional Development

    Description

    The Wolfsonian–FIU, located on Washington Avenue in Miami Beach, is a museum, library and research facility. The museum serves as a resource for students to observe, study and research our impressive collection of art and historical pieces. Admission is free to FIU students, faculty, and staff! Wolfsonian interns build their skills as aspiring arts professionals through hands-on training and exposure to a wide variety of museum operations and practices.

  • Transfer Ambassador Program

    Service & Leadership
    LocationMMC
    Additional Passion Areas

    Social and Interest Groups

    Description

    The Transfer Ambassador Program, or TAP, pairs current FIU transfer students (Ambassadors) with new transfer students to make transitioning to FIU a little easier. Ambassadors offer “just in time” support to new transfers during their first term. Whether it’s helping students navigate campus, find their assigned advisor, or recommend campus resources, ambassadors have the answers!

  • Transfer and Transition Services

    Research & Scholarship
    LocationMMC, BBC, Online
    Additional Passion Areas

    Career & Professional Development; Service & Leadership

    Description

    From evaluating transfer courses and offering pre-transfer advising to developing fully online resources, the Transfer and Transition Services team is here to support your transition to FIU so that you can thrive while you’re here. They promote transfer-friendly policies, support transfer student engagement, partner with state colleges to improve transition, and more!

  • Transformation Contest

    World & Culture
    LocationMMC, BBC, Online
    Additional Passion Areas

    Service & Leadership; Career & Professional Development

    Description

    Every person experiences moments of transformation that forever change the way we see ourselves, our community, our world. This contest asks you to think deeply about your own international or intercultural transformational experiences. What’s more, it challenges you to inspire others by sharing your experience via artistic or informational media. The Transformation Contest trip to DC, which takes place once a year in between the Spring and Summer academic semesters, is focused on careers in international relations and development.  Selected students will visit various federal government, nonprofit, and corporate entities focused in these areas.

  • Undergraduate Research

    Research & Scholarship
    LocationMMC
    Additional Passion Areas

     Career & Professional Development

    Description

    The FIU Undergraduate Research Hub is committed to delivering an educational experience for students by offering research and entrepreneurial opportunities, internships, leadership, and several events that will help foster the development of real-world skills. Their site aims to strengthen the connection between the academic and the co-curricular in order for students to apply their knowledge in innovative environments.

  • University Learning Center

    Research & Scholarship
    LocationMMC, BBC, Online
    Additional Passion Areas

    Career & Professional Development

    Description

    The University Learning Center, part of the Center for Academic Success (CfAS), provides in-person and online tutoring and extra credit workshops for FIU students. The center also provides more in-depth avenues for learning like the Academic Success Plans, a program designed for students who want to improve their academic performance. This is done through time management workshops, diagnostic sessions, subject specific tutoring programs and more.

  • Victim Empowerment Program Peer Educators

    Service & Leadership
    LocationMMC, BBC
    Additional Passion Areas

    Career & Professional Development

    Description

    The Peer Education Program consists of Peer Educators who present on topics like consent, healthy relationships, and sexual assault reaching more than 2,500 students each semester. The Peer Education Program has had collaborative partnerships with various units around the university to host tabling events, give presentations, and participate in freshman orientation sessions. They are looking for responsible, motivated students who want to gain public speaking skills and impact the FIU community in a positive way!

  • Wellness and Recreation Centers

    Sports & Traditions
    LocationMMC, BBC
    Additional Passion Areas

    Service & Leadership; Social & Interest Groups

    Description

    FIU's main campuses offer recreation and fitness programs, gym facilities and services to FIU’s students, faculty, staff and alumni. When you participate in extracurricular activities like those offered through the Wellness & Recreation Center, you’ll find opportunities for leadership, social and multicultural interaction, camaraderie, physical activity and stress reduction that you can’t find in the classroom. Join the fun – there’s something for everyone!

  • Women's Center

    Service & Leadership
    LocationMMC, BBC
    Additional Passion Areas

    Social and Interest Groups

    Description

    The Women’s Center at FIU was established to provide FIU students with programs and services related to their intellectual, professional, and personal growth.  The Women’s Center collaborates and coordinates with other University departments and student organizations to meet the needs and enhance the lives of the varied female population on campus.  They educate and advocate for systematic changes that will improve the lives of everyone at FIU.  Inquire about volunteer and internship opportunities.

  • Women Who Lead Conference

    Career & Professional Development
    LocationMMC, BBC
    Additional Passion Areas

    Service & Leadership

    Description

    A day-long conference designed to enhance the leadership development of female students at FIU. The conference includes a networking breakfast with community businesses and organizations, panel discussions with women leaders in business, health, education, law, art, science, technology, a keynote speaker, interactive session, networking lunch, and more!

  • Writing Assistants Program

    Research & Scholarship
    LocationMMC, BBC
    Additional Passion Areas

    Career & Professional Development; Service & Leadership

    Description

    The Writing Assistants program promotes and supports teaching with writing at FIU. Through this initiative, Writing Assistants (WAs), advanced undergraduate students trained by the Center for Excellence in Writing, are embedded in course sections to provide feedback on student writing and to help facilitate in-class activities.