Why recruit at Chaplin

With the help of partners in the hospitality and tourism industry, the Chaplin School’s dedicated career development team is able to provide a wide range of services to students and alumni.


FIU hospitality graduates the most Hispanic, Black and International students than any other university. With a diverse student body and an emphasis on global learning, Chaplin School students are equipped with a comprehensive set of skills and practical experiences that provide a solid foundation for a successful career.


Florida International University’s Chaplin School of Hospitality & Tourism Management is distinguished as one of the top hospitality programs in the United States and the world. It is ranked in the top 50 globally, #1 for its online program, #1 in the Southeast region of the U.S. and it is best in value.


 Students are the center of the Chaplin School of Hospitality & Tourism Management’s vision, which is to transform hospitality and tourism… one learner at a time, for a lifetime.


Students are taught by Chaplin School faculty members with strong academic credentials combined with excellent teaching skills and extensive executive-level industry experience to inspire them to become leaders in hospitality and tourism.

Student specialties

The curriculum at the Chaplin School prepares students to work in a variety of hospitality settings. With many majors to choose from, students can study the most relevant topics in the industry.

FIU Chaplin School of Hospitality & Tourism Management - Handshake

The FIU Chaplin School of Hospitality & Tourism Management Career Development Office has partnered with Handshake – a modern career development platform. Handshake is your one-stop shop to find smart, skilled candidates that are an ideal fit for today's environment.

Ways employers can get involved

With the help of partners in the hospitality and tourism industry, the Chaplin School's dedicated career services team is able to provide a wide range of services to students and alumni.

  • Recruit talent
    • Create a custom internship program
    • Conduct a poster presentation and on-the-spot interviews
    • Conduct a career day just for your company at the School
    • Attend university career fairs
    • Host a Behind the Scenes tour (work with our team on identifying best-fit candidates to come and visit your site)
    • Invite students to career fairs hosted by your company
    • Host a portfolio building workshop
    • Participate in Career Week
  • Engage with students
    • Resume review & tips
    • Interview Tips
    • LinkedIn Advice
    • Leadership Skills
    • Professional Development
    • Career Paths
    • Salary Negotiation
    • Branding Yourself
  • Information sessions & tabling

    Promote your organization by sharing its history, mission, initiatives & values, and meet potential candidates by sharing your open opportunities. Host an information session on-campus or virtually.

  • Support
    • Sponsor an event for students/alumni/industry or student workshop
    • Orientation/welcome back
    • Graduation
    • Portfolio competition
    • Homecoming
    • Networking event
    • Portfolio software
    • Mentoring program (For more information contact Brian Barker)

Hospitality Career Week

Hospitality Career Week provides career-driven activities, events and networking opportunities for our Chaplin students. Events vary from semester to semester but can include:

  • Guest speaking in one of our hospitality courses
  • Participating in a Career Panel
  • Participating in mock interviews
  • Conducting a workshop in an area of expertise

Career week takes place every February and September.

Interested in staying up to date on upcoming activities and events for employers? Contact Lourdes Torres.

Sponsorship opportunities

If you are interested in participating/sponsoring any of these events, please e-mail Lourdes Torres.


Exposure as a lead sponsor includes:

  • Chaplin Career Connections Newsletter, weekly and distributed to all current students and alumni
  • Logo will also be included as a link to your official website, weekly Career Connections newsletter
  • Logo featured on all school-wide digital signage and event printed materials as an official sponsor for Hospitality Career Week
  • Logo featured on Chaplin School website as an Industry Partner
  • A minimum of one weekly mention on the following school social media accounts: Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn
  • Logo featured on the digital entrance of FIU Biscayne Bay Campus/li>

Student events

  • Resume Workshop
  • Speed Mentoring
  • Career Panel
  • Hospitality Day Employer Luncheon

Official sponsorship includes:

  • All items above
  • Table for Hospitality Day – 3 representatives
  • Special recognition as the Official Sponsor of Career Week in Chaplin School website, large size corporate logo with a direct link to your corporate website.

Sponsorship includes branding and recognition in all Career Week events

  • Flyers
  • Chaplin Career Connections newsletter – Weekly distribution to students and alumni
  • Internal AV screens and system.
  • Chaplin Connections Newsletter (Dean’s Newsletter)
  • Chaplin School of Hospitality & Tourism website
  • Official Career Week Sponsorship

As the official Career Week Sponsor, you will be the ONLY sponsor of all events of the week, including the ones listed above.

Make an impact

Partner with the career development program and hire Chaplin School students and graduates. For more information, contact the assistant director of employer relations, Lourdes Torres.