Career Development Office

Make the connection between academic experience and the desired career path with guidance from the Chaplin School’s dedicated career advisors. The career development program offers dedicated appointments with an advisor, access to industry partners and career opportunities, as well as networking opportunities and resume & interview workshops.

Career Stats

  • 900+Companies visited campus
  • 1100+Events hosted on campus & virtually
  • 55+MIT positions filled by students
  • 1800+Hospitality related postings on Handshake (2019-2020)

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Alumni are invited to make an impact by partnering with the Career Development Office to hire Chaplin School students and graduates.

Make an impact by:
  • Speaking at a Chaplin event or classroom
  • Becoming the subject of a student interview
  • Participating in the mock interview program to conduct in-person and virtual interviews.
  • Sponsoring a program or student activity on-campus or off-campus

To learn more please contact the Assistant Director of Employer Relations & Career development, Lourdes Gomez and Director of Alumni Relations Unit, Candice Imam.

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Handshake is 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 email.


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Employment by industry sectors

  • 18%Hotel/resort
  • 16%Restaurant management and operations
  • 13%Food and beverage
  • 11% Event planning & management
  • 14% Non-hospitality company
  • 28%Other hospitality areas such as cruise operations, travel and tourism, hotel resort, casinos, and theme parks