Alumni News Highlights

Our Global Learning alumni are taking up the world by storm, and we couldn’t be more proud! Learn more about what your fellow alumni are doing. Are you also rocking the post-graduation world? Then, tell us so we can brag about you too! Click here to send us an update.

Got my first job! Tackling health disparities

This story was published in FIU News by Yenisleidy Simon Mengana. Name: Yandra Mariano Hometown: Miami, FL Degree/Major: Psychology and interdisciplinary studies from FIU’s Honors College. Graduated with the Global Learning Medallion. Where are you working? Title? The Robert Stempel College of Public Health and Social Work as a research coordinator for To Reach Unrestricted Services for Transgender women (TRUST) How did you get your job? A friend of mine Continue Reading

Young alumni share 5 tips to overcome graduation anxiety

This story was published in FIU News by Yenisleidy Simon Mengana.  The Office of Global Learning Initiatives, in partnership with the Honors College, hosted an alumni panel titled “You Got This: The Truth about Post-Grad Life!” yesterday as part of Panther Alumni Week (PAW). Now in its seventh year, PAW brings alumni back to campus for current students to engage with them. “You Got This” featured Continue Reading

Got my first job! Working for Teach for America

This story was published in FIU News by Yenisleidy Simon Mengana.  Name: Robinson Ospina Hometown: Tampa, FL Degree/Major: International relations; Global Learning Medallion graduate Where are you working? Title? New Orleans/ Middle School Social Studies Teacher How did you get your job? I got my job through Teach For America, who was my biggest support during the process. What was your greatest fear going into your first Continue Reading

Fly in to D.C. this semester to network with top government, industry experts

This article was initially published in FIU News by Cristina Jaramillo.  In November, 15 students from more than 10 disciplines participated in the Future of Waters and Coastal Economies DC Fly-In, a three-day experiential seminar focused on exploring how policies related to water quality are made and what career opportunities exist in the capital for students passionate about the environment. Continue Reading

My internship at Capital Analytics Associates

This article was published in FIU News by Yenisleidy Simon Mengana Name: Sabrina Bocaranda ’19 Hometown: Miami What is your major? I graduated with a bachelor’s in marketing and international business this fall with a Global Learning Medallion. Where did you/are you interning? Capital Analytics Associates, which produces in-depth annual economic reports on major metro areas in the U.S. What is your title? Project coordinating intern Continue Reading

Got my first job! Working at WSVN 7 News

This story was initially published in FIU News by Cristina Jaramillo.  Name: Leo Cosio Hometown: Miami, Florida Degree/major: Bachelor of Science in Communication / Broadcast Media (Honors College) When did you graduate? Fall 2018 Where are you working? WSVN 7 News How did you get your job? I asked the alumni relations person at the College of Communication, Architecture + The Arts to put me in Continue Reading

Got my first job! As a teacher in Japan

This story was initially posted in FIU News by Chrystian Tejedor.  In this series, recent grads share their journey to landing that first professional job out of college. After years of studying and working toward a degree, these Panthers’ hard work paid off. Now they’re paying it forward by letting you know how they did it. Name: Daniel Padron Hometown: Miami, Florida Continue Reading

Got my first job! Working to close the gender gap in technology

This story was initially posted in FIU News by Isabel Gamarra.  Name: Norhan Elbermawy ’19 Hometown: Born in Cairo, Egypt, and raised in Miami, FL Degree/Major: Double majored in digital media and sociology. Received the Global Learning medallion. Where are you working? Title? I work for Girls Who Code, a nonprofit organization working to close the gender gap in technology and increase the number Continue Reading