Where did you intern? What did you do there? For summer 2018, I did an internship with Glovo. Glovo is a start-up company in Barcelona that was ranked in top 10 start-ups in that city for 2016–17. It is basically a delivery app that promises quick, 3D-tracked delivery. The delivered items are divided in different... Continue reading My summer internship in Barcelona, Spain – G1Y Student Voice
I am senior majoring in Hospitality Management. I came to the States three years ago and it has been a great learning/personal experience. I have had incredible experiences with new friends and worked with amazing people who taught me powerful tools for business and life. I am currently completing my 1000 hours of hospitality related... Continue reading My Summer Internship Experience- G1Y Student Voice
The Florida International University (FIU) campus is not only vibrant and beautiful, but also full of points of interest for various academic programs. One of the most notable campus highlights, (particularly to engineering students) is the Wall of Wind (WOW) research facility - which is the nation’s first university research facility capable of simulating Category... Continue reading Campus Highlight: Wall of Wind
Last week, Global First Year Career Accelerator (CAP) students participated in a series of networking events and professional development opportunities that culminated with the FIU career fair on Thursday. The events were a great opportunity for students to prepare and build their confidence ahead of interactions with potential employers. On Monday, John Swartz, the Career... Continue reading Panthers go professional for the Career Fair!
Panther Profiles highlight our "Star Students" from the Global First Year Program. This post features quotes and advice from Himanshi Sharma, Global First Year psychology student from India! Why the United States? “I wanted to study in the US because of the practical, hands-on US education system. I also felt that it was the best... Continue reading Panther Profile: Himanshi Sharma
Former Global First Year student, Ky Nguyen from Vietnam, is the first Career Accelerator student at FIU to be matched with an internship! Next summer, Ky will be living and working in Jacksonville Beach, Florida, as a marketing intern for backpack manufacturer, GORUCK. She will be earning academic credit as she gains first hand marketing... Continue reading First Career Accelerator Student Matched with an Internship
Meet John Swartz! He is our Career Accelerator Program Advisor here at Global First Year. Hometown: Houston, Texas Education: Bachelor's Degree in Accounting from Hawaii Pacific University and a Master's Degree in International Education from FIU Countries lived in: Australia, Nepal, Spain, Malaysia and Indonesia Favorite part of the job: "I enjoy helping students realize... Continue reading Meet the Global First Year Staff: John Swartz