Department of Architecture
Modesto A. Maidique Campus
Paul L. Cejas School of Architecture Building
11200 SW 8th Street PCA - 280 Miami, Florida 33199
Contact
PH: 305-348-1323 | Fx: 305-348-2650
E-Mail: garciamd@fiu.edu
E-Mail: architecture@fiu.edu

Career Fair

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CAREER FAIR

FIU’s School of Architecture (SOA) Career Fair is the perfect opportunity to recruit and engage top Master’s students from our nationally ranked programs in Architecture, Interior Architecture, and Landscape Architecture + Environmental and Urban Design. The School of Architecture has an estimated 100 students graduating from the three Master’s programs in 2017.

Each year the School of Architecture hosts a Career Fair to provide opportunities for students to meet with representatives of leading architecture firms.  If interested in being added to the Career Fair mailing list or to post job openings within the School of Architecture, please contact: rlongtem@fiu.edu.

The 2017 FIU School of Architecture Career Fair will take place March 21 and 22.

ABOUT

The NAAB accredited Master of Architecture degree prepares students in design, sustainability, history/theory/criticism, sea-level rise, digital fabrication, and a whole host of interdisciplinary areas.

The CIDA accredited Department of Interior Architecture, ranked as the nation’s 9th best interior design graduate program in the country, provides its students a gateway to the profession through an engaging education in the technical, theoretical, social, and historical element of designing evocative interior architecture.

The LAAB accredited Master of Landscape Architecture + Environmental and Urban Design degree prepares students for research and practice while focusing on the analysis, planning, design, and management of the natural and built environment of urban, tropical and subtropical landscapes.

All net proceeds of this event will support the School of Architecture.

FIU HIGHLIGHTS

  • 54,000 FIU’s student enrollment in 2016
  • 137,000 FIU Alumni who live and work in South Florida
  • 194 Bachelor’s master’s and doctoral programs
  • 11 Colleges and schools including Medicine, Law and Architecture

CONTACT

For questions, concerns, or information about sponsorship opportunities, contact:

Rebecca Longtemps
Events Manager
rlongtem@fiu.edu
305.348.6481

Employer Information

Career Fair Dates
Tuesday, March 21, 2017 | 1:00pm-5:00pm
Wednesday, March 22, 2017 | 9:00am – 5:00pm

Location
FIU Paul L. Cejas Architecture Building
11200 SW 8 ST, Miami FL 33199
Firm Presentations: PCA 135
Table Fair: BEA Gallery
Interviews: Assigned Rooms

Employer Registration

Registration Deadline
March 10, 2017
Click HERE to register!
* Password: fiu

Registration Fees
Early Registration (Before March 1, 2017): $250
Late Registration (After March 1, 2017): $350
*Fees include up to 2 representatives; additional representatives are $15 each and includes a light breakfast and lunch.

Payment can be made by check or credit card.
If by credit card, please contact: Madeleine Manzano-Barrera, 305-348-8130
If by check, mail or deliver to:

FIU School of Architecture
ATTN: CAREER FAIR
11200 S.W. 8th St, PCA 277a
Miami, Florida 33199

Registration includes:
Table, table cloth, and two chairs
Electronic Parking Pass for two vehicles per day
Coffee on March 21
Light breakfast, coffee, and lunch on March 22
*If booth requires electrical outlets, please notify rlongtem@fiu.edu at least two weeks prior to the event date.

Schedule

Tuesday, March 21 | 1:00pm – 5:00pm | Table Fair
Each firm should have two representatives present at the fair. One representative will begin the fair delivering a brief, 5 minute power point presentation about their firm to students in the auditorium. After the presentations students from FIU, Miami-Dade, and DASH will filter into the table fair. ONLY FIU students will sign-up for interviews during the table fair. A sign-up sheet will be provided to each firm. It is the firm’s responsibility to directly schedule the FIU interviews with FIU students for March 22.

1:00pm-1:45pm
Employer Registration & Table Setup, BEA Gallery

2:00pm-3:30pm
Employer presentations (5 minutes each with power point), PCA 135

2:00pm-5:00pm
Table Fair, BEA Gallery

Wednesday, March 22 | 9:00am-5:00pm | Interview Day
As in previous years, firms will interview ONLY FIU students that signed-up for interview slots from the table fair the day prior. Please note that there will NOT be a pre-selection process, however, we will provide access to electronic portfolios ahead of time for your firm’s review. 20 minute interviews in assigned rooms will allow firms to conduct brief interviews with student candidates. A light breakfast and lunch will be provided.

9:00am-10:00am
Employer Check-In / Coffee & Bagels provided, BEA Gallery

10:00am – 12:00pm
Interviews (20 minutes each), assigned rooms

12:00pm – 1:00pm
Lunch (provided), BEA Gallery

1:00pm – 5:00pm
Interviews continued (20 minutes each, assigned rooms), assigned rooms

Student Information

FIU students, Miami-Dade, and DASH students are welcome to attend the Table Fair and Presentations on March 21 and may register online. Only FIU SOA students are eligible to sign-up for interviews and participate in the interview day on March 22.

Student Registration

Registration Deadline
March 10, 2017
FIU STUDENTS, Click HERE to register!
* Password: fiu

NON-FIU STUDENTS, Click HERE to register!
* Password: fiu

ALL students participating in the Career Fair must come dressed in professional, business attire.

FIU students are required to bring the following with them to the BOTH career fair dates:

    • Hard copies of resume or CV
    • Panther ID card (To be worn on a lanyard that will be provided, so that employers know you are eligible to sign-up for an interview.)

Schedule

Tuesday, March 21 | 1:30pm – 5:00pm | Table Fair 
All FIU SOA students as well as Miami-Dade College and DASH students regardless of graduation year are invited to participate in the Table Fair. Miami-Dade and DASH students will listen to employer presentations while FIU students have the opportunity to network with the firms inside the table fair and sign-up early for interviews. Signing-up for interviews is first come, first serve basis. We recommend arriving early – there will lanyards for FIU students to display your Panther ID card so that employers know you are eligible to sign-up for an interview.

FIU students should bring at least 20 copies of their CVs and sign-up for interviews during the table fair. A sign-up sheet will be provided at each firm’s table.  It is each student’s responsibility to keep track of your own interview schedule. Please notate your schedule and make sure to show up on time for your interview.

1:30pm-2:00pm
Student Check-In, PCA Courtyard

2:00pm-3:30pm
Employer presentations, PCA 135

3:30pm-5:00pm
Table Fair + Interview Sign-Up, BEA Gallery

Wednesday, March 22, 2017 | Interview Day
FIU students ONLY – Full day of interviews. As in previous years, firms will interview ONLY FIU students that signed-up for interview slots from the table fair the day prior. Please note that there will NOT be a pre-selection process, however, students are still required to upload their portfolios in PDF format (less than 8GB). Students should bring hard copies of their resume and are welcome to bring either an electronic or hard copy sample of their work to the interview.  20 minute interviews in assigned rooms will allow firms to conduct brief interviews with student candidates. Please have your resumes and portfolios checked by Career Services and a faculty member.

9:30am-10:00am
Student Check-In, PCA Courtyard

10:00am – 12:00pm
Interviews (20 minutes each), assigned rooms

1:00pm – 5:00pm
Interviews continued (20 minutes each, assigned rooms), assigned rooms