My Internship at the FIU Foundation

Born in Hyderabad, India, Syed Zain Ashraf graduated high school in 2013, attended Broward College for a year, and decided to enlist in the Army Reserves. In 2016, he was deployed to Central America, where he worked for a year for the United States Southern Command. He is now an FIU student pursuing a degree […]

Grad students selected for prestigious Gates Foundation internships

Marsha Francois was thrilled when she got the news. “I was definitely excited,” said Francois, a first-year graduate student in the master’s in Adult Education and Human Resource Development program. “In my field, it’s like if someone got an internship with Google for technology.” Along with graduate students from a select group of universities — […]

Internship program introduces high school students to different career fields

High school senior Sebastian Sanchez spent his five-week  internship scouring FIU websites to ensure they were compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act. He made whatever programming changes might be needed so that those who suffer vision impairment, for example, can use a screen reader to access digital information. Along the way, Sanchez learned a lot […]