Partnerships with business and industry have become a defining characteristic of FIU and the College over the last few years. Our industry partners know that by tapping into our community of students, alumni, faculty and research; they are creating significant value-added for their organizations.

FIU and the College of Engineering and Computing actively seek productive collaboration between the University and the corporate world. These are some of the ways in which we partner with industry:

Private gifts to the College help us expand the boundaries of knowledge. They enhance and expand what we do for students and for the local, national and international communities. They fund the scholarships that make the dreams of a higher education for worthy students come true. Private gifts enable us to attract internationally acclaimed faculty to our campus, and help us erect state-of-the-art scientific laboratories.


The College supports opportunities for senior executives and managers to connect with and benefit from our academic community. Many business leaders and senior executives serve on our Advisory Boards and other governance groups. We invite industry leaders to act as guest speakers and lecturers.

To lean more contact Executive Director of Development Susan Jay at 305-348-0230 or email


Each year, hundreds of local, national and international companies work with the department of career services to bring bright, motivated graduates and alumni into their work force. Located in the metropolitan city of Miami, FIU is one of only eight universities in the U.S. named by the Kauffman Foundation as a Kauffman Entrepreneurship Campus. Students in the College benefit from this exposure and are better prepared to enter the global market upon graduation.

For more information, please contact Career Services,. Tel: (305)348-1282


The College of Engineering and Computing is South Florida’s premier resource for Engineering, Computing, Construction and Management education. It provides many training and research opportunities for working professionals, including over 30 certificate, bachelor’s master’s, and doctoral programs.

The Division of External Programs routinely works with corporations and organizations to assist them with their education, training and professional development needs. We can customize degree and certificate programs to suit the needs of your organization, including the delivery format and schedule that works best for your personnel.

For additional information, call (305)348-1949

The College emphasizes research as a major component of its mission and works with a multitude of corporate and institutional sponsors through our research centers and institutes.
Cutting-edge research is conducted both independently and in cooperation with industry leaders and academic institutions, with nearly $50 million in external funding over the last five years from a variety of government and corporate sources.

Technology is the engine of the new global economy, and research is its foundation. Each year, our faculty and researchers create a variety of new technologies or inventions, many of which are available for licensing. Let FIU provide your organization with the technology needed to gain an advantage in today’s competitive marketplace.
By investing in inventions created at Florida International University, your company brings to market new products that your customers want.