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In an effort to connect temporarily displaced workers with employment opportunities, resources, and opportunities for upskilling, the FIU Office of Engagement is implementing the following initiatives through FIU SkillsForce.

Displaced worker survey

Are you currently out of work due to the closures of businesses in an effort to reduce the impact of COVID-19? Click here to fill out a short survey and gain access to free resources that can connect you with employment and professional development opportunities. 

Local employer survey

Through partnerships with local employers, we are able to minimize the gap of unemployment for our participants, and help ensure companies and organizations have the workforce needed in the current economic environment. Employers who fill out our local employer survey help us to better understand the employment opportunities currently available, and match those opportunities with qualified potential employees. If you are a local employers, please click here to assist us by filling out this survey. 

Attend FIU SkillsFest -May 28

Community members in search of employment opportunities are invited to join us for a virtual resource fair on May 28th, featuring...

  • Employer panel discussions
  • Small business panel discussions
  • Workshops on applying for unemployment and other public assistance benefits
  • Upskilling/soft skill training workshops
  • Presentation on the state of the service economy and its future 

Are you an employer interested in participating in SkillsFest? Please email Anthony Teague at

Are you a displaced worker looking to attend SkillsFest? Register here.

Informational Webinars and Workshops

FIU's Office of Engagement has partnered with the Talent Development Network, Urban Potential Laboratories and LIfe Sciences South Florida to deliver virtual webinars and workshops on re-employment, soft skills development, and other professional development topics. Stay tuned for announcements regarding the dates/times of upcoming workshops.

Weekly Virtual Lounge

Each week FIU SkillsForce will host a virtual gathering for people looking to discuss what's next for them and their careers. Stay tuned for details regarding our weekly virtual lounge. 


Looking for support now? Check out some of our video workshops below that can help you with various parts of the job search process. Thanks to our partners at the Talent Development Network for sharing these workshops!