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Professional Development

Dive In and Get Involved

Get Involved  Dive Into Case Competitions 

Case competitions offer NSU students the opportunity to solve company-specific problems (real or fictitious) to senior level executives and faculty. Students review the scenario and develop a viable solution. Sharks will not only gain hands-on experience in their field but also will be competing for prizes and/or scholarships.

Past Prizes...

  • Offer for Internship or Full time positions
  • Three day cruise
  • $1,000 scholarship
  • Gift cards

Upcoming Case CompetitionS:


City Furniture

Come out to support your fellow Sharks as they give their marketing pitches and compete for a scholarship! 

Date: November 14, 2019
Time: TBD
Location: TBD


College of Psychology, Halmos College of Sciences, and College of Osteopathic Medicine

Come out to support your fellow Sharks as they give their marketing pitches and compete for a scholarship! 

Date: November 20, 2019
Time: TBD
Location: TBD

Get Involved  NSU Recruit A Shark Day 

Recruit A Shark Day provides NSU students an opportunity to connect with employers, non-profits, research laboratories, and volunteer organizations from a multitude of industries. No matter your year, major, or career direction this event has something for all Sharks.

Click Here To Register On Handshake

Get Involved  Shark Advantage Networking Event 

Shark Advantage is an ideal setting to meet with employers from a variety of industries. The goal is for Sharks to put their networking skills into practice while engaging in meaningful conversations about their future career of choice.

Click Here to Register On Handshake

Get Involved  Pre-Health Day 

Pre-Health Day is a full day conference style event hosted every spring for undergraduate students interested in a career in the healthcare field. The day consists of mock interviews facilitated by faculty, alumni and employers, a breakout sessions led by current industry professionals and a resource fair filled with employer opportunities.

Get Involved  Information Session 

Interested in learning about different companies and their career opportunities? Information sessions provide students an in depth look into a company, their culture and what is needed to be a competitive applicant. 

To see what companies are presenting this semester log onto Handshake to learn more...

Click Here to Register on Handshake 

Get Involved  Workshops 

Workshops are designed to help students gain a NSU edge in their future career.

To get the full list of this semesters workshops click on the link below

 Request A Workshop


The Professional Development Fund was established to provide Nova Southeastern University students the opportunity to further enhance their professional development. The funds provide financial assistance to students currently enrolled in a full-time undergraduate/graduate program that will be participating in either an internship or a professional conference with a career fair or a hiring component.

The maximum amount that can be awarded is: $1,500 for internships and $500 for professional conferences.



In order to be considered for an award through the Professional Development Fund students must meet the following requirements:

  • Maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.3 and be in good academic and judicial standing
  • Must be offered an internship granting over 120 hours of employment or be attending a professional conference that has a career fair or a hiring component
  • Have completed at least 2 semesters of classes at Nova Southeastern University
  • Have not previously received an award from the Professional Development Fund



Eligible applicants should email the following to



After concluding the professional experience award recipients are required to attend a recognition event, in which they may speak about the experience to faculty, administrators, and colleagues.



Award recipients will be notified by the Career Development committee.



* Internships at companies run by immediate family are not eligible for funding.

* Fee based placement programs are not eligible for funding.

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