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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 Competition:

Office DEPOT/ Office Max Marketing Pitch

Come out to support your fellow sharks as they give their marketing pitches and compete for the $1000 scholarship! 

Date: November 13, 2018 
Time: Noon - 5:00 p.m.
Location: Cortex Labs in Mailman Hollywood Building (Third Floor)

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

Dress To Impress 

Our goal is to help students look their best throughout their job search so they can make a positive impression as they enter the professional world. Each student is welcome to take (and keep) 1 professional outfit and borrow 1 accessory free of charge for interviews, career fairs, and presentations. This service is available to all NSU students and recent alumni with a valid NSU ID.

Students Requirement: 

  • Meet with a Career Advisor (15 minute drop-in session or any other type of appointment) 

Location & Hours: 

  • Carl Desantis 
  • Room 4138

For Appointments / Questions: Please email both Maggie Morrissey at and Wanda Martinez at

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