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Career Development Resources

Career development is a four-year process of self-assessment, career exploration, career-decision making, and implementation. To assist students in this process, we have excellent resources including Faculty Mentors, Faculty Advisors, the Career Development Series, student interest groups, and chapters of professional organizations.

Planning your career, and getting the residency position that you want is an active, dynamic process. The key to success is to start early in terms of self assessment and career exploration. When it comes time to make your final career decision and apply for residency, our goal is to provide you with guidance to help you make the best decision possible.

Getting Started

Careers in Medicine

• Identify career goals
• Explore specialty and practice options
• Choose a specialty
• Select and apply to residency programs
• Make good career decisions


FIU Resources

Student Interest Groups

Faculty Advisors

Faculty Mentors – to find a mentor, contact your Panther Community Coordinator
Faculty Mentor Guidelines
Student Guidelines

Panther Community Faculty Directors

CV's & Support

How to write a CV (.pdf)
Tips for Successful Time Management (.pdf)
• Summer Opportunities (coming soon…)
Behaviors of Successful Medical Students & Residents
Residency Application Timeline
Strolling Through the Match
The Match – What it is and how it works
FRIEDA online database of residencies
Characteristics of Applicants Who Matched to Their Preferred Residency
ERAS- Electronic Residency Application Service
NRMP -National Resident Matching Program
San Francisco Matching Program
American Urological Association
Military Residency Information