From classroom to career: FIU student lands internship at World Kinect via new Tech Talent Academy

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Harrison Perez, a junior at Florida International University (FIU) majoring in computer science and economics, has secured an internship as a Software Engineer at World Kinect Corporation. Growing up in Miami, Perez has witnessed FIU’s growth, including its ranking as 29th in the nation by The Wall Street Journal. He attributes his success to FIU’s Tech Talent Academy (TTA), which provided networking skills, career workshops, and experience with open-source software. Perez’s journey showcases FIU’s supportive environment. Excited to apply his knowledge to real-world projects, Perez aims to contribute to Miami’s tech community and secure a local job after graduation, emphasizing confidence, networking, and continuous learning for career success.

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