As graduation nears, College of Business (COB) student Diego Trujillo already has a job waiting, while human resources service provider AON is guaranteed a new employee familiar with the company’s operations.
Trujillo was one of two FIU students who participated in a 10-week internship at AON’s Cloud Deployment Solutions practice, an on‑demand financial management and human capital management program. AON has recruited FIU students for eight years; the 2016 internships were a pilot program for AON CDS. The second COB intern was Kevin Betancourt.
“Our focus is to find critical thinkers who are willing to work hard and go the extra mile,” said Gabriel Aviles, Workday senior manager and benefits domain lead at AON. “It was a real-life experience based on what we do.”
The assignment required students to analyze and incorporate the Workday software – which manages human resources, payroll and financial services for corporations – into the operations of a company that had been purchased by another.
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