The Fermanian Business & Economic Institute is actively engaged with many businesses from a wide variety of industries. It is our experience that the business community is always searching for motivated, capable candidates for employment. Successful candidates will always familiarize themselves with the particular industry they are interested in, business protocol and etiquette, and leaders and companies in that field.


For more information on internships or career opportunities,
please contact FBEI Assistant Director Laura Yoccabel-Dibble.



A selling tool that outlines your skills and experiences so an employer can see, at a glance, how you can contribute to the employer's workplace.  Most employers spend 30 seconds or less per initial resume review.

Resume Action Verbs - Summary of key action verbs that can be used in your resume.


Cover Letters

The cover letter puts a real person behind the resume.  It should answer the question - Why should I hire you? It should grab employees attention and point out why you, above all other applicants, should be contacted for a personal interview.

Format: first paragraph – grab reader’s attention with why you are interested and why you applied, second paragraph – point out achievements and qualifications, third paragraph – pave the way for an interview, restate interest.


Informational Interviews

MBA students, are you interested in learning more about an industry – information about the industry and how to get your foot in the door and to connect with current employers?  We have bp’s looking to connect with you to discuss the industry and their experience.

The FBEI is always looking for more companies who are willing to offer informational interviews to our students, if you are interested in connecting and speaking of your experience and sharing about your industry, click here.


Field Experiences

We strive to provide high level field experience opportunities to our MBAs by developing an internship with companies that go above and beyond simply working for the company, but allowing our students to become more involved and beneficial by offering additional help through focused projects and tasks. 


MBAs who are interested in learning of currently available field experiences or career opportunities,  please contact FBEI Assistant Director Laura Yoccabel-Dibble.


Career Opportunities

The Fermanian Business & Economic Institute values the relationships made with local companies and seeks to have intentional career placement.  We take pride in offering excellent candidates to companies in need and ask that if you have a current opening to please reach out and let us help you fill the void!

If your company is currently looking to hire a part time or full time student please let us know by contacting FBEI Assistant Director  Laura Yoccabel-Dibble.


Business Connections in our Community

To add your San Diego business to our list, or become a business partner of the Fermanian Business and Economic Institute, please contact our Communications Coordinator Cameron Foltz.