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Miami-Dade County has officially marked September 7 as Talent Development Network Day. TDN proudly celebrated our FIRST in-person Talent Day Block Party on Tuesday, September 7thTalent Day has always been a social media campaign with the goal to increase awareness and recognize top talent in South Florida,  but this year, we brought #TalentDay to The Wharf Miami! 

We were joined by speakers like Estefany "Fefi" Oliveira, Latin actress, Singer, Influencer, and University of Miami alumna

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Byron Jones, Cornerback for the Miami Dolphins and tech entrepreneur

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And even heard some powerful closing remarks by Miami-native, President Pumariega, Miami Dade College's first female president.

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Students from all of the Talent Development Network's partner institutions had the chance to network with industry and community leaders at the TDN Block party while connecting with their peers from schools like Barry University, Florida International University, Florida Memorial University, Miami Dade College, Miami-Dade County Public Schools, St. Thomas University, and the University of Miami!

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The objective of Talent Day is to help raise awareness and highlight South Florida’s amazing talent, its amazing employers, and how internships are essential to help students get full-time jobs and develop a strong workforce. Last year, posts using the hashtag #TalentDay were seen 2.9 million times, reaching over 730,000 people. #TalentDay was one of the top trending hashtags in Miami, all thanks to the support and involvement of our students and partners like you!

 

  • What is the Talent Development Network?
    The Talent Development Network (TDN) is the first-of-its-kind regional internship portal, connecting students with internships available throughout South Florida. Employers on the TDN platform are able to post internships and recruit students from any of the seven partner academic institutions at no cost, while students from across Miami-Dade gain access to top-notch paid internships. 
  • What is #TalentDay?

    Miami-Dade County has officially marked September 7 as Talent Development Network Day! To celebrate, we are hosting the third annual #TalentDay to let the world know about the top talent we have to offer here in South Florida all day on social media using #TalentDay on Tuesday, September 8, 2020.

    The objective is to help raise awareness and highlight South Florida’s amazing talent, its amazing employers, and how internships are essential to help students get full-time jobs and develop a strong workforce. 

  • How can I participate in #TalentDay?

    What do we need from you? 

    Social media posts showing:

    • Awesome interns.
    • Awesome internships.
    • Posts highlighting Miami's top #Talent.

    Posts can include:

    • Pictures of student internships.
    • Awesome projects students have completed.
    • Profiles on interns.
    • Amazing students you've encountered.
    • Examples of amazing internships.
    • Videos of interns telling us about their amazing internship experiences.
    • Videos of leaders in your organization expressing their commitment to developing talent and praising talent in the community.
  • I'm a South Florida organization. Why should I participate?

    1. It's FREE

    2. Social media is a great way to celebrate your interns and show them you care. Don't forget to use the #TalentDay hashtag!

  • I'm a South Florida student. Why should I participate?
    1. Let South Florida employers know about your internship experience through your own social media channels. 
    2. Brag about how crazy talented you are and what makes you such a great intern!