MEET EU: Young Professionals Share Their Experiences


This MEET EU Expert Career panel, made up of young professionals, provides first-hand experiences from the student perspective regarding European work settings, including legal, cultural, and other human resources differences.

Opening Remarks:

  • Markus Thiel
    Director, Miami-Florida Jean Monnet Center of Excellence
    Associate Professor, Politics & International Relations
    Steven J. Green School of International & Public Affairs
    Florida International University


  • Alex Alibrandi
    FIU Alumni (Spring 2019)
    Sales & Marketing Associate
    Bozzuto Group
  • Juan M. Debesa
    FIU Alumni (Spring 2020)
    Graduate Student, MS in Information & Communications Technology
    at University of Denver (Spring 2023)
  • Ian Schreiber-Altamirano
    FIU Alumni (Summer 2017)
    Renewal Manager at DocuSign
    MBA Candidate at Nova Southeastern University (Fall 2023)
  • Isabella Venturini
    FIU Alumni (Fall 2019)
    Graduate Student
    MS in Security Studies Program at Georgetown University (Fall 2023)


  • Renata Urban
    Intercultural Coach, Language, and Communication Skills Trainer
    URBAN Training and Services, Inc

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MEET EU is funded by a generous Getting to Know Europe (GTKE) grant from the Delegation of the European Union to the United States

This publication was produced with the financial support of the European Union. Its contents are the sole responsibility of The Miami-Florida Jean Monnet European Center of Excellence at Florida International University, the Center for European Studies at UNC-CH, the European Studies Center at the University of Pittsburgh, and do not necessarily reflect the views of the European Union.