Big Idea Gator Business Plan Competition – Up to $25,000 in Prizes

The competition is open to all UF students. Prizes range form $5,000 for 3rd place to $25,000 for 1st place, plus some other specialty prizes.

‘Intents to compete’ are due by December 15 and the finals of the competition will be held in April. There are resources available for student who have never developed a business plan.

Click here for more information.

Please reach out to Elenis Camargo at if you have any questions.

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Opportunity to Participate in Video Presentation for Heavener School of Business

The Business College is producing an end of the year video that will be sent to all WCBA alumni in December. We are looking for approximately 50 students, and we will be shooting on Wednesday, December 3, at 8:30 in the Heavener Hall Student Commons.

If you are interested in participating in this opportunity, please sign up using this google doc:

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Projects for Haiti: Spring Internship Opportunity

Projects for Haiti, Inc., a local 501(c)3 nonprofit organization, is accepting resumes for its internship program for the spring semester from students with relevant past experience or with strong skills in the departments below. Internship positions are available in P4H’s finance, marketing and communications, networking, productions, and development departments.

The following document provides detailed information about each department’s intern responsibilities:

Questions and concerns requesting more information on the available internship positions can be emailed to We are accepting applications until December 6, 2014.

For more information about Projects for Haiti, Inc. please “like” our Facebook page or visit

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LAGRANT Foundation Scholarship

The LAGRANT Foundation scholarship for 2015 is now available for undergraduate and graduate ethnically diverse students who are pursuing careers in advertising, marketing or public relations.   Of the 40 recipients to be selected,  20 undergraduates will receive  scholarships of $2,500 each and 20 graduate students will receive scholarships of $5,000 each.

The deadline is February 27, 2015. Please see the flyers attached for more information. Graduate Application Info Undergraduate App Info


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WCBA Student Organization Awards Workshop – December 9, 5-9pm – Heavener 260 Classroom

All WCBA Student Organization Award Applications and Nominations are due December 20th at midnight.

To nominate a student organization or a student for an award, please fill out the appropriate application on the website. All applications are submitted through this process, including all supporting documentation. Letters of recommendation can either be submitted through the application or to

If you need help or have questions when filling out the application, we are hosting a workshop to help you through the process. It will take place on December 9th from 5-9pm in classroom 260 in the new Heavener Hall.


This is the website to complete the application:

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Business Projects from MindSumo

Dear Students,

Please review the latest Business projects from MindSumo. MindSumo partners with employers to create projects that you can complete to get work experience, win prizes, and be hired for jobs and internships.

How can we get more people to use better financial management software? – $1000 in prizes

How can Kaiser Permanente change Healthcare to attract and meet the needs of Millennials? – $1000 in prizes

How can BlackHawk Credit Union bring in more Millennials? – $1000 in prizes

Questions can be directed to

Direct Links:

Financial Management –

Kaiser –

Blackhawk –

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Hartfield Insurance Group Seeking Spring 2015 Interns

Hartfield Insurance Group, Inc. is an independent insurance company with unsurpassed customer service that focuses on client risk awareness and management. We are located in Gainesville, FL. We are seeking undergraduate students from the Heavener School of Business to assist and work one-on-one with the owner of the company, Larry Hartfield. Applicants must have basic knowledge of Microsoft Office and have excellent communication skills. Hartfield is seeking General Interns. Click here for more information: Hartfield Internship Posting Spring 2015

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