Study Abroad Photo Contest!

Hello Global Business Gators!

Please submit your best study abroad photos to the 2014 International Photo Contest, hosted by the Warrington College of Business Administration and the International Business Society. Winning photos will win a cool International Programs t-shirt.

We are also having an ice cream social on November 18th at 4PM in Stuzin 200 where we will reveal the winning entries, award prizes, and view contest submissions.

For information on how to enter please click here.

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United Way Free Tax Program Volunteer Opportunity and Internships

Attention all students!

The United Way of North Central Florida is recruiting students to become free tax preparation volunteers for the 2015 tax season.

-          Get real life experience with tax assessments and tax law

-          Get IRS-tax certified for free

-          Network with other great organizations

-          Build your resume out with this nationally recognized IRS program

-          Receive a letter of recommendation and reference upon successful completion of the program

To sign up for in-person training, go to:

Weekend training: http://vitaweekendtraining.splashthat.com/

Weeknight training: http://vitaweeknighttraining.splashthat.com/

For more information, contact Jennifer Stojkovic at jstojkovic@unitedwayncfl.org

Volunteer Flyer for VITA 2015 and Internship Flyer VITA 2015

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Module 2 Spots Open for BUL 4443 Section 4865, TR Periods 7-8

One person’s values have significant impact on the lives of others; business decisions that are based on such values, particularly given the global economy we find ourselves in, have far reaching effects. This course is designed as an opportunity for reflection on what grounds and justifies values, increasing awareness of the ethical dimensions of business, understanding both the diversity of ethical values and the problematic nature of ethical relativism in business, and improving critical thinking skills used in ethical decision making.

BUL 4443 is a 2 credit module course titled Ethics in Global Business. Module 2 registration is open until October 31st at 5PM

For more information please click here.

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Apply Now – DC Gators Club Scholarship

Now accepting scholarship applications from all Gators interning in the DC metro area (DC, Northern Virginia, Maryland)!

The DC Gator Club will be awarding one (1) scholarship in the amount of $1,000 to a University of Florida student interning in the DC area in the 2014 Fall term and/or the 2015 Spring term. Scholarships will be awarded to students who demonstrate exceptional academic achievement as well as professional promise and a commitment to Gator Nation. Consideration will be given for the additional financial burden on those who have unpaid internships, but all Gator interns are encouraged to apply. The applicant’s online application, resume and unofficial transcript must be submitted by the application deadline, October 31, 2014.

APPLY HEREor at www.dcgators.com,“Scholarships”

Results of the scholarship application will be announced on December 5, 2014. Scholarship winners may be asked to send official transcripts before awards are granted.  Feel free to contact Lucy Fort or Sharyn  Aufenanger at scholarships@dcgators.com with questions.

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AppleCare College Program – Work for Apple, Inc.

Would you like to earn excellent pay while working part-time 20 hours per week? Motivated Gators can work for Apple from home!

As a College Advisor, you will be provided with a business-use iMac, world-class paid training, and a flexible schedule that works around your college lifestyle.  You will also have full corporate benefits including up to $5,250 of tuition reimbursement per calendar year, an Employee Stock Purchase Plan, paid time off, discounts, fitness reimbursement, and the opportunity to make a difference.

All majors enrolled through May 2016 are encouraged to apply online to be part of the AppleCare College Program:

To submit your résumé online, visit: http://www.apple.com/jobs/us/students.html#aha_college

 

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Jefferies Investment Bank Summer Analyst Positions & Info Session – October 27, 6:00 PM – HGS 120

Jefferies Investment Bank in New York City has declared UF a “focus” school due to their success with the UF students they have hired within the past four years and is currently seeking UF juniors for summer analyst positions. Resumes are due through the CRC posting, Nov 3.

Jefferies has completed full time hiring, however, seniors are invited to learn about the firm should they choose to apply once further into their careers. 

Jefferies will present in the Business College on Oct 27, aiming to teach 1st – 3rd year UF students about their firm and role of its analysts on Monday, October 27th, from 6:00-7:30 in Hough 120.

For more information, please see the attached flier: Jefferies Investment Bank Flier

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ANT 3420 “Consumer Culture” Offered Spring 2015

ANT 3420 “Consumer Culture” examines the cultural bases for the consumption of commodities in modern society, employing anthropological concepts and social science methods.  Primary emphasis is on the social relationships enacted between people and the things they live with.

Spring 2015  Section #1E59; 3 credits; course meets T4, R4-5.
Questions?  Contact Prof. Susan Gillespie (sgillesp@ufl.edu)

Students in all majors are welcome. Please see the ANT 3420 Consumer Culture Spring 2015 flier for more information.

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Spring 2015 Burns Entertainment and Sports Marketing Internship Opportunity

If you have a passion for sports and entertainment, and have aspirations to one day work in this industry, then Burns Entertainment & Sports Marketing is for you!

Burns works with the nation’s largest PR Firms, Corporations, Ad Agencies, Colleges, and Associations helping them select and hire celebrities and athletes to being their campaigns and events to life.

Burns is looking for exceptional students to intern in one of our four company divisions: AS, PR, Business Development/Social Media and Business Development/Agency Relations.

Interns receive hands-on training covering contracts, research methods, use of the database, as well as general office skills. Interns assist Burns executives with all aspects of spokesperson and endorsement campaigns; speaking engagements and events; and business development initiatives. Interns participate in the creative side of the business by involvement in brainstorming sessions, researching celebrities and athletes for possible campaigns and events, and compiling full bios for client proposals. In addition, interns assist with event/campaign logistics and customer service tasks.

This is a full-time internship for school credit (unpaid) and located in the Chicago area.

Please send your resume and cover letter via e-mail to Janell.Santago@BurnsEnt.com

Please check out the Burns website for additional information at www.BurnsEnt.com

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China Retail Study Tour: Global Leadership Development

Are you interest in having the most enriching study abroad experience of your life?

The David F. Miller Center for Retailing Education and Research at the University of Florida offers a Global Retail Leadership Development opportunity in China! Learn, explore, and experience the business practices of one of the most vibrant and robust economies of the world. Students interested in becoming business leaders in a global economy will have the opportunity to learn about the Chinese consumer markets, the dynamics of retailing, manufacturing and supply chains, and the buying habits of its 1.4 billion consumers. It is an excellent opportunity to develop connections and learn from the top executives of China’s top corporations and other influential economic decision makers. During the three-weeks program students make on-site visits to companies, government organizations, stores, and cultural excursions. It is the perfect opportunity to explore and discover a different culture while making a profound impact on your academic and professional life. If you are interested in learning more about the program, please come to the following two information sessions scheduled this semester.

5 pm, Tuesday, October 28th
5 pm, Wednesday, November 12th
Stuzin 100 Miller Retail Center

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PmQesyPTr0E&list=UUPZCE3K3wzk1srvxc1i1T5g
Testimonials:

Carolina Cuello, Accounting Major

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kfLP1R-fwLg&index=3&list=UUPZCE3K3wzk1srvxc1i1T5g

Austin English, Marketing Major

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fWB41NnTCWk&list=UUPZCE3K3wzk1srvxc1i1T5g&index=2

Daniel Milstein, Economics and Political Science Major
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XtcaHj_6jUA&list=UUPZCE3K3wzk1srvxc1i1T5g&index=1

Make sure to visit our Blog for more information and like our Facebook page to keep updated.

Blog Link: http://site.warrington.ufl.edu/china-retail-study-tour/

Facebook Link: https://www.facebook.com/UFChinaRetailStudyTour

Website: http://warrington.ufl.edu/centers/retailcenter/students/china.asp

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