Fall Global Gathering Exchange Fair

Meet international business students from top universities in Europe, Asia, South America and Australia and learn how you can study at a prestigious international business school for the price of UF tuition. The Fall 2015 Global Gathering will be held on Tuesday, September 15 @ 6:30 pm in Hough Hall Room 120. The event will feature international students studying at UF, UF advisors for the Masters of International Business program, UF advisors from Heavener International Programs, and students from the International Business Society. Guests will enjoy short university presentations from exchange students as well as free pizza and refreshments. Expand your global network:
RSVP at: http://bit.ly/GGFall2015


– University presentations by international exchange students.
– Network with international business students from prestigious universities.
– Learn how you can study abroad for the cost of UF tuition.
– Learn how you can earn a Masters in International Business – You can start this program as an undergraduate!
– Learn how you can go global on campus with the International Business Society (IBS).
– Learn how you should start planning your semester abroad now.

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Become a Facilitator for LeadUF!

LeadUF is a program designed by UF faculty and staff with UF students in mind. This program will engage students in learning how to lead themselves and others through topics such as communication, conflict, ethics, feedback, and much more. Facilitators will be responsible for supporting learning through discussion in small groups of students during the program and will receive training prior to the event. Current UF Faculty, Staff, & Graduate Assistants are eligible to apply.

LeadUF will take place October 16-18, 2015.

By being a facilitator you will be working towards creating something completely unique to UF, the next UF tradition.

If you are interested in being a part of this program, facilitator applications are open now through August 23. To apply, follow this link: bit.ly/LeadUFFacilitator.

For more information on LeadUF contact Josh Funderburke at joshf@leadershipandservice.ufl.edu.

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UF Advertising and Sales Internship

The Black Sheep, a humor publication coming to Florida this fall is currently recruiting students who are looking to gain experience in marketing, advertising and sales for this upcoming Fall semester. Students who have gone through their internship program have gone on to great jobs at notable marketing and advertising agencies around the country, so it’s an experience that will provide great value to those interested. Any former or current UF students are encouraged to apply.

For more information visit: http://theblacksheeponline.com/jobs

For any questions or concerns contact:
Lillie Kase

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Fracture Fall Marketing Internship Opportunity

Fracture is looking to fill 3 paid intern positions in their marketing department and all of them would gain excellent hands-on experience in several marketing disciplines:

Market Research – Demographics, competitive, personal development
Content Marketing/SEO
Social Media/Blogging – Content creation, curation and overall management of a variety of channels such as Pinterest, Instagram, Twitter and Facebook
Email Marketing – Campaign setup, drip content creation, promotional content creation and split testing
Landing Page creation and optimization
Analytics & Measurement – They’re going to show you how to measure what is working and not working. Interns learn how to use Google Analytics, their CRM reporting system and several other niche reporting tools.

Great candidates are:
· Internet savvy – Familiar with WordPress, Google, Boolean searches, social media platforms etc
· Good writers – Do you enjoy writing? Do you blog for fun? Can you sit down and opine on a topic of interest hash out an entire article within an hour or two? GOOD! They need people that want to hone this skill and put it to use.
· Strong with Excel – They create a lot of reports and analysis documents and that means using Excel, Google spreadsheets and other tools to analyze data.
· Organized – To be effective today in any office, you need to have organizational skills and understand how to prioritize your time. They can teach you very advanced time management skills – They have built a culture of personal time management, but you need to come in organized or you will wash out and waste everyone’s time.
· High Character – Their team is small and very much like a family. They support each other, respect each other and most important TRUST each other. No gossip, no back biting and above all, the golden rule applies here – it’s the only way to survive in a busy and sometimes stressful workplace.

Interns will be paid an hourly rate of $8.50 an hour and must be able to meet a 20 hour per week minimum.

Contact Information:
Herb Jones, CMO

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Hartfield Insurance Group is now accepting applications for a Fall 2015 Internship!

Hartfield Insurance Group, Inc. is an independent insurance company with unsurpassed customer service that focuses on client risk awareness and management. 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.
Responsibilities and duties for the positions include:

Client Outreach
• Maintaining client relationships by sending out letters/notices
• Keeping updated client policy information
• Analyzing alternative options available to clients
• Sending out the monthly client newsletter
Information Systems
• Auditing client files, maintaining and updating database information
• Creating Excel spreadsheets to summarize client data
• Updating client information and making sure information systems are efficiently linked
• Promoting the Hartfield Insurance Group’s business through community outreach, social media, and newsletters
• Helping to plan educational seminars and events
Administrative office work
• Answering phones, sending client correspondence, contacting insurance providers to verify information, making copies, sending faxes, etc.

The internship will consist of 2 4-hour shifts per week (9am-1pm or 1pm-5pm).
This is an unpaid internship that will help you gain professional experience and exposure to insurance and financial products.
Candidates should send résumés and/or questions to intern@hartfieldinsgroup.com. Potential candidates will be contacted to schedule an interview.

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Intern with a local Gainesville flooring company to gain retail experience!

The Floor Store of Gainesville, Inc. is a local flooring company seeking an intern! The internship will provide an opportunity for a candidate to study and learn all aspects of a retail business in a hands on setting. The internship will include learning the industry basics of retail selling, inventory control, display and merchandising. Internship will include instruction in various retail accounting methods such as recording sales, budgets and cash flow reports. At the end of the program candidate should be able to effectively manage a retail business that caters to selling merchandise and provides installation services within the flooring industry. Internship pays minimum wage with possible employment opportunity for the right person. Lifting up to 40 pounds is required. Please complete attached application, scan and email to: thefloorstoreatthornebrook2441@gmail.com.
The Floor Store

The Floor Store Application

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GEB4930 Fall 2015: Strategic Management & Decision Making

Enroll in the Fall 2015 GEB4930 Strategic Management and Decision Making course with Dr. John Kraft and Dr. Tawnya Means! Learn how firms make decisions in a business environment through lectures, case studies and experiential learning. This course is open to all business majors and minors and it satisfies business and restricted electives, with Microeconomics being the only prerequisite.


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Levin College of Law – Fall 2015 Public Functions Internship

General Description
This position is responsible for assisting the Public Functions Coordinator with implementing logistics for special events, meetings and travel arrangements. The Public Functions Coordinator works with faculty, staff and students on over 100 events each year. The events range from small lunches, conferences, to graduation receptions. Each event put on by the Levin College of Law is significant and addressed with the highest level of customer service for the Law School’s community.

Essential Functions
• Update visitor room request forms in the Event Management System (EMS)
• Read and interpret EMS documents to determine event requirements
• Establish communication with the programming representative, if there are discrepancies with the event details
• Cross reference the master event list with EMS database and faculty enrichment lists
• Make adjustments in EMS for adds or changes to day of events
• Inform groups of their upcoming events
• Remind groups to schedule an appointment with Public Functions Coordinator
• Maintain all event details in the event master calendar
• Assist with creating event timelines and reminders for programmers
• Research and maintain catering, rental, and decoration companies contact list
• Contact catering, rental, and decoration companies for quotes, or to check on orders
• Inform departments of large upcoming events
• Assist faculty and/or staff with travel questions
• Research travel arrangements pertaining to flights, rental cars and hotels
• Update files with new/revised travel information
• Maintaining open communication with the Business Office on travel authorizations and address questions
• Answer questions from clients via phone, in person, or email
• Send out thank you letters
• Other duties as assigned

Minimum Requirements and Qualifications
• Current University of Florida student in good standing with a 3.0+ GPA
• General knowledge of the University and Levin College of Law
• Exceptional Customer Service and Communication skills
• Attention to detail
• Motivation to complete tasks as they become available
• A proactive approach to organization and problem solving
• Attention to professionalism, dependability and timeliness
• Ability to remain calm in stressful situations
• Students must be available to work between the hours of 8 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday –Friday

If interested, please submit a resume and cover letter to flage@law.ufl.edu or contact Colleen Flage for more information.

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Lubee Bat Conservancy Seeks Marketing Intern

Lubee Bat Conservancy is seeking a motivated, enthusiastic, and dependable marketing intern, who will work with the Director and Development Coordinator to increase our membership base, engage and connect with the public, and seek grants for our local and global conservation/education programs.

Responsibilities include:
• Increase profile on social media sites such as Facebook and Twitter to increase followers, promote Lubee and our programs, and raise funds for global projects, by posting strategic, effective and engaging messages
• Develop the membership and donor base of Lubee Bat Conservancy (LBC) through both social and traditional media outlets – utilize crowdsourcing sites for fundraising opportunities such as conservation projects, educational materials & capital improvements
• Create ways to invite influential individuals and local businesses to LBC
• Develop a list of philanthropic organizations and obtain grant applications
• Assist during marketing meetings with strategy and implementation planning
• Update website event section regularly

Applicants must be at least 18 years old. This is an unpaid internship and doesn’t offer housing. Interns must provide their own medical insurance.

College credit: We will work with your college/university to offer college credit, however it is your responsibility to arrange this. We will provide any documentation or testing your school requires for credit hours.

Please send resume with two professional or educational references to info@lubee.org with the subject line reading “Marketing Internship”.

Lubee Bat Conservancy is an international non-profit organization dedicated to saving bats and their habitats through research, conservation, and education, with a focus on community engagement.

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Twinkle Toes Nanny Agency Marketing Internship

Twinkle Toes Nanny Agency is hiring a marketing and social media intern for the summer/fall semesters. Twinkle Toes has 4 locations: Gainesville, Tampa, Jacksonville, and St. Augustine. The internship will focus on creating consistent branding and content through all of our print, online, and social media ads. The ideal candidate will have social media savvy, know and keep up with current trends, be detail oriented, very organized, and able to multi-task. The internship is in Gainesville, but you will be helping with all 4 locations.

For more information, visit http://www.twinkletoesnanny.com/Contact-Us.html.

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