Entrepreneurship From An Education Perspective
How Technion-Isreal Institute of Technology Helped Isreal Become A “Start Up Nation”
Guest Speaker Dr. Peretz Lavie, President of Technion, will be speaking at 2:00pm on Wednesday, February 28th at the Reitz Union Chamber.
See Attachment below for more details on Dr. Lavie and Technion!
GEICO’s Summer Internship Program
GEICO is currently looking for rising seniors that meet the below qualifications!
Are you looking for an internship that provides real world business experience? During GEICO’s 10 week paid summer internship program, you’ll gain first-hand knowledge of our dynamic industry, work on meaningful projects, and have opportunities to network with leaders throughout our organization. This full-time program is designed to educate, stimulate, and develop future business leaders. It is well-suited for finance, accounting, risk management, economics, marketing, management, mathematics, and general business majors. You will be assigned a management mentor and take part in several individual and group projects with your team of interns. These assignments will include researching insurance industry trends, analyzing current business procedures in multiple departments, proposing new strategies for growing and retaining our business, developing marketing plans, and delivering presentations to management. Many of the project recommendations that GEICO interns make are seriously considered for implementation. At the end of the summer internship program you will have an understanding of what it takes to be successful in a multi-billion dollar corporation. Interns may also be considered for future career opportunities with our company. In fact, more than half of our summer interns accept full-time positions following completion of the program!
Pursuing a Bachelor’s degree at an accredited college or university with a rising senior status at time of the summer program.
- 3.0+ cumulative GPA is required
- Have taken a variety of business courses
- Very good analytical and problem-solving skills
- Effective written and verbal communication skills
- Ability to work independently and within a team
- High level of dependability
- Demonstrated leadership potential
Below is the link to GEICO’s Internship Program:
2018 Intern to Leadership Program–Marketing
As a participant in the Belk Internship Program, you will gain real world experience and exposure to various functional areas of Marketing. You will focus on creative trends within print and digital marketing, while assisting in our overall brand management. You will gain experience through structured shadowing assignments, classroom workshops, and formal mentorship during the 10-week program.
Our Copy Writing intern will be responsible for writing, proofing, and editing product copy on Belk.com to promote the sale of merchandise. Belk is seeking two interns for this summer.
Our Sample Coordinating intern will be responsible for working closely with the Manager of Samples, advertising stylists, merchandise buying offices and sample coordinators to facilitate the activities around the merchandise samples used for advertising production.
Essential Functions/Responsibilities (Copy Writing):
•Works on multiple projects that are ready to be written, ready to be proofread, or ready for edits, while adhering to all project deadlines
•Works with cross functional partners on the development of concepts, obtains information on products, then develops copy for projects
•Verifies accuracy of all ecommerce product content, ensuring 100% accuracy to include product information, grammar, spelling, and punctuation, while adhering to brand guidelines and legal requirements
•Assists with the creation of product and/or brand guidelines, while completing additional tasks as assigned
Essential Functions/Responsibilities (Sample Coordinating):
•Assists with entering in all samples and resources into the internal tracking system, while monitoring the sample locations for advertising production
•Manage the sample tracking system for all required samples for print advertising, and prep samples as needed for styling team
•Works to ensure that all needed assets and resources are identified to successfully meet the project schedule deadlines
•Assistance with ecommerce sample coordination as needed
•Rising college senior planning to graduate in Spring 2019
•Must be authorized to work in the United States and not require work authorization
sponsorship by Belk for this position now or in the future
•Proven strong academic performer (GPA of 3.2 or higher preferred)
•Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Excel etc.)
•Leadership skills that include professional business ethics, good attention to detail, problem solving, and self-motivation
•English, Communications, or Journalism major preferred for Copy Writing internship
•Fashion Merchandising major preferred for Sample Coordinating internship
•Retail experience is preferred, but not required
Join us on International Women’s Day, Thursday March 8th to kick-off the Inspiring Women Leaders Conference!
Conference Registration is now open at conferences.dce.ufl.edu/inspiring-women-leaders.
It’s time to Ignite and Inspire by participating in the 2018 IWL Conference to exchange ideas, build relationships, and create a stronger community of empowered leaders!
Join the FLAmily!
Business Freshmen — Apply to become a member of Class XV of the Florida Leadership Academy!
FLA is comprised of the top 100 sophomores in the Heavener School of Business. The organization is built on four pillars: career development, personal and professional growth, business ethics, and civic engagement. FLA brings in speakers every Friday to expose students to various career paths, allows students to benefit from meaningful mentorship, and offers several opportunities to network in the business school.
Applications are due on February 23, 2018 at noon in Heavener 333.
Please also join us on February 15, 2018 for our Taste of FLA recruitment event. At the event, you will experience what a typical ‘Friday’ looks like for a member of FLA. You can also have any recruitment or application questions answered at the event. The recruitment team hopes to see you there!
Please reach out with any questions to firstname.lastname@example.org.
BECOME A CAP MENTOR!
Are you ready to encourage and motivate peer students in the Warrington College of Business, while expanding your own personal development?
Career & Academic Peer (CAP) Mentors specialize in providing Warrington students with peer-to-peer career development assistance in their search for great internship and job opportunities. Mentors must have prior internship or full-time job experience and will be trained by Business Career Services Career Coaches.
CAP MENTORS CAN HELP STUDENTS:
– Identify internship acquisition strategies
– Develop LinkedIn profiles
– Learn to engage corporate recruiters, especially at Career Showcase
– Create successful resumes
– Conduct mock interviewing
– Find leadership opportunities
APPLY ONLINE: warrington.ufl.edu/CAP/Apply
January 8: Applications Accepted
February 28: Application Deadline
March: Interview Day
(352) 273-4950, BCS-Info@warrington.ufl.edu
Empowered Prosthetics is seeking new students to join their team!
Empowered Prosthetics strives to make fully functional bionic limbs universally accessible and affordable by revolutionizing the prosthetic industry. Working out of the University of Florida, EP leverages collective student brainpower to engineer and build prosthetics which utilize some of today’s premier technology, including 3D printing. With the guidance of various Ph.D. candidates, professors, business professionals, as well as President Fuchs himself, we have all the resources necessary to successfully implement our business model.
Additionally, as a non-profit organization, Empowered Prosthetics can provide students with real-life experience in the form of hands-on internships. Utilizing the talent across many different Universities, we are searching for the brightest students to help us transform the prosthetic landscape. We’re currently recruiting students with interests/backgrounds in business, biology, engineering, chemistry, psychology, graphic design, marketing, and many other fields. If you are interested in learning more about our organization, or potentially securing an internship with us, please reach out to Austin Walter at email@example.com . For more information, check out our website at www.empowered-prosthetics.org
Have you ever wanted to live and study in the happiest country in the world?
The Aarhus Business School is offering one UF student a scholarship to study business in Denmark for fall 2018.
UF students will pay UF tuition to take courses offered by Aarhus. Apply by calling 352.273.0151 and schedule an appointment with a Heavener International Programs Advisor.
Application Deadline: March 15
UF’s first multi-country experience will be launched this fall 2018. To learn more about this new program, attend one of the following information sessions in Heavener Hall 306.
- Thursday, February 15 @ 10:40 a.m.
- Wednesday, February 21 @ 2 p.m.
- Tuesday, March 20 @ 3 p.m.
- Thursday, March 29 @ 11:45 a.m.
The program features five weeks in Ireland, France and Italy. Rotation is Limerick -> Paris -> Rome. Corporate site visits will be combined with seminars from local business leaders. Take UF online business course(s) with an on-site course in each location.
All UF students and majors are welcome on the programs.
Contact 352-273-0151 to schedule an appointment to apply for the program.
On the web at: http://warrington.ufl.edu/undergraduate/myheavener/intl/outgoing/Europe.asp
Academic and Study Abroad scholarship deadline – March 1
Interested in the scholarship opportunities through the Heavener School of Business in the Warrington College of Business? We offer scholarships for our study abroad programs and for all undergraduate business majors either on campus or in the UF online program.
Don’t forget to apply for scholarships if you are applying to study abroad for the summer semester 2018.
For more information, links and directions on how to apply for study abroad scholarships are available on the web: http://warrington.ufl.edu/undergraduate/myheavener/scholarships.asp or contact the coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.