Student Assistant Position Heavener Hall Summer 2017

The Heavener School of Business is looking for an energetic, highly motivated individual who is personable, works well with others, demonstrates initiative and is able to work with minimal supervision. You must be able to comprehend and follow academic policies and regulations set forth by the University of Florida and Heavener School of Business. General computer skills and knowledge of Microsoft Office including Access, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint and Excel. Preferred applicant will have strong customer service skills on the phone and in person.

This position duration is May – August 2017. The position is a 15-20 hours per week commitment.

Application Process
Interested candidates should email the following documents as attachments to both Alex Gauthier at and Michele Voit at by March 31st at 12 PM EST:
1. Current resume
2. A brief narrative (250 words or less) that:
 Explains why you want to become a student assistant in the Center for Career Planning and Leadership Development
 Describes the most positive customer service encounter you have experienced in your lifetime

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Florida Organic Growers Summer Internship Opportunity

Florida Organic Growers is currently seeking summer interns to help organize the inaugural Organic Food & Farming Summit in Gainesville. The Organic Food and Farming Summit is committed to increasing communication and collaboration between existing, active organic farmers, beginning farmers and key agencies. They strive to provide valuable tools, resources and opportunities for the organic community.

This three-day event will include a trade show, farm tours, multiple workshops and a key-note speaker. Interns will work a maximum of 10 hrs./week preparing for the Summit.

Applicants should have completed at least two years of college and have an interest in issues related to organic food & sustainable farming. Prior experience is not required, only a committed work ethic and a willingness to learn!

FOG is seeking expertise in a few specific areas; Anyone with experience and skills in any of the following areas would be a great addition to their team!
-Fundraising/Sponsorship Development
-Event/Conference Planning
-Audio/Visual Expertise
-Graphic Design
-Workshop Development
-Communications & Marketing

If interested please fill out the application in the link provided and send it along with a resume and cover letter to

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Political Marketing Internship: Senator Keith Perry

Location: Senator Keith Perry’s Legislative District Office, Gainesville, FL

Description: The District Office is looking to hire an intern to a position within State Senator Keith Perry’s Legislative District Office in Gainesville, FL. Interns will be tasked with creating and operating a political marketing campaign with the guidance of the Senator and Staff. This is a great opportunity to learn more about the political atmosphere of the region and develop networking, office, and communication skills in a business setting.

Hours: The office is open during regular business hours but we will be flexible and accommodating to students that are currently taking classes or have other jobs and commitments.

Compensation: Unpaid, but a Letter of Recommendation from the Senator will be supplied at the completion of the internship.

Start/End Date: The office is looking to take on an intern immediately, and can either choose an end date of May 5th or August 1st.

How to Apply: Send Resumes to Joseph Fluriach at, no cover letter necessary.


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University Press of Florida UF is seeking interns for the Fall 2017 semester!

University Press of Florida at UF is seeking interns for the Fall 2017 semester in the following areas:

  • Acquisitions
  • Editorial, Design, and Production
  • Sales and Marketing
  • Advertising and Design
  • Journals

Our internship program offers students of all majors the opportunity to gain employment experience in the business of book publishing.

To apply, students should visit and complete the application form found on that page.

The application deadline is Friday, April 7.

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UF College of the Arts Public Relations/Marketing Internship Opportunity – Summer and Fall 2017

The University of Florida College of the Arts is seeking student candidates for an unpaid internship in public relations/marketing for the summer and fall semesters of 2017.

The College of the Arts is one of 16 colleges and more than 150 research centers and institutes at UF and one of the largest producer of arts events in North Central Florida, with exciting contemporary and traditional events in visual art, dance, theatre and music, as well as research, scholarship and creative activities contributed by faculty, students and alumni.
The College of the Arts comprises UF’s School of Art + Art History, School of Music, School of Theatre + Dance, Center for Arts in Medicine, Center for World Arts, Center for Arts and Public Policy and Digital Worlds Institute.

Interns will gain experience in social media management, writing (for the college’s website, e-newsletter and press releases) and assisting in the development and execution of numerous public relations, marketing and student recruitment campaigns. Interns will also assist with special events.
Applicants should possess strong writing and editing skills, knowledge of AP Style and be detail-oriented. Experience with Adobe Creative Cloud, graphic design, photography and videography is also looked upon favorably. Having a connection to the arts, such as being a double major or minor, is a plus.

Interns must be available 10 hours per week for a minimum of one semester. Interns must also be able to work evenings and weekends, as many of the college events happen out of normal work hours.
Interns will work in the Dean’s Office in the College of the Arts’ Office of Development, which encompasses the public relations and marketing team. Additionally, it is required the candidate be willing to use his/her own laptop computer for the duration of the internship.

This internship program will accommodate academic requirements (hours, evaluation, etc.) for students earning credit for internship/field experience or otherwise assigned as an academic requirement.

To learn more about the College of the Arts, visit To view a sampling of stories written by past interns, visit

To view videos created by past interns, visit Find us on Facebook at, Twitter at and Instagram at

How to Apply
Interested candidates should submit their resume, independently edited writing samples and two references to Allison Alsup, public relations and partnerships specialist, at Interviews for the summer and fall semesters will be conducted throughout the remainder of the spring 2017 semester.

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Transfer Student Focus Group

Calling all transfer students! Your opinion counts!

The Heavener School of Business is hosting three small focus groups in order to obtain feedback from our transfer student population. Help shape the pathway for transfer students in the School of Business! What works? What doesn’t work? What ideas/suggestions do you have? What resources do you need?

Sign up at the link below. Limited seating! Refreshments will be served!

Registration Link:

(Due to limited seating, if for some reason, you cannot make your session, please go back into the app and cancel your reservation in order to allow another student to sign up)

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General Studies: Choosing An Area of Specialization Information Session 3/22

On next Wednesday, March 22, from 11:45AM-12:35PM in Heavener Hall 160 the Heavener School of Business will be holding an Area of Specialization Information Session. At this event, you will be able to learn more about what an area of specialization is, how to choose one, and will hear from several panel members to see how some of these areas can benefit you and your future career goals.

In addition to our panel members, an academic advisor will be in attendance to answer any advising questions you may have. This is the only time this event is being held this semester so do not miss out!

Please RSVP to the event by March 21st at 5pm if you plan to attend using the following form:

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