Summer 2020 Student Assistant Position – Heavener School of Business

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.

Position is a 10-20 hour per week commitment.

Application Process
Interested candidates should email the following documents as attachments to both Alex Gauthier at alex.gauthier@warrington.ufl.edu and Lily Huddleston at lhuddleston@ufl.edu by Sunday, March 8th at 11:59pm EST:

  1. Current resume
  2. A brief narrative (250 words or less) that:
    • Explains why you want to become a student assistant in the Academic and Career Advising Office
    • Describes the most positive customer service encounter you have experienced
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Innovation Sprint Hackathon-Style Competition

Innovation Sprint is a 24-hour hackathon-style competition put on by the Entrepreneurship Collective at UF that gives students the opportunity to collaborate with like-minded individuals. There is a $3,000 grand prize, networking with local business leaders, recruiting sessions, and the ability to bring an innovative product to life!

What will you be doing?

This event is meant to provide experiential learning to both non-technical and technical students. Saturday will start off with people pitching their ideas (all ideas are welcomed). Participants will vote on the ideas they like the most and everyone will join their preferred group. Their group will then bring the innovation to life (or as close to it as possible) throughout the entirety of the event. The event will end with a pitch competition presenting to judges who are incredible community and industry leaders in Gainesville.

Benefits:

  • Business plan experience
  • Networking with business leaders
  • Recruiting sessions for internships and full-time jobs
  • Case competition practice

Date and Time:

Sat, Mar 28, 2020, 12:00 PM –

Sun, Mar 29, 2020, 12:00 PM

Location:

UF Innovate | The Hub

747 Southwest 2nd Avenue

Gainesville, FL 32601

Tickets can be purchased at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/innovation-sprint-tickets-92510357971

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Leadership Minor Applications

Fall applications for the UF Leadership Minor are due next Friday, February 28!

The UF Leadership Minor is a selective university-wide minor that gives students the opportunity to develop their leadership capacity.

Click on the “apply now” button below. Applications will be reviewed after February 28, and students will be notified of the status of acceptance and further instructions for adding the minor at that time. The next opportunity to apply after this will be late September 2020.

Watch to learn more about the UF Leadership Minor!

https://youtu.be/3oFfhQ0mqbg

Students in the Leadership Minor (15 credits) will develop fundamental skills, capacities, and knowledge necessary to assume leadership, supervisory, or management positions in public, private, and non-profits organizations. Because the minor is interdisciplinary, it draws on the expertise of faculty and staff in colleges across the campus including Agricultural and Life Sciences, Business Administration, Health and Human Performance, Journalism and Communications, Psychology, and Liberal Arts and Sciences.

You can also visit our website for more information: https://aec.ifas.ufl.edu/undergraduate/minors/leadership/

QUESTIONS? Please contact Becky Raulerson at beckyraulerson@ufl.edu.

APPLY NOW
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Summer 2020 Student Assistant Position – Heavener School of Business

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.

Position is a 10-20 hour per week commitment.

Application Process
Interested candidates should email the following documents as attachments to both Alex Gauthier at alex.gauthier@warrington.ufl.edu and Lily Huddleston at lhuddleston@ufl.edu by Sunday, March 8th at 11:59pm EST:

  1. Current resume
  2. A brief narrative (250 words or less) that:
    • Explains why you want to become a student assistant in the Academic and Career Advising Office
    • Describes the most positive customer service encounter you have experienced
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Summer 2020 Academic & Study Abroad Scholarship Deadline: March 1

Summer 2020 scholarship applications are now open! Awards range from $500 – $2,000 !

 

The Heavener School of Business in the Warrington College of Business offers two types of undergraduate scholarships:

  • Study abroad scholarships for those participating in our study abroad programs (all majors including accounting students are eligible)
  • General academic scholarships for all undergraduate business majors (includes UF online program)

 

We strongly encourage students to apply. The application deadline is March 1st.

 

For additional eligibility information and application instructions please visit: https://warrington.ufl.edu/undergraduate-current-students/scholarships/  or contact the scholarship coordinator at scholarships@warrington.ufl.edu with questions.

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Campus Movie Fest at UF!

Campus Movie Fest Helps University of Florida Students Make a Movie in a Week!

ATLANTA (Aug. 2019) – Campus Movie Fest (CMF) is heading back to the University of Florida! The
2019-2020 CMF tour is headed to over 50 colleges and universities around the U.S., giving students
everywhere the equipment, training, and opportunity to share their stories on film.

The Challenge
CMF at UF launches on January 29th. Students have one week, until February 4th, to make their
best possible five-minute film. The CMF Tour staff provides training, support, and of course, amazing
equipment, including a laptop loaded with creative software, a Panasonic HD camera, and sound
gear.
What’s the catch? There isn’t one! Thanks to CMF’s partners, participation is completely free for
students. More than one million students have participated in CMF since it began in 2001. Students
can sign up for free at CampusMovieFest.com/UF.

Prizes, Prizes, and More Prizes
At the end of the week, judges rate the submissions, and the top 16 movies from UF will screen at a
red carpet premiere on February 7th. Friends, family, and fans are all invited to join the student
filmmakers in celebrating a week of incredible accomplishments. The top four films from UF win the
coveted Jury Award, and will move on to compete on the national level in June at CMF Terminus:
Conference + Film Festival. CMF Jury Award winners will also have the chance to apply for the CMF
Cannes Program. To celebrate the achievements of UF’s most outstanding filmmakers, Silver Tripod
Awards will be given in specific categories, including directing, editing, performance, and more!
Students can also compete in the Elfenworks Hope in Social Justice category, which highlights
injustice and inspires change, with the national winner taking home $10,000!

CMF Terminus: Conference + Film Festival
All Campus Movie Fest participants are invited to celebrate a year of incredible student films at CMF
Terminus Conference + Film Festival in June 2020 in Hollywood, California. They’ll participate in
hands-on workshops, watch the best CMF films, and have opportunities to network with industry
leaders and celebrities.

About Campus Movie Fest
Campus Movie Fest, the world’s largest student film festival, is the premier platform for the next
generation of filmmakers. Founded in 2001, CMF began when four students at Emory University
decided to give their friends and classmates all the equipment they needed to make a short film in a
week. Today, more than one million students at colleges and universities worldwide have received all
the necessary technology and training to tell their stories for free, thanks to corporate partners and
schools. Campus winners move on to compete at CMF Terminus, a four-day film conference and
awards ceremony, earn professional and educational opportunities, see their work at the Cannes
Film Festival, and much more. Find out more at CampusMovieFest.com.

UF 2019-2020 Pre-Launch-Press-Release

 

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Business – a Force of Good?

Are you interested in using the power of business as a force for good?

Spring 2020 – Mod 4 – UF Business for Good Lab: Social Impact & Sustainability Consulting

ENT 4934 – Special Topics – class # 26042 / section #1E88 T,R | Period 7 – 8 HGS 140

B Corps—like Patagonia, TOMS, and Ben & Jerry’s —are “for-profit companies certified by the nonprofit B Lab to meet rigorous standards of social and environmental performance, accountability, and transparency.”

B Corporation certification is to business as Fair Trade is to coffee, USDA Organic to apples, or LEED to green building.

UF’s Social Impact & Sustainability Initiative (https://news.warrington.ufl.edu/entrepreneurship/importance-of-the-social-impact-sustainability-initiative/) in the Entrepreneurship & Innovation Center is launching a collaborative program, in partnership with Florida for Good (https://floridaforgood.com), to help Florida companies achieve B Corp certification by working with teams of UF student consultants. This program is designed to connect students to aspiring B Corporations, including startups in the greater-Gainesville community and other Gator-grown businesses across Florida. The Business For Good Lab offers students an opportunity to engage in experiential learning projects (earning credit for ENT6930) to deepen their knowledge of social impact & sustainability.

You’re invited to join us at our Launch event to learn more about the power of B Corps, the certification process, and the companies that will be involved in this exciting experiential learning opportunity.

Tuesday March 10th, 2020 2:45-3:45pm
Hough Hall room 140

Contact Dr. Kristin Joys at businessforgoodlab@warrington.ufl.edu for more information.

http://bit.ly/ufbusinessforgoodlab-2020-launchevent

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Brown Center for Leadership and Service: LeadUF Registration

Register for LeadUF Today!

LeadUF, hosted by the David & Wanda Brown Center for Leadership & Service, is a foundational leadership development experience that includes an overnight retreat and several meetings. LeadUF allows you to build personal skills and understanding, become a leader on campus, and connect with other students. This unique, limited access experience is ideal for 1st and 2nd year students. Start the new year off by making 2020 about investing in your leadership development! Applications are OPEN and are due January 17th. For more information, please visit http://bit.ly/LeadUFregistration

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TA Position- Transfer Success Seminar

Seeking a transfer student who has a passion for mentoring incoming transfer students. This position is open to all current Heavener School of Business transfer students for this coming Spring 2020 semester that will help with the facilitation of class activities, securing student panel guests in addition to other responsibilities.

Qualifications:

• A transfer student who successfully completed the GEB4930 – Transfer Success Seminar course
• Has been a business student at least two full semesters
• 2.75 UF GPA or higher
• Has either completed the internship requirement (GEB4941 or Retail), has prior internship/work experience, or has completed a study abroad or exchange.
• Comfortable communicating with students and giving presentations in front of a class

Responsibilities:

• Lead class icebreaker activity
• Monitor attendance in class each week
• Attend every class as well as facilitate discussions
• Respond to students emails
• Write weekly recap email to students
• Meet with the instructor for approx. 1 hour once a week to go over class material/concerns
• Hold office hours in order to assist students individually

TA position is a paid stipend role.

SPRING 2020 CLASS SCHEDULE: Mondays from 11:45am-1:40pm.

If interested, please email diana.saiz@warrington.ufl.edu along with a copy of your resume.

 

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The SEO Career Team Internship

The SEO Career Team is looking for talented juniors for positions with IBM FINANCE – Summer Internship (3 months) and Co-op (6 months).  Please see steps to apply and a brief description below:

Here’s how to apply to the IBM positions:

Description:

IBM produces and sells computer hardware, middleware and software, and provides hosting and consulting services in areas ranging from mainframe computers to nanotechnology. IBM is also a major research organization, holding the record for most U.S. patents generated by a business (as of 2019) for 26 consecutive years. Inventions by IBM include the automated teller machine (ATM), the floppy disk, the hard disk drive, the magnetic stripe card, the relational database, the SQL programming language, the UPC barcode, and dynamic random-access memory (DRAM).  IBM Finance operates as a values-driven team and trusted business advisor to business operations. IBM Finance plays an integral role in driving key business decisions, supporting operations, and influencing business results.

Qualifications:

  • Be proficient with analytical and presentation tools, including Excel and PowerPoint
  • Independent thinker who’s organized, has great attention to detail, and can multi-task
  • Ability to manipulate large amounts of data, spot trends, and generate meaningful insights
  • Ability to build relationships, make decisions quickly & influence change
  • Ability to synthesize data into an easy to understand story & articulate key messages across multiple audiences
  • Location – Westchester County, NY

We are still seeking talented freshmen, sophomores and juniors for other exciting internships.  You must apply to SEO Career in order to be considered for those opportunities – https://career.seo-usa.org/program/how-to-apply/

SEO Career partners with more than 80 leading companies across the country to help talented students like you land coveted internships!  By joining SEO Career, you’ll get free access to top job opportunities, free online training, and interview prep.

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