Fully-Funded, One Year Masters Program in China

Fully-funded, one-year masters program in China now accepting applications

The Schwarzman Scholars is a fully-funded, one-year master’s degree and leadership program at Tsinghua University in Beijing, China designed to build a global community of future leaders who will serve to deepen understanding between China and the rest of the world. At the heart of the program are world-renowned advisors, a rigorous and innovative study of global affairs, and hands-on exploration of Chinese culture and commerce.  Guest speakers include Condoleezza Rice, Madeleine Albright, Tony Blair and many other global leaders.  The program is open to candidates aged 18 to 28, regardless of nationality, who are proficient in English and have an undergraduate degree or its equivalent.

  • Visit the Schwarzman Scholars website to access the U.S./Global application and learn more about the requirements.  The U.S./Global application will close at 11:59PM EDT on September 21, 2021.
  • Attend a Schwarzman Scholars webinar to learn more about the selection process and network with Admissions Officers, current Scholars, and alumni, Schwarzman Scholars.
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PreventCOVIDU Vaccine Study – $$$

PreventCOVIDU is a study of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine against SARS-CoV-2. The primary purpose of the study is to learn whether the vaccine prevents people from transmitting SARS-CoV-2 to others.

Please click here if you would like to register for the study. 

https://redcap.ctsi.ufl.edu/redcap/surveys/?s=KW9WMAKRT3

The study will enroll about 12,000 students at over 20 universities in the US, and an additional 25,500 people who will be enrolled as “close contacts.” Enrolled participants will be reimbursed up to $800 over the course of the study which is expected to last approximately 5 months.

There are two primary groups in this study.

The Main Study will enroll:

  • Students between the ages of 18-26 who have not had a positive COVID-19 test result.
  • Students who are enrolled or have access to the University of Florida during the summer.

The Close Contact part of the study:

  • Will enroll anyone in close physical contact to Main Study participants, and who have been invited into the study by Main Study participants.
  • These contacts can be invited at the same time the Main Study participant joins, or after a Main Study participant has received a positive COVID-19 PCR test result.

Please join us for a brief information session where you can learn more about the study, talk with one of the doctors leading the study at UF and learn how to sign-up.

    • Wednesday (4/7) 7pm

Zoom link: https://ufl.zoom.us/j/9953380481

If you have questions, call (352) 273-9890 or email vaccine-study@ufl.edu. Please clickhere if you would like to register for the study. Or check out the main study website at preventcovidu.org

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Register For National Case Competition With Visa & Wharton

Consult for America at the University of Pennsylvania and Berkeley Business Society at the University of California, Berkeley is proud to partner with Visa/Cybersource/Authorize.net, a global financial services company, to host the second annual Small Business Case Competition to support black and minority owned businesses around the United States. This is an excellent opportunity for students to gain case experience and build upon your teamwork capabilities. Additionally, winning teams will gain access to a $10,000 prize pool and be invited to interview with Visa! You can learn more about this competition at www.case-for-america.com and register before April 12, 2021, 11:59pm ET at bit.ly/2021visa.

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University Press of Florida Summer 2021 Internships

University Press of Florida at UF is seeking interns for the Summer 2021 semester in the following areas: Acquisitions, Editorial, Design, and Production, Marketing, Marketing Design. University Press of Florida is the official publisher of the State University System and thus works with numerous diverse authors, manufacturers, and distribution channels. This internship program offers students of all majors the opportunity to gain employment experience in the business of book publishing. The application deadline is Friday, April 23.

To apply, students should visit upress.ufl.edu/internships.asp and complete the application form found on that page.

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Sign Up for the Heavener International Case Competition!

Heavener Students,

Every year, the Heavener International Case Team hosts over 15 Business schools from all over the world to compete in the Heavener International Case Competition. Due to the unique circumstances of 2020 and 2021, we have decided to open the competition this year exclusively to Heavener students. For the first time, we are excited to give our business students the chance to compete in a consulting case competition right here in Gainesville. The Heavener International Case Competition will be held in-person on April 10th, 2021 in Heavener Hall. All current undergraduate students are invited to compete in teams of 3-4. Each team will designate a Team Captain, who will serve as the liaison to the Organizing Committee.

Please use the following form to sign your team up to compete here.

Each team will be assigned a 25-minute window in which they will have 15 minutes to provide their strategic recommendations immediately followed by a 10-minute question and answer period to a panel of judges. Teams will be required to attend a rules & procedures meeting the week leading up on Tuesday, April 6th at 9:00AM via Zoom. Case Competitions provide an extraordinary opportunity for business students to apply professional and communication skills to solving real-world, complex issues firms today are looking to solve. Please note if you intend to enroll in the case class, this will serve as your tryout.

If you have any questions, please reach out to UF.HICC@gmail.com

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Internship Opportunity at Sun Country Sports!

Sun Country Sports Center® has an opening for a Part Time Intern at our West location. Sun Country is licensed with Florida Dept. of Children and Families and nationally accredited by the Council on Accreditation. This unpaid internship is available to begin in Summer 2021 at approximately 10 to 15 hours per week. Requires excellent writing skills, time management, and attention to detail. Graphic design experience a plus. Interns will learn about and assist with social media management, public relations, general marketing, flyers, brochures, logo design and more. Internship includes work with Sunny Cares Foundation, 501(c)3 that raises money and awareness for select non-profit organizations with a special emphasis on those that focus on children, families and education. Educational opportunities will also entail working closely with the diverse programs of our 40,000 sq. ft. youth sports center. A Sun Country Sports Center employment application must be submitted for consideration. Visit suncountrysports.com/jobs to apply, and please select “Internship” as primary position on your application.

 

Mike Langieri
Director / Human Resources

 

Sun Country Sports – West
333 S.W. 140th Terrace
Jonesville, Florida 32669

Phone: (352) 331-8773
Web: suncountrysports.com
Email: hr@suncountrysports.com

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Study Abroad on Exchange at a Prestigious Business School for $425 + UF Tuition

UF students have the opportunity to study abroad at one of Warrington’s 27 international partner universities in Europe, Asia, South American and Australia while paying UF tuition at their current rate. Accepted students will expand their business curriculum, make international friends, live in a global business hub and have fun travel opportunities.   

Heavener can offer two placements per university in the fall and spring semester, so students are encouraged to apply early.  Find more information about our partner schools on our exchange website:  https://warrington.ufl.edu/undergraduate-international-study/outgoing/exchange/

LAST CHANCE TO APPLY FOR FALL 2021 EXCHANGE PROGRAMS

Approvals pending availability.  Application deadlines vary by university.

Final fall 2021 deadlines start April 1

NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR SPRING 22 EXCHANGE PROGRAMS

Limited opportunities at each partner university – Apply early for best selection.

First Priority Deadline:  April 30, 2021

 

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Fall 2021 Academic & Study Abroad Scholarship Deadline: May 1

Fall 2021 scholarship applications are due soon! Awards range from $500 – $2,000 !

 

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

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

 

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

 

For additional eligibility information and application instructions please visit: https://warrington.ufl.edu/undergraduate-current-students/scholarships/

 

Contact the scholarship coordinator at scholarships@warrington.ufl.edu with questions.

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Featured Speaker Event – Adaptability in the Pandemic – Presented by Innovation Academy

Join us for a panel discussion on how the pandemic has pushed South Florida industries to pivot, innovate and collaborate. Our panelists represent Commercial Real Estate (general contracting, owner representation, design-build, property inspections, and commercial development), Hospitality (entrepreneurship and foodservice) and Corporate Law (insolvency, reorganizations and commercial litigation).

To attend, log into Zoom using the Featured Speaker event link on March 10th @ 6pm!

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Summer 2021 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.

This is a paid, in-person position that requires 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 21st 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 Heavener’s Academic and Career Advising Office
    • Describes the most positive customer service encounter you have experienced
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