Getting There: 6 Lessons from an International Student

Born and raised in Caracas, Venezuela, Maria Valentina Sansur recently graduated from the University of Florida with her Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and Statistics. She has created an Instagram page and articles that include interviews with recent graduates, tips, and recommendations to help students (international or not) to find the next step in their career journey. Check it out!

Instagram: @gettingthere_blog https://www.instagram.com/gettingthere_blog/

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Harn Museum of Art Fall 2020 Internships

Have you ever wondered what it’s like to work in an art museum? Harn internships are offered with the goal of providing professional experience, growth opportunities and guidance from museum professionals. Interns have gone on to careers at institutions such as the Guggenheim, Christie’s Auction House and LACMA.

Fall internships are available in Development & Development Communications. Deadline for applications is July 1, 2020.  Interested candidates can find instructions, applications and project descriptions at www.harn.ufl.edu/intern. Questions? Contact the Intern Coordinator, at register@harn.ufl.edu

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Internship Opportunity – Aha Pure Foods

Aha Pure Foods is a Gainesville based vegan soup company with the goal to inspire and educate people about the healing powers of whole, plant-based foods. We currently have a remote internship position open for the Summer, and are looking for someone who has strong written skills and would be interested in writing blog posts and newsletters. More details about the internship position and the company are included, here, in the application.

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University Athletic Association- Fall Gator Guest Services

Job Details

Description

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:

**Hire Date may be delayed until further notice due to severity of the COVID-19 virus.**

Game Day Ambassadors play a vital role in the success of the fan experience at Gators athletic events, and serve as representatives of both the University of Florida and Florida Gators. They maintain the operational policies in place for all Gators athletic events, and serve as liaisons between Gator Boosters, fans, game day staff, and Athletic Department Personnel. As Gator Guest Services-Game Day Ambassadors, you will be the face of the Florida Gators throughout each of our home athletic events. You will be answering fan questions, finding solutions to fan problems, and making all fans feel both welcome and comfortable during athletic events. Game Day Ambassadors get the added bonus of earning paid experience in behind-the-scenes game-day execution, or using the opportunity for their field experience or practicum fulfillment.

Gator Guest Services Game Day Ambassadors are required to work all 2020 Florida home football games.

Saturday, September 5 vs. Eastern Washington

Saturday, September 12 vs. Kentucky

Saturday, September 19 vs. Southern Alabama

Saturday, October 3 vs. South Carolina (Homecoming)

Saturday, October 10 vs. LSU

Saturday, November 14 vs. Missouri

Saturday, November 21 vs. New Mexico State

A typical football game day runs 7 to 9 hours for Ambassadors, who are required to arrive at the Stadium no later than 3.5 hours before kickoff. Please understand this position is not an opportunity to watch the game. Ambassador responsibilities require a high level of service and attentiveness. A dedicated and focused staff is essential to the success of the fan experience.

There are other staffing opportunities as a Gator Guest Services Ambassador at Soccer, Volleyball, and Men’s and Women’s Basketball throughout the fall semester. Applicants are required to work 1-2 additional events per month outside of football.

Our top Gator Guest Services Ambassadors will have the opportunity to return for the spring semester to assist with Men’s and Women’s Basketball, Gymnastics, Softball, and Lacrosse.

Interested applicants must upload a current resume along with their application by Friday, August 21, 2020. For questions, please call 352-375-4683 ext. 6032.

MINIMUM EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

You must be at least 18 years of age.  Those with flexible work schedules and the ability to work a non-standard work week to include evenings and weekends will be given priority.

Applicants must be able to work ALL football games and at least two (2) additional sporting events a month throughout the fall.

The ability to stand for long periods of time and regularly lifting and moving up to 50 pounds is required.

BENEFITS:

This is a part-time position that is compensated at the current minimum wage, $8.56 per hour.  There are no benefits associated with this position.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

Once an official offer is extended and accepted, the candidate will be required to complete the federal Employment Eligibility Verification Form I-9. The candidate will also be required to present acceptable and original documents to prove identity and authorization to work in the United States. The University Athletic Association, Inc. is an at-will employer, a separate company from the University of Florida and not a state employer.

Qualifications

Preferred Behaviors

Thought Provoking: Capable of making others think deeply on a subject

Dedicated: Devoted to a task or purpose with loyalty or integrity

Team Player: Works well as a member of a group

Enthusiastic: Shows intense and eager enjoyment and interest

Preferred Motivations

Ability to Make an Impact: Inspired to perform well by the ability to contribute to the success of a project or the organization

Flexibility: Inspired to perform well when granted the ability to set your own schedule and goals

Apply Here!

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Gator Ready Opportunities

As UF has moved to online classes for the remainder of Spring and Summer A/C, we want Heavener undergraduate students to know that Gator Ready continues to provide students with new competency development opportunities online.

Students can complete tasks in Gator Ready through the Suitable app such as: 

  • ​​Create your Professional 30 Second Pitch 
  • Internship/Career Research (reflect on possible internship or job positions)
  • Activating and updating their HireWarrington account 

Students can self-report experiences and positions such as: 

  • ​​​​Reflecting on being a student tutor or teaching assistant 
  • ​Uploading proof of achievement, such as a certification in software
  • ​Reporting that they have held/currently hold an E-Board position

Read and discover more about these tasks in the Suitable app or online at: https://www.suitable.co/. You already have an account! Just log in with your Gatorlink user name and password. If you have any questions, please reach out to our Gator Ready team we are still working hard to ensure you have access to the competency development opportunities you need! 

General Questions 

 

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CURBS Research Week begins March 30th

Are you interested in research at UF?

Conducting research as a business student gives you an opportunity for more in-depth study of a particular business topic and is a unique achievement supplementing your undergraduate experience. If you need help getting started or would like to find out more, the Center for Undergraduate Research Board of Students (CURBS) offers Peer Advising for anyone who would like get started in undergraduate research.

To schedule an online session, follow this link: https://calendly.com/ufcurbsadvising/.

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Important message re: COVID-19 from Associate Dean Sevilla

Dear Heavener students –

As you are aware, COVID-19 has prompted UF to move all classes online through March 30 (http://www.ufl.edu/health-updates/). This message is intended to provide you with specific guidance on the Heavener School’s action plan for all class activity, advising, and student activities here in HSB, effective Monday March 16 through at least March 30.

  1. Classes: all classes will be delivered online, effective 3/16. For EP courses, you will not have the option of attending the live session. Faculty will teach their course to empty classrooms.
  2. Advising: all academic, career and study abroad advising appointments will be conducted via Zoom (or similar), phone or email. This includes all advanced registration advising. You will not have the option of coming to visit with a Heavener advisor or team member in person. More details on advanced registration advising will be coming soon in a separate email.
  3. Student Activities: all CLP, BCS, BCC and student organization activities will be suspended or conducted remotely. No UF associated programs or activities will host in-person activities or meetings during this time. In accordance with UF strategy, student travel for university related activities must be suspended (e.g., student organization professional development trips). We do fully encourage and support zoom meetings.

To support these measures, the 3rd floor of Heavener Hall and all classrooms in Heavener Hall will be closed to students from March 16-30.  You will have access to breakout rooms and common gathering space. We highly encourage the recommended 6ft social distancing at all times in all spaces in Heavener (and in all of your daily activities).

This is an unprecedented event, and we will continue to do all we can to deliver a high quality academic experience, while also maximizing your safety and the safety of the UF community. I also want you to know that we will all be 100% available and accessible to you during this time – to answer any questions you may have and to help in any way possible. To that end, we’ve provided a quick referral list (below) for how to contact the Heavener School departments to get a quick response to your questions: 

  • Academic Advising
    • In lieu of walk-in advising, please direct all advising questions to undergraduate.business@ufl.edu. Please send email from your UF Gatorlink account and include your UFID and specific questions. We anticipate a response rate of 1 to 2 business days. In the event a zoom appointment with an advisor is necessary, an advisor will set this up via email.
  • International Programs
    • Please direct all study abroad advising questions to business@warrington.ufl.edu.  Messages should be sent from your UF Gatorlink account and include your UFID and specific questions.  We anticipate a response rate of 1 to 2 business days.  In the event a zoom appointment with an advisor is necessary, and advisor will set this up a meeting via email.
    • Students can call International Programs for general questions at:  352.273.0151
  • Career and Leadership Programs
  • Business Career Services and Career Advising
    • All students will receive notification of Virtual Coaching and Services options via Zoom from their assigned Career Coach
  • General Questions

Please continue to closely monitor UF messaging for updates http://www.ufl.edu/health-updates/.  We will continue to provide you with ongoing and regular updates as needed related to the Heavener School, to supplement messaging from UF.

If you have any questions, please reach out to our team. Be safe, take care of you and those you care for. We will do the same, including taking care of you, our incredible students! Dr. S

Alex Sevilla, Ed.D.
Associate Dean & Director
Heavener School of Business
WARRINGTON COLLEGE OF BUSINESS
UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA
352-273-0165
alex.sevilla@warrington.ufl.edu
Heavener Hall 333
WARRINGTON.ufl.edu

 

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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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2020 Bank of America Spring Diversity & Inclusion Forums

Bank of America has a diversity and inclusion forum opportunity which is posted below. These forums are for ethnically diverse freshman and sophomore students. The link to the application has been posted as a job posting on HIREWarrington. All qualified students  are encouraged to apply soon as the forums will take place in March or April (depending on which one you apply to).

 

2020 Bank of America Spring Diversity & Inclusion Forums

Whether you are in the early stages of exploring opportunities or you have decided on a potential career path, the Bank of America Spring Diversity & Inclusion Forums provide ethnically diverse freshman and sophomore students with the opportunity to learn about financial services.

Application deadlines vary by program. While student applications are limited to one Spring Diversity & Inclusion Forum, we will consider applicants for all forums based on capacity. Travel and hotel accommodations will be provided for students selected to attend.

         

Explore Wealth & Consumer

 

Chicago

April 22

 

Deadline: March 1

   

Cultivating Careers:

The Power to Choose

 

Charlotte

April 2-3

 

Deadline: February 23

 

   

Diverse Abilities

 

 

Charlotte

April 16-17

 

Deadline: March 1

Visit here to submit an application: https://tinyurl.com/y9woap9e


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