Student Activities and Involvement Leadership Experience

The Student Activities and Involvement Leadership Experience program or SAILE is a 6-week selective leadership series for current student leaders at the University of Florida. Participants will be challenged to enhance their current positional leadership style and grow in their identity as a leader on campus.

Participants in SAILE will:

  • Maximize current leadership style
  • Gain strategies for effective delegation
  • Examine the dynamic between leader and follower
  • Increase facilitation of group dynamics
  • Aid in organizational sustainability
  • Help organizations solve complex challenges

Sessions are led by faculty, staff, and community facilitators with a strong emphasis on dialogue, interaction between participants, activities, and reflection.

Applications are currently open. Apply by October 4th. http://bit.ly/SAILE  Any questions please reach out to Patrick Reeves preeves@ufsa.ufl.edu

 

 

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SCORE needs Volunteers for Marketing, Media Relations and more

SCORE, a nationwide non-profit whose mission is to foster vibrant small business communities through mentoring and education, needs your help. We are looking for about 10 volunteers to help with marketing, media relations, fundraising, technology, and workshop execution. If you’ve got a few extra hours per month to help your local community, we need you. Volunteering for SCORE looks great on your resume, and we can even help you launch your own business ideas!

For more information, check out https://www.score.org/volunteer, or email jeff.greenspan@scorevolunteer.org

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Assembly for Action Grant

Are you interested in developing yourself into a better person and a better applicant for future jobs and grad school? Assembly for Action gives you the chance to win a $2,000 grant to work with a nonprofit in Gainesville to better both yourself and the nonprofit.

Assembly for Action is a four-day conference to teach students more about nonprofit and personal development. We educate and enable students to make a difference in the community through seminars on subjects including community development, non-profit leadership, entrepreneurship, the ethics of volunteerism, public speaking, and grant writing. If you are chosen as an Action Scholar, then you will work with a nonprofit and your peers to write a grant proposal to implement your project at the nonprofit. Winning grant proposals will be awarded $2,000 to make your proposal a reality.

If you are interested in getting involved in this award-winning program, visit assemblyforaction.org/take-action or come to our information session in Pugh Hall on September 27 from 6 to 8 pm.

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FLA Fall Meet and Greet

 

Are you a rising sophomore in the business school? If so, are you looking to grow personally and professionally?

Business Gators, come on out to our upcoming recruitment event: The FLA Fall Meet and Greet on Tuesday, September 17th in Heavener 160 from 6:00 to 8:00pm!

The Florida Leadership Academy develops future leaders and polished professionals by providing opportunities for personal growth and networking. The FLA Fall Meet and Greet is a great opportunity to meet current FLA members and learn more about the program!

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Student Assistant Position – Heavener School of Business – Spring 2020

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.

The position is an 8-15 hours 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 Friday, October 07th at 5 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 Academic and Career Advising Office
    • Describes the most positive customer service encounter you have experienced
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Biz Elective in Medicine

‘Bench to Market Regenerative Medicine’ is an upcoming course for Fall 2019 that will cover the regulatory and translational process of creating marketable therapies for clinical application. This course is essential for any business student with an interest in the biotech sector. Featured guest speakers will include top-level biotech company executives and government officials from outside of UF. This class will be a great opportunity to network with industry leaders and learn about the inner workings of a biotech company. For more information see the attached flier

To add the class, please contact aarsan85@ufl.edu.

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NYC Summer Intern Housing for Pell Grant Recipients

Recognizing how expensive it can be to intern in New York City, EHS is pleased to offer discounted summer rates to students currently receiving a Federal Pell Grant. We hope this initiative will give more students an opportunity to intern in the Big Apple.

Additionally, all students who reserve summer 2019 housing by March 19th will receive a $200 gift card for a food delivery service (such as Grubhub) when they arrive, also helping to lighten the cost of a summer in NYC.

Information on both offers.

Karen Entwistle
Director of National Programs
kentwistle@studenthousing.org

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Summer 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.

The position is an 8-15 hours 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 Briana Klein at briana23@ufl.edu by Friday, February 22nd at 5 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 Academic and Career Advising Office
    • Describes the most positive customer service encounter you have experienced
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DYCOM Finance Internship and Associate Position

Finance Intern

Overview:

The position has responsibility for participating in key areas including:  Corporate Finance, Financial Planning and Analysis, SEC Reporting and Treasury.  Such responsibilities are consistent with the skills performed by financial analysts in corporate and investment bank settings.

Responsibilities:

  • Perform benchmark analysis and review of key performance indicators for the Company and its public peers; compare financial results across business units
  • Analyze reports from equity analysts of the Company
  • Research key industry trends and analyze results of customers and competitors in SEC filings and other public sources (public company comparisons)
  • Assist the Company in the preparation and review of quarterly and periodic SEC filings
  • Assist in preparation of earnings forecast and annual budget including review of key metrics and performance indicators
  • Additional special project work in the areas of Treasury, Internal Controls, Process Improvement and Information Systems

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of three years of college education
  • College coursework focused in the areas of accounting or finance
  • Microsoft Office, particularly Word and Excel
  • Prior work experience in professional business environment preferred

Financial Systems Business Associate

This is a great opportunity to join Dycom’s finance department as Financial Systems Business Associate, where you can be a key player in helping our company maintain its competitive edge in an ever-changing diverse environment!

Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate in the design and development of accounting system standardization initiatives.
  • Contribute to the design and development of end-to-end accounting system solutions.
  • Assist with the establishment of company wide standard processes and procedures for the accurate and timely reporting of financial data.
  • Work collaboratively with interdepartmental teams to deliver identified reporting solutions in a timely manner.
  • Learn and assist in financial system implementations
  • Generate special ad hoc and data mining reports for management as required.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field.
  • Prior internships in accounting, or experience with data & financials systems a plus.
  • Effective technical skills with proficiency in SQL and data analysis.
  • Strong M.S Excel/Access abilities

 

For more information on both of these opportunities, https://bit.ly/2skGVNH and https://bit.ly/2CsRnIA

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