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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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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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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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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Students: Register for LeadUF Today!

LeadUF, hosted by the David & Wanda Brown Center for Leadership & Service, is a foundational leadership development experience to help guide participants make positive change and become leaders at the University of Florida. The LeadUF program will incorporate a hybrid of in person and virtual opportunities including a half day retreat, large group activities, small group discussions, reflection, mentorship, and time to connect with other leaders.

This unique, limited access experience is ideal for 1st and 2nd year students.

Start your leadership journey today and apply by February 16th https://bit.ly/2XBKvm6 .

For more information, please visit LeadUF | leadershipandservice.ufl.edu

 

Faculty, Staff, and Grad Students are invited to apply to facilitate the LeadUF experience!

LeadUF, hosted by the David & Wanda Brown Center for Leadership & Service, is looking for Leadership Coaches to motivate and support students during this semester-long leadership development program. Coaches assist participants in identifying their personal leadership framework while fostering a mentoring relationship with participants. Coaches will guide students through weekly small group reflection as well as meet with participants individually throughout the semester.

Help shape a Gators leadership journey and apply by February 16th https://bit.ly/3qocfqD .

For more information and to submit an application, please visit LeadUF | leadershipandservice.ufl.edu

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2020 UF Women’s Entrepreneurship Summit – Join us!

The 2020 Women’s Entrepreneurship Summit, presented by the Entrepreneurship & Innovation Center at the UF Warrington College of Business and the UF Collaboratory for Women Innovators at UF Innovate, offers inspirational stories and lessons learned from successful women entrepreneurs. The event provides opportunities for UF women to connect with peers and other successful business leaders to foster shared learning and community-building, as well as networking, mentoring, start-up and career advice, and career connections. This year’s [virtual] Women’s Entrepreneurship Summit will be on November 6th from 10:00-11:45 AM. You can register for the free event here.

 

The 2020 virtual event is free for all UF students, faculty, staff and members of the local community and will feature:

  • Taylor Williams (keynote), Creative Director of Guts & Glory GNV, a storytelling venture focusing on using improv and communications training to help teams and companies build positive culture, and Lead Facilitator of Guts & Glory Creative Consulting
  • Seyi Falade, Vice President of Cornerstone Barricades, a Maintenance of Traffic (MOT) service provider specializing in road construction and safety
  • Sara Schley, President of Seed Systems consulting, and WeTheChange, a non-profit for women CEOs of Certified B Corporations and other purpose driven organizations who share a belief in the power of business as a force for good
  • Dr. Bertrhude Albert, CEO and co-founder of P4H Global, a non-profit working to redefine aid by partnering with Haitian educators to provide quality teacher training
  • Robyn Crawford, Founder of Eden Books, an online publisher and bookstore of romance novels focused on elevating the voices of women authors
  • Victoria Wylde, CEO and Founder of Alterra Hemp, a hemp genetics lab & seed plant farm providing genetically-superior plants to farmers from coast to coast

 

For more information about the Women’s Entrepreneurship Summit, visit the Entrepreneurship and Innovation Center page.

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Apply to be a Heavener Peer Advisor!

We are seeking dynamic, Business upperclassmen to support the success of first-year students in the Heavener School of Business. HPAs are a vital part of the Academic & Career Advising (ACA) team and primarily assist first-year students in the creation of semester and academic plans Complete the following application to express your interest in joining our team of Heavener Peer Advisors (HPAs) for the next academic year: https://forms.gle/WBHnVqaf3zsw33Cz7

APPLICATIONS ARE DUE OCTOBER 26th AT 11:59PM.

If selected for an interview, you will be notified by the afternoon of October 30th. Interviews will take place the week of November 2nd.

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