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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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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Student Leadership and Service Opportunity

The NMB organization is a 501(C)(3) Non-profit organization based locally in Gainesville, Florida. We are searching for motivated and committed volunteers to help the NMB Organization further it’s community outreach.

The Goal: Help the Community

The NMB organization is a community outreach hub for the greater Gainesville area aiming to place at-risk youth in positive learning situations.

For inquiries call Ben Weeks at (352)-294-6714 or email benweeks@ufl.edu

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Gator Electric Racing

Looking to receive hands-on experience on core business functions within the technology industry? Joining Gator Electric Racing, a student-run engineering organization that is developing a formula-style electric race car to compete in the annual and international FSAE electric competition. Students of all majors and years are encouraged to join our business team by filling out our onboarding form: https://forms.gle/8pv39igvfG4Wa9mD7

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Diversity, Equality & Inclusion: A Discussion on Aspiration, Action, and Impact

November 18, 2020
5:00PM – 6:30PM (EST)
Zoom

RSVP HERE!

Are you eager to gain perspective about how a Fortune 50 company views their responsibility in DE&I inside and outside of their corporate walls? Are you seeking a forum that could spark ideas and learning on steps you can take at UF and in your future career to advance DE&I? In partnership with the Warrington College of Business, Procter & Gamble invites you to a special evening crafted specifically for UF students. You will have the chance to hear directly from a diverse group of P&G leaders who will focus on the following DE&I topics: P&G’s DE&I aspiration, action plan, and the journey to where we are today:

Discuss the “WHY” behind our actions to spark learning and reflection
Bias and Micro-Aggressions – P&G leaders will share personal stories and what P&G is doing to address and overcome bias in and outside our walls
Empower Community – Discuss what P&G is doing in this space to create positive impact beyond our walls
Brand Activation – Showcase how P&G is authentically portraying diverse talent and consumer groups in our work

Following the initial discussion, you will have the chance to join a smaller breakout discussion with P&G leaders and your peers to ask questions, share ideas, and further inspire your DE&I action plan. We look forward to seeing you there! If you would like to learn more about P&G’s DE&I strategy, please visit: https://us.pg.com/diversity-and-inclusion/ P&G Presenters:

Freddy Bharucha, Senior Vice President, North America Personal Care
Anitra Marsh, Vice President, Global Sustainability, Citizenship & Brand Communications, Beauty Care
Aaron Steele, Senior Director, Strategy, Insights & Analytics, North America Hair Care
Ian Green, Account Executive, Personal Health Care
Deanna Rodriguez, Account Executive, Home Care
David Silvestain, National Sales Senior Director, Personal Care

The event is part of the Warrington College Diversity Speaker Series, sponsored by Procter & Gamble

To view this on the web, click here.

RSVP HERE!

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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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Marketing Week starts October 26th!

Marketing Week 2020 is here! These events are open to anyone, so this is your chance to learn all about different facets of marketing. All event information can be found on Facebook (AMA Gators) or Instagram (@amagator)! There will be prizes for attendance, fun socials throughout the week, and a service event on Friday! Please reach out to Kaley Edmonds with any questions at kedmonds@ufl.edu.

Monday 10/26 6:30pm – The Selling Factory: Figuring out Your Benefits

Zoom link: https://ufl.zoom.us/j/98530533513

Adam Grossman, partner at the Selling Factory in Gainesville, will discuss how to turn the features on your resume into benefits for a company. If you’re preparing for an interview or want to feel more confident in your job search, you won’t want to miss this!

Tuesday 10/27 6:30pm – Imprint Genius: Selling on Amazon and E-commerce

Zoom link: https://ufl.zoom.us/j/91346946209

Isaac Hetzroni and Michael Katz are both entrepreneurs and recent UF alumni. Isaac owns his own promotional company, Imprint Genius, and has previously worked as an Amazon consultant. Michael owns his own e-commerce store and brings in millions of dollars in sales per year. Together, they will talk about entrepreneurship, Amazon, and building an online brand. Come prepared with questions!

Wednesday 10/28 6:30pm – Canva & Resume Workshop

Zoom link: https://ufl.zoom.us/j/99812657520

In this 2-part workshop, the first 30 minutes will be dedicated to an intro to Canva, a website that lets you create beautiful graphics. If you have a good eye for design you won’t want to miss it! The second half of the meeting will be a resume workshop led by the CAP Mentors, so bring your resume and learn how to format it correctly!

Thursday 10/29 6:30pm –  AMA X Swamp Records: Music Industry Marketing w/ Sarah Bromley & Blaire Monroe

Zoom link: https://ufl.zoom.us/j/99820368386

The most anticipated event of Marketing Week is here! Sarah Bromley will be speaking on her experience doing marketing within the music industry, first at Columbia Records and now at her own firm, KYN Entertainment. Blaire Monroe will discuss her experience doing Digital Marketing at Keep Cool, a Los Angeles-based record label. They have worked with artists such as Normani, Alicia Keys, and Solange. Come with questions and prepare to be wowed!

Looking forward to seeing you there!

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Calling all Gator Changemakers- New Class

-Would you like to learn how to innovatively & sustainably solve social, environmental, and economic problems?
-Are you interested in leveraging the power of business as a force for good?
-Would you like to help build an inclusive, equitable, and regenerative economic system for people & the planet?
-Do you want to be a changemaker?

Yes? Great! Join us this Fall!

Fall 2020 – Mod 2 – Intro to Social Entrepreneurship for undergrads – ENT3503, section 20896
https://bit.ly/UF-ent3503-promo-fall2020

Fall 2020 – full semester – Dilemmas & Debates in Entrepreneurship: Challenges for Changemakers – ENT6930, section 13136 AND ENT4934, section 21504 (sections for each grads & undergrads)
https://bit.ly/UF-dilemmasdebates-promo-fall2020

We’d also love for interested students to apply to become SIS Impact Scholars:
https://site.warrington.ufl.edu/kristin-joys/uf-impactscholars-flyer/

More information about how to be a changemaker at UF is here: https://site.warrington.ufl.edu/kristin-joys/uf-sis-flyer/

Info about UF’s Social Impact & Sustainability Initiative is here:  https://bit.ly/UFsocialimpact
Questions/Concerns/Want to connect? Email us at: socialimpact@warrington.ufl.edu
#gatorsforgood

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