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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RecSports is Hiring!

UF RecSports is currently accepting job and internship applications for Summer 2021! Internship applications are available until February 26th while job applications are available February 28th – March 7th. The Department of Recreational Sports offers a multitude of services including club sports, fitness opportunities, and intramural sports. Therefore, internship and job opportunities within RecSports span many different roles and interests. Find out more about the position descriptions and apply at the link below.

https://recsports.ufl.edu/about/student-employment/

 

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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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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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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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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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UF IEEE Leadership Opportunities

The University of Florida Student Chapter (UF) of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) has leadership opportunities and great events open to all majors, and ages for the upcoming academic year (Fall 2020- Spring 2021).

To give some useful context, UF IEEE seeks to develop students professionally and technically, while providing opportunities to network with peers and give back to the Gainesville community.

IEEE is the world’s largest technical professional organization. IEEE’s core purpose is to foster technological innovation and excellence for the benefit of humanity.

UF IEEE is a spectacular opportunity for a business or marketing students involvement portfolio in particular for 4 reasons.

  1. Chance to apply the knowledge and skills they have learned from their courses.
    • Leadership opportunities include, but are not limited to:
      • Historian (Social Media and Photography Specialist)
      • Social Coordinator (Event Management and Logistics)
      • Newsletter Director (Manage a yearly published newsletter)
  2. Connect and coordinate with recruiters and many unique companies who attend career showcase.
    • Leadership opportunities include: Corporate Information Session Coordinator (3 positions)
  3. Be a part of an interdisciplinary team and network with students from other majors. Learn about technology we all use on a day to day basis. Developing technical skills computer programming (coding), Computer-Aided Design (CAD), and more.
  4. Opportunity to give back to others in the community, and teach others how and why business and science coexist
    • Opportunities include: Community Service (CS) Team Lead, CS Coordinator, CS Team Member

To learn more about UF IEEE or how to get involved, contact us through:

Facebook @ https://www.facebook.com/UFIEEE/

Website @ http://ieee.ece.ufl.edu/

Instagram @ ieeeuf

IEEE and its members inspire a global community through its highly cited publications, conferences, technology standards, and professional and educational activities.

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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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