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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Big Idea Gator Business Plan Competition

Do you have an innovative idea for a business? Make it a reality by registering for the annual Big Idea Gator Business Plan Competition!

The Big Idea Gator Business Plan Competition was created to help students grow their business ideas. Students will develop their business plan over the spring semester and submit their plan for a chance to pitch to judges and win over $40,000 in prizes. The EIC provides mentorship and the opportunity to audit the Business Plan Lab for free among other resources to help you along the way.

The dates for this year’s semi-final and final rounds will be April 22-23, 2021. Please note that the event will be virtual this year. Big Idea is open to ALL students, on-campus and online, graduate and undergraduate.

Submit your intent to compete here by December 15, 2020!

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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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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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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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The Brown Center for Leadership and Service: Leadership Workshop Series

Through times of adversity and change, how will your leadership shine through?

Join the David & Wanda Brown Center for Leadership and Service for an engaging Leadership Workshop Series to help you navigate through these current times!

Leading through Uncertain Times, April 8, 2020, 3:00pm-4:00pm

Strategies to Effectively Lead Remotely, April 9, 2020, 11:00am-12:00pm

Leading from the Middle: Why Followership is Essential, April 13, 2020, 11:00am-12:00pm

Reigniting your Why: Leadership through Online Service Opportunities, April 16, 2020, 11:00 am-12:00 pm

Xenophobia: Addressing an effect of COVID 19, April 16, 2020, 3:00pm – 5:00pm

To learn more about how to register, read workshop descriptions, and seek other leadership resources visit our website http://www.leadershipandservice.ufl.edu/virtual_services/

We look forward to having you join the conversation!

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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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