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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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.
Fall 2020 scholarship applications are due soon! Awards range from $500 – $2,000 !
The Heavener School of Business in the Warrington College of Business offers two types of undergraduate scholarships:
- General academic scholarships for all undergraduate business majors (includes UF online program)
- Study abroad scholarships for those participating in our study abroad programs (all majors including accounting students are eligible)
We strongly encourage students to apply. The application deadline is May 1st.
For additional eligibility information and application instructions please visit: https://warrington.ufl.edu/undergraduate-current-students/scholarships/
Contact the scholarship coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org with questions.
**Hire Date may be delayed until further notice due to severity of the COVID-19 virus.**
Game Day Ambassadors play a vital role in the success of the fan experience at Gators athletic events, and serve as representatives of both the University of Florida and Florida Gators. They maintain the operational policies in place for all Gators athletic events, and serve as liaisons between Gator Boosters, fans, game day staff, and Athletic Department Personnel. As Gator Guest Services-Game Day Ambassadors, you will be the face of the Florida Gators throughout each of our home athletic events. You will be answering fan questions, finding solutions to fan problems, and making all fans feel both welcome and comfortable during athletic events. Game Day Ambassadors get the added bonus of earning paid experience in behind-the-scenes game-day execution, or using the opportunity for their field experience or practicum fulfillment.
Gator Guest Services Game Day Ambassadors are required to work all 2020 Florida home football games.
Saturday, September 5 vs. Eastern Washington
Saturday, September 12 vs. Kentucky
Saturday, September 19 vs. Southern Alabama
Saturday, October 3 vs. South Carolina (Homecoming)
Saturday, October 10 vs. LSU
Saturday, November 14 vs. Missouri
Saturday, November 21 vs. New Mexico State
A typical football game day runs 7 to 9 hours for Ambassadors, who are required to arrive at the Stadium no later than 3.5 hours before kickoff. Please understand this position is not an opportunity to watch the game. Ambassador responsibilities require a high level of service and attentiveness. A dedicated and focused staff is essential to the success of the fan experience.
There are other staffing opportunities as a Gator Guest Services Ambassador at Soccer, Volleyball, and Men’s and Women’s Basketball throughout the fall semester. Applicants are required to work 1-2 additional events per month outside of football.
Our top Gator Guest Services Ambassadors will have the opportunity to return for the spring semester to assist with Men’s and Women’s Basketball, Gymnastics, Softball, and Lacrosse.
Interested applicants must upload a current resume along with their application by Friday, August 21, 2020. For questions, please call 352-375-4683 ext. 6032.
MINIMUM EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
You must be at least 18 years of age. Those with flexible work schedules and the ability to work a non-standard work week to include evenings and weekends will be given priority.
Applicants must be able to work ALL football games and at least two (2) additional sporting events a month throughout the fall.
The ability to stand for long periods of time and regularly lifting and moving up to 50 pounds is required.
This is a part-time position that is compensated at the current minimum wage, $8.56 per hour. There are no benefits associated with this position.
Once an official offer is extended and accepted, the candidate will be required to complete the federal Employment Eligibility Verification Form I-9. The candidate will also be required to present acceptable and original documents to prove identity and authorization to work in the United States. The University Athletic Association, Inc. is an at-will employer, a separate company from the University of Florida and not a state employer.
Thought Provoking: Capable of making others think deeply on a subject
Dedicated: Devoted to a task or purpose with loyalty or integrity
Team Player: Works well as a member of a group
Enthusiastic: Shows intense and eager enjoyment and interest
Ability to Make an Impact: Inspired to perform well by the ability to contribute to the success of a project or the organization
Flexibility: Inspired to perform well when granted the ability to set your own schedule and goals
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!
- Please direct general questions to our main email address: email@example.com
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.
- 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)
- Leadership opportunities include, but are not limited to:
- Connect and coordinate with recruiters and many unique companies who attend career showcase.
- Leadership opportunities include: Corporate Information Session Coordinator (3 positions)
- 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.
- 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.
Bank of America has a diversity and inclusion forum opportunity which is posted below. These forums are for ethnically diverse freshman and sophomore students. The link to the application has been posted as a job posting on HIREWarrington. All qualified students are encouraged to apply soon as the forums will take place in March or April (depending on which one you apply to).
|2020 Bank of America Spring Diversity & Inclusion Forums
Whether you are in the early stages of exploring opportunities or you have decided on a potential career path, the Bank of America Spring Diversity & Inclusion Forums provide ethnically diverse freshman and sophomore students with the opportunity to learn about financial services.
Application deadlines vary by program. While student applications are limited to one Spring Diversity & Inclusion Forum, we will consider applicants for all forums based on capacity. Travel and hotel accommodations will be provided for students selected to attend.
|Visit here to submit an application: https://tinyurl.com/y9woap9e|
Hispanic Heritage Month at UF is a month-long celebration held every year in the Fall showcasing Latinx traditions and appreciation for culture! This is a great opportunity for students wanting to practice skills in event planning, graphics, marketing, networking with businesses and philanthropy. We are currently seeking students to apply to the Hispanic Heritage Month Director and Assistant Director positions. Applications are due Feb 7 at 11:59pm. All majors and talents are welcome! See the link below to apply.
In partnership with the University of Florida Doctor of Plant Medicine Program, we conduct a vocational training program for individuals to learn about horticulture and gain job skills. Participants of the program have the opportunity to become Certified Horticulture Professionals after completing the course. For individuals that have experienced trauma, spending time in the garden also promotes mental and physical health. Volunteer gardeners and GRACE Marketplace guests work together to grow fresh fruits, vegetables, and herbs to be prepared in the GRACE Marketplace Café 131 where individuals experiencing homelessness may come to enjoy nutritious food produced with tender love and care.
We gladly welcome all students, staff, or faculty interested in volunteering, but are especially looking for:
- Board Members
- Social Media/Community Engagement/Marketing
- Gardeners (no experience necessary!)
You can read more about these positions on serveGNV: http://bit.do/GRACE-grows
If you are a student organization interested in organizing a day of service, please contact us directly.
Thank you for considering the impact you can have in our Gainesville community!
If you are a high-achieving student looking to get involved on campus, Phi Sigma Pi is the place for you! Phi Sigma Pi is a gender-inclusive national honor fraternity dedicated to the principles of scholarship, leadership, and fellowship.
We are open to students of all majors, interests, and backgrounds! There are only three requirements for eligibility: (1) A cumulative UF GPA of 3.0 or higher. (2) At least one semester already completed at UF. (3) At least two semesters remaining until you graduate, not including this semester.
Being a member of Phi Sigma Pi provides numerous opportunities for personal growth, such as leadership experience, service events, and bonding activities. Moreover, Phi Sigma Pi offers you the chance to develop friendships that last far beyond your college years. The UF chapter of Phi Sigma Pi is essentially one big family, and we want you to make it bigger!
We are hosting Open Recruitment events every day next week (Jan. 27-31), so come check us out and enjoy some free food while you’re at it! The times and locations are TBD, so be sure to follow us on Facebook @Phi Sigma Pi Gamma Epsilon and Instagram @phisigmapiuf to stay up to date.
We can’t wait to meet you!