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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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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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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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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Leadership Minor Applications

Fall applications for the UF Leadership Minor are due next Friday, February 28!

The UF Leadership Minor is a selective university-wide minor that gives students the opportunity to develop their leadership capacity.

Click on the “apply now” button below. Applications will be reviewed after February 28, and students will be notified of the status of acceptance and further instructions for adding the minor at that time. The next opportunity to apply after this will be late September 2020.

Watch to learn more about the UF Leadership Minor!

https://youtu.be/3oFfhQ0mqbg

Students in the Leadership Minor (15 credits) will develop fundamental skills, capacities, and knowledge necessary to assume leadership, supervisory, or management positions in public, private, and non-profits organizations. Because the minor is interdisciplinary, it draws on the expertise of faculty and staff in colleges across the campus including Agricultural and Life Sciences, Business Administration, Health and Human Performance, Journalism and Communications, Psychology, and Liberal Arts and Sciences.

You can also visit our website for more information: https://aec.ifas.ufl.edu/undergraduate/minors/leadership/

QUESTIONS? Please contact Becky Raulerson at beckyraulerson@ufl.edu.

APPLY NOW
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Harn Museum of Art Summer 2020 Internships

Have you ever wondered what it is like to work in an art museum? Harn internships are offered with the goal of providing professional experience, growth opportunities and guidance from museum professionals. Interns have gone on to careers ranging from marketing to retail management at institutions such as the Guggenheim, Christie’s Auction House, and LACMA.

Summer internships are available in Marketing & PR, Development and more! The deadline for applications is March 15, 2020.  Interested candidates can find instructions, applications and project descriptions at www.harn.ufl.edu/intern. Questions? Contact Paige Willis, Early Learning, Intern & Family Programs Coordinator, at 352.294.7062 or pwillis@harn.ufl.edu.

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