UF Business Career Services Annual Professional Development Day

Agenda

8:00am – 8:30am
Student Registration
Room: Lobby
Employer Registration and Breakfast/Hospitality
Room: Pavilion
8:30am – 9:00am
Opening Remarks & Introduction of Guests
Craig W. Petrus, Executive Director of Career Services, Warrington College of Business
Room: Ballroom
9:00am – 10:00am
Career Development Keynote Speaker #1
John Spence, Author & Executive Leadership Consultant; Professional Speaker
Presentation: How to Build a World Class Career

Room: Ballroom
10:00am – 10:45am
Career Development Keynote Speaker #2
Jim Karrh, Consultant & Professional Speaker
Presentation: Three Keys to Accelerate Your Career

Room: Ballroom
10:45am – 11:00am
Break
Room: Lobby
11:00am – 11:45am
Career Development Keynote Speaker #3
John M. Crossman, President, Crossman & Company; Author & Speake
Presentation: Career Killers, Career Builders

Room: Ballroom
11:45am – 12:00pm
Lunch Distribution
Room: Lobby
12:00pm – 1:00pm
Northrop Grumman
Career Development Keynote Speaker #4
Northrop Grumman - Presenting Sponsor
Room: Ballroom
1:15pm - 4:00pm
Industry/Functional Breakout Sessions
(Students select to attend 3 Breakout Sessions from the list)
  • Careers in Consulting
  • Careers in Entrepreneurship
  • Careers in Finance
  • Careers in Human Resources
  • Careers in Information Technology
  • Careers in Marketing
  • Careers in Real Estate
  • Recruiter Panel
  • Careers in Retail
  • Careers in Sales & Account Management.
  • Careers in Supply Chain & Logistics/Operations
1:15pm – 2:00pm
Job Function Breakout Session #1
Room: Lobby
2:00pm – 2:15pm
Break
Room: Lobby
2:15pm – 3:00pm
Job Function Breakout Session #2
Room: Lobby
3:00pm – 3:15pm
Break
Room: Lobby
3:15pm – 4:00pm
Job Function Breakout Session #3
Room: Lobby
4:00pm – 4:30pm
Student & Employer Networking
Room: Lobby
ALL DAY
Resource Avenue
Room: Lobby
Mondelēz International

Mondelēz International
Mondelēz International is an American multinational confectionery, food, and beverage company based in Illinois which employs about 107,000 people around the world. It consists of the global snack and food brands of the former Kraft Foods. The company, headquartered in the Chicago suburb of Deerfield, Illinois.

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Campus USA
CAMPUS USA Credit Union was originally chartered in 1935 as Gainesville Florida Campus Federal Credit Union, and was the first credit union on a U.S. College Campus. CAMPUS serves over 89,000 members from all over the world. As a not-for-profit cooperative, we are owned by our members. Profits are returned to our member-owners in the form of no- and low-fee financial services and best-of-market rates on deposits and loans. Since our members own CAMPUS, we can never be bought, nor can we merge with another institution without our members' approval.

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CareerSource North Central Florida
CareerSource North Central Florida is the regional workforce board for Alachua and Bradford Counties. Formerly known as FloridaWorks, CareerSource NCFL launched a new brand in February 2014 as part of a statewide branding initiative. CareerSource NCFL is one of 24 regions in the CareerSource Florida network, a statewide network of workforce professionals. The CareerSource North Central Florida vision and mission statements express what is important to the organization and what activities must be pursued for success. Gainesville was named the Region of Excellence by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Institute for a Competitive Workforce for its sustained, collaborative approach to economic development through education and workforce development.

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Crossman & Company
Crossman & Company is the premier real estate firm focused on serving retail landlords exclusively throughout the Southeast. Our company was founded in 1990 with the goal of providing exemplary service to our clients around four core values:
- Maintain enthusiastically satisfied clients
- Demonstrate servant leadership
- Practice kindness, openness, and humility
- Develop new talent
With offices in Atlanta, Boca Raton, Orlando, Tampa, and Miami, Crossman & Company represents more than 340 shopping centers in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee with over 27 million square feet under leasing and management.

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David F. Miller Retail Center
Located in the Warrington College of Business and working within the University of Florida community, the Miller Retail Center strives to develop tomorrow's leaders by stimulating interest in retail careers, preparing students for entry-level management, providing continuing education opportunities, facilitating communications between retailers and academics, and researching retail issues and opportunities.

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UF-Career Resource Center (CRC)
Whether it's connecting dots to figure out your interests or finding ways to connect with opportunities, the University of Florida Career Resource Center (CRC) is here to help you figure it out. We focus on your interests and experiences – not just your major. We'll make sense of where you've been and show you where you can go. At the Career Resource Center, we work with you to discover and plan for your future career. Whether you are choosing your major, deciding on a job offer, or changing your career path, we are here to help every step of the way. It's never too soon (or too late) to get started.

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Wyndham
Wyndham Worldwide is a leading provider of hospitality products and services across various accommodation alternatives and price ranges through its global portfolio of world-renowned brands.