Retailing For Students
The student programs and activities are housed in the Warrington College of Business Administration at the University of Florida. The Center for Retailing Education and Research provides many opportunities through courses, workshops, internships and other activities for students to enhance their education and to make themselves more marketable.
Minor in Retailing
If your career planning includes retailing as an option, consider satisfying the requirements for the Minor in Retailing. Our corporate retailing partners are looking for well-rounded students with a solid grounding in business or other fields. You can distinguish yourself by completing the Retailing Minor, making it part of your permanent academic record. More information available in the Retail Center. You also receive a certificate of recognition from Walgreens to mark your success.
Retail Management Internship
The Retail Management Internship allows students to actively apply their academic experiences to management positions during the summer months.
The Sears Holdings Retail Management Seminar
The Sears Holdings Retail Management Seminar is designed to inform students about the retail industry and to dispel myths about retailing careers through weekly presentations by executives in the industry.
New York City Retail Tour
The Center for Retailing Education and Research hosts an annual trip to New York City for students interested in the retail industry. Tour the Big Apple during Spring Break and visit hot retailers, have dinner with alumni and explore the city on your own.
International Council of Shopping Centers Student Membership
During your academic career you'll have many questions about your future and how to get a leg up on the competition. Membership in ICSC can help answer some of those questions and steer you in the right direction. If you are considering a career in retail real estate, ICSC can open the door to a world of networking and professional opportunities. We can be your springboard to internships, future employment and much more.
This newsletter provides information about the center events, activities, education and research.
MAR 4232 – Retailing Consulting
This course is designed to provide upper-level business students with an opportunity to practice strategic decision makings based on market research through hands-on experience in approaching real retail problems. Each team of five students will work on projects specified by the client. Student teams are responsible for designing and executing all phases of the project. By working closely with retail clients, students will gain practical insight into actual retail business operations while performing problem identification, exploring opportunities, collecting data and developing strategy. This course is intended for highly motivated students who want to have practical experience through solving retail firms’ challenging problems.