Exploring Financial Economics
FOR 1st & 2nd YEAR STUDENTS


Most full-time job placements result from junior summer internships. This program engages students in identifying possible internship and career fit through workshops, lectures and discussions during their freshman and sophomore years.

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INTEGRATED PURPOSE


Program content is embedded within significant intersections, and centered around the subject of financial economics. The goal is appropriate job placement upon graduation.

1.Assess Career Fit, 2. Boost Decision Making Skills, 3. Plan Professional Toolkit

LEARN, THINK, DECIDE


  • WORKSHOPS
    Include direct instruction and team-based learning activities
  • CRITICAL THINKING ENVIRONMENTS
    Interactive lectures develop reasoning skills and increase confidence in making education and job choices
  • INTRODUCTIONS
    Meet people from industry, graduate program representatives, older students, and campus groups for direction, advanced curriculum recommendations, and hands-on opportunities

FAMILIAR STEPS


The path to job placement follows a pattern similar to the one students used when making their way to UF. This program serves as a partner during the first two years.

  • HIGH SCHOOL
    TO COLLEGE
  • evaluate colleges
    and majors for social and academic fit
  • apply to colleges
  • accept college
    offer
Freshman | Sophmore | Junior | Senior
  • COLLEGE TO
    CAREER
  • EXPLORING FINANCIAL ECONOMICS
    PROGRAM focusing on
    finding a career fit
  • apply to summer
    internships
  • full-time offer
    from summer
    internship

BASES COVERED

PROGRAM DEVELOPERS AND LEADERS:
Economics PhD, 10+ Years Placement Experience, Decades of Industry Work

...plus countless older students and invested alumni eager to help.

MRS. KELLY HERRING, Coordinator and Facilitator

Associate Director of the Hough Program in Finance, 13+ years experience advising and placing students in a program with a 95% placement rate at graduation; many students placing with top financial firms in the country. Her degree and earlier experience are in teaching.

DR. DAVID T. BROWN, Professor

BB&T Professor of Free Enterprise, Director of the Hough Program in Finance. Graduate courses he currently teaches include: Capitalism & Regulation, Fixed Income Security Valuation, Interest Rate Risk Management.

MR. BRUCE FOERSTER, MBA, Lecturer

Teaches graduate level, Capitalism, and leads the Investment Bank series, President of South Beach Capital Markets Advisory Corporation for the past 10 years , 27 years prior in Investment Banking.

CALENDAR

Open Events: No RSVP required

Registration Required: Use links to register QR Scan code

ADDITIONAL
THINGS TO KNOW ABOUT THE EXPLORING FINANCIAL ECONOMICS PROGRAM

No Course Credit, No Fees, No Application, All Majors

* with the exception of Honors course and student fund

REQUIREMENTS
  • A desire to seriously invest in yourself and to join a set of like-minded peers.
  • A commitment to attend and participate in the units you register for, aware that there will be homework assignments and occasionally extensive participation required.
  • Some intention of graduating from UF within 4 years with a master's degree through participation in a Combined Degree Program your 3rd and 4th year from any of the variety offered by the College of Business.
RECEIVING
  • Industry specific resume development
  • Explanation of various jobs in finance & and time with alumni within those areas
  • Personalized assistance in combined degree selection and job placement advising
  • Critical thinking sessions with Facilitators and Professors
  • and more

CONTACT: (kelly.herring at warrington.ufl.edu)

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Warrington College of Business
BRY 100
PO Box 117150
Gainesville, FL 32611-7150
Phone: 352.392.2397
Fax: 352.392.2086

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