Our best resource is our Graduate Business Alumni. You are part of an diverse alumni community with today's business leaders and valued experience. It is important to stay connected and pass on your knowledge and insight to current business students. Students want to gain knowledge and advice from alumni working in the business world. GBCS provides opportunities for ways you can get involved and continue to enhance the UF Graduate Business Programs brand.
Hire a Gator Business Grad
Are you interested in recruiting Gator Graduate Business Students? GBCS offers a variety of recruiting activities to Alumni looking to recruit talent. Some activities include: video interviewing, resume drops, personalized resume books, on-campus interviews, online job postings, events and much more. If you are interested in any of these activities, please refer to the employer section of our website for more information.
An internship is a structured learning experience in a work setting. The Graduate Business Student Internship Program can be a tremendous opportunity for companies to create a strategic business advantage in building their professional talent pool. Whether your company already has an established program or is thinking of starting one to help seed Graduate Business talent into your organization, GBCS is interested in talking with you. Please review the Graduate Business Internship Guide or email (GBCS-Info at warrington.ufl.edu) us for more information.
UF MBA Alumni Mentor Program
A professional development, networking, career-focused program that connects full-time MBA students with links to the real world, seasoned alumni working in their industries of interest. This is not a job placement program, but the desired end result is that the students who take advantage of this opportunity are better positioned to be successful in their job searches and are more confident re-entering the workforce. Learn more about the UF MBA Alumni Mentor Program.
Day in the Life & Job Shadows
Job shadowing activities give you the opportunity to engage with the current Gator business students. It also provides students the opportunity to develop a professional network and receive insight from a business professional/leader. Job shadows or a "Day in the Life" sessions let students experience and observe professionals in similar career fields or interests. Please email (GBCS-Info at warrington.ufl.edu) us for more information.
Host a Corporate Site Visit
A site visit can entail an office or plant tour, lunch with you or a group of executives, or an information presentation about your business, company culture and the industry. Corporate site visits can be organized in a numerous of ways. This opportunity allows students to get an idea of what it is like to work at your company in your industry. Students are left with a better understanding of what they need to accomplish for a career within your industry. It is also a great way to establish a positive relationship with students you may be interested in recruiting. Please email (GBCS-Info at warrington.ufl.edu) us for more information.
An information session is a great source to provide in-depth information and find candidates for upcoming interviews. These events provide you with valuable "face time" with business students. Representatives often discuss life at the organization, career paths, and currently available positions in their organization. Employers often utilize their information session to source candidates for their upcoming interviews. If you are interested in hosting an on-campus information session, please email (GBCS-Info at warrington.ufl.edu) us.
Resources and Career Services for Alumni
Stay connected and involved with The Gator Nation. Here are some great resources and links to engage business alumni:
- Post a job for students with the Hough Graduate School of Business
- Career Resource Center - Search for job openings or post jobs for other alumni
- Official UF Alumni LinkedIn Group
- Official UF Alumni Facebook Group
- Official UF Alumni Twitter Page
- MBA Alumni
- Warrington Alumni News & Events
- UF Alumni Association
- Gator Clubs
- Career Services Media Library
- Webinars and Presentations
I am interested in becoming a mentor for a current student. How can I get involved?
For more information visit the MBA Mentor Program page.
- My company is looking to recruit an intern for the summer. How can I get started?
How can I post a position for current Gator Business Graduate Students?
GBCS uses an online tool called CareerConnection that allows Alumni and employers who are looking to recruit top Gator talent. This online site allows recruiters to create a profile, post full-time jobs or internships, collect resumes and schedule on-campus interviews. Register now.