Career & Academic Peer Mentors

Career & Academic Peer (CAP) Mentors specialize in providing Heavener students with professional career services to acquire great internships. Hand selected as Heavener's most successful third and fourth year students, each mentor has completed at least one internship and desire to share their career experiences with others. Mentors have interned at companies such as Google, Procter & Gamble, the U.S. Department of Commerce, March of Dimes, and General Electric. Since the programs creation in Fall 2009, mentors have held over 6,500 one-on-one career appointments with business majors just like you.

Which of our 25 CAP mentors will help you find a great internship?

View the exhaustive company list where the mentors have interned: CAP Mentor Internships

How the CAP Mentors Can Help You

With over 30 hours of intensive career trainings, these part-time employees are prepared to help you acquire a great internship. To accomplish this, mentors specialize in career services designed especially for business majors. These include:

  • Identifying various internship acquisition strategies
  • Developing LinkedIn profiles
  • Relaying tips to engage corporate recruiters, especially at Career Showcase
  • Creating resumes with a success and results orientation
  • Processional mock interviewing
  • Finding leadership opportunities within the University of Florida
CAP Mentor Program Facts
  • The CAP program generates over 1,000 one-on-one career appointments every semester
  • 1 of 4 Heavener students will visit a CAP mentor before they graduate
  • Over the Fall 2013 & Spring 2014 terms, over 160 students obtained internships or leadership positions with a CAP mentor's assistance
  • Launched in Fall 2009, the CAP program has grown from 12 mentors to over 25 mentors
  • Since Fall 2011, CAP mentors have earned numerous honors, including:
    • Two University of Florida Hall of Fame awards
    • Four Warrington College of Business Hall of Fame awards
    • One University of Florida Hispanic Hall of Fame award


College Info

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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