Sessions

Heavener Career Week - Fall 2015

Featured Sessions

  • Aldi

    Aldi: Finding Your Corporate Fit
    Wednesday, September 30, 1:55-2:45pm, Heavener 306
    Friday, October 2, 11:45-12:35pm, Heavener 210 (Session Repeated)

    Aldi’s corporate culture can be summed up in one slogan “The focus of our Company is our people” Your fit in a company’s corporate culture is crucial to your success and sometimes even survival in a career. In this fun and interactive session we will dive into what corporate culture is, help you pin point the type of corporate culture that would fit you best, and how to find a company whose values and goals align with yours.

  • Northrop Grumman

    Northrop Grumman: Internships: A Day in the Life of our Business Intern
    Monday, September 28th, 11:45-12:35pm, Heavener 306

    Northrop Grumman is a leading global security company providing innovative systems, products and solutions in unmanned systems, cyber, C4ISR, and logistics and modernization to government and commercial customers worldwide. Our team is thousands of people strong, sharing insight and collaborating across business areas. From business to cybersecurity, engineering to health IT, HR to manufacturing, you can discover your passion—or passions. Join former Heavener Northrop Grumman interns in this interactive session who will provide their experiences within. FT careers and our Signature Rotational Program for early career talent will also be discussed.

  • Fisher Investments

    Fisher Investments: Personal Wealth Management Industry Overview
    Monday, September 28th, 3:00-3:50pm

    Fisher Investments was recently recognized as “Best Independent Money Management Firm” by Wealth & Finance International in its 2015 Wealth & Money Management Awards. What exactly do money managers do? What types of accounts do they service on a daily basis? Join our Washington based Fisher team for a comprehensive overview of career paths inside money management at one of nations leading financial firms.

  • Altria

    Altria: One to One Networking Event
    Monday, September 28th, 3:00-3:50pm

    Have you heard of intrapreneurship? Are you looking for a career that encourages innovation? Come network with Altria employees one to one and learn more about the Altria Gold Standard Work Environment offering a creative and dynamic work environment, culture focused on their people and company with financial strength. Find out more about our Sales Internships, Full Time Career opportunities and the next steps to land an interview.

  • Capital One

    Capital One: Corporate Finance & Rotation Programs
    Wednesday, September 30th, 3:00-3:50pm, Heavener 160

    One of the nation’s top 10 largest banks, Capital One is actively seeking talent on the University of Florida campus. Join us for a discussion about transitioning into the world of corporate finance and explore options inside our popular Global Finance Rotation Program. Recent University of Florida graduates will host an interactive panel to discuss these topics, answer questions about entering the workforce, and life at Capital One.

  • Norfolk Southern

    Norfolk Southern: Operations Management & Ingenuity
    Friday, October 2, 10:40am-11:30am, Heavener 210

    A leading transportation provider, Norfolk Southern operates 20,000 route miles of railroad track in 22 states while supporting international trade to every major Eastern seaport. In our organization, many business operations occur outside the walls of high-rise office buildings. If you enjoy working outside and managing innovative people, career paths within Norfolk Southern emphasize hands-on project management and leading diverse teams to achieve extraordinary results. Session topics will explore helping business majors find their fit inside the evolving world of trains, technology, and business processes; all business majors are encouraged to attend.

Events Filtered by Employers

Filter by:   Date 5-Day Summary

Aldi: Finding Your Corporate Fit

Wednesday, September 30, 1:55-2:45pm, Heavener 306
Friday, October 2, 11:45-12:35pm, Heavener 210 (Session Repealed)

Aldi’s corporate culture can be summed up in one slogan “The focus of our Company is our people” Your fit in a company’s corporate culture is crucial to your success and sometimes even survival in a career. In this fun and interactive session we will dive into what corporate culture is, help you pin point the type of corporate culture that would fit you best, and how to find a company whose values and goals align with yours.

Altria: A Career Impacting Powerful Brands
Hosted by Delta Sigma Pi

Monday, September 28th, 1:55-2:45pm, Heavener 306

Interested in a career that has the potential tracks in sales or brand management? Altria is looking for UF Talent like you to grow their iconic brands. In November of 2014, “Forbes Magazine “ranked the Top 100 most valuable brands in the WORLD, and one of Altria’s brands ranked #30. UF Alum John Mark Quick and Michelle Pope, brand managers from Altria’s Headquarters in Virginia, will discuss how Altria’s Premium brands are developed and then cultivated by the power of their sales force.Everything you learned in class is applied beginning day one and throughout your career with Altria, come find out how.

Altria: One to One Networking Event
Hosted by Gator Selling Professionals

Monday, September 28th, 3:00-3:50pm, Heavener 306

Have you heard of intrapreneurship? Are you looking for a career that encourages innovation? Come network with Altria employees one to one and learn more about the Altria Gold Standard Work Environment offering a creative and dynamic work environment, culture focused on their people and company with financial strength. Find out more about our Sales Internships, Full Time Career opportunities and the next steps to land an interview.

Amazon: A Day in the Life of an Amazonian

Monday, September 28th, 11:45-12:35pm, Heavener 160

Monday, September 28th, 5:00-6:00pm, Heavener 202 (session repeated)

As one of the world’s leading online retailers we are constantly solving problems on a broad scale and building innovative solutions touching tens of millions of customers worldwide. Inside Amazon Operations, you’ll find teams of employees high on intelligence and low on attitude. Our Amazon Operations recruiters are actively seeking students who lead, inspire others, tackle challenges head on, and are constantly looking to innovate and improve processes. Curious what life inside Amazon is really like? Come find out.

Aon: (Finding) and Launching A Successful Career

Wednesday, September 30th, 1:55-2:45pm, Heavener 202

Aon (NYSE: AON) is a leading global provider of risk management, insurance brokerage, and human resource outsourcing services. With over 66,000 employees worldwide, Aon has been named as the world’s best broker, best insurance intermediary, best reinsurance intermediary, best captives manager, and best employee benefits consulting firm by multiple industry sources. Four recent University of Florida Warrington graduates (finance, economics, ISOM and MSM) will provide an interactive discussion on topics such as how to decide on accepting your first job, successful college to workplace transitioning insights, and more. Aon recruiters will also cover key findings from Aon’s signature program for high potential, early career talent (Launch). Q&A opportunities to connect with young alumni is available. Immediate internships and full-time Aon job opportunities will also be discussed.

Aon: Benefits Outsourcing & Consulting Careers – A Customer Case Study

Wednesday, September 30th, 3:00-3:50pm, Heavener 202

Ever considered a career in outsourcing or consulting? A global leader in outsourcing services, Aon’s (NYSE: AON) benefits outsourcing and consulting practices help companies save millions of dollars annually. How well has your Heavener business courses prepared you for careers in outsourcing and consulting? Would you make an effective Business Analyst or Systems Analyst inside our organization? Open to all majors, see if you have what it takes to put your business degree to work. Aon representatives will provide a case study of one of their customers showcasing the type of work we do every day.

Brown & Brown, Inc.: Financing Risk for Profits

Monday, September 28th, 4:00-5:00pm, Heavener 305

Brown & Brown insurance brokers apply cutting edge risk solutions to meet the growing challenges of a volatile and changing business landscape. From cyber risk, to catastrophic weather events, increasing costs for health care down to corporate liability/crisis management, the broker plays a vital role in understanding and protecting clients from risk. At stake are the profits of the company and potentially its net worth. Representing major national companies, Brown & Brown services key markets from Major League Baseball (MLB), to NASCAR, and hundreds of other companies across the U.S. and around the world. Our brokers are trusted advisors to our clients and have opportunities to generate generous incomes for themselves in the process.

Brown & Brown, Inc.: Information Session

Monday, September 28th, 5:00-6:00pm, Heavener 305

We are actively seeking Heavener students for leadership careers. Founded in 1939 and headquartered in Florida, B&B is the 6th largest insurance broker in the country. An insurance intermediary (not a risk bearer), B&B offers opportunities in four main divisions: Retail Commercial Brokerage, Wholesale Brokerage, Risk Services and National Programs. Come explore our opportunities in the evolving world of insurance.

Capital One: Corporate Finance & Rotation Programs

Wednesday, September 30th, 3:00-3:50pm, Heavener 160

One of the nation’s top 10 largest banks, Capital One is actively seeking talent on the University of Florida campus. Join us for a discussion about transitioning into the world of corporate finance and explore options inside our popular Global Finance Rotation Program. Recent University of Florida graduates will host an interactive panel to discuss these topics, answer questions about entering the workforce, and life at Capital One.

Cisco Systems: Careers in Global Marketing & Corporate Communications (GMCC)

Wednesday, September 30th, 11:45-12:35pm, Heavener 202

Cisco Systems (NASD: CSCO)) has been ranked among Fortune’s “100 Best Companies to Work For” for the 17th consecutive years. We are actively seeking Heavener students for careers within our Global Marketing and Corporate Communications internship and full time programs. This session explores our programs, qualifications, culture, and the everyday life of Cisco GMCC interns and full time hires.

Cisco Systems: Marketing Innovative Technology with a New Generation Panel Q&A

Thursday, October 1, 1040am-1130am, Heavener 160

At Cisco, we connect everything – people, processes, data and things. We innovate everywhere to create fresh ideas and possibilities. For 31 years, Cisco has been a market leader in the technology industry implementing new ways on how we interact and engage with the network around us. Is a career in marketing for you? Curious how to start a career using your Marketing degree? Join our interactive session and meet some of our Early in Career marketers describe their experiences with marketing new technology. We are looking to hire fresh talent.

Deloitte Advisory: Minimizing the Threat Landscape - Deloitte Advisory

Wednesday, September 30th, 11:45-12:35pm, Heavener 160

Risk. Let’s face it, we all face an incredible amount of risk each day, from swiping a debit card at major retailers to weighing personal life decisions. Each of us analyze and evaluate risk daily...and major corporations and business clients are no different. Deloitte Advisory helps clients manage strategic, financial, operational, technological, and regulatory risk to maximize enterprise value. Our experience in mergers and acquisitions, fraud, litigation, and reorganizations helps clients move forward with confidence. Open to all majors, come explore how you to put your business degree to work inside our organization.

Deloitte Consulting: A Consulting Analysts First Three Years On the Job

Monday, September 28th, 5:00-6:00pm, Heavener 210
Hosted by the Undergraduate Consulting Club (UCC)

Ever wondered what happens after you say yes to your first consulting job? What is consulting? What exactly do analysts do? How are promotions earned? Recent Heavener graduates that are now professionals inside Deloitte unpack a ‘Day in the Life’ of a business analyst. Q & A opportunities will also be provided.

Deloitte Consulting: Demystifying the Case Interview

Wednesday, September 30th, 1:55-2:45pm, Heavener 160
Hosted by the Undergraduate Consulting Club (UCC)

How many golf balls can you fit inside an invisible school bus? What recommendations would you make to analyze potential suppliers for a vendor? One of these is the type of question a case interview would expect you to tackle, and the other is not. Deloitte Consulting will walk you through an interactive sample case study exercise to help understand and succeed at case interviewing. Tips and tricks from personal experiences will also be shared.

Disney: Interview Survivor

Wednesday, September 30th, 10:40-11:30am, Heavener 160

It's 4am the day before your big interview. Are you prepared? Learn interviewing do's and don'ts, resume pointers, and how to make the best impression with Walt Disney Parks & Resorts Cast Members.

Fisher Investments: Personal Wealth Management Industry Overview
Hosted by Delta Sigma Pi (DSP)

Monday, September 28th, 3:00-3:50pm, Heavener 305

Fisher Investments was recently recognized as “Best Independent Money Management Firm” by Wealth & Finance International in its 2015 Wealth & Money Management Awards, but what exactly do money managers do? What types of accounts do they service on a daily basis? Join our Washington based Fisher team for an overview of career paths inside money management at one of nations leading financial firms and learn what inspired the founder, Ken Fisher, to create a firm unlike all of the others.

Fisher Investments: Planning Your Prosperity
Hosted by Delta Sigma Pi (DSP)

Friday, October 2nd, 11:45-12:35pm, Heavener 202

Are you, like most people, seeking profit and prosperity in your future? Join our Washington based Fisher Investments team as they take you through the basics of profit motive and why innovation is key in gaining those profits. Better yet, join them to learn and understand just how easy it can be to become a millionaire!

Gartner: Building your Executive Presence- A Path To Working With C-Level Executives

Monday, September 28th, 10:40-11:30am, Heavener 305

Wednesday, September 30th, 10:40-11:30am (Session Repeated), Room 306

What is executive presence? How do I engage with top executives at a company? What skills do I need to be successful when dealing with CEOs/CIOs/CMOs/CFOs? During this session, students will learn how to develop one of the most transferable skills for any corporate position, business acumen. Topics will include how to interact with high level executives and upper management. A brief Q&A will follow for questions.

Gartner: Internships: The 9 Week Interview

Monday, September 28th, 11:45-12:35pm, Heavener 305

Wednesday, September 30th, 11:45-12:35pm (Session Repeated), Room 306

From 2013-15 Gartner was voted Best Place to Work alongside winning the Employees Choice Award. In 2013, we were again voted a Top 25 Company for Career Opportunities. Looking for a great internship? Come explore are creative, engaged, and award winning company culture.

Gift Certificates & More: My Startup Story

Thursday, October 1, 1040am-1130am, Heavener 210

Since November 2011, locally owned and operated GCM has surpassed 20,000 members using a diverse business and marketing plan. Piesanos, Relish, Gators Plus, NS4L are four of over 200 businesses who have recently partnered with one of the fasted growing companies in the Gainesville area. Join UF alumni Edward Lavagnino as he shares his inspiring, non-traditional business startup story in this interactive session. GCM is actively looking for business major interns to assist in daily operations in sales, marketing, business strategy, and social media.

The Hershey Company: Adapting to Consumer Behaviors – A Sales Approach

Thursday, October 1, 1040am-1130am, Heavener 202
Thursday, October 1, 11:45-12:35pm, Heavener 202 (session repeated)

How do top food manufacturers like Coke, Tostitos, and Reese market and sell their brands? What roles do product displays and price reductions play in purchase intent with new and emerging brands like Kind Bars and Krave meat jerky? Understanding and adapting to changes in consumer behavior dictate how the ‘overall snack category’ within the retail business landscape is constantly evolving. At Hershey’s, we are looking to hire sales representative who can meet these everyday challenges and are looking to apply their business school education in creative ways.

Johnson & Johnson: Succeeding in the Workplace - What Type of Mark will you Make?

Monday, September 28th, 3:00-3:50pm, Heavener 202

Making the transition from full-time student to full-time employee isn’t always easy, but if done effectively, you can quickly make your mark on your new workplace and provide meaningful value to your new organization. Lead by young professionals at Johnson & Johnson Vision Care, this session will provide practical methods and real-world examples for sharpening your professionalism and etiquette as well as building strong relationships with managers and colleagues.

J.P Morgan: PRE-HCW Events – Four Major Events

JP Morgan Women's Roundtable Discussion - Thursday, September 24, 3:30-5:00pm, Hough 120

Opportunities include Commercial Bank, Asset Management, Technology, and Consumer Bank. All Warrington majors welcome; freshmen through senior students strongly encouraged to attend.

JP Morgan Firmwide Fall Kickoff - Thursday, September 24, 6:30-8:30pm, Hough 150

Explore careers in Commercial Bank, Asset Management, Technology, and Consumer Bank. All Warrington majors welcome; freshmen through junior students strongly encouraged to attend.

JP Morgan Asset Management Breakfast Meet & Greet - Friday, September 25, 9:00-10:30am, Hough 120

Open event! Explore careers in Commercial Bank, Asset Management, Technology, and Consumer Bank. All Warrington majors welcome; freshmen through juniors only.

JP Morgan Commercial & Consumer Banking Exploration - Friday, September 25, 11:00-2:00pm

Meet with JP Morgan staff and explore careers; me and go as you please; all Warrington majors welcome.
Commercial Banking: Exploring Careers (Heavener 305)
Consumer Banking: Exploring Careers (Heavener 306)

Macy’s: Buying, Planning, & Social Media Marketing

Wednesday, September 30th, 10:40-11:30am, Heavener 202

Morgan Stanley: Life as a Managing Director

Monday, September 28th, 10:40-11:30am, Heavener 210

With over 30 years of experience in investment services, David Beyer was recently named to Barron’s America’s top 1200 Advisors State by State list. The Financial Times recently recognized him as one of the Top 400 Financial Advisors in the United States for 2013 & 2014. A founding partner of The Beyer Stein Group, David coordinates and manages day-to-day operations of his New York based group. Interested in becoming a Financial Advisor or pursuing a career in Wealth Management? David plans to outline career opportunities in Financial Services, especially in areas of Wealth Management. Insights will be shared regarding the industry’s dynamic landscape and where career opportunities exist. He will discuss the roles and responsibilities of a financial advisor and identify the skills required for succeeding at the top.

Northrop Grumman: Internships: A Day in the Life of our Business Intern

Monday, September 28th, 11:45-12:35pm, Heavener 306

Northrop Grumman is a leading global security company providing innovative systems, products and solutions in unmanned systems, cyber, C4ISR, and logistics and modernization to government and commercial customers worldwide. Our team is thousands of people strong, sharing insight and collaborating across business areas. From business to cybersecurity, engineering to health IT, HR to manufacturing, you can discover your passion—or passions. Join former Heavener Northrop Grumman interns in this interactive session who will provide their experiences within. FT careers and our Signature Rotational Program for early career talent will also be discussed.

Northrop Grumman: The Golden Egg: Resume Writing, Critiques & Interviewing Skills

Monday, September 28th, 1:55-2:45pm, Heavener 305

Got interviews? Don’t worry. Northrop Grumman is here to help. In less than an hour, you can master the most important skills needed to create a great first impression with a powerful resume and learn interview strategies that will propel you ahead of the competition. Northrop representatives will also discuss internships and full-time job career opportunities and Northrop Grumman’s Signature Rotational Program for early career talent.

Northrop Grumman: Company Information Session

Monday, September 28th, 6:00-7:00pm, Heavener 202

Norfolk Southern: Operations Management & Ingenuity

Friday, October 2, 10:40am-11:30am, Heavener 210

A leading transportation provider, Norfolk Southern operates 20,000 route miles of railroad track in 22 states while supporting international trade to every major Eastern seaport. In our organization, many business operations occur outside the walls of high-rise office buildings. If you enjoy working outside and managing innovative people, career paths within Norfolk Southern emphasize hands-on project management and leading diverse teams to achieve extraordinary results. Session topics will explore helping business majors find their fit inside the evolving world of trains, technology, and business processes; all business majors are encouraged to attend.

The Peace Corps: Great Leaders Go Global
Hosted by International Business Society (IBS)

Thursday, October 1, 11:45-12:35pm, Heavener 260

Peace Corps is a life-defining leadership experience and launching pad for a 21st century career. Volunteers live and work abroad for two years sharing their skills and working to make a difference in their communities. Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Bobbi Stienmetz will present on the value of building intercultural competencies to be become an effective leader in the global marketplace.

Procter & Gamble: Account & Category Development Mangers - A Day in the Life

Thursday, October 1, 11:45-12:35pm, Heavener 160

Although Tide, Charmin, and Oral-B are brands UF students use every day, few recognize these brands are valued over a billion dollars. What if we showed you how to launch a great career with your business degree, growing various Procter & Gamble (NYSE: PG) brand families as you work for a multi-billion dollar global company? Take a peek into the day-to-day lives of recent college graduates who work as account managers and on category development teams to learn what it takes to work and win inside P&G’s fast-paced and diverse sales environment.

Procter & Gamble: A Corporate Culture where Leaders are Developed

Friday, October 2, 10:40-11:30am, Heavener 202

Follow the leader? We prefer to build our own. Learn how P&G fosters a culture that provides rewarding work, best-in-class training, dynamic careers, build-from-within, and a proven reputation for developing great leaders, all while making a difference.

Protiviti: Interning with Protiviti

Monday, September 28th, 10:40-11:30am, Heavener 202

Fortune magazine recently named Protiviti as one of the top 100 Best Companies to Work For. Protiviti is a global business consulting and internal audit firm actively seeking summer interns (Summer 2016) and full time hires in business, information systems, and accounting. Join two recent Heavener graduates who unpack what an 8-week internship is like at one of the best places to launch a career out of college.

Protiviti: A Day in the Life

Monday, September 28th, 4:00-5:00pm, Heavener 270

Ever dreamed of becoming of consultant? Protiviti is interested in meeting you! Come join Protiviti to learn what a day in the life of a consultant is really all about. Our session is hosted by two young professionals who both joined Protiviti immediately after their college graduation. From day-to-day consultant activities to long-term career growth potential, Protiviti will give you an insider’s look at the consultant lifestyle.

PwC: Public Accounting 101 & Becoming a Top Prospect

Monday, September 28th, 4:00-5:00pm, Heavener 210

Do you know what careers in public accounting look like? Interested in how to become a top candidate in the recruitment process? For business students, the recruitment process can be daunting and fast paced. As one of UF's top employers, we will share information about recruitment and provide insight into how to navigate the process from interview to offer. PwC helps clients meet the challenges and opportunities of the US marketplace in the areas of assurance, tax, and advisory. We are an industry-leading firm that services Fortune 500 clients and will give you the experience and exposure you need to build your career. Join us as we provide meaningful advice on becoming a top recruit prospect while providing more about career paths inside public accounting.

Raymond James: Careers & Internships in Investment Banking
Hosted by the Student Finance Group (SFG)

Monday, September 28th, 1:55pm-2:45pm, Heavener 160

Raymond James is the premiere alternative to the Wall Street investment banking firms, assisting corporations with advice regarding mergers, acquisitions, raising funds, and expansion. Investment banking analysts develop analytical, teamwork and problem-solving skills; these are what we believe the building blocks to a successful career. After completing the analyst program, many of our analysts are promoted to Associates while others go on to successful careers in private equity, the corporate world - often with one of our clients - or attend premier graduate schools. Discussion topics will revolve around how analysts, associates, and interns gain extensive M&A, equity, debt and restructuring experience while working directly alongside senior bankers and the executives of our client companies and firms. A brief Q&A will follow for questions.

Siemens: Finance Leadership Development Program (FLDP) Snapshot

Monday, September 28th, 11:45-12:35pm, Heavener 202

What do FLDP programs and corporate finance have in common? Recent Heavener graduate and current Siemens FLDP participant Beverley Middleton discusses how FLDP programs can be your springboard to success in corporate finance. Discussion topics include overview and structure of what a finance leadership develop program is, qualifications, preparing inside and outside the classroom to become competitive candidate, a day in the life of an FLDPer, and internship overview (“mini rotation” leading to full time employment). The Siemens FLD Program is a great opportunity into onboarding with one of the oldest and largest companies in the world.

Siemens: Shedding the Millennial Tag: Your Unique Personal Brand

Monday, September 28th, 1:55pm-2:45pm, Heavener 202

What do LeBron, Mark Cuban, Taylor Swift and Oprah all have in Common? A unique and distinguishable personal brand that sets them apart from others. How unique is your personal brand? Are you ahead or behind your peers?Developing a personal brand now can set you a head of your peers during the interview process, on the job or in your personal life. During this interactive session we will explore how to shed the dreaded millennial tag, what you’re currently doing positively or negatively to impact your brand and what you can do to create, repair or maintain a positive personal brand.

SouthEastern Grocers: Beyond Your Business Textbooks

Wednesday, September 30th, 3:00-3:50pm, Heavener 305

Southeastern Grocers, home of Winn-Dixie and Harveys grocery stores and BI-LO, is the fifth-largest traditional supermarket chain in the United States. The company employs more than 70,000 associates who serve customers in 789 grocery stores and in-store pharmacies throughout the southeast. Have you ever wondered what your textbook isn’t telling you about business or wondered how you will launch into a successful job with long term career options? Employers want the best and the brightest from college graduates but they also want students who have more than textbook smarts. What are these qualities? Are you prepared? SouthEastern Grocers veterans will share these secrets in this interactive presentation.

Target: Job Interviewing – Make it Count

Wednesday, September 30th, 4:00-5:00pm, Heavener 202

Interviews may seem one sided: the employer grilling you as you sweat it out on the other side of the table, but they are actually two-way exchanges. Interviews are a chance for the company to not only decide if you are a fit for them, but a chance for you decide if the company is right for you! Join us to discover how to sell yourself in an interview and tell your story to determine if the position is a fit for you.

Total Quality Logistics: Sales Cycle- Making 6 figures in under 6 years

Monday, September 28th, 4:00-5:00pm, Heavener 306

Sales is a complex and calculated process. Are you intrigued by the process? Do you possess the ability to sell? Are you interested in uncapped opportunity? Within 3-4 years, the top 20% of sales representatives at TQL are making $163,947. Join us for a comprehensive look into the sales cycle, including lead generation, pre-call planning and responding to objections.

Total Quality Logistics: Logistic Careers 101

Wednesday, September 30th, 1:55-2:45pm, Heavener 305

From raw materials to the consumer, TQL coordinates the shipping of everything in between. Our sales representatives are handling both the Logistics and Sales for our customers, moving over 24,000 shipments weekly across America, Canada and Mexico. The business of logistics has opportunity everywhere. Looking around you, all of the items in the room were at some point shipped on a truck. Join us for a snapshot into the industry that has unlimited potential.

Tribridge: A Rewarding Career in Consulting

Wednesday, September 30th, 10:40-11:30am, Heavener 305
Hosted by the Undergraduate Consulting Club (UCC)

Interested in a career in consulting? Tribridge, a leading technology services firm specializing in business applications and cloud solutions, four times awarded Microsoft’s Global Dynamics Partner of the Year, is looking for UF talent to join a growing team in helping companies solve their strategic business challenges through consulting services, innovative offerings, and industry specific solutions built on the latest technologies. Doug Blitzer, a 30 year consulting executive, will discuss the differences between consulting and traditional employment and the pros and cons of each career decision. During this interactive session there we will discuss the skills and attributes required to be a consultant, the different types of consulting careers available in the marketplace, and answer questions from students who are considering a consulting career.

Tribridge: Landing A Great Career after Graduation

Wednesday, September 30th, 11:45-12:35pm, Heavener 305
Hosted by the Undergraduate Consulting Club (UCC)

What are the best techniques students can deploy in order to land a career upon graduation? Doug Blitzer, a 30 year executive and leader of Talent Acquisition for Tribridge, a leading technology services firm specializing in business applications and cloud solutions, will discuss best practices and approaches of successful candidates during the selection process and lifecycle. Tribridge offers opportunities for students in our Microsoft, Concerto Cloud and Human Capital Management divisions as well as a full-year training program through Tribridge Academy.

Wells Fargo Securities: Life of an Analyst
Hosted by the Student Finance Group

Monday, September 28th, 10:40-11:30am, Heavener 160

Wells Fargo Securities analysts and recent UF graduates join together for an interactive panel discussion regarding the life of an investment banking analyst. Discussion topics may range from how to land a summer internship, potential full-time outplacement opportunities, and work/life balance for an analyst. Questions we will troubleshoot include “What is the culture of an Investment Bank like? Should I really expect to work long hours? What kinds of things will I actually be working on?” Take your knowledge of FIN3403 and other UF finance courses to the next level. Our panelists will cover additional topics like interview tips and on-the-job best practices. Have your questions answered by industry leaders at one of the world’s leading security agencies.

Wells Fargo Securities: Careers in Investment Banking

Monday, September 28th, 4:00-5:00pm, Heavener 202

Join Jim Zilisch, a Managing Director within Investment Banking and Jeff Johnston, Managing Director in Asset Backed Finance as they dissect career paths available inside investment banking. Is IB for you? Jim and Jeff provide answers to commonly asked IB questions such as, “What exactly does an investment banker do?” “Which types of groups and opportunities may be available for me?” “What might a typical day of the life of an analyst look like?” “What is the career projection of an investment banking analyst?” “What types of deals/assignments will I be working on?” They will be joined by additional Wells Fargo Securities representatives to meet with you following the presentation. An overview of the recruiting process at Florida will also be covered. Come prepared with your finance questions; we look forward to meeting you soon.

Career Resource Center: Beyond the Career Fair

Friday, October 2nd, 10:40am-11:30am, Heavener 220

Did you know that Gator CareerLink houses thousands of jobs from employers who may not attend Career Showcase? Did you know that UF students have access to a growing number of job and internship search databases right inside of Gator CareerLink? You can also view our Career Roadmaps, which outline sample career paths and places to seek meaningful experience on and off campus. All of these opportunities are right under your nose! The Career Resource Center does much more than Career Showcase. Join us for Beyond the Career Fair and let us help you make the most of your time here at UF.

Career Resource Center: Equipped to Succeed: My Freshmen & Sophomore Year

Friday, October 2nd, 11:45am-12:35pm, Heavener 220

TBA

Warrington – Hough Capital Markets Lab: Bloomberg Terminals 101

Thursday, October 1st, SESSION #1 - 1:55-2:45pm, Hough Hall Capital Markets Lab
Thursday, October 1st, SESSION #2 - 3:00-3:50pm, Hough Hall Capital Markets Lab (repeated)

New beginners and rookies only! Bloomberg terminals allow users real-time access to financial market data. This includes world economic statistics, market and industry level data, company data, and securities pricing. It is the leading trade execution platform used by finance professionals around the world. This interactive session will be held in the Capital Markets Lab in Hough Hall. Freshmen through senior attendees will work from their own Bloomberg terminal as the director of the Capital Markets lab demonstrates how to gather valuable information about a company or industry to prepare for interviews. Additional training for Bloomberg terminals will be offered. Space is limited (18 seats only PER SESSION); this is a first come first serve opportunity only.

Warrington – Florida Leadership Academy: Pre-Showcase Employer Mixer
Hosted by the Florida Leadership Academy (FLA)

Monday, September 28th, 4:00pm-6:00pm, Heavener 160

** Current & former FLA Members ONLY**
Friends in FLA is an annual fall networking event hosted by the Florida Leadership Academy. With over 15 companies in attendance, companies like Dixon Hughes Goodman (sponsor), Target, Protiviti, Proctor & Gamble, Raymond James, Hershey’s and Deloitte will be actively recruiting for interns and full time roles. Established in 2004, FLA continues to attract the top 100 sophomores inside the Heavener School of Business.

Warrington – Miller Retail Center: Resume Review

Monday, September 28th, 1:55-4:00pm, Stuzin 100

Think your resume is good? Let’s see. Recruiters from Fortune 500 companies such as Bridgestone Americas, JCPenney and The Home Depot are providing free 1:1 resume critiques with exclusive behind the scenes feedback from top recruiters and practitioners. This is your chance to have an industry professional critically review your resume. With only a two hour window, this special session is a first come, first serve opportunity… so come early. Due to popular demand there are no call-ahead appointments. Coaching is specifically geared toward business students. Freshmen through seniors are encouraged to attend.

Warrington – Miller Retail Center: Retail Reception

Monday, September 28th, 4:00pm-5:30pm, Stuzin 100

Located in the renowned Miller Center for Retailing, the 2015 Retail Reception Mixer puts top recruiters, practitioners, and retail executives from across the retailing landscape all under one roof. Open to freshmen through graduating seniors, recruiters plan to provide future interns and graduating students (you!) with information about careers in operations and merchandising. This one night only special event looks to showcase the progressive thinking of the industry with classes, receptions, workshops and gatherings designed to train and support careers for Heavener business students. Explore, network, enjoy free food, and develop relationships with industry leaders who will impact your career.