Sessions

Heavener Career Week - Fall 2016

Featured Sessions

  • Northrop Grumman

    Northrop Grumman: Transitioning into Corporate America
    Wednesday, September 28, 10:40-1130am, Heavener 305

    Session Description Coming Soon

  • Altria
  • Kellogg’s
  • SunTrust

    SunTrust: A Day in the Life of a Wholesale Development Analyst
    Monday September 26, 1:55-2:45pm, Heavener 202

    Through our “one team” approach, Wholesale Banking delivers a full suite of financial and industry expertise to help business clients realize smart growth. What does it entail to be a Wholesale Development Analyst? How do our analysts integrate and operate on all levels of the Wholesale organization? During our session, explore the roles and responsibility of our Wholesale Analysts as they work within our core business of Commercial & Business Banking, Commercial Real Estate, Wholesale Risk, and Treasury & Payment Solutions.

  • Wells Fargo

    Wells Fargo Securities: A Day in the Life of an Analyst
    Monday September 26, 4:00-5:00pm, Heavener 202

    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?”

  • Fisher Investments

    Fisher Investments: Personal Wealth Management Industry Overview
    Friday, September 30, 11:45am-12:35pm, Heavener 160

    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. Fisher Investments hires all majors, and is actively seeking candidates for full-time employment. All majors within the college of business are encouraged to attend.

  • Brown & Brown

    Brown & Brown: Life of a Commercial Insurance Broker
    Monday September 26, 4:00-5:00pm, Heavener 306

    With constant changes in technology, medical care, environmental issues, legal environments, and global terrorism, corporations face an increasing world of risk and uncertainty of financial loss. Brown & Brown services key markets from Major League Baseball (MLB), to NASCAR, and hundreds of other worldwide companies. Is a career in consultative sales, risk management, and insurance for you? Join us for an in-depth view of the insurance brokerage profession.

  • Norfolk Southern
  • Dixon Hughes Goodman

    Dixon Hughes Goodman: The Importance of a Women’s Initiative Program in Accounting
    Monday September 26, 3:00-3:50pm, Heavener 210

    DHG ranks among the top 20 public accounting firms in the nation with more than 2,000 professionals in 12 states. The DHG Women Forward program is a firm-wide effort which focuses on recruiting, developing, retaining, and advancing talented women at the firm, in our communities, and beyond through learning and leadership. Join us for a discussion about the barriers for the advancement of women and why a focus on women’s leadership is so important for the health and growth of the accounting profession.

All Sessions

Date (Guidebook) 5-Day Summary

Updated October 20, 2016.

ABInBev: Your First Job – Making Sense of Corporate Cultures

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

Anheuser-Busch InBev is the leading global brewer and one of the world's top 5 consumer product companies in the world. ABInBev leveraged the collective strengths of its approximately 150,000 employees based in 26 countries worldwide to realize 43.6 billion USD revenue over 2015. Ever thought about working in the beer industry? We have, and it’s great. Come explore our opportunities.

Accenture: Consulting – A Day in the Life

Thursday September 29, 10:40am-11:30am, Heavener 306

Ever wondered what a consultant really does? Come listen to a panel of professionals from Accenture Consulting describe their past and current client experiences. The panel will include professionals from across various career levels, functional specialties, industry specialties, and home office locations. Accenture is hiring for full-time and intern Consulting Analyst positions and this panel will provide insight into the dynamic and numerous paths your career could take with Accenture.

Allstate Benefits: Building Effective Communication Skills in Sales

Monday September 26, 1040-1130am, Heavener 305

Allstate Benefits is a leading provider of employee voluntary benefits, serving over 45,000 US employers and four of the top ten U.S. retailers. A Fortune 100 company, we place a major emphasis on the ability to communicate effectively across numerous Fortune 500 company board of directors through smaller, local companies such as dry cleaners. Exploring careers in sales? Interested in learning effective sales and communication techniques to improve marketability? Based in Jacksonville, Florida, we are currently conducting a national search for exceptional sales management talent for our full-time 18 month sales management training program.

Allstate Benefits: B2B Employee Benefit Sales

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

The opportunity to serve the health and welfare needs of employees is a major driver behind Allstate Benefits, part of a Fortune 100 company. Our insurance plans have significant impact on the health and financial well-being of American workers. How do B2B (business-to-business) sales differ then other sales? Think you have what it takes to sell to corporate executives? Sales as a profession is exciting and can be financially rewarding. This session explores B2B sales and provides students a glimpse into the role of sales at the B2B level.

Allison Ables Real Estate: Millennials in Residential Real Estate

Friday, September 30, 1:55pm-2:45pm, Heavener 306

Allison Ables is a millennial on a mission. At 20, she founded her real estate brokerage. Majoring in Finance at UF (B.S. Finance 2009), she sold her first home and the $9,000 cash commission convinced her to trade in her financial spreadsheets for a real estate license. Ables continued to surpass expectations accumulating $5 million in real estate sales her first six months. With over $60 million in sales today and 30 employees, Allison knows a thing or two about building a successful real estate company. Is residential real estate for you? Founded in Gainesville, Florida, Allison Ables is actively seeking interns to grow their residential real estate business.

Aldi: Finding Your Corporate Fit

Thursday, September 29, 11:45-12:35pm, Heavener 306
Friday, September 30, 10:40am-11:30am, Heavener 202 (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.

Altria: Myths and Misconceptions of a Career in Sales

Monday, September 26, 3:00-3:50pm, Heavener 306

What comes to mind when you think of a sales? Is it a pushy used car salesman, going door to door or sitting in a cube cold calling off a list of a hundred names? While some jobs might incorporate a few of these traits, you would be surprised at the different options a career in sales offer. Not only is sales a great place to start your career, but according to Forbes, sales is the second most common early experience of today’s CEO, making up about 20% of the top corporation’s CEO population. Come learn about common misconceptions of sales and how we apply the idea of consultative selling at Altria. This concept allows our team to work closely with our customers to build relationships, sell strategies & ideas that help grow their business by focusing on our brands. Apply today with the UF intern req# 16588BR at cantbeattheexperience.com.

Altria: Unleash YOUR creative potential with Altria

Wednesday, September 30, 1:55-2:45pm, Heavener 306

Innovation is not just a buzz word, this is the crux to building a long lasting future in a challenging business environment. Here in Florida, a UF Heavener School of Business Alum created “Innovation Corner,” an event designed to drive innovation and creativity from all levels of our organization. Come participate in a few of our Innovation corner activities that will challenge you to be creative, think differently and experience new perspectives. Learn how one UF Alumni’s idea has grown and expanded in just 2 years to create positive change in a Fortune 200 company. Apply today with the UF intern req# 16588BR at cantbeattheexperience.com.

Altria: The Altria Experience: One to One Networking Event

Wednesday, September 30, 3:00-3:50pm, Heavener 306

Have you heard of intrapreneurship? Are you looking for an internship or an experience? Come find out why interns from Altria say you “Can’t Beat the Experience." Network with Altria employees one to one and learn more about the summer internship designed to provide autonomy, real work with real impact, personal development, and diverse experiences that ultimately develop future leaders. Apply today with the UF intern req# 16588BR at cantbeattheexperience.com.

Aon: (Finding) and Launching A Successful Career

Wednesday, September 28, 10:40am-11:30am, 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. Three to four former University of Florida WCBA students (business, economics, 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.

Brown & Brown: Choosing the Right Career

Monday September 26, 1:55-2:45pm, Heavener 305

Graduates from UF have many options when it comes to finding a career. Choosing the “right” career is not a simple task. With significant competition of career seekers also in the job marketplace, how will you stand out? Decker Youngman, CPCU, is the Chief Recruiting Officer for Brown & Brown, Inc., a large, national insurance brokerage firm with annual revenue of $1.7 billion. This session will give you experiential insight into doing just that, standing out among your peers. You will have an opportunity to discuss resume building, career fairs, the interview, interview follow up and protocol for all of these. This session will not be directed toward interviewing with Brown & Brown, but will help guide you in the career selection process for any prospective employer.

Brown & Brown: Life of a Commercial Insurance Broker

Monday September 26, 4:00-5:00pm, Heavener 305

With constant changes in technology, medical care, environmental issues, legal environments, and global terrorism, corporations face an increasing world of risk and uncertainty of financial loss. Corporations don’t purchase insurance contracts because they should, they understand that they cannot operate without a comprehensive program of risk management. Brown & Brown insurance brokers (bbins.com) apply cutting edge risk solutions to meet the growing challenges of a volatile business landscape. From cyber risk to crisis management, brokers play a vital role in protecting clients from risk. Brown & Brown services key markets from Major League Baseball (MLB), to NASCAR, and hundreds of other worldwide companies. Is a career in consultative sales, risk management, and insurance for you? Join us for an in-depth view of the insurance brokerage profession.

Brown & Brown: Turning Your Internship Into a Career

Wednesday, September 28, 4:00-5:00pm, Heavener 306

An internship should be educational, interesting, challenging and yes, fun. But there is another important characteristic missing: how can my internship help me transition into a meaningful career? Decker Youngman, CPCU, is the Chief Recruiting Officer for Brown & Brown, Inc., national insurance brokerage firm with annual revenue of $1.7 billion. Decker is responsible for running the prestigious Brown & Brown internship program. This session will focus on shedding light on how students can use their internship to transition into a solid and meaningful career. Ways to maximize your internship experience will also be discussed. Sometimes the “transition” to a career is NOT to the company with which you interned!

Capital One: Career Exploration Panel – Analysts & Technology

Thursday September 29, 1:55-2:45pm, 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 panel discussion with representatives from Capital One’s Business Analyst, Finance, Data Analytics, and Technology Development Programs!

Capital One: Establishing Yourself As A Leader

Thursday September 29, 3:00-3:50pm, Heavener 160

Capital One has been widely recognized for its entrepreneurial culture, progressive work place, and community engagement. Capital One was named to Fortune Magazine’s list of “Top Companies for Leaders,” ranking second in North America and fifth globally. So what does it take to establish yourself as a leader in today’s corporate environment? Come here from one of Capital One’s talent leader’s on how to lead in any top professional environment.

Comcast NBC Universal: How to Successfully Prepare & Execute any Interview

Monday September 26, 10:40am-11:30am, Heavener 202

Comcast NBCUniversal is a global media and technology company with two primary businesses, Comcast Cable, the nation’s largest video, high-speed internet and phone provider and NBCUniversal which operates 30 news, entertainment and sports cable networks as well as Universal Pictures and Universal Parks and Resorts. Do you know what to expect and how to prepare to interview for leadership experiences, internships and full time opportunities? This interactive discussion will provide techniques to prepare for an interview of any kind, address common challenges, how to strategize your message and advice to ensure you leave a positive and impactful impression. Comcast NBCUniversal is actively hiring and offers a wealth of corporate finance opportunities for sophomores, juniors and graduating seniors.

Comcast NBC Universal: Exploring Corporate Finance Careers & The Value of Rotational Programs

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

Comcast NBCUniversal is a global media and technology company with two primary businesses, Comcast Cable, the nation’s largest video, high-speed internet and phone provider and NBCUniversal which operates 30 news, entertainment and sports cable networks as well as Universal Pictures and Universal Parks and Resorts. Have you ever wondered what you could do with a Corporate Finance career and what the environment is really like? Or the benefits of a rotational program and things you should look for when considering a rotational program? In this interactive discussion, we will answer these questions and much more. Comcast NBCUniversal is actively hiring and offers a wealth of corporate finance opportunities for sophomores, juniors and graduating seniors.

Cisco Systems: Careers in Marketing & Communications (CMC)

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

Cisco Systems (NASD: CSCO)) has been ranked among Fortune’s“100 Best Companies to Work For” for 18 consecutive years. We are actively seeking Heavener students for careers within our Marketing and Communications internship and full time programs. This session explores our programs, qualifications, culture, and the everyday life of Cisco CMC interns and full time hires. Come hear from our past interns and see why there has never been a better time to intern at Cisco!

Cisco Systems: Digital Marketing 101 – A New Way to Engage Customers

Thursday, September 29th, 3:00-3:50pm, Heavener 305

Today’s marketing is not just about being digital — it’s about knowing your customer, and being where your customer is. Whether it’s on social media, doing an online search or visiting a website, the user experience has to be personal and engaging. In this workshop you will learn how Cisco is transforming the industry – and people’s lives – with the Internet Of Everything. You will also be tasked to be creative – and develop your own ideas on changing the way the world works, lives, plays, and learns.

Citi: LinkedIn – Let’s Talk Social Media

Monday September 26, 3:00-3:50pm, Heavener 160

Interested in learning the Do’s and Don’ts from a top Citi executive recruiter when it comes networking on LinkedIn? Citi, the leading global bank, has approximately 200 million customer accounts and does business in more than 160 countries. Citi provides consumers, corporations, governments and institutions with a broad range of financial products and services, including consumer banking and credit, corporate and investment banking, securities brokerage, and wealth management. Our core activities are safeguarding assets, lending money, making payments and accessing the capital markets. Come learn about Citi’s presence in Florida and how you can join and grow with a global company!

Criterion Executive Search Firm: Finding a Great Job

Friday, September 30, 1:55-2:45pm, Heavener 305
Hosted by Florida Business Leadership Society

Ever wonder what companies really look for when recruiting college graduates for full-time roles? How can students find and speak to hiring agents vs. wasting time with gatekeepers and other non-hiring employee agents? Join veteran headhunter and UF alumni Glenn Winograd (Heavener grad,’82) for an insightful and practical discussion on marketing yourself to recruiters, the importance of the LinkedIn profile, and answering touchy interview questions. Want tips from a professional recruiter with 20+ years in the head hunting business? Mr. Winograd has been recognized by his peers as one top recruiters in the country for the insurance industry.

CSX: Corporate Finance: The Art of Influencing Through Analysis

Monday September 26, 3:00-3:50pm, Heavener 202

Considering a career in corporate finance? CSX is a Fortune 500 company that generates roughly $12B in annual revenue. From revenue growth and expense mitigation to margin expansion and capital deployment, the Finance department at CSX works alongside business partners to provide thorough analysis and strategic insight. Come hear from Warrington alumni on how the Finance department at CSX uses fact based analysis to influence company leaders and drive the business forward.

CSX: Leadership Roundtable: Navigating your Career in Finance and Accounting

Wednesday September 28, 4:00-5:00pm, Heavener 202

Want to manage your career in corporate finance or accounting to its highest potential? CSX is a Fortune 250 company that generates roughly $12B in annual revenue and focuses on developing its employees into corporate leaders. Come hear from CSX Assistant Vice President of Finance, Amy Rice, and Vice President and Controller, Carolyn Sizemore about how they manage financial analysis and financial statements while still focusing on their careers and developing their employees.

Deloitte: Choose Your (Consulting) Adventure

Wednesday September 28, 3:00-3:50pm, Heavener 160

Consulting is unlike any other career, due to the wide variety of differing opportunities, clients, and problems that practitioners may face. Add to that equation the additional complexity that Federal organizations bring to the table as they serve millions of Americans, and you can start to see how a career in consulting can take on many different forms, even from day 1. At Deloitte Consulting’s Federal practice, we work with and support clients from across all the federal sectors, including Defense and Health. Due to the size and vast areas of expertise, Business Analysts that join the firm have the opportunity and ability to tailor their career path to meet their interests, strengths and experiences. On Wednesday, September 28th, join Deloitte Consulting as we adventure through the first three years as a Federal Consultant, and the wide variety of opportunities for growth and development that are uncovered.

Deloitte: Finding Your Career: Understanding Our World of Advisory, Consulting, Audit, Delivery, & Tax

Wednesday September 28, 4:00-5:00pm, Heavener 160

Deloitte is one of the nation’s largest and most successful professional services firms who provide a variety of audit, tax, consulting and financial advisory services to clients in over 20 industries across the world. As a student exploring career paths, do you understand the differences between advisory and consulting? Audit and tax? Are you familiar how Warrington students can start preparing to obtain great jobs in these areas? Come listen to a Deloitte panel composed of professionals from all functions of Deloitte’s services and explore which career path is best suited for you.

Disney: How I got my first job in a Fortune 100 Company

Monday September 26, 11:45-12:35pm, Heavener 160

Hearing the words Fortune 100 can often be intimidating to a student who is active in the job search. During this time, we will talk about strategies on setting yourself up be engaged with the world’s most successful companies. Hear from former Gators who made the leap from Gainesville to the Fortune 100. We will discuss what top companies are looking for in their employees and answer questions such as “How can I stand out as a candidate to these organizations?”, and “What are these companies looking for in a successful candidate?”

Disney: Making the Most of Your Internship

Thursday September 29, 10:40-11:30am, Heavener 160

An internship is a great way to kick off your career and start building your resume. During this session, we will focus on key tips and tricks to maximize your internship experience and how to leverage an internship to catapult your career to the next level. Some questions we will cover include “How can I build an employer’s trust?”, “How can I influence others on an internship without direct authority?”, and “How can I settle into a company culture quickly as an intern?”. A panel of current and past interns will cover key opportunities and how they have taken full advantage of their internship opportunity.

Disney: Tips for First-time Job Seekers

Thursday September 29, 11:45-12:35pm, Heavener 160

Resume? Interview? Networking? Research? Looking for a job can be an intimidating process! During this session, we will break down the job search process and provide some insight on how to get to “You’re hired!” We will answer questions including: “I don’t have a lot of work experience, how do I showcase my abilities on a resume?”, “What is networking and how do I start this key process?”, and “What are some ways I can get a job at Disney?”

Dixon Hughes Goodman: It Takes Two To Tango: How to Launce Your Career on the Right Foot

Monday September 26, 11:45-12:35pm, Heavener 305

Each year, Career Showcase attracts hundreds of employers, and choosing the right company with whom you want to launch your career can be overwhelming. In this session, we will outline the essentials of determining fit, such as the right questions to ask an employer and how to clarify your current career goals before signing that offer. We will also discuss the interviewer’s perspective in the recruiting process and clarify the employer’s needs and expectations from aspiring young professionals. DHG ranks among the top 20 public accounting firms in the nation with more than 2,000 professionals in 12 states.

Dixon Hughes Goodman: The Importance of a Women’s Initiative Program in Accounting

Monday September 26, 3:00-3:50pm, Heavener 210

DHG ranks among the top 20 public accounting firms in the nation with more than 2,000 professionals in 12 states. The DHG Women Forward program is a firm-wide effort which focuses on recruiting, developing, retaining, and advancing talented women at the firm, in our communities, and beyond through learning and leadership. Join us for a discussion about the barriers for the advancement of women and why a focus on women’s leadership is so important for the health and growth of the accounting profession.

FedEx: Finding a Great Job

Thursday, September 29, 11:45-12:35pm, Heavener 305
Thursday, September 29, 1:55-2:45pm, Heavener 305 – Session Repeated

FedEx Services coordinates sales, marketing, information technology, customer service, and worldwide supply chain services support for the global FedEx brand. Discussion topics during this session will revolve around resume tips and interview techniques to help you succeed in the job hiring process. We will also give insight into what to expect as a College Connections intern at FedEx Services.

Fisher Investments: Personal Wealth Management Industry Overview

Friday, September 30, 11:45am-12:35pm, Heavener 160

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 hires all majors, and is actively seeking candidates for full-time employment. All majors within the college of business are encouraged to attend.

Fisher Investments: Free Student Lunch!

Thursday, September 29, 12:45-1:30pm, Heavener Courtyard

Fisher Investments hires all majors, and is actively seeking candidates for full-time employment. If you are an upperclassmen considering full-time employment within the next year, we would love to meet you and answer any questions you might have about our firm, opportunities or even our location in the beautiful Pacific Northwest! All majors within the college of business are encouraged to attend.

Fisher Investments: How to Choose an Employer

Thursday, September 29, 1:55-2:45pm, Heavener 202

What personal factors are most helpful when selecting one employer over another? Although a good problem to have, weighing different job offers can become quite stressful...especially during your senior year. It’s important to ask the right questions to make sure you’re choosing the best employer for your needs and professional growth. Join Fisher Investments as we take you through a handful of factors to consider when evaluating job offers or seeking future full-time job opportunities. Fisher Investments hires all majors, and is actively seeking candidates for full-time employment. All majors within the college of business are encouraged to attend.

Gartner: The Art of the Elevator Pitch: 90 Seconds to Success

Monday September 26, 11:45-12:35pm, Heavener 270

First impressions are crucial for success in any relationship. Learn how to build your Executive Presence and Brand in order to make a lasting impact on anyone you meet. Find out why our Sales Internships and Full-Time Career opportunities have made Gartner a Glassdoor Best Place to Work for 4 years in a row!

Gartner: Interviewing: How to CRUSH Your Next Interview

Wednesday, September 28, 10:40am-11:45am, Heavener 305

How do you go from getting your foot in the door to receiving a job offer? Preparation, practice, and persistence! Learn from Gartner recruiters how to make sure you stand out from other applicants in a crowded job market. Go beyond the firm handshake and learn how to build your brand for success before the interview even begins! Find out why Gartner was chosen as one of Fortune's Most Admired Companies in 2016 and hear what internships and full-time career opportunities await those willing to be BOLD!

The Hershey Company: Consumer Products Sales

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

How do top food manufacturers like Coke, Frito-Lay and Hershey's market and sell their brands? What roles do display activity 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. The question is -- "Is sales for you"? Join us to discover the sale opportunity.

The Hershey Company: Sales Careers in the Consumer Product Industry

Thursday September 29, 10:40-11:30am, Heavener 202

How do top food manufacturers like Coke, Frito-Lay and Hershey's market and sell their brands? Who do these manufactures sell to in order to drive their business and brands? Understanding and adapting to changes in consumer behavior as well as understanding and adapting to the customers/retailers needs in the marketplace allows for strong mutual business strategies and collaboration to take advantage of the changing consumer landscape. At Hershey's, we are looking to hire career sales executives who can meet these everyday challenges and apply their business skills and education. Join us to discover how you can maximize a sales career in the CPG industry.

Johnson & Johnson: Careers in Corporate Finance in the Healthcare Industry

Monday, September 26th, 10:40am-11:30am, Heavener 306

Johnson & Johnson is a global leader in Consumer Healthcare, Biologics, Medical Devices, and Pharmaceuticals. In Johnson & Johnson, the finance organization is a highly valued contributor to every aspect of the business. During this interactive session, we will explore what a career in Corporate Finance is like, the opportunities it presents for you to grow as a leader and professional, and the impact you can make on the business. We encourage you to join the discussion with our J&J recruiters to learn why a career in Corporate Finance is right for you!

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

Monday, September 26th, 3:00-3:50pm, Heavener 306

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

JP Morgan Chase: Commercial Banking and Asset Management: Analyst and Intern Panel

Wednesday September 28, 3:00-3:50pm, Heavener 202

Exploring ways to use your business degree? Are options in commercial banking, asset management, technology, and consumer banking right for you? J.P Morgan is actively seeking high performing business majors to fill various roles; all business majors are welcome and encouraged to attend.

Kellogg’s: Marketing, Sales, & Consumer Goods

Monday, September 26, 11:45-12:35pm, Heavener 306
Monday, September 26, 1:55-2:45pm, Heavener 306 (Session Repeated)

The Kellogg Company (NYSE: K) is the world's leading cereal company, second largest producer of cookies, crackers and savory snacks, and a leading North American frozen foods company. Our brands – Keebler®, Special K®, Pringles®, Frosted Flakes®, Pop-Tarts®, Kellogg's Corn Flakes®, Rice Krispies®, Cheez-It®, Eggo®, Mini-Wheats® and more – nourish families so they can thrive. What it’s like to work in consumer goods? Kellogg sales employees will talk about the industry, our company, and everyday roles of the work we do. Kellogg’s recruiters will also cover entry level FT roles and internship opportunities. Kellogg’s is currently hiring summer 2017 interns and have opportunities for immediate full time employment. All majors within the college of business are encouraged to attend.

Lilly USA: Interning in Pharmaceutical Sales

Thursday September 29, 1:55-2:45pm, Heavener 306

Interested in sales? Eli Lilly, is a global 140 year old pharmaceutical company who provides lifesaving medicines to help people live longer, healthier, and more active lives. During our session, we will discuss the roles and responsibilities of pharmaceutical sales representatives, their typical "day in the life", and how they interact with clients and patient care givers from a business perspective. Is pharmaceutical sales for you? Discover why Eli Lilly (NYSE: LLY) has won Forbes "Most Generous U.S. Companies", Fortune Magazine's "Global Top Companies for Leaders, and Working Mother Magazine's “100 Best Companies for Working Mothers” for 20 consecutive years. We offer a 10 week competitive, hands-on pharmaceutical internship and are also actively recruiting for full-time positions.

Lilly USA: Pharmaceutical Sales Reps: A Day in the Life

Friday, September 30, 10:40-11:30am, Heavener 306

Interested in sales? Eli Lilly, is a global 140 year old pharmaceutical company who provides lifesaving medicines to help people live longer, healthier, and more active lives. During our session, we will discuss the roles and responsibilities of pharmaceutical sales representatives, their typical "day in the life", and how they interact with clients and patient care givers from a business perspective. Is pharmaceutical sales for you? Discover why Eli Lilly (NYSE: LLY) has won Forbes "Most Generous U.S. Companies", Fortune Magazine's "Global Top Companies for Leaders, and Working Mother Magazine's “100 Best Companies for Working Mothers” for 20 consecutive years. We offer a 10 week competitive, hands-on pharmaceutical internship and are also actively recruiting for full-time positions.

Morgan Stanley: Life as a Managing Director

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

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: A Look From the Inside: NG Internship Panel

Monday, September 26, 4:00-5:00pm, Heavener 150

Join former Heavener Northrop Grumman interns in this interactive session who will provide an overview of their internship experiences. Curious what life as in intern is really like? What roles interns are assigned? How interns can find a home in one of the world’s largest global security companies? Northrop Grumman representatives will also be on hand to review their FT career opportunities and the Signature Rotational Program for early career talent.

Northrop Grumman: Mastering Resume & Interviewing Skills

Thursday, September 29, 10:40-1130am, 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: Exploring Career Roles: A Day in the Life

Wednesday, September 28, 11:45am-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.

Northrop Grumman: Live Q&A with Northrop Grumman’s CFO

Thursday, September 29, 10:40-1130am, Heavener 202

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Norfolk Southern: Operations Management & Ingenuity

Wednesday, September 28, 4:00-5:00pm, Heavener 305
Wednesday, September 28, 4:00-5:00pm, Heavener 305 (Session Repeated)

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.

PepsiCo: Bridging the Generational Gap – Careers in Sales & Finance

Monday September 26, 10:40am-11:30am, Heavener 210

PepsiCo offers the world's largest portfolio of billion-dollar food and beverage brands, including 22 different product lines that generate more than $1 billion in annual retail sales each. Our main businesses -- Quaker, Tropicana, Gatorade, Frito-Lay, and Pepsi Cola – also make hundreds of other enjoyable foods and beverages that are respected household names throughout the world. With net revenues of approximately $65 billion, PepsiCo's people are united by our unique commitment to sustainable growth. PepsiCo is currently look to hire top talent from the University of Florida for our 2017 Finance Summer Internship Program and 2017 Sales Internship Program & Full-Time roles, which we will cover during this session.

Protiviti: Interning with Protiviti

Monday September 26, 4:00-5:00pm, Heavener 210

Fortune magazine recently named Protiviti number 57 on the top 100 Best Companies to Work For list. Protiviti is a global consulting firm that helps companies solve problems in finance, technology, operations, governance, risk and internal audit, and is actively seeking Summer 2017 interns. Join two recent Heavener graduates who unpack what an 8-week internship is really like at one of the best places to launch a career out of college. Protiviti hires finance, accounting, information systems, and economics majors, but all majors are encouraged to attend.

Procter & Gamble: Panel Discussion Careers in Sales, IT, Finance,& Product Supply

Wednesday September 28, 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 managers in Sales, IT, Finance, Product Supply, and HR. You’ll learn the similarities, differences, and multi-functional interdependence of P&G’s dynamic and diverse business teams.

Procter & Gamble: Leadership Development Program

Thursday September 29, 3:00-3:50pm, Heavener 160

Are you seeking a career where you’ll have the option to be selected for a Leadership Development Program (LDP) after a year or two of strong results? What if you could get an LDP experience from day 1? That’s what P&G offers across every role in Sales, IT, Finance, HR, and Product Supply. P&G’s promote from within approach to talent development puts leadership development at the core of how we build our teams, our business, and our equity. This panel discussion will give you the chance to hear stories from managers across functions including the types of immediate leadership opportunities they were offered and how they’ve used lessons from those early opportunities to build their personal and professional development at an accelerated rate.

Procter & Gamble: Leveraging Diversity as a Competitive Advantage

Friday, September 30, 10:40-11:30pm, Heavener 305

P&G believes that Diversity & Inclusion is a critical enabler of value creation. It is an intentional choice to understand and value the diversity of the consumers we serve as well as our fellow employees. It is that simple. In this session we’ll discuss how P&G invests in developing an inclusive work environment through collaboration among employees whose backgrounds, experiences, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, religion, and more—are different than our own. These investments include Corporate-sponsored Affinity Groups that are closely involved in professional networking, development, recruiting, and employee training, retention and education. P&G also offers extensive flex@work programs to accommodate the right balance of personal and business needs. Come hear why P&G is consistently ranked in the Top 10 companies by external groups like Diversity Inc., Working Mother, National Association for Female Executives, and Hispanic Network Magazine.

Raymond James: How to Network Your Way Into Your Next Role

Monday September 26, 1:55-2:55pm, Heavener 160

Raymond James is the premier alternative to Wall Street, encompassing all facets of financial services and drawing in revenue from our private client group, capital markets, bank, and asset management services. Each year, we hire on talented students to join our firm as financial analysts, marketing generalists, interns, and many other roles working side by side with associates and leaders to strengthen the firm’s strategy and operations. But how to you land the perfect gig? This session explores how to build and strengthen your network, where to find your “board of directors,” and how to use that network to land an internship or career. Raymond James is hiring new graduates into our full time financial analyst rotational program, OPTIONS, full time financial and support roles firmwide, Marketing Development associates, and internships at the home office, Memphis, and Southfield.

Ross: Corporate Buying & Regional Planning Analysts

Friday, September 30, 10:40-11:30pm, Heavener 305
Friday, September 30, 11:45-12:35pm, Heavener 305 – Session Repeated

As the largest off-price retailer in the U.S., Ross Stores, Inc. was recently named the #1 retail company with the happiest employees. Our 2015 revenues exceeded $11 billion dollars last year alone! Think retail is only working in retail stores? Think again. This session will explore two different career paths that drive the retail industry from the corporate side. Ross recruiters will detail typical career paths of a Retail Planning Analyst and a Buyer. Summer 2016 internship positions as well as immediate full-time positions are available! Other session discussion topics will explore, “How is off-price retail different than a traditional retailer? Why is Ross’ main buying office in NYC when there are no stores in the state? What kind of career paths are there that don’t involve a cash register?” Join us for an interactive session.

Siemens: Is Corporate Finance for You? Understanding Finance Leadership Development Programs

Monday September 26, 1:55-2:45pm, Heavener 210

Trying to make sense of corporate finance? Join recent Heavener grad and current Siemens employee Amanda Carrington to learn how Siemens FLDP can help springboard you towards success in corporate finance. Discussion topics include overview and structure of what our FLDP is, benefits of working in corporate finance, inside and outside of the classroom tips to become a competitive candidate, a day in the life of an FLDP, and the “mini rotation” internship overview which can lead to a FT position. Come explore our FLDP and work for one of the oldest and largest companies in the world.

Siemens: Welcome to the Real World: Navigating Life After Graduation

Monday September 26, 4:00-5:00pm, Heavener 210

Life comes at you fast once you’ve graduated and accepted your first full-time position. This session focuses on adjusting to life as a working professional. We will discuss relocating, developing new networks both personally and professionally, managing personal finances, adjusting to a new work environment, and share testimonials from members of Siemen’s Finance Leadership Development Program.

SunTrust Robinson Humphrey: Becoming a Successful Investment Banker

Monday September 26, 11:45-12:35pm, Heavener 160
Hosted by Student Organization TBD

Investment Banking, the oil to the well-tuned machine that is the world economy, supports corporate ambitions through capital raising and M&A. The world’s most innovative companies depend on banks to aid and advise in the process of raising funds used for purposes such as R&D, capital investment, expansion, and countless others. SunTrust Robinson Humphrey is among the leading American investment banks, supporting its clients with a universal investment banking platform. STRH invites you to explore career opportunities in investment banking, and to learn more about the fast-paced, ever-important industry. Discussion topics will include: “What is an investment bank?”, “The ‘Client Coverage’ model”, “Anatomy of a deal”, “What to expect as an analyst”, and “Investment banking vs. portfolio management.”

SunTrust: A Day in the Life of a Wholesale Development Analyst

Monday September 26, 1:55-2:45pm, Heavener 202

SunTrust is an organization driven by purpose and a personal touch. We are passionate about Lighting the Way to Financial Well-Being by helping clients, teammates and communities achieve financial confidence. Through our “one team” approach, Wholesale Banking delivers a full suite of financial and industry expertise to help business clients realize smart growth. What does it entail to be a Wholesale Development Analyst? How do our analysts integrate and operate on all levels of the Wholesale organization? During our session, explore the roles and responsibility of our Wholesale Analysts as they work within our core business of Commercial & Business Banking, Commercial Real Estate, Wholesale Risk, and Treasury & Payment Solutions.

Target: Impressing A Recruiter: Resume & Interview Best Practices

Wednesday September 28, 3:00-3:50pm, Heavener 305

You’ve attend Career Showcase, now what? Target Executives want to share some tips & tricks to maximize your post-showcase experience in the areas of professional networking, writing an impactful resume, interviewing, and how to best communicate transferable skills so you are sure to impress any employer. Think you know what it takes to impress our recruiters? Come find out.

* Target hires all majors; Internships & full-time opportunities are available.

Target: Diversity & Leadership: Creating an Inclusive Work Environment

Thursday September 29, 11:45-12:35pm, Heavener 202

As a future business leader, how will you manage diversity in the workplace? How does an organization take steps to create a diverse work environment? At Target, we recognize each person is unique and our differences are our greatest strength. Race, ethnicity, gender, gender identity or expression, language, citizenship status, sexual orientation, age, and physical abilities are all reflected in how we see the world, think and learn, approach work and relate to others. Inclusive leadership is about creating an environment where everyone feels welcome, valued and respected. It means all individuals enjoy a sense of belonging and level of support that allows us to do our best work. Explore how diversity is often an organization’s greatest strength and how business leaders empower diverse leaders to create an inclusive work environment.

* Target hires all majors; Internships & full-time opportunities are available.

Wells Fargo Securities: Careers in Investment Banking

Monday September 26, 10:40am-11:30am, Heavener 160

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.

Wells Fargo Securities: Free Student Lunch!

Monday, September 26, 12:45-1:30pm, Heavener Courtyard

TBD

Wells Fargo Securities: A Day in the Life of an Analyst

Monday September 26, 4:00-5:00pm, Heavener 202

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 financial institutions.

Warrington: Bloomberg Terminals 101

Thursday, September 29, SESSION #1 - 1:55-2:45pm, Hough Hall Capital Markets Lab
Thursday, September 29, 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 Study Abroad: Launching Your International Business Career

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

Finding, securing, and understanding internships and full-time opportunities abroad in international business can seem overwhelming and complex. This session explores the realities and process of securing international work. Learn how to create an international profile that will make you competitive for international positions and identify resources and strategies for securing international internships and other professional opportunities.