Sessions

Heavener Career Week - Spring 2016

Featured Sessions

  • Northrop Grumman

    Northrop Grumman: The Golden Egg: Resume Writing, Critiques & Interviewing Skills
    Wednesday, January 27, 11:45am-12:35pm, Heavener 306

    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.

  • Fisher Investments

    Fisher Investments: How to Choose an Employer
    Monday, January 25, 1:55-2:45pm, Heavener 160

    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.

  • Altria

    Altria: A Career Impacting Powerful Brands
    Wednesday, January 27, 3:00-3:50pm, Heavener 306
    Hosted by Delta Sigma Pi

    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.

  • Aldi

    Aldi: Finding Your Corporate Fit
    Wednesday, January 27, 11:45-12:35pm, Heavener 305
    Thursday, January 28, 1:55-2:45pm, Heavener 305 (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.

  • Capital One

    Capital One: Corporate Finance & Rotation Programs
    Monday, January 25, 1:55-2:45pm, Heavener 202

    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: Building Your Personal Brand
    Wednesday, January 27, 4:00-5:00pm, Heavener 305

    You only have one time to make a first impression. This workshop provides tips and interactive exercises designed to help individuals create a positive first impression. Beyond dressing for success, this workshop focuses on defining what you bring to a company and how to communicate that effectively both verbally and nonverbally.

All Sessions

Date (Guidebook) 5-Day Summary

Updated May 6, 2016.

Aldi: Finding Your Corporate Fit

SESSIONS CANCELLED BY EMPLOYER
Wednesday, January 27, 11:45-12:35pm, Heavener 305
Thursday, January 28, 1:55-2:45pm, Heavener 305 (Session Repeated)

Altria: Unleash YOUR creative potential with Altria

Wednesday, January 27, 3:00-3:50pm, Heavener 306
Hosted by Delta Sigma Pi

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.

Altria: Free Student Lunch!

Monday, January 25, 12:45-1:30pm, Heavener Courtyard
Hosted by Florida Wealth Management Association

Altria: The Altria Experience: One to One Networking Event

Wednesday, January 27, 4:00-5:00pm, Heavener 306
Hosted by Gator Selling Professionals

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.

Aon: (Finding) and Launching A Successful Career

Monday January 25, 1040am-1130am, Heavener 202
Hosted by FBLA-PBL

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: Consulting Careers & Benefits Outsourcing

Wednesday, January 27, 1040am-1130am, Heavener 202
Hosted by Alpha Kappa Psi

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, January 25, 1:55-2:45pm, Heavener 305
Hosted by Florida Wealth Management Association

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.

Capital One: Corporate Finance & Rotation Programs

Monday, January 25, 1:55-2:45pm, Heavener 202
Hosted by Minority Business Society

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.

Capital One: Acing the Case Interview

Monday, January 25, 3:00-3:50pm, Heavener 202
Hosted by Enactus

Join us for an insider view into Capital One’s case interview process. Recent UF graduates and current Global Finance Rotation Program Associates will be on hand to discuss their experience and provide valuable insight to help you ace the interview.

Criterion Executive Search Firm: Finding a Great Job

Friday, January 29, 10:40-11:30am Heavener 210
Hosted by Florida Business Leadership Society

Session Description coming soon.

CXS: Corporate Finance Careers

Wednesday, January 27, 11:45-12:35pm, Heavener 202
Hosted by Global Business 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.

Deloitte: Personal Branding: Creating & Selling Your Story to Employers

Monday, January 25, 6:00-7:00pm, Heavener 160
Hosted by Beta Alpha Psi

Deloitte is one of the nation’s largest and most successful professional services firms. Providing a variety of audit, tax, consulting and financial advisory services to clients in over 20 industries all over the world. Deloitte’s biggest asset is their people, and they make huge investments in the development of their people — future, current and former employees included! As a college student, you are at a very exciting point in life— getting an education and beginning your professional careers. During the session, Deloitte will talk about how you can maximize your chances for professional opportunities by identifying — and selling — your personal brand to employers and recruiters.

Deloitte Consulting: Consulting 10-Week Job Interviews (a.k.a. Internships!)

Monday, January 25, 5:00-6:00pm, Heavener 160
Hosted by the Undergraduate Consulting Club (UCC)

Ever hear former interns describe their summer internship experience as merely coffee runners or expert filers? Not at Deloitte. Heavener alumni now Deloitte consultants will walk you through how to maximize your summer internship and explain internships inside our organization. Topics of discussion include building your network and gaining valuable client experience on the job. Other Deloitte consultants will be on hand to share keys to success for acing your 10 week job interview...also known as an internship.

Deloitte Consulting: Women in the Boardroom

Wednesday, January 27, 11:45-12:35pm, Heavener 160
Co-Hosted by the Florida Women in Business & Undergraduate Consulting Club

Did you know that women comprise 59% of the college-educated, entry-level workforce? Yet only around 14% of executives, 8% of top earners, and 4% of Fortune 500 CEOs are women. For the first time in any of the Big Four firms, Deloitte selected a female as their CEO this past year. Join us for a special joint session hosted by both Deloitte Consulting and Deloitte Advisory groups for a panel discussion on gender issues, hurdles and successes of women advancing in the boardroom.

Disney: Making the Most of Your Internship

Thursday, January 28, 10:40-1130am, Heavener 160
Hosted by American Marketing Association

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?”. Disney recruiters will also cover key internship opportunities available including strategy, business & project management, data analytics and more.

Disney: Getting Your Foot in the Door @ Disney

Thursday, January 28, 11:45-12:35pm, Heavener 160
Hosted by FBLA-PBL

Disney offers several internships each season and the online search can sometimes be overwhelming. In this session, we will discuss how to narrow down your search to your top choices, strategies for getting your resume noticed and how to ace the dreaded phone interview. Disney recruiters will also cover key internship opportunities available including strategy, business & project management, data analytics and more.

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

Thursday, January 28, 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.

Fisher Investments: How to Choose an Employer

Monday, January 25, 1:55-2:45pm, Heavener 160

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.

Fisher Investments: Free Student Lunch!

Thursday, January 28, 12:45-1:30pm, Heavener Courtyard
Hosted by Delta Sigma Pi

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: Personal Wealth Management Industry Overview

Thursday, January 28, 1:55-2:45pm, Heavener 160
Hosted by Delta Sigma Pi (DSP)

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.

FIS Global: Careers in Banking and Payments

Monday, January 25, 3:00-3:50pm, Heavener 305

As the world’s largest global provider dedicated to banking and payments technologies, FIS has over 55,000 employees worldwide. Do you want to work in one of the fastest growing industries globally? Come hear more about careers in banking and payments, and what it means to work for a financial technology company. A Senior Project Manager will talk about career paths for non-technical majors. Internship and full time opportunities will be discussed following the panel.

FIS Global: A Business Majors Guide to the Technology Industry

Wednesday, January 27, 1:55-2:45pm, Heavener 306
Hosted by Entrepreneurship Club

Have you ever considered a career outside of the typical business major path? As the the world’s largest global provider dedicated to banking and payments technologies, FIS has over 55,000 employees worldwide. Come hear from several University of Florida young alumni as they discuss their roles at a fortune 500 technology company. These young alumni will provide valuable insight into the financial technology industry and how a business major has a variety of career opportunities at FIS. Why limit yourself to just the careers you know? Let FIS take you places you never thought you could go. Internship and full time opportunities will be discussed following the panel.

Gartner: How to Crush your Next Interview

Monday January 25, 11:45am-12:35pm, Heavener 305
Hosted by GatorTech

Session description coming soon; no additional description provided by company.

Gartner: Internships: The 9-Week Job Interview

Monday January 25, 4:00-5:00pm, Heavener 306
Wednesday, January 27, 10:40-1130am, Heavener 305
Hosted by Heavener Leadership Challenge

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.

The Hershey Company: Sales Careers in the Consumer Product Industry

Wednesday, January 27, 3:00-3:50pm, Heavener 160
Hosted by Beta Alpha Psi

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.

The Hershey Company: Consumer Products: Are Sales for You?

Thursday, January 28, 10:40-1130am, Heavener 202
Hosted by ALPFA

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.

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

Monday January 25, 10:40am-11:30am, Heavener 306
Hosted by Alpha Kappa Psi

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: 2016 J&& Case Competition Kickoff

Monday January 25, 1:55pm-2:45pm, Heavener 306
Hosted by Christian Business Leaders

Can you and your team find business solutions to real industry problems? Ready to put your classroom knowledge to the test? Johnson & Johnson invites Warrington students to participate in our annual national case competition. Apply your classroom knowledge to a real business case, network with J&J employees and compete for the opportunity to attend the National Competition held at J&J headquarters. Participants in the case completion will enhance business knowledge bases, improve teamwork abilities, and add valuable practical experience to their resume. Looking to acquire business experience from the world’s sixth largest health company? Come explore our case competition; you won’t be disappointed.

Norfolk Southern: Operations Management & Ingenuity

Monday, January 25, 4:00-5:00pm, Heavener 202
Hosted by Florida Women in Business

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.

Norfolk Southern: Building Your Personal Brand

Wednesday, January 27, 4:00-5:00pm, Heavener 305
Hosted by FBLA-PBL

You only have one time to make a first impression. This workshop provides tips and interactive exercises designed to help individuals create a positive first impression. Beyond dressing for success, this workshop focuses on defining what you bring to a company and how to communicate that effectively both verbally and nonverbally.

Northrop Grumman: Transitioning into Corporate America

Monday, January 25, 5:00-6:00pm, Heavener 306
Hosted by Global Business Society

Join a Northrop Grumman CFO & vice president Mr. Richard Leo for an engaging discussion on necessary skills, behaviors and best practices confronting the challenge of entering a highly skilled work force. This session hopes to provide insight into finding success post-college, regardless of the industry/company you select. Mr. Leo has spoken at numerous other universities on business practices, including schools such as USC, UCF, FAMU, UF, Hofstra, and Fairfield. Interested in discovering insights from an executive’s perspective? Time for Q&A will also be provided. See you there.

Northrop Grumman: Full-Time Roles: A Day in the Life

Wednesday, January 27, 11:45am-12:35pm, Heavener 306
Hosted by Minority Business Society

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

Wednesday, January 27, 10:40-1130am, Heavener 306
Hosted by Global Business Society

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: Inside NG - Student Internship Panel

Thursday, January 28, 10:40-1130am, Heavener 306
Hosted by Alpha Kappa Psi

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.

Protiviti: Interning with Protiviti

Monday January 25, 11:45-12:35pm, Heavener 202
Hosted by Florida Business Leadership Society

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: Consulting – A Day in the Life

Monday January 25, 3:00-3:50pm, Heavener 160
Hosted by GatorTech

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, January 25, 3:00-3:50pm, Heavener 306
Hosted by Enactus

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 in Alternative Investments & Sales/Trading Overview

Monday January 25, 11:45-12:35pm, Heavener 160
Hosted by the Student Finance Group (SFG)

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, and interns working side by side with associates and leaders to strengthen the firm’s strategy and operations. Today we’ll discuss our OPTIONS program and two of the leading departments that offer rotations within the role: Fixed Income Trading and Alternative Investments. Q&A will follow the presentation, we are looking forward to meeting YOU!

Ross: Corporate Buying & Regional Planning Analysts

Monday January 25, 11:45-12:35pm, Heavener 306
Hosted by Retail Society

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.

SunTrust Robinson Humphrey: Investment Banking 101

Monday January 25, 1040-1130am, Heavener 160
Monday January 25, 4:00-5:00pm, Heavener 160 (Session Repeated)
Hosted by the Student Finance Group

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.”

Target: Leadership

Wednesday, January 27, 3:00-3:50pm, Heavener 202
Thursday, January 28, 11:45-12:35pm, Heavener 202

Co-Hosted by ALPFA & Entrepreneurship Club

Session description coming soon; no additional description provided by company.

Target: Impressing the Recruiter

Wednesday, January 27, 4:00-5:00pm, Heavener 202
Hosted by Delta Sigma Pi

Session description coming soon; no additional description provided by company.

Total Quality Logistics: Sales Cycle - Making Six Figures in Under Six Years

Monday, January 25, 4:00-5:00pm, Heavener 305
Hosted by Beta Alpha Psi

TQL is the middle man of the transportation industry - connecting companies needing products hauled with carriers delivering goods. Our ability to connect customers to the hundreds of thousands of trucks belonging to small carriers and owner/operators creates greater efficiency in transportation and keeps the economy moving. 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 $163K. Join us for a comprehensive look into the sales cycle, including lead generation, pre-call planning and responding to objections.

Total Quality Logistics: Ace the Interview

Wednesday, January 27, 10:40-1130am, Heavener 270

You found the job of your dreams and got an interview! Now what? Let TQL help. Join us for the inside scoop on how to perfect your interview from preparation to execution to follow-up. We’ll take an in depth look at what it takes to get the job including resume readiness, interview type differences, popular interview questions, and avoiding pitfalls during the interview process.

Wells Fargo Securities: Careers in Investment Banking

Wednesday, January 27, 10:40-1130am, Heavener 160
Hosted by the Student Finance Group

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: A Day in the Life of an Analyst

Wednesday, January 27, 4:00-5:00pm, Heavener 160
Hosted by the Student Finance Group

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.

Career Resource Center: LinkedIn 101

Friday, January 29, 10:40am-11:30am, Heavener 202
Hosted by Heavener Leadership Challenge

If LinkedIn was a country, it would be the fourth largest country in the world. Launched in 2003, today LinkedIn has over 400M members worldwide, including executives from every Fortune 500 company. Although many Heavener students have a LinkedIn profile, they are unsure how to leverage their profile’s potential. Discussion topics during this interactive session will center on effective profile creation, navigating LinkedIn, connecting to industry professionals, expanding networks, and leveraging professional contacts.

Career Resource Center: Salary Negotiations

Friday, January 29, 11:45am-12:35pm, Heavener 202
Hosted by Student Investment Club

Ever wonder how you can negotiate the right salary for your new position? What things should you take into consideration when thinking about the right salary for a position? Do benefits make up what is in a salary? The idea of negotiating salary after a job offer is feared by many. This workshop will give you tips on how to approach the negotiation with confidence.

Warrington: Bloomberg Terminals 101

Thursday, January 28, SESSION #1 - 1:55-2:45pm, Hough Hall Capital Markets Lab
Thursday, January 28, 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, January 29, 11:45am-12:35pm, Heavener 210
Hosted by the Global Business Society (GBS)

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.

Warrington – Miller Retail Center: Resume Review

Monday, January 25th, 1:00-3:00pm, 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, January 25th, 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.