Sessions

Heavener Career Week - Spring 2017

Featured Sessions

  • Northrop Grumman

    Northrop Grumman: Live Q&A with Northrop Grumman’s CFO
    Thursday January 26, 1:55-3:50pm, Heavener 306

    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.

  • Altria

    Altria: CANTBEATTHEEXPERIENCE.COM: One on One Network Experience
    Wednesday January 25, 4:05-4:55pm, 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. Did I mention we will have coffee and snacks? Apply today with the UF intern requisition# 16588BR at cantbeattheexperience.com.

  • Kellogg’s

    Kellogg’s: Marketing, Sales, & Consumer Goods
    Monday, January 23, 1:55pm-2:45pm, Heavener 306

    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. All majors within the college of business are encouraged to attend.

  • SunTrust

    SunTrust & Suntrust Robinson Humphries: Analyst Panel Q&A – Investment Banking, Wholesale & Portfolio Managers
    Monday January 23, 1:55-2:45pm, Heavener 160

    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.

  • Wells Fargo

    Wells Fargo Securities: A Day in the Life of an Analyst
    Monday, January 23, 3:00-3:50pm, 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’s it like to be an analysts? Should I really expect to work long hours? What kind of projects will I work 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.

  • Fisher Investments

    Fisher Investments: How to Choose an Employer
    Monday January 23, 1040-1130am, 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.

  • Brown & Brown

    Brown & Brown: Turning Your Internship Into a Career
    Monday January 23, 4:05-4:55pm, Heavener 305

    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!

  • Norfolk Southern

    Norfolk Southern: Giving Constructive Feedback
    Wednesday January 25, 4:05-4:55pm Heavener 305

    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.

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Updated January 20, 2017.

Aldi: Finding Your Corporate Fit

Wednesday January 25, 10:40am-11:30am, Heavener 306
Friday January 27, 10:40am-11:30am, Heavener 306 (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: Backpack to Briefcase

Wednesday January 25, 3:00-3:50pm, Heavener 306

What changes can I expect transitioning from school to the workplace environment? What should I be thinking about when I am “out on my own”? UF has a brand, companies have a brand, what is my brand? What do I look for in a prospective company? Come enjoy coffee and snacks during our casual interactive session to answer these question and more.

Altria: CANTBEATTHEEXPERIENCE.COM: One on One Network Experience.

Wednesday January 25, 4:05-4:55pm, 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. Did I mention we will have coffee and snacks? Apply today with the UF intern requisition# 16588BR at cantbeattheexperience.com.

Aon: (Finding) and Launching A Successful Career

Wednesday January 25, 11:45am-12:35pm, Heavener 306

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: Turning Your Internship Into a Career

Monday January 23, 4:05-4:55pm, Heavener 305

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 – Finance, Technology, and Data Analysts

Thursday January 26, 1:55-2:45pm, Heavener 160

One of the nation’s top 10 largest banks, join us for a lively panel discussion with representatives from our Business Analyst, Finance, Data Analytics, and Technology Development Programs.

Capital One: Corporate Finance and Rotation Programs

Thursday January 26, 3:00-3:50pm, Heavener 160

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 various topics, answer questions about entering the workforce, and life at Capital One.

Career Resource Center: Salary Negotiations

Friday, January 27, 11:45am-12:35pm, Heavener 210
Friday, January 27, 1:55-2:45pm, Heavener 210 (repeated)

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.

Citi: LinkedIn – Let’s Talk Social Media

Monday January 23, 11:45-12:35pm, Heavener 202

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!

Comcast NBC Universal: The Value of Rotational Programs

Monday January 23, 4:05-4:55pm, 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. 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 opens this event to all students, particularly freshmen and sophomores.

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

Wednesday January 25, 11:45am-12:35pm, 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. 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 opens this event to all students, particularly freshmen and sophomores.

Criterion Executive Search Firm: Finding a Great Job

Friday January 27, 11:45am-12:35pm, Heavener 306

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 – Driving Business Decisions

Monday January 23, 1:55-2:45pm, Heavener 202

Considering a career in corporate finance? CSX is a Fortune 250 company that generates roughly $11B 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: Investor Relations – Bridging the Gap Between Investors and Business

Wednesday January 25, 1040-1130am, Heavener 160

As a publically traded company, CSX must provide transparent, fact-based information for investors. Learn about how CSX communicates financial results and projections as well as corporate strategy with Wall Street. The Finance department helps shape the business in order to strive for exceptional financial performance.

Deloitte: Exploring a Career in Analytics and Information Management

Wednesday January 25, 4:05-4:55pm, Heavener 160

Join a panel of Deloitte US Delivery Center consultants to learn about their day to day work in Analytics and Information Management. During the session you will be able to ask questions to learn more about the firm, the transition from college to a project team, and the exciting work in this field. The Deloitte US Delivery center is based in Lake Mary, FL and is currently seeking undergraduate students for internships in this space.

Disney: Tips for First-time Job Seekers

Thursday, January 26, 10:40-11:30am, 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?”

Disney: Making the Most of Your Internship

Thursday, January 26, 11:45-12:35pm, 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.

Fisher Investments: How to Choose an Employer

Monday January 23, 1040-1130am, 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.

Fisher Investments: Sales Presentation

Thursday, January 26, 11:45-12:35pm, Heavener 306

Have you ever heard about the high-reward of a sales career and wondered if it would be right for you? The truth is, sales is all around us, and many of us practice some of the skills necessary to succeed in sales every day! Join Fisher Investments as we walk you through the many different types of sales, and how to narrow the type of sales that may align with your passions. It’s time to start creating your career path, and sales may be just the starting point you were looking for!

Fisher Investments: Free Student Lunch!

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

Fisher Investments: FI Business Model

Friday, January 27, 10:40-11:30am, Heavener 210

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.

Focal Point Data Risk: Cyber Security Survival Guide

Monday, January 23, 1040-1130am, Heavener 305
Hosted by Gator Tech

Cyber security consulting is not for the weak of heart. Cyber security consultants are called upon to solve some of the toughest security problems across all types of organizations. But these challenges are the reason the Cyber Security team at Focal Point (formerly Sunera LLC) have chosen this career path. Our experts have put together a cyber security consulting survival guide that covers everything from the basics of cyber security, key security consulting services, the consulting career path, and a detailed day in the life of a cyber security consultant. So bring your biggest questions and see if a career in cyber security consulting is right for you. Focal Point recruiters will also be at our session to chat with you about starting an internship or career at Focal Point.

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

Monday January 23, 11:45-12:35pm, Heavener 305

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: Surviving a Behavioral Based Interview

Wednesday January 25, 10:40-11:30am, 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 January 25, 11:45-12:35pm, Heavener 202

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 January 26, 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.

The Home Depot: Corporate Career Opportunity & Culture – Finance and Marketing (Retail)

Wednesday January 25, 1040-1130am, Heavener 202

Choosing a career path is a very difficult decision, as is identifying a company with a culture that will help drive you to be successful. We invite you to attend and listen to our panel of UF Alumni as they discuss career opportunities represented within the fields of Corporate Finance and Marketing, through the lens of the Retail Industry. Furthermore, they will be highlighting common cultural traits found in top employers and how those can help facilitate personal and professional growth.

JCPenney: “Leveraging Generations” Engaging Boomers & Millennial’s as Consumers and a Workforce

Thursday January 26, 10:40-11:30am, Heavener 306

J. C. Penney Company is on a mission to ensure every shopping experience is worth the customer's time, money and effort. Whether visiting jcp.com or one our of 1,000+ locations, customers will discover a broad product assortment from a leading portfolio of private, exclusive and national brands. Supporting this value proposition is the warrior spirit of over 100,000 JCPenney associates worldwide. Join us for a holistic overview of JCPenney’s strategy to secure customer loyalty through the Company's three strategic priorities of strengthening private brands, becoming a world-class omni-channel retailer and increasing revenue per customer. Also take a dive into the people processes that equip our leaders to successfully navigate the task of unifying a multi generational workforce. Our session will highlight leadership career opportunities at JCPenney through our Store Management Internship and Store Assistant Manager Merchandise Trainee programs.

Kellogg’s: Marketing, Sales, & Consumer Goods

Monday, January 23, 1:55pm-2:45pm, Heavener 306

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. All majors within the college of business are encouraged to attend.

Kellogg’s: Warrington Scholars Diversity Mixer *Sponsor*

Monday January 23, 5:00-6pm, Heavener 160

All Warrington underrepresented students and women invited! This multicultural event welcomes students of all backgrounds and cultures. Students of color, Hispanic students, women, and other diverse students are strongly encouraged to attend. Over 150 undergraduates from the Heavener School, Fisher School of Accounting, and combined degree students from the Hough Graduate specialized Master’s programs will be in attendance.

Lilly USA: Interning in Pharmaceutical Sales

Thursday January 26, 1040-1130am, Heavener 305

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

Monday January 23, 3:00-3:50pm, 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.

MLT – Management Leadership Training for Diverse Candidates: Diversifying Corporate America

Thursday January 26, 3:00-3:50pm, Heavener 305

In America, underrepresented minorities (Black/African American, Hispanic, Native American) make up about 30% of our country’s population while only 3% hold senior leadership positions in Corporate America. The goal of Management Leadership for Tomorrow (MLT) is to bridge that gap by placing top minority talent in competitive entry level positions, and helping them progress through the corporate ladder. Some of our diverse corporate partners include Google, Disney, Deloitte, Goldman Sachs and P&G. MLT has helped thousands of students land amazing roles with these industry leaders and wants to help you do the same! Join us at this session to hear from a current MLT coach with experience placing students in these competitive roles. She will share more about MLT’s mission and how you can make yourself a competitive applicant for the program. You will also hear from current participants about their experience in the program and there will be time for Q&A.

Norfolk Southern: Classroom to Career

Monday January 23, 3:00-3:50pm, Heavener 305

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.

Norfolk Southern: Giving Constructive Feedback

Wednesday January 25, 4:05-4:55pm Heavener 305

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.

Northrop Grumman: A Look From the Inside: NG Internship Panel

Monday January 23, 11:45-12:35pm, Heavener 306

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: Exploring Career Roles: A Day in the Life

Wednesday, January 25, 1:55-2:45pm, 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 January 26, 1:55-3:50pm, Heavener 306

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.

PepsiCo: 10 Keys to Success When Beginning Your Career

Wednesday January 25, 1:55-2:45pm, Heavener 202

Are you curious what it takes to be successful as you enter the workforce? Join us as we will provide you with key insights that will help you embark on your first internships and full-time jobs.

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. To learn more about the roles we are recruiting for at the University of Florida (Finance Internships & Sales Internship/Full-Time), please visit our recruiting page.

Procter & Gamble: Preparing for a Career Search & Finding Your Perfect Company Match

Wednesday January 25, 3:00-3:50pm, Heavener 202

Have you ever wondered how your peers at UF prepared themselves to find just the right career opportunity at a place where they can flourish professionally and personally? At this session, you’ll get to hear all the details on exactly how that happened for current UF Freshmen, Juniors, and Seniors along with recent UF graduates. They’ll share with you their personal stories of how they researched companies, successfully showcased their accomplishments and potential through the recruiting process, and ultimately the factors that determined how they decided on their perfect company match at P&G. Following this session, you’ll be well equipped to ask the right questions of yourself and the companies recruiting at UF in order to determine your perfect match. You’ll also develop ideas on how to best differentiate yourself by powerfully communicating how your accomplishments and experiences translate to the factors that make companies like P&G want to hire you.

Procter & Gamble: Leadership Development – It’s not a Special Program at P&G, it’s Part of Every Role

Thursday January 26, 3:00-3:50pm, Heavener 202

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. You’ll also get an insider’s view of some of the tools we use at P&G in our Leadership Academy that you can begin using at UF to advance your personal leadership.

Procter & Gamble: Leveraging Diversity as a Competitive Advantage

Friday January 27, 10:40-11:30am, Heavener 202

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.

Protiviti: Consulting – A Day in the Life

Monday January 23, 4:05-4:55pm, Heavener 306

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. Apply to the location of your choice today by visiting www.protiviti.com/careers.

Raymond James: Navigating Career Showcase: Before, During, and After

Monday January 23, 1040-1130am, Heavener 160

It’s easy to become “swamped” at Showcase and tough to know how to navigate the big event before, during, and after. You know it’s important to ensure that you’ve set yourself up for success and made the right connections to then meet with employers, have fulfilling conversations, and later be extended a job or internship offer. Join Raymond James as we cover what to do, what not to do, and all the steps in between of traversing Career Showcase! Raymond James hires all majors and is actively seeking candidates for full time and internship employment.

Raymond James: Private Wealth Management

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

Raymond James is one of the premier wealth management firms in the US, providing financial services to individuals, corporations and municipalities. With over 2.7 million client accounts and 6,800 financial advisors in the United States, Canada and overseas, Raymond James has built a reputation of superior client services and success in financial planning. Today we’ll focus on private wealth management, careers in the field, and share how our advisors operate. Raymond James hires all majors and is actively seeking candidates for full time and internship employment.

Ross: Corporate Buying & Regional Planning Analysts

Monday January 23, 3:00-3:50pm, Heavener 202

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 & Suntrust Robinson Humphries: Analyst Panel Q&A – Investment Banking, Wholesale & Portfolio Managers

Monday January 23, 1:55-2:45pm, Heavener 160
Hosted by Student Organization TBD

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, Wholesaled delivers a full suite of financial and industry expertise to help business clients realize smart growth. SunTrust and SunTrust Robinson Humphrey host an interactive Analyst panel discussing a “day in the life” of a Wholesale, Investment Banking, and Portfolio Management Analyst. This is a unique opportunity to engage with 1st and 2nd year Analysts and learn more about the difference in career paths among the three programs.

Target: Impressing A Recruiter: Resume & Interview Best Practices

Wednesday January 25, 3:00-3:50pm, Heavener 160

Target is proud to be recognized as one of the most respected and responsible companies in the world and currently sits at #39 on Fortune magazine’s World's Most Admired Companies. You’ve attend Career Showcase, now what? Target Executives want to share tips & tricks to maximize your post-showcase experience in the areas of professional networking, writing an impactful resume, interviewing, and best communicating 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 and is actively hiring full-time and internship roles for Store and Distribution Center leadership. You can submit your application by visiting Target.com/careers and searching for the following requisitions: STO000LJ0 (Executive Team Leader), STL000LJ7 (Stores Internship), SUP0006I2 (DC Operations Manager), or SUP0006VM (DC Operations Internship).

Target: Leadership Vs. Management: What’s the Difference?

Thursday January 26, 11:45-12:35pm, Heavener 202

A 2016 Top Company for Executive Women and No. 22 on DiversityInc Magazine’s list of Top 50 Companies for Diversity, Target hopes to continue inspiring and growing young professionals. Think of the best boss you’ve ever had or a coach that inspired your absolute best….what traits did these leaders possess? Come discuss the difference between being a leader vs being a manager... and how to develop these skills now. Target hires all majors and is actively hiring full-time and internship roles for Store and Distribution Center leadership.

Tech Data: Becoming a Young Professional in the World of Tech and IT

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

Featured on CNBCs Mad Money, Tech Data (NASD:TECD) is a Fortune 108 global IT distributor specializing in providing innovative technology solutions for complex supply chain management problems. With over $26.4 billion in sales, companies like HP, Apple, Cisco, Microsoft—and hundreds of others—depend on Tech Data to bring products to market. Interested in working in a tech based business environment? Curious how technology products, data centers, software, and cloud mobility create rewarding work for our employees? Join some of the top women inside Tech Data to explore technology roles in business and how to successfully transition from classroom to corporate America. Students will explore careers in technology while acquiring leadership tips to successfully become a young professional in the world of tech. Tech Data is searching for principled students who want to work in the IT industry; immediate Summer 2017 internships and Full-time positions are available. All majors welcome and are encouraged to attend.

Warrington Study Abroad: Launching Your International Business Career

Friday, January 27, 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.

Warrington: Bloomberg Terminals 101

Thursday January 26, SESSION #1 - 1040-1130am, Hough Hall Capital Markets Lab
Thursday January 26, SESSION #2 - 11:45am-12:35pm, 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's David F. Miller Retail Center: Recruit You!

Monday, January 23, 2:00-3:30pm, Stuzin 100

This exclusive event brings six retail companies to hire juniors and seniors into retail internships (field and corporate) and permanent executive positions. Companies will be organized to accept your resumes and learn about your professional experiences. Dress professionally and bring your resume!

Warrington's David F. Miller Retail Center: Retail Reception

Monday, January 23, 4:00-5:30pm, Bryan 232

The 2017 Retail Reception Mixer puts top recruiters, practitioners, and retail executives from across the retailing landscape all under one roof. Open to freshmen through graduate students, 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 welcoming conversation in a comfortable setting. Explore, network, enjoy free food, and develop relationships with industry leaders who will impact your career.

Wells Fargo Securities: Careers in Investment Banking

Monday, January 23, 11:45am-12:35pm, 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 is the career projection of an investment banking analyst?" "What types of deals/assignments will I be working on?” Additional Wells Fargo Securities representatives will be on hand to meet with you after the session concludes. 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, January 23, 12:45-1:30pm, Heavener Courtyard

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

Monday, January 23, 3:00-3:50pm, 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’s it like to be an analysts? Should I really expect to work long hours? What kind of projects will I work 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.

Employer/Student Mixers

Warrington Scholars Diversity Mixer

Monday January 23, 5:00-6pm, Heavener 160

All Warrington underrepresented students and women invited! This multicultural event welcomes students of all backgrounds and cultures. Students of color, Hispanic students, women, and other diverse students are strongly encouraged to attend. Over 150 undergraduates from the Heavener School, Fisher School of Accounting, and combined degree students from the Hough Graduate specialized Master’s programs will be in attendance.

Heavener Leaders Mixer

Monday January 23, 6:00-7:30pm, Heavener Commons Area

This private, invite only student mixer caters to business majors Heavener has tapped as a top student leaders. Hosted by the Florida Leadership Academy, 200+ of Heavener’s student organization executive officers, honor students, and students individually invited by staff converge for this non-advertised event.

Gator Selling Professionals – Roles in Sales

Wednesday January 25, 6:15-8:00pm, Bryan Hall 232

Gator Selling Professionals (GSP) is proud to present our first ever Networking Mixer featuring representatives from Hershey, Altria, Gartner, and more top companies! Looking for an internship or post-graduation employment? Interested in networking with employers from companies such as Hershey, Altria, and Gartner? Passionate about sales or marketing job opportunities? Join us for the Gator Selling Professional's Employer Mixer. Food and beverage provided.
** GSP hopes to educate and encourage Heavener students to pursue careers in sale, especially within Fortune 500 companies. While GSP showcases many career options, we also strive to ensure you know how to sell the most important product...yourself.

David F. Miller Retail Center: Retailers Reception

Monday January 23, 4:00-5:30pm, Stuzin Hall 1st Floor

This festive gathering brings students, faculty, staff and interested students together for a casual meet and greet. No resume necessary for this get-together, but this event is the perfect forum for relaxed networking prior to the Career Showcase. Students recommend this activity as they report better performance at Showcase having had this quiet time with recruiters.
** Attending companies include ABC Fine Wine & Spirts, Dillard’s, Ross, Bridgestone, Enterprise, Rooms to Go, Chewy.com, JCPenney, Target, Chicos’s FAS, Macy’s, and more!