Career And Peer Mentors
Career And Peer (CAP) Mentors specialize in providing Warrington students with peer-to-peer career development assistance in their search for great internship and job opportunities. Mentors have prior internship or full-time jobs at companies including such as Google, Procter & Gamble, Johnson and Johnson, AB InBev, Accenture, KPMG, and General Mills.
Virtual and In-Person Office Hours Now Available Monday-Thursday 10:40am-4:55pm.
How the CAP Mentors Can Help You
- Identifying various internship acquisition strategies
- Developing LinkedIn profiles
- Relaying tips to engage corporate recruiters, especially at Career Showcase
- Creating resumes with a success and results orientation
- Professional mock interviewing
- Finding leadership opportunities within the University of Florida
During my recruitment process with Facebook I made sure to visit the CAP Mentor offices in order to receive feedback on my application. I felt very prepared after my meetings with Veronica because I had the opportunity to go through a mock interview and answer questions that were very similar to the ones I was asked at Facebook. I received a tremendous amount of support and guidance and it made a real difference during my interview because I felt confident in knowing that I had practiced the material with my CAP Mentor!
Virginia Howell on the annual #MeetTheMentors series
Virginia is a fourth-year General Studies Business major and she spent her summer interning for KPMG as an Advisory Intern.
The CAP Mentor program was launched in Fall 2009 to assist students in finding internships. Thirteen students were hired in this inaugural mentor class with the intent to provide career services to their peers. Today, mentors provide over 1,100 one-on-one career advising appointments with business majors each semester. The first CAP mentor class laid the foundation for what would become a successful peer-to-peer career advising program and one of the top mentoring programs at the University of Florida