Programs

9 warning signs you hate your job – and what to do about it

Reading Time: 4 minutes No matter how long you’ve been in your job, everyone can get stagnant. You get into a routine with your job, and before you know it, you realize it might not be the job for you anymore. Here are nine warning signs that you’re starting to feel this way: That Sunday night feeling. It’s easy to forget what day it is during the weekend. You’re having a great time with your friends and family, and you have the full day

Lene Staertzel

How a Master of International Business alumna made her career in the luxury automobile industry

Reading Time: 2 minutes Lene Staertzel completed her Master of International Business (MIB) in 2011. She now works as the Delivery Programs Manager for Porsche Cars. In her free time, she enjoys running marathons (the Big Sur Marathon is her favorite) and reading, which she keeps up with by using Audible. (The best thing about Audible is being able to speed up the reading so you can learn things more quickly, she said.) We spoke with Staertzel about how the Master of International Business

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New partnership with JumpStart provides opportunities for students to get head start on professional development

Reading Time: 3 minutes GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Students at the University of Florida Warrington College of Business can now get a jumpstart on their professional development as well as their internship and full-time job search thanks to a new partnership with the JumpStart Advisory Group. JumpStart specializes in identifying and developing highly-skilled, diverse individuals at the undergraduate, graduate or work professional phases, including diverse races, ethnicities, genders, gender identities, veterans and military status, who possess the expertise, experience and academic credentials for today’s competitive

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How to get your employer to pay for your MBA

Reading Time: 4 minutes If you’re reading this, you’ve likely already made the significant decision to pursue your MBA – nice! What you’re probably realizing now is slightly more complicated to figure out – how you’re going to pay for said MBA. If you’re suddenly having nightmares of being buried in student loan debt for the rest of your life – wake up, wipe the sweat off your brow and smell the good news! Many employers will outright pay or partially pay for your

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Leveraging resources: campus and community

Reading Time: 3 minutes By Jamie Kraft, Director, Entrepreneurship and Innovation Center We have all heard this one before from entrepreneurs: I plan to come up with a cool idea, attract a bunch of money and make a bunch of money! The reality is that this is faulty logic. It is hard enough to come up with product-market fit and even harder to find capital. There is always mom, dad, and Pappy Jasper, but the reality is that it is a long, hard slog…one

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After the Master of Science in Management: Life at JetBlue

Reading Time: 2 minutes By: Emma Magee, BSPR ’18, MSM ’19 My journey through college took me to new places, career choices and new heights. As a recent Master of Science in Management (MSM) graduate, I knew that I was prepared to take the next step in my career thanks to the undeniable preparation, knowledge and skills that I gained throughout the program. I am currently placed in the corporate communications department of JetBlue Airways in Long Island City, New York, as part of

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Student Spotlight: Rachael Kramer

Reading Time: 3 minutes In 2016, Rachael Kramer (BSBA ’19, MIB ’20) started her first year at the University of Florida Heavener School of Business and as one of the newest members of the UF Volleyball team. Just a few years later, she completed her undergraduate degree in marketing and played in all 33 UF Volleyball matches in her junior year. She’s now working to complete her Master of International Business while continuing as a middle blocker for the Gator Volleyball team. We spoke

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UF MBA Transformation Weekend shakes up professional development with interactive learning experiences

Reading Time: 3 minutes At UF MBA, we focus on transforming you into your best professional and personal self. Aside from high academic settings and standards, UF MBA also provides professional development opportunities that teach you the communication, problem-solving, teamwork and other soft skills that employers are looking for in new hires.    This year, UF MBA debuted a new, exciting avenue to build those skills – Transformation Weekend, an immersive experiential learning program for all UF MBA students. Transformation Weekend hosted a dynamic

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UF MBA ranked among the top 10 US public programs

Reading Time: 2 minutes GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The UF MBA Full-Time program at the University of Florida’s Warrington College of Business was ranked among the top 10 public universities in the United States on the 2020 QS Global MBA Rankings. Among public programs in the U.S., UF MBA was named the No. 9 program. Out of 105 ranked MBA programs in the United States, the UF MBA Full-Time format jumped up seven places to the No. 26 program, just following universities like the University

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Master of International Business alumna highlights the importance of teamwork in school and after

Reading Time: 3 minutes Alysse Rothbaum completed her BSBA in 2011 and Master of International Business (MIB) in 2012. Today, Alysse works as a Demand & Deployment Analyst at Victoria’s Secret.  Alysse spoke with us about how her MIB degree set her up for success in New York City and advice she has for current students. By Alysse Rothbaum, BSBA ’11, MIB ’12 After graduating with my Master of International Business, I did what most Floridians do – move to Kansas! To be honest,