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Virtual event highlights the importance of diversity in the workplace

Students from across the Warrington College of Business and UF were invited to a new event from Business Career Services designed to showcase the importance of diversity in the workplace. Over the three-night event, called Diversity in the Workplace, students had the opportunity to hear from Dr. “Bowtie” Todd Jenkins on why inclusivity is important to everyone, a team from Proctor & Gamble (P&G) on how diversity influences their business decisions, Margo Downs on creating inclusive workplaces and a game

How a specialized master’s degree can strengthen your future

Are you considering applying to a specialized master’s degree? You’re not alone. Over the last few years, the Warrington College of Business has experienced an impressive growth in its applicants for our specialized master’s programs, as well as our degree types. Recently, we hosted a panel of four alumni from our master’s programs to learn about their Warrington experience, as well as their decision to pursue an advanced degree. We hosted Mitch McManaman (Master of Science in Entrepreneurship, Class of

How UF MBA achieved the No. 1 ranking for career services

A significant aspect of any business school’s overall success is the strength and reputation of its career services office and the students who take advantage of the programs and services it offers. Having the opportunity to call yourself “best in the world” is certainly one way to validate one’s success among the top business schools around the globe. Here at the University of Florida-Warrington College of Business, we can do just that. With the recent release of the Financial Times’ Global

Warrington Career Week connects hundreds of students with recruiters, despite pandemic

Searching for a job can be a stressful and demanding task. Doing so during a pandemic doesn’t make it any easier. Despite the inherent challenges associated with job searching in the time of COVID-19, Warrington College of Business students were set up for success thanks to Warrington Career Week – a virtual event put on by Business Career Services designed to help students explore career options, learn about company culture, affirm academic major choices, network with employers and enhance career

Four among winners of Warrington’s teaching, advising awards

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Congratulations are in order for the four winners of the 2020-2021 Warrington College of Business Teaching/Advising Awards. Dr. David Ling is the recipient of the Graduate Teaching Award and Carly Escue is the recipient of the Graduate Advising Award. On the undergraduate side, Keisha Hunte is the recipient of the Undergraduate Advising Award and Siân Morgan is the recipient of the Undergraduate Teaching Award. David Ling: Dr. Ling is the Ken and Linda McGurn Professor of Real Estate and

How to maximize your experience at a virtual career event

The COVID-19 pandemic has forced the UF Warrington Business Career Services office to be creative in its career offerings. With Warrington Career Week set to take place from February 1-4, students will have an opportunity to hear from impactful companies and learn what it takes to earn an internship or full-time job.  But how can students make sure they maximize their experience and get the most out of this event and others throughout the year? Jonathan Fowler, a CAP Mentor for

5 things Warrington students are thankful for this year, despite COVID-19 disruption

The holidays are a time of giving thanks and expressing gratitude for all we have in life. While the COVID-19 pandemic has clouded our ability to see all we have to be thankful for, here at the Warrington College of Business, we still believe there is a silver lining to every challenge. To shed light on what we have to be thankful for, despite the disruption the pandemic has brought to our lives, we asked current students to share what

6 ways to advance your career search this fall

Even though students won’t experience their normal on-campus classes this fall, there are still many ways for students to advance their career search. Warrington’s Business Career Services office continues to put together engaging opportunities for students to learn more about how to get a job after graduation. Here’s how: Career appointments Warrington students still have access to appointments with their career coaches or CAP mentors. Freshmen should work virtually with a CAP mentor this semester and all other students should

UF MBA among the top-ranked programs that train well-paid consultants

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – UF MBA was named to U.S. News & World Report’s list of the top 45 MBA programs with graduates who earn the most in the consulting industry. With an average consulting salary of $113,750 in 2019, UF MBA is the No. 15 program among U.S. public schools and No. 41 program overall on the list. The U.S. News & World Report No. 10 public program also reported a $105,168 average salary among all sectors in 2019. In

Going Virtual with Business Career Services

By Craig Petrus, Director of Business Career Services The effects of COVID-19 have reshaped how the world does business. It impacts where and how we shop, where and how we spend our work day, and most importantly, how we communicate to our fellow employees and stakeholders. This epidemic has brought us from one-site, in-person meetings and office pop ins to what is now the new normal of virtual communication, programs and services. Here at the UF Warrington College of Business