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Business Career Services expands to Heavener School

The Heavener School is taking the next step to ensure positive career outcomes for students. The Business Career Services office expanded at the start of the fall 2017 semester to offer dedicated programs and services for Heavener students in order to assist them in reaching their career goals. All undergraduate business students have access to a specifically designed career journey, which allows them to engage with the Business Career Services office and their dedicated team of Career Coaches and CAP

Preparing students to be career-ready

A cornerstone of the University of Florida Heavener School of Business is preparing students for careers as soon as they commence. Heavener’s combination of academic excellence, networking opportunities, international experiences, academic advisement, as well as career and leadership development programs set our students apart when they enter the workforce. Leadership and career development programs build professionalism in students through like-minded peers and leaders. Coupling that with career-services, like those provided by the Business Career Services office, our students are not

Transforming career services in the Warrington College of Business

Career and professional development is an integral part of the student experience at any top-ranked business school in the country. Here at the Warrington College of Business, it is no different. To better serve our students, the Graduate Business Career Services office is being reinvented. Business Career Services, as it will now be called, opens the new chapter of this journey in the fall of 2017, aiming to reshape career and professional development for our students. Warrington has decided to

UF MBA makes significant climb in The Economist’s full-time rankings

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – UF MBA at the Hough Graduate School of Business ascended 22 positions in The Economist’s “Which MBA?” full-time rankings released Thursday. Thanks to its 22-place gain—the largest by any school in this ranking—UF MBA is ranked 58th in the world after finishing 80th in The Economist’s 2014 rankings. UF MBA is now ranked 36th among U.S. programs, and 16th among U.S. public programs. The Economist’s full-time rankings are based on surveys sent to eligible programs and more

Warrington’s commitment to diversity continues through NBMBAA sponsorship

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The Warrington College of Business Administration has been named the official academic sponsor of the 37th Annual National Black MBA Association (NBMBAA) Conference and Exposition. The conference, one of the nation’s largest professional development and job recruitment events, takes place Sept. 22-26 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando. “The first step to increase diversity in U.S. corporate boardrooms is to increase diversity in the nation’s premier graduate business programs,” said Dr. S. Selcuk Erenguc, Senior

Heavener students, major companies make connections at Career Expo

As Heavener Hall’s doors opened, eager students filed in for the opportunity to meet recruiters and speakers from some of the nation’s top companies. They greeted each other with friendly smiles and firm handshakes— the first of many great first impressions. This friendly and personal environment encompasses the type of experience the inaugural Heavener School of Business Career Expo maintained during its two-day informational fair Monday and Wednesday. The expo hosted more than 20 information sessions from major businesses including

Hough Graduate School to host “Stay in the Swamp” Career Fair

The Graduate Business Career Services office (GBCS) at the Hough Graduate School of Business will host the first-ever “Stay in the Swamp” Career Fair from 6 pm to 9 pm on Thursday at Hough Hall (Room 150). The event, co-sponsored by Florida Works and the Gainesville Area Chamber of Commerce, is designed for current and former students of the Hough Graduate School who wish to work and remain in the Gainesville area. “More and more of our students want to