Heavener School of Business Articles: page 3

Heavener student invited to Forbes conference

Melanie Ventura was recognized by Forbes and will attend the outlet’s Forbes Under 30 Summit in October. Ventura, who will graduate from Heavener with her bachelor’s degree in December 2019 and a Master of Science in Finance in May 2020, will attend the summit on a full scholarship and hear from prestigious keynote speakers, panels on topics in technology, fashion, philanthropy, and more. “Attendance at this conference will allow me to connect with future leaders and learn from the world’s

Thinking outside the box when searching for internships and full-time roles

In just a few days the fall recruiting season of 2019 will officially begin. During this time, thousands of Business Gators will embark on the journey of researching, applying, and interviewing for internships and full-time roles. This year we challenge all students to think outside the box when searching for their next break. Why? Because your dream internship and career may be in a field, industry or company you never even considered. And now is the best time to discover

Rankings Roundup: How Warrington performed in 2018-2019

Over the 2018-2019 academic year, the Warrington College of Business received a number of top rankings from leading publications such as U.S. News & World Report, Financial Times, The Economist, Eduniversal and Ivy Exec. The exceptional rankings we received from these publications affirm our strong student quality, alumni success, value of programs, faculty excellence, first-class student services, and global recognition and influence. The Warrington College of Business is a top-tier institution, and these rankings prove it. Check out our most recent

Allie in Antibes: Reflections on France

Last December, Heavener students Rahul Kheraj and Allie Carrasquilla were awarded the U.S. Department of State’s Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship, a grant program that enables students of limited financial means to study or intern abroad, thereby gaining skills critical to the United States’ national security and economic prosperity. Upon returning from their respective trips to Spain and France, Kheraj and Carrasquilla reflected on how they grew from their experiences. Read what Carrasquilla had to say below, then check out Kheraj’s reflection.  By Alejandra (Allie)

How studying abroad expanded this Heavener student’s network and knowledge

Last December, Heavener students Rahul Kheraj and Allie Carrasquilla were awarded the U.S. Department of State’s Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship, a grant program that enables students of limited financial means to study or intern abroad, thereby gaining skills critical to the United States’ national security and economic prosperity. Upon returning from their respective trips to Spain and France, Kheraj and Carrasquilla reflected on how they grew from their experiences. Read what Kheraj had to say below, then check out Carrasquilla’s reflection.  By Rahul Kheraj,

How to maximize your internship

By Katie McCarville, Associate Director – Undergraduate Career Services, Heavener School of Business Now that the semester has finally come to a close, you can hopefully take a much need break and binge all the things you’ve been saving on Netflix. Although it is the summer, don’t forget to keep some of these tips in mind in order to capitalize on your summer internship experience. 1. Never eat lunch alone…network, network, network! You have access to your entire organization’s directory

Why it’s better being involved

By Christine Haworth, BSBA ’18, MSE ’19 College is a juggling act, between school, family and friend commitments, and the ever-growing need for sleep, it can be a lot. While it might be easy to limit your time on campus to classes only, being involved on campus and in the Gainesville community enriches your college experience, and is something that can’t be replicated later on in life. But don’t just take it from me. One of my fellow students Travis

Academic Excellence is a Family Affair: Mother and Daughter Earn UF Degrees on the Same Weekend

While weekends in the Pinkerton family used to involve fishing trips, mother-daughter duo Angel and Morgan traded their fishing rods for flashcards after enrolling at the University of Florida. Both will graduate from UF this spring – Angel with a bachelor’s degree in business administration from UF Online and Morgan with a master’s degree in entomology. Read more about how studying business administration through UF Online was the perfect fit for Angel, a certified financial planner and small business owner.

My journey as a Business Gator

By Nelly Wilson, BSBA ’17, MS-ISOM ’19 I arrived as a freshman at the University of Florida in the fall of 2015, enrolled in the Warrington College of Business and excited to craft the next chapter of my life. My goals as a Gator were to grow and learn more about the world and myself, while exploring and discovering what I was really passionate about. Having earned an associate degree in high school through dual enrollment, I immediately jumped into my

Heavener student brings consulting skills to real-world scenario at the Johnson & Johnson Case Competition

By Camila Vincent de Urquiza, BSBA ’20 Throughout my time at UF, my interests have greatly varied, shifting from journalism, to law, and finally to marketing in the Heavener School of Business. I knew that I enjoyed psychology, and I needed a field where I could be creative and solve problems. In my sophomore year, I learned about consulting and with two other students, Evan Hauser and Steven Tenbusch, started the Undergraduate Consulting Club (UCC). That is when I realized