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Madrid skyline with the sun setting in the background

International Internship Experiences: Madrid

International studies and career development are two core pillars that define the Heavener School of Business experience. Through internships abroad, many of our undergraduate business students have impactful, unique and real-world experiences while developing their career and global acumen at

Hayley Pierre

Three ways traveling abroad made me a better business leader

By Hayley Pierre As an MBA student with a concentration in marketing in the UF MBA Online program, I ultimately decided to get my MBA from UF because of its global network and name recognition. Anywhere you are, you will find

UF MBA students stand in front of the Jameson Distillery in Dublin holding a UF MBA banner

Global Immersion Experience in Dublin brings business lessons to life for Executive MBA students

By Kevin Ott My name is Kevin Ott, and I live in Orlando, Florida. I am currently enrolled in the Executive MBA (EMBA) program at the University of Florida. As I approach the mid-point of the program, I can honestly

Eight students dressed in business attire pose for a photo with their case competition trophies

Warrington students compete in International Business Ethics Case Competition

GAINESVILLE, Fla. –  Undergraduate and graduate students from the Warrington College of Business at the University of Florida took top honors at the International Business Ethics Case Competition in April. The graduate student team came in first place in the

UF MBA students pose in front of the Carnival Cruise offices

UF MBA students get exclusive experience at Carnival and Citrix on South Florida City Trek

Students across the UF MBA Full-Time, Professional, Online and South Florida programs had the unique opportunity to get an insider experience at two major corporations based in South Florida as part of UF MBA’s City Trek program. Students met with executives,

Four students pose for a photo at a case competition

Case competition teams stand out around the world

The Heavener School completed its most successful year in international case competitions with a pair of first-place finishes and three third-place finishes out of the eight competitions attended. With competitions in Australia, Canada, Japan, the Netherlands and New Zealand, the

2017 International Student Award winners lined up on stage

Warrington students honored by UF International Center

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Four students from the Warrington College of Business received Outstanding International Student Awards from the University of Florida International Center on Nov. 14. The Outstanding International Student Award recognizes international students who not only meet exemplary academic

Xavier Richardson

Making a difference in South Africa

Xavier Richardson, a 2017 graduate of the Thomas S. Johnson Master of Science in Entrepreneurship program, recently participated in the Entrepreneurship and Empowerment in South Africa (EESA) program. EESA participants spend six weeks assisting historically disadvantaged entrepreneurs in the townships

Alex Llodra in front of the Great Wall of China

Gaining Global Experience

Alex Llodra wasn’t sure what to expect when she started an internship at Vandergeeten Trading Co. in Beijing. Feeling uncomfortable at the beginning of her internship while in a foreign culture turned into one of the most beneficial experiences of

International Business Ethics Case Competition

Warrington teams thrive at ethics case competition

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Warrington undergraduate and graduate teams recorded first-place finishes at the International Business Ethics Case Competition April 19-21 at the J.W. Marriott Hotel and Spa in Santa Monica, Calif. “It has been a pleasure working with these students,