Career Influencer Awards

The University of Florida Career Influencer Awards celebrates the collaboration and innovation of our partners who have had an exceptional impact on career development and career engagements during the preceding academic year.

2019-2020 Award nominations will be accepted March 2 – March 23, 2020. All awards will be presented at the Career Connections Center’s annual Career Engagement Summit (formerly the Employer Retreat).

Nominees are not required to have had direct collaboration with the Career Connections Center in their impact to the University of Florida. Self-nominations are accepted.

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Career Influencer Award Categories

The three categories for the Career Influencer Awards are listed below. Nominations for achievements during the 2019-2020 year will be accepted March 2 – March 23, 2020. Awards will be presented at the 2020 Career Engagement Summit


Recognizes an employer/company who has demonstrated their commitment to the career development of UF students through one or more initiatives, programs, or events.

UF Faculty

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Recognizes a faculty member who has championed the career development of students at the University through collaboration or mentorship.

UF Staff

Recognizes a UF staff member who has championed the career development of students at the University of Florida through collaboration or mentorship.

Student Organization

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Recognizes a student organization for their commitment to promoting career development through their mission and initiatives including planning career readiness events, professional development opportunities, employer-hosted events and/or collaboration with career initiatives throughout campus.

2018-2019 Career Influencer Award Recipients

Staff Category

Cynthia Sain

Academic Advisor
Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering

Faculty Category

Dr. Oliver Grundmann

Clinical Associate Professor and Director, Graduate Programs Pharmaceutical Chemistry & Clinical Toxicology
College of Pharmacy 

Faculty Category

Dr. Holly Moses

Lecturer & Internship Program Coordinator
College of Health & Human Performance 

2018-2019 Career Influencer Award Nominees

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