Recruit Diverse Talent

Diversity recruitment remains a priority in candidate selection and retention. The University of Florida provides limitless opportunities for employers to recruit students of various backgrounds and experiences. The Career Connections Center serves as the bridge between employers and the campus community connecting diverse purposeful recruitment the diverse talent at the University of Florida.

To learn more about UF’s diverse demographics, you can utilize UF’s interactive enrollment data tool.

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Diversity Meet Up: Pre Showcase Connections

On Monday, September 24 join us for an event tailored for recruiters with diversity hiring initiatives. This is a networking event with a fluid atmosphere, without the boundaries of the career fair, for students and employers to connect in a relaxed environment. This is a premier opportunity to maximize the amount of students you see in a quick, casual manner.

Registration is $150 for Showcase registrants and $170 for non-Showcase registrants. You can register for the event up to the day of the event through Gator CareerLink.

September 24 | 5:30 pm to 8 pm (Employer check in at 5:00pm) | Emerson Hall
Parking is available on the North Lawn in front of the Stadium.

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UF Diversity Statistics

  • 30% of students identified as Asian, African American, or Hispanic/Latino (F’14)
  • UF named to Victory Media’s Military Friendly Schools (2016)
  • UF ranked the #5 college for Veterans by USA Today
  • Approximately 1800 students have self-disclosed their disabilities with the University

Diverse Organizations & Affiliations

The Career Connections Center recognizes that students may identify with many diverse populations. The career center continues to partner with student organizations and campus units to encourage and facilitate connections between our diverse students and employing organizations. In general, diversity segments at the University of Florida can be categorized by:

  • Academic
  • Cultural
  • Online
  • Veterans
  • Greek Life
  • Honorary
  • Leadership
  • Political
  • Service
  • Professional
  • Recreational
  • Religious
  • Philanthropy
  • Sports
  • Disabilities
  • Sex & Sexual Orientation
  • Social Justice& Diversity
  • Special Interests

Connecting to Diverse Recruitment

We offer numerous strategies and tailored services to connect employers with our diversity student population. Request a consultation with one of our Employer Relations staff members to discuss unique ways your organization can secure diverse candidates from the University of Florida!

Our Partners

  • Fisher Investments
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  • Southwestern Advantage logo
  • Infotech
  • Lockheed Martin Logo