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Majors and Minors Fair

Majors & Minors Fair
October 14th, 2020
Virtual on the Career Fair Plus App
10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

About the Majors & Minors Fair:

Join Student Government, Exploratory Advising, the Brown Center for Leadership & Service & the Career Connections Center for our annual Majors & Minors Fair! This fair offers you a chance to find out about many of the great programs available to you at UF.

This event is open to UF Students and Alumni only. For further questions, contact Alison Noonan at (352) 273-2335 or ANoonan@ufsa.ufl.edu.

For a list of participating departments, download our career fair app, Career Fair Plus from the App Store or Google Play store. Career Fair Plus provides event details such as a list of employers, an interactive map, real-time updates, and more.

A list of participants can also be found in Gator CareerLink

Let’s Get Ready!

This year, the Majors & Minors Fair will look a little different. With COVID-19 and social distancing requirements, this year’s Fair will take place virtually on the Career Fairs Plus App. Below are instructions for using the Career Fairs Plus App:

  • Download the App from the App Store or Google Play Store
  • Search for participating departments
  • Review their department information
  • Register for appointments to speak with department representatives in the Career Fair Plus app.

How do I meet with representatives?

  • To meet with a department/program representative, you will need to download the Career Fair Plus app on your smartphone.
  • In the search bar type “University of Florida”
  • Select either “Fall 2020 Major and Minors Fair”
  • Click on “Virtual Appointments” on the bottom bar and login or create an account. We recommend filling out your profile completely but you will not need to upload a resume for this fair.
  • Click on “Employers” along the bottom bar and navigate to the department/program you want to connect with.
  • Click on the drop-in link under their department/program name and you will be taken to the department’s drop-in room to connect with a representative. No appointment is needed.
  • If you have questions regarding the app, how to connect with programs, or anything else the day of, please visit the Career Connections Center’s Drop-in link from 10 AM-2 PM on the day of the Majors & Minors Fair.
C3 Drop-In Room

 

Other information to help you prepare:

  • Casual attire is acceptable
  • Research the majors/minors available at UF.
  • Prepare a list of questions regarding switching majors, course options, student organization affiliations, alumni preparedness, etc.
  • Have a platform (notepad or phone app) to jot down notes of your conversations with advisors.
  • Research the number of credit hours you have and your current GPA.

Questions to Ask Your Advisor:

  1. What kind of students tend to enroll in this major/minor and find it a good fit?
  2. Are there any recommended introductory courses that could help me explore this major/minor?
  3. What is the faculty to student ratio?
  4. Do you require a minimum GPA to get into this major/minor?
  5. Are there additional certificate programs available for this major?
  6. What type of engagement experiences/activities would you recommend for students in this major?
  7. What career fields do students who graduate in this field typically go into?
  8. Does the program require/allow internship for credit?

 

Visit career.ufl.edu/events/ for an additional list of workshops that will help students prepare for career fairs.

Headshots are taken throughout the semester and available at the Molm Family Gator Career Closet. For more details please visit, https://career.ufl.edu/closet/

If you are an individual with a disability and anticipate needing accommodations, please contact ANoonan@ufsa.ufl.edu at least 72 hours prior to the event.