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Get in Touch With Us: 352-392-1601 | UFCareerCenter@ufsa.ufl.edu

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UF Faculty and Staff Symposium

Experience Reimagined
Friday, March 6, 2020
8:30 a.m. – Noon
Career Connections Center

The UF Faculty and Staff Symposium: Experience Reimagined will examine the ways in which faculty and staff can shape meaningful experiences for students both in and outside of the classroom.

Attend this year’s event to network, learn, and share your experiential education and student employment best practices with the UF Community. The Symposium is open to all University of Florida faculty and staff.

The Symposium registration is now open. For questions about the event, please email us.

Symposium Tracks

The Symposium will have two tracks. Each track will identify practical career development applications that faculty and staff can incorporate into their respective functional areas.

The Theory Track will focus on academic and advising best practices that shape meaningful experiences for students throughout their life cycle as a UF Gator.

The Implementation Track will delve into understanding and incorporating student employment as a high impact practice and how it supports the holistic development of the UF student.

Schedule

8:30 – 9 a.m.: Check-In and Breakfast
Career Connections Center Ground Level Lobby

9 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.: Opening and Keynote

9:30 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.: Break

9:45 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.: Breakout Session 1

Implementation Track:Integrating Career Competencies into Student Employment

Presented by:

  • Keira Simmonds – UF Career Connections Center, Assistant Director for Campus Engagement
  • Jessica Phillipe – UF Career Connections Center, Campus Engagement Specialist
  • Sara Gould – UF Career Connections Center Campus, Senior Assistant Director for Career Engagement 
Theory Track: Lessons from Students Experiences Outside of the Classroom

Presented by:

  • Dr. Christina Gardner-McCune – UF CISE Assistant Professor, Director Engaging Learning Lab
  • Amanpreet Kapoor – UF Engaging Learning Lab, Research Assistant 

10:30 AM – 10:40 AM: Break

10:45 AM – 11:30 AM: Breakout Session 2

Implementation Track: Leveraging Technology to Support a Comprehensive and Developmental Student Employment Experience

Presented by:

  • Dr. Mary Jordan – UF Housing and Residence Education, Associate Director
  • Joey McGinn – UF Housing and Residence Education, Resident Assistant
Theory Track: Guidelines for a Successful Internship
    Presented by:

  • Dr. Holly Moses – UF Department of Health Education & Behavior Lecturer, Internship Coordinator 

11:30 AM – 12:00 PM: Reflection and Closing Remarks

Guidelines for a Successful Internship

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Lessons from Students Experiences Outside of the Classroom

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Leveraging Technology to Support a Comprehensive and Developmental Student Employment Experience

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Student Employment as a High Impact Practice

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