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Career Influencer Awards

Career Influencer Awards

The University of Florida Career Influencer Awards celebrate the collaboration and innovation of our partners who have had an exceptional impact on career development and career engagements during the preceding academic year. 2021/2022 Award nominations will be accepted May 9 – June 13, 2022. All awards will be presented at the Career Connections Center’s annual Career Engagement Summit on July 8, 2022. Nominees are not required to have had a direct collaboration with the Career Connections Center in their impact to the University of Florida. Self-nominations are accepted.

Career Influencer Award Categories

The five categories for the Career Influencer Awards are listed below.

Employer or company

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

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

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.

UF On-campus Student Employment

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

2022 Career Influencer Award Recipients

Texas Industries

Texas Industry

School District of Lee County

Brittany Grubbs-Hodges

Lecturer and Experiential Learning Coordinator
Beyond120, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Dr. Mary Risner

Sarah Furtney

Instructional Assistant Professor & Undergraduate Coordinator
Crayton Pruitt Family Department of Biomedical Engineering, Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering

Lisa D'Souza

Director, Career & Leadership Programs
Heavener School of Business,Warrington College of Business

UF Organization for Graduate Student Advancement

Talline Martins

Director, Graduate Professional Development
Office of Graduate Professional Development, The Graduate School

School District of Lee County

The Agency

College of Journalism and Communications

Dr. Mary Risner

Department of Animal Sciences Livestock Units

College of Agricultural and Life Sciences

Cece Shulz

Director of Student Engagement University of Florida David F. Miller Retail Center

2021 Career Influencer Award Nominees

2021 Career Influencer Award Recipients



UF Organization for Graduate Student Advancement

UF Organization for Graduate Student Advancement

School District of Lee County

The School District of Lee County

Dr. Mary Risner

Dr. Holly Moses

Lecturer & Internship Program Coordinator
College of Health & Human Performance

Cece Shulz

Director of Student Engagement University of Florida David F. Miller Retail Center

 
 

Career influencer award nominees

2019/2020 Career Influencers

2018/2019 Career Influencer Award Recipients

Staff Category
cynthia sain

Cynthia Sain
Academic Advisor
Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering

Faculty Category
oliver grundmann

Dr. Oliver Grundmann
Clinical Associate Professor and Director
Graduate Programs Pharmaceutical Chemistry & Clinical Toxicology College of Pharmacy

Faculty Category
holly moses

Dr. Holly Moses
Lecturer & Internship Program Coordinator
College of Health & Human Performance

 
 
 

2018 - 2019 Career Influencer Award Nominees

Career influencer award nominees