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University of Florida
Career Resource Center
A Division of StudentAffairs



ANNUAL

REPORT
2004 -2005


Wayne Wallace, Ph. D.
Director
Editor
William V. Carnes, M. A.
Associate Director for Operations Support


University of Florida Career Resource Center
P O. Box 118507- CR-loo J. Wayne Reitz Union
Gainesville, Florida 32611-8507
(352) 392-1601 ~ FAX (352) 392-3810
www. crc. ufl.edu
















INTRODUCTION

This Annual Report details the period from September
2004 through August 2005, except where noted.
Activities, personnel changes, organizational structure,
and important events fall within that time frame in order
to make this Report a reference book of CRC programs
for key UF staff, faculty and interested parties.

Statistics on activities, relationships of those statistics to
past data, and the conclusions derived therefrom are
from the Fall 2004, Spring 2005, and Summer 2005
(A, B and C) semesters.

Thus the period generally encompasses the traditional
"2004-2005 Academic Year," a time frame chosen to make
this report compatible with traditional methods of
viewing this university's academic production.

An exception is the organizational chart,
which depicts the Center's structure as of early fall of
2005, the time of the report's completion.









TABLE OF CONTENTS

Executive Sum m ary ........................................ .................. .................................. 4
Highlights of 2004-2005 .................................................... ................................... 4
Career Resource Center Staff ..................................................... ...................9
Program s of Distinction ...................................................................................... 10
Career Resource Center Mission & Objectives................................................. 13
On-Campus Liaison Activities ........................................................................... 15
Career Developm ent Group ................................................................................ 26
Career Networks Group ............................................................................................ 33
Experiential Education Programs ............................................... ............. 33
Em ployer Relations............................................................................................ 36
Career Events ................................................................................................ 39
Career Fair Descriptions ............................................... ........................... 39
Director, Information Technology, and Operations Support................................... 41
Staff Professional Activities.......................................................... ....................46


GRAPHS & CHARTS

A. Sum m ary of Activity 2004-2005................................... ...................................... 8
B. Career Development Snapshot ......................................................................... 27
C. Perspectives Advising & Counseling Requests by College ............................ 32
D. Cooperative Education Demographics ........................................ .............. 35
E. Cooperative Education by Academic Major ................................................ 35
E On-Campus Interview Statistics ................................................................36
G. Gator CareerLink Demographics ................................................................... 37
H. Gator CareerLink Registrations by College ........................................... ......... .. 37
1. Gator CareerLink lJob Postings ................................................................ 38
). Career Day Programs ~ Employer & Student Participation ............................ 40
K. Organization of the Career Resource Center September 2005 ...................55







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EXECUTIVE SUMMARY


"It has been an interesting and busy year
for the staff and students of the CRC, as we
hosted 133,686 visitors. We encountered
record-breaking hurricane activity, which
distracted everyone and impacted a portion
of the student turnout in the fall semester.
Fortunately Gainesville was spared from the
significant damages which occurred elsewhere
in the state.


"Even with campus closings, employer
volume has increased in participation at
Career Showcase, campus recruitment, and
job postings. The economic slump of earlier
years continues to be left behind, affording
more experiential and employment
opportunities for our students.


"In October of 2004, the Division of Student
Affairs welcomed Dr Patricia Telles-Irvin as our
new Vice President. She brought a new
perspective for all seven of the units in Student
Affairs, and started to realign our efforts and
helped to position us strategically. There were
several changes of staff and new resources
were allotted to solve some ongoing challenges.


'As we proceeded to wrap up the year, we
continued to address staff turnover, an annual
ritual which drags upon the productivity of the
organization. We have identified seven goals
for the upcoming year listed on page 2, and
are preparing to improve on our staff quality,
program delivery, employer and student
engagement."


Hijhlights for the year

Emerging Developments

Implementation of the Destinations surveying
tool continued and was improved in this, its second
year, while during this period we introduced yet
another innovative application: Perspectives. This
was also designed and created by the CRC's IT staff
as a computer application to expedite the student
check-in process, as well as to permit the CRC to
gather information on specific student advising
needs. These unique computer programs have
potential campus-wide application, and are
described in more detail in the Programs of
Distinction chapter on page 10.

We have also expanded our international focus,
and in addition to the international exchange
program (described below), there is a new
"International Connection" section in the library
with an growing collection of guides and directories
to assist internationally-focused students.

B.R.I.D.G.E., an internship experience
collaboration between the CRC and the Gainesville
Area Chamber of Commerce was launched in 2002,
but this year it really took off and has gained a
strong following from students and employers. The
program permits hundreds of UF students to gain
an all-important work experience without traveling
far from Gainesville. A true Program of Distinction,
it is detailed on page 12

Recruiting

After several years of weathering a declining
job market, this past year showed a marked
improvement, with the numbers of employers,
schedules and individual interviews increasing
from 21-30%! While the increase in on-campus
interview activity is definitely encouraging, the
number of job vacancies posted with the Center
has stayed consistent this year over 6,500 full-
time and experiential education jobs were listed.


Q One principal focus for the year was the full
operational implementation of the Gator
iflace, PhD CareerLink system and its many upgrades and
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student registration resulted in an all-time high of
17,661 in the system! Special initiatives to increase
gender and ethnic registration was very successful
- some 3,400 students of color are now included in
Gator CareerLink. Chart G on page 37 illustrates
the demographic composition of the registrants.

For the Spring 2005 Career Showcase, we
returned to the concept of a "technical"
(engineering, the sciences, computers, etc.) day
and a "general" (or "non-technical," finance,
accounting, liberal arts, etc.) day, an arrangement
we used for much of the 199os. The arrangement
was well-received by employers and students alike,
allowing both to better focus their recruiting and
job search process, and it also led to a better
balance of attendance between the two days. This
was repeated at the Fall 2005 Career Showcase with
similar successful results.

Although student attendance at our many
career events was slightly below prior years,
employer participation increased significantly at
virtually all of the events, yet another encouraging
sign. Details of each event can be found on Chart
J, page 37.

Our Experiential Education programs continue
to mature, with the growth of the B.R.I.D.G.E.
program, and in the internship area we listed 5,848
internship opportunities, a new record at more
than double last year's figure!

International Staff Exchange

Once again this year, we were able to send one
of our key staff members to the University of Leeds,
an international exchange program begun with
them in the spring of 2003.

In March 2005, Saranette Williams, our Senior
Assistant Director for Employer Relations, had the
honor of spending two weeks in England as part of
that program. Saranette visited London, Leeds,
Sheffield, Yorkshire, Anglesey and York. The
University of Leeds organized her United Kingdom
Career Services exploration experience. As a
result, she was able to collect information on
recruiting practices, office funding, career
counseling, career advising, and employability
training for students.

Saranette also had the opportunity to meet with
employer representatives from Shell, Enterprise


Rent-A-Car, KPMG, Procter & Gamble, the Royal Air
Force, HSBC and many others in the governmental
arena. Cultural similarities and differences
between the United States and the United Kingdom
were also explored. Time was spent at each of the
institutions University of Leeds, the University of
York the University of Sheffield, BPP Professional
Education Law School, and the Leeds Metropolitan
University.

In addition, Saranette was able to interview a
career center staff member from Ajman University,
United Arab Emirates, to learn more about how to
best serve students from Muslim faith countries.
The University of Leeds Career Centre staff did a
phenomenal job hosting Saranette, and she
learned a great deal about the career development
needs of UK students and how marketing
"Employability Skills" helps a Career Center partner
with industry, faculty, parents and students.

Goals for the Future

In support of the established goals of the
Division of Student Affairs, the CRC has established
the following seven "leading indicators" of
productivity for the coming year and, where
appropriate, the current baseline and the method
of measuring the progress in achieving these goals.

1. To increase outreach and educational
programming for undergraduates by 5% and
for graduate students by o1%.

2. Increase the utilization of web-based learning
and advising by 5%.

3. Increase campus-based recruitment by 5%.

4. Increase Gator CareerLink registrations and
"completions" (i.e. beyond input of basic
demographic information, this would be
upload of a complete resume) by 5%.

5. Develop a comprehensive employer
development program to increase contacts.

6. Move toward campus-wide adoption of a
comprehensive post-graduate outcome study.

7. Build a solid base for the CRC "globalization"
efforts for both staff and students.

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instruments and/or processes to measure the
seven goals enumerated above.

Staff Changces

Once again, we faced another period of staff
changes, nearly as complex and comprehensive as
the previous reporting year.

As mentioned briefly in the last Annual Report,
in July 2004 Rachel Spier left her position as one of
our two Assistant Directors for Experiential
Education to accept a similar job in Carlisle,
Pennsylvania. Her vacant position went unfilled
for most of the fall 2004 semester, until in
December we redefined Kimberly Raymond's
position to that of Experiential Education, thus
creating a vacancy as Assistant Director for
Employer Relations & Client Services. Recruiting
for that vacancy began in late spring 2005, and
we eventually hired Lisa A. Wiseman, late of Ohio
University, and she started with us on June 27th.

A family emergency caused Lucas Wall,
Assistant Director for Career Events, to depart the
CRC for home and family in Madison, Wisconsin,
in early December 2004, but we set up a system
that permitted Lucas to continue to work with us
from afar in an OPS capacity. He was able to
accomplish the career event planning and
coordination from Wisconsin, and would then fly
to Florida only in time to directly support individual
career events. That arrangement continued
through into the early summer of 2005, when we
posted the vacancy for a permanent hire. This was
accomplished in early June, and Ms. Kristin Muire,
with the Development Office of the Levin College
of Law, became our new Assistant Director for
Career Events starting on July 11th.

Next, in early spring Dr. Stevie L. Honaker
announced that she would be leaving to relocate
with her fiance to the Orlando-Lakeland area in late


spring or early summer. To clear the way for that
move, we posted the position and conducted
extensive interviews at a number of professional
association national conventions. As it turned out,
we hired an in-house candidate, promoting Farouk
Dey from Senior Assistant Director to Associate
Director of Career Development effective June 28th.
This naturally created a vacancy in his former
position, which at the time of this writing is filled
by the interim appointment of Russell E. "Rew"
Woodruff.

Love also conquered Kisa Pendergrass, our
Assistant Director for Diversity Programs, and she
departed in late June to accompany her fiance to
Durham, North Carolina, where they are to be
married in October 2005. Her vacancy was
advertised and very quickly filled by Ms. Anide
Harrigan, who recently served as a CRC graduate
assistant and the 2004-2005 Gator Launch
Program Coordinator working for Kisa. Anide too
joined our staff on June 28th as Assistant Director
for Career Development & Diversity.

Finally, in early May 2005, Maggie Pelkey,
Customer Service Coordinator, departed on
maternity leave, intending to return to the Center
the first week in August. However, her husband
was a recent UF graduate and found employment
in the Orlando area, whereupon Maggie resigned
in mid-July to relocate. That vacancy, now titled
Career Information Coordinator, it has been posted
and will be filled this fall, but at the present time it
is occupied by a temporary hire from a local
staffing agency.

Errata

On page 3 of the 2003-2004 Annual Report, we
incorrectly reported that Mr. Thomas 1. Halasz
joined the CRC in June 2004 as our Associate
Director for Operations Support. His correct title
is that of Associate Director for Career Networks.
We regret any confusion.


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Seated (1. to r): William V. Carnes, Lauren Pasquarella Daley,
Saranette Williams, Nadene Francis, and William K. Lewis.
Back rows (I. to r.): Farouk Dey, Kimberly Raymond, Phyllis Pena,
Lindsay Seaborn, Thomas Halasz, Kristin Muire, Nancy Leitner,
Lisa Wiseman, Linda Adams, Judy Arzie, Anide Harrigan,
Jennifer Sokas, Heather White, Wayne Wallace,
David Cortes, Lennette Reshard, and Narasinha Kamat.

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Chart A Summary of Activity 2004-05


CRC Traffic
General CRC Visitors.......................................... 133,686
Library Visitors .................................................. 68,719
"Cybertraffic"- Visits to CRC website ....... 16,ooo,ooo>

Student Services
Advising & Walk-in Appointments ......................... 6,561
Scheduled Counseling Appointments ..................... 507
Walk-in Counseling Appointments ........................ 1,106
Resume Medic Number of Critiques ................... 750
CRC Workshops
Workshops Presented.......................................... 63
Attendance ....................................................... 1,153
Employer-Hosted Workshops
Workshops Presented .......................................... 14
Attendance.......................................................... 238
Presentations/Outreaches/Other Events
Individual Events ................................... .......... 81
Attendance ....................................................... 3,143

Career Networks/Em loyment Activities
All Career Events
Employer Participants ........................................ 836
Student Attendance ........................................ 9,812
On-Campus Interviews
Em players ............................................................ 378
Interview Schedules ........................................ 1,027
Individual Interview Appointments .................. 8,750
Cooperative Education Participants........................ 103
Internship Listings ................................................. 5,848

Programmatic Activities
Academic Courses SLS-231o and SLS-23o2
Number of Sections ............................................. 9
Students .............................................................. 244
Mock Interviews Conducted ..................................... 312
Gator Launch Program Participants ....................... 29
Gator Launch Mentors ............................................. 29
Credentials Requests Processed........................... 1,596
PREVIEW 2005 (20 sessions)
Fam ilies ................................................................ 6oo
Total Students .................................................. 7,969


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TEAM CRC STAFF SEPTEMBER 2005



Linda Adams + Office Manager
Judith Arzie Experiential Education Coordinator
William V. Carnes, M. A. + Associate Director for Operations Support
David I. Cortes, B. A. + Computer Support Specialist
Lauren Pasquarella Daley, M. S., NCC, 1MH + Assistant Director for Graduate Services
Farouk Dey, M. Ed., M. B. A. + Associate Director for Career Development
Nadene Francis, B. S. + Assistant Director for Public Relations
Thomas I. Halasz, M. Ed. + Associate Director for Career Networks
Anide Harrigan, M. Ed. + Assistant Director for Career Development & Diversity
Narasinha Kamat, B. S. + Computer Programmer Analyst
Nancy Leitner, A. A. + Information Specialist
William K. Lewis, A. S., MCR MCT + Assistant Director for
Systems Management & Development
Kristin Muire, B. A. + Assistant Director for Career Events
Phyllis Penia Scheduling Coordinator
Kimberly Raymond, M. A. + Assistant Director for Experiential Education
Lennette Reshard + Resource Information Manager
Lindsay C. Seaborn, M. S. + Assistant Director for Employer
Relations & Special Projects

Jennifer R. Sokas, M. S. + Assistant Director for Career Education
Wayne Wallace, Ph.D. + Director
Heather B. White, M. S. + Assistant Director for Experiential Education
Saranette M. Williams, M. A. Ed. + Senior Assistant Director for Employer Relations
Lisa A. Wiseman, M. Ed. + Assistant Director for Employer Relations & Student Services
Russell E. Woodruff, M. Ed/Ed. S. + Assistant Director for Career Development (interim)


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PROGRAMS OF DISTINCTION


DESTINATIONS

This innovative tool is a web-based survey
developed by the CRC IT staff that will permit
University of Florida colleges and departments to
develop and administer surveys to fulfill their
assessment requirements.

Development began in mid-200oo, and by the
fall of that year our IT staff was collaborating with
the College of Engineering and had briefed the
ABET accreditation committee and key college
officials on the benefits and use of the new
application. Since then, it has been accepted for
use by the College of Engineering, and discussions
have been underway with the College of Health &
Human Performance and other interested offices.

This comprehensive surveying tool was
designed to replace the paper-based exit surveys
that currently exist in a number of departments.
The scope of its development quickly expanded and
Destinations became an all-purpose surveying tool
to allow colleges and departments to generate
enumerable surveys in various formats.
Destinations surveys can collect customized
demographic, unit specific, and post-graduation
plan information from recent graduates or alumni,
or gather anonymous information for program,
event or individual assessment.

Users can create independent survey sections
that can present perspectives on how well the
educational, professional and personal goals of
students are being met by the university. Results
of the surveys may facilitate curriculum
improvements, career and educational planning
for current students, enhancement of student
services, and support accreditation requirements.

Creating a Destinations survey is a simple
process that is supported by the CRC. University
entities identify survey administrators at the
college, school or department level, input questions
into the survey-building tool, and publish the survey
for its intended audience. Survey administrators
can view dynamic reports as respondents complete
the survey.


The Department of Electrical & Computer
Science Engineering has used Destinations since
the fall of 2003 with tremendous results. The
Destinations response rates are higher than the
department's former paper-based exit survey
rates, and it has allowed the department to gather
more quantitative date from its students. All data
collected by the tool is available, in its entirety, to
the surveying entity at any time in Microsoft Excel
format. Other formats may be obtained, but only
as needed and upon request.

From a purely technical aspect, Destinations
was designed using Visual Basic 6.0 and SQL 2000
Server, and it became fully operational this past
academic year

More information on Destinations may be
found on the Career Resource Center web site at
www.crc.ufl.edu/destinations, then click on the
"new users" link. Or, you may contact Bill Lewis,
CRC Assistant Director for Systems Management
& Development, at 352-392-1601 ext. 254, or e-mail
at BillLewis@crc.ufl.edu.

PERSPECTIVES

Currently, the CRC advises over 4,200 individual
students each academic year on a wide variety of
topics. The recording process was previously
paper-based and cumbersome to say the least.
The student would come into our center and fill in
a small demographic section, then check any
number of preconfigured boxes requesting
assistance. That information was later transcribed
onto an Excel spreadsheet to document at least
basic statistics.

Perspectives was designed and created by the
CRC's IT staff as a tool to help expedite this process,
as well as to permit the CRC to gather information
on student advising needs. It is also equipped with
a built-in survey capability to help measure the
effectiveness of our services. Now the student
walks in and, at any of our service counters, they
"sign in" electronically. The system asks the student
to fill out a short demographic section (self-
reported, not tied to any Registrar information)
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defining the type of assistance they require when
completed and submitted, the student is entered
into a waiting queue. An advisor or counselor is
then able to see students waiting in the electronic
queue and assists in order of their registration.

At the end of the day the system runs an "end
of day" routine and surveys are sent out to these
students regarding the services they received.
Once a student is in the system, card swipe access
for multiple services is allowed. This can be used
for tracking of any program or service with
reporting capability to segment who is doing what
with our Center matched with a "push" e-mail
evaluation system per counselor, activity or
program. Chart C on page 32 summarizes the
nature of the various requests received in
Perspectives this past year, and the colleges with
which the students were associated.

The CRC is committed to providing the highest
level of service to our students, and we are
confident that this measuring tool will strengthen
even further our ability to serve our student
population.

CAREER EXPLORATION COMMUNITY
AT GRAHAM HALL

In 2003, The Department of Housing Office &
Resident Education and the Career Resource
Center at the University of Florida teamed up to
create a living learning community to enhance the
students' experience by providing a supportive and
interactive environment for first year students at
the University of Florida. Residents have the
opportunity to explore their interests, passions,
skills, abilities, and potential majors and careers.

The goals of the Career Exploration Community
are:

Provide first year students with tools and
resources to learn how to make rational and
thoughtful career and life decisions.

Help students become more aware of
themselves, the world of work, and how their
current decisions impact their future.

Assist first year students in making a career
development plan.


Promote involvement with the campus
community through residence hall activities,
student organizations, and interaction with
faculty, staff, and other students.

This year's program was very successful. Thirty-
five students registered for the SLS course, taught
by Farouk Dey. The course included many
interactive activities and employer panels that
facilitated the exploration process:

"Pathways to Passion & The Game of Life: Life
and WorkValues," September 1, 2004. (Farouk
Dey)

"Orientation to CRC Library & Skills
Identification," September 15, 2004. (Farouk
Dey)

"The Perfect Career Match for your
Personality: MBTI," September 29, 2004.
(Farouk Dey Diane Porter)

"Test Your Interests: Strong Interest
Inventory," October 13, 2004. (Farouk Dey)

"Get Connected to the World of Work:
Information Interviewing," October 27, 2004.
(Farouk Dey)

Employer Panel Reception, November 10,
2004. (Farouk Dey)

"Goal Setting" and CEC Celebration,
December 1, 2004. (Farouk Dey)

"Internships & Co-ops," February 22, 2005.
(Farouk Dey, Heather White)

"Resume Writing," March 16, 2005. (Farouk
Dey)

The CRC and the DHRE measure the
effectiveness of the CEC using the Career Decision
Scale a 19-question survey developed to assess
the current status of career decision making -
and by asking CEC students to share their
questions, experiences, and thoughts in weekly
online journals that allow them to reflect on their
experiences and normalize their fears. The journal
entries also provided qualitative data that help
document students' progress.


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The results from the Career Decision Scale-the
survey is given upon entering and completing the
CEC program -and the more than 1,200 journal
entries collected since August 2003 provide
quantitative and qualitative data that show that
the CEC program has accomplished the following:

Increase in students' self-efficacy 14
percent

Increase in students' ability to make career
decisions 58 percent

Increase in the level of students' self-
awareness and self-appraisal 38 percent

Increase in the amount of information about
careers and academic majors gathered by
students 35 percent.

The CEC program continues to grow. Housing
has received many requests from prospective
students and their parents about the CEC
program.
"B.R.1.D.G.E." THE GAINESVILLE
CHAMBER OF COMMERCE PROJECT


Area Chamber of Commerce, the Chamber
Internships Initiative, as it was previously called,
set out to equip students with practical real-world
career experiences that would help them transition
into secure and successful long-term employment.

This program is ideal for students who are not
able to travel long distances or take a leave from
school in order to intern elsewhere. The CRC bridges
students and participating local employers,
ultimately facilitating greater connectivity between
Gainesville-area professionals and UF students.

In order to apply, interested students have to
now attend a mandatory workshop where they are
educated about successful internships and
informed of program expectations. The statistics
for the program since its inception are as follows:


year
Fall 2003
Spring 2004
Fall 2004
Spring 2005


Employer Listincgs Student Resumes
44 Start of Program


B.R.I.D.G.E. Building Relationships through As you can see, the program has grown
Internships Development with Gainesville significantly since its inception, and a new
Employers exists for the purpose of providing automated application process will allow employers
local, career-related internships exclusive for UF to post their internship listings on-line in the fall of
students. 2005. The long-term goal is to utilize the web and
e-mail for both position listings and resume
Established in 2002 as a joint venture between collection, as to make this process user-friendly for
the Career Resource Center and the Gainesville both employers and students.






ON EXPERIENCE
"In the business world, everyone is paidin
two coins: cash andexperience. Take the
experience first, the cash wif come later"

Harold S. Geneen, 1910-1997
Former CEO of I. T. T.


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CAREER RESOURCE CENTER MISSION & OBJECTIVES


"The mission of the Career Resource Center is to provide comprehensive, state-of-the-art
resources and services for our students and alumni to assist them in meeting their needs
relative to career development, career experiences, and employment opportunity for the
mutual benefit of employers and the University of Florida community "


In general terms, the University of Florida has
set forth the following policy with regard to the
Career Resource Center vis-a-vis the university and
its student population.

Career planning is acknowledged to be an
essential part of each student's academic
program.

Participation in an experiential education
program, when compatible with other academic
requirements, is an option of each student.

Employment assistance is an integral part
of each student's existing progression from an
academic program.

It is the intent of the university that these
programs be designed and conducted with the
objective of motivating students to seek higher
academic achievement by the integration of career
and academic planning in a total educational
program.

The Career Resource Center (CRC or Center)
is the centralized office responsible for the
planning, operation, administration, and fiscal
accountability for such programs as may be
needed to provide the herein described services to
students and alumni of the University of Florida,
with the exception of specific colleges and graduate
degree areas.

MISSION

General

Consistent with Student Services philosophy,
the mission of the Career Resource Center is stated
above. Successful completion of that mission is
predicated upon the following student
responsibilities:

Exploring interests, skills, values and
lifestyle preferences as a part of the career choice
process.
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Learning to use career decision-making
strategies in vocational, academic and job
selection.

Matching experiential education
opportunities with academic requirements.

Researching and matching labor market
indicators that best correspond with learned
academic skills, work experience, and personal
attributes.

Developing job search skills, interview
techniques and resumes.

Participating in employment interviews and
identifying employment options.

Legal Responsibilities

The Center is responsible to the University of
Florida regarding its legal obligations and
limitations imposed on its operations and all
program areas. This includes local, state and
federal laws.

The Center will formulate appropriate policies
and practices to limit liability exposure of the
Center and the university within its areas of
operation.

Equal Opportunity & Affirmative Action

The CRC will adhere to the spirit and intent of
the Equal Opportunity laws in all activities and
programs. The Center will ensure that all activities
and programs, and the policies pertaining thereto,
do not discriminate on the basis of race, gender,
color, religion, age, national origin, creed, and/or
handicap.

Activities, programs, other services, and the
associated facilities will be scheduled to provide
accessibility that responds to students' needs.


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Campus Relations

The CRC will maintain close and continuing
relations with the colleges and departments for
which it has the responsibility to serve their
students, faculty and alumni. This includes, but is
not limited to, establishing personal liaison as well
as providing literature and other information on
the Center's activities that relate to the colleges
and departments it serves in order to:

Offer students exposure to employers and
employment opportunities through a variety of
programs.

Encourage dialogue between employers,
faculty and the Center concerning job trends and
employer requirements.

Promote better understanding between
faculty and employers of the relationship of
curricular and other academic activities to staffing
needs of employers and career opportunities for
students.

Promote a systematic flow of information
to faculty and students by working alumni
concerning the latter's academic preparation and
employment experiences through a close working
with the Alumni Association.

Employer Relations

The Center will maintain close and continuing
relations with employers interested in hiring
University of Florida students and alumni. To fulfill
this responsibility, the CRC will:

Provide pertinent information to
prospective employers, including curricula,
academic calendar, estimate of enrollment/
graduates by degree and discipline, and recruiting
and interviewing logistics. Offer assistance in
making their campus recruiting efforts effective
on the UF campus.

Exchange information with employers
concerning their respective operations through
activities such as on-site visits and exchange
programs.

Assist employers in setting and confirming
on-campus interview dates well in advance.


Exchange with employer representatives
detailed information concerning interview
schedules, job descriptions, desired applicant
qualifications, methods of conducting recruiting,
and other arrangements.

Schedule candidates for on-campus
recruiting interviews or refer candidates to meet
employer needs.

Comply with legal requirements when
making credentials available to interviewers/
recruiters.

Inform employers of ethical and legal
obligations of the Affirmative Action/Equal
Employment Opportunity (AA/EEO) laws.

Encourage employer participation in
programs such as career planning courses, career
conferences, and career expos/career days.

Provide vacancy and employer information
to prospective candidates.

Multicultural & Special
Programs and Services

The Center is responsible for providing
educational programs designed to assist minority
students of all categories and disabled students
identify their unique abilities and needs in relation
to their career interests and job opportunities. The
CRC will offer opportunities for international
students to identify with the culture of the
university, learn the work environment, and
promote understanding of their own culture and
heritage.

Ethics

The CRC is responsible for developing and
adopting standards of ethical practice. The ethical
standards statement published by the National
Association of Colleges & Employers (NACE) may
be used as a basis. In addition, all requirements
of the Family Educational Rights & Privacy Act
(Buckley Amendment) and ethical practices of the
University of Florida will be followed.

The CRC will ensure that its staff provides
access to the Center on a fair and equitable basis,
avoids personal conflict of interest, and adheres
to the spirit and intent of all applicable university,
state, or federal regulations or policies.


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ON-CAMPUS LIAISON ACTIVITIES

For many decades, Career Resource Center professional staff members have been assigned liaison
duties with specific colleges or programs throughout campus. These include delivering career skills-
related presentations to academic classes, student and faculty groups, and other organizations; staffing
information tables within the colleges associated with unique CRC career events; and the development
and enhancement of cooperative education and internship/externship opportunities for a wide variety of
academic majors. This section to our Annual Report is a sampling of the nature and impact of our
collaborative efforts within the total campus community. Presentations or programs delivered by members
of our Career Ambassador staff are identified by the term CA in parentheses.


Please refer to Chart H on page 37 for statistics on students (by college) registered with the CRC!


Warrington College of Business Administration
& Fisher School of Accounting

* "Career Development/Job Search" panel discussion, presented to Dr. John Hall's management class,
July 2004. (Saranette Williams)
* Gator CareerLink briefing and meetings with the MBA office staff to train them on the system, August
2004. (Saranette Williams)
* Connected with several student groups to conduct presentations on the job market, "Resume
Preparation," "Preparing for Career Showcase," "How to Use Gator CareerLink," and "Marketing the
Best in You," September 2004. (Saranette Williams)
* "Resume Preparation" to Fisher School College Council, September 15 & 16, 2004. (CA)
* Reviewed format and attendee list with Dominique Desantiago, Fisher School, on the first day of Fall
Career Showcase, September 21, 2004. (Saranette Williams)
* Attended the PETsMART campus dinner in conjunction with the Retail Center to discuss services that
would enhance the recruiting opportunities for PETsMART and internship opportunities for UF students,
September 2004. (Tom Halasz, Saranette Williams)
* Various meetings with Dr. Jesse Boyles to enhance the partnership between the Fisher School and the
CRC. (Saranette Williams)
* Arranged on-campus meetings with several companies -Averett, Warmus, Durke, Bauder & Thompson;
McGladrey & Pullen; Raymond James; Bank of America; SunTrust; Hewitt &Associates, et al-to discuss
services that would enhance the employment options for accounting students. (Saranette Williams)
* Video interview with Dr. Brian Ray, GEB 3035, in 302 Stuzin Hall, October 18, 2004. (Tom Halasz)
* Conducted resume critiques and delivered nine career-related presentations to First Year Florida classes
in the college, Fall 2004. (Stevie Honaker)
* Presented several 15-minute presentations to the College of Business Effective Career Management
Class and an overview of reciprocity and CRC services, "How to Prepare for a Career Fair," "CRC Tools
for Job Searching," the CRC website, Gator CareerLink, and "How to Conduct an Informational Interview."
(Saranette Williams)
* Met with Executive MBA Admissions Office and Student Services to discuss CRC services and new MBA
programs, October 2004. (Tom Halasz, Wayne Wallace, Saranette Williams)
* "Warrington Welcome" to First Year Florida classes, October 26, 2004. (CA)
* Conducted 19 classroom presentations on "Creating a Winning Resume & Utilizing the CRC" for the
Warrington Welcome Classes, Fall 2004. (Stevie Honaker, Saranette Williams)
* Conducted a tour of the CRC/Reitz Union and presentation on how to interact with employers to the
Warrington Student Ambassadors, training them how to be hosts for employers during on-campus
interviewing, Fall 2004 & Spring 2005. (Saranette Williams)
* Hosted several seminars on "How to Network With Employers" and "How to Market UF to Employers" to
the Warrington Student Ambassadors, Fall 2004 & Spring 2005. (Saranette Williams)


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* Designed and e-mailed a specialized newsletter describing CRC services and tips for using the CRC to
all Warrington Welcome Class participants in the Fall 2004 & Spring 2005 classes. (Saranette Williams)
* Conducted monthly meetings with the Center for Retailing Education & Research to enhance the
recruiting experience for Save-a-Lot, Office Depot, Famous Footwear, JCPenney, 7-11, Wal-Mart, Federated
Department Stores, Bealls, and many others, throughout the academic year. (Saranette Williams)
* "CRC Services & Job Search Techniques," for the Master of Sciences Orientation program, College of
Business Graduate School, January 2005. (Saranette Williams)
* Assisted business students through one-on-one advising throughout the academic year. Various items
that were covered during the walk-in or scheduled appointments included resume writing, job search in
a specific location, preparing for interviews, pursuing additional degrees, and negotiating job offers.
(Saranette Williams, Joshua Funderburke)
* Met with staff of the Undergraduate Program Office three times per semester in Summer 2004, Fall
2004 and Spring 2005 to review staffing changes, new services, etc. (Saranette Williams)
* Continuous one-on-one advising and counseling with current and prospective business students
throughout the 2004-2005 academic year. Dealt with issues regarding major selection, job search,
resume writing, navigating career fairs, interviewing strategies, evaluating job offers, navigating Gator
CareerLink, andn exploring graduate school options and programs. (Saranette Williams)
* Trained and certified 20 students to be Warrington Student Ambassadors to be mock interviewers for
the Tower Hill Mock Interviewing Program and two days of mock interviews. Organized the on-line
sign-up process for the Tower Hill Mock Interview Program, Spring 2005. (Saranette Williams)

Agriculture & Life Sciences

* Presentation on interviewing to Animal Sciences class of approximately 45 students, October 2004.
(Lucas Wall)
* Coordination with CALS on the CALS Career Expo of February 2005, fall 2004. (Lucas Wall)
* "CVs & Resumes" for Dr. Carol Stiles' Plant Pathology class of 3o, November 4, 2004. (Lauren Pasquarella
Daley)
* "Taking Advantage of the CALS Fair," presented to 115 predominately seniors, Reitz Union 361-363,
February 15, 2005. (Tom Halasz)
* Alumni Reception for the College of Agriculture & Life Sciences, February 15, 2005. (Lindsay Seaborn)
* Resume preparation and interviewing to some 16 sophomores and juniors in Dr. Jim Leary's Agriculture
and Bio Engineering class, April 11, 2005. (Tom Halasz)
* Arranged several on-campus meetings and campus visits by numerous companies to discuss services
that would enhance the employment options of the CALS students. (Saranette Williams, Phyllis Peha)

Rinker School of Building Construction

* On-site resume critiques, February 3, 2005. (Kisa Pendergrass)
* "Networking & Interviewing Tips," February 9, 2005. (Kisa Pendergrass)

Education

* Participated in a panel presentation on adolescent identity development for Dr. Harry Daniels' MHS
6480 classes on Human Development, Department of Counselor Education, September 23, 2004.
(Lauren Pasquarella Daley)
* "Job Search" for SDS 3340 Career & Life Span Planning class, November 5, 2004. (Nadene Francis)
* Met with Dr. Gail Choice, clinical instructor and lecturer, to discuss a series for the resident
assistants focusing on "Improving the Total Person," a career-concentrated program, November 1o,
2004. (Kimmy Raymond)
* "CVs & Academic Interviewing" for students at the Teachers as Scholars (TAS) Center, November 16,
2004. (Lauren Pasquarella Daley)
* Met with students from Dr. Mary Ann Clark's MHS 6340 Graduate Career Development class in the
Department of Counselor Education, November 17, 2004. (Lauren Pasquarella Daley)


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* Spoke with students from the Counselor Education Program about possible teaching internships
available at the CRC, November 17, 2004. (Jennifer Sokas)
* Presented and interpreted the MBTI for Dr. Kitty Fallon's MHS 6340 Graduate Career Development
class in Counselor Education, March 9, 2005. (Lauren Pasquarella Daley)

Engineering

* College of Engineering Search Committee for Student Affairs candidate. (Tom Halasz)
* Sales Engineering Advisory Board. (Tom Halasz)
* Meetings with key College of Engineering faculty and administrators:
Erica Hughes, Chemical Engineering Department representative, July 23, 2004. (Tom Halasz)
Erik Sanders, Director of Industry Programs, July 26, 2004. (Tom Halasz)
Leah Goldman, Director, Engineering Day 2004, July 27, 2004. (Tom Halasz)
Dr. Cammy Abernathy, Associate Dean Academic Affairs, July 28, 2004. (Tom Halasz)
Dr. Mark Law, Chair of Electrical & Computer Engineering, July 29, 2004. (Tom Halasz)
Dr. Bud Viessman, Sales Engineering Chair, August 2, 2004. (Tom Halasz)
Steve Beehland, Sr. Director of Engineering Development, August 2, 2004. (Tom Halasz)
Dr. TimothyAnderson, Associate Dean Research & Graduate Programs, August 9, 2004. (Tom Halasz)
Dr. Pramod Khargonekar, Dean of the College of Engineering, August 10, 2004. (Tom Halasz)
Dr. Jonathan Earle, Associate Dean for Student Affairs, August 12, 2004. (Tom Halasz)
Jim Feany, Corporate & Foundation Relations, August 19, 2004. (Tom Halasz)
Dr. Cammy Abernathy again, to discuss Destinations, August 24, 2004. (Tom Halasz)
Michelle Lightbourne, BEC President, August 27, 2004. (Tom Halasz)
Dr. Sartaj Sahni, Director, CIS Engineering, October 4, 2004. (Tom Halasz)
Nell Hinkle, Civil & Coastal Engineering program assistant, October 1o, 2004. (Tom Halasz)
Priscilla Silva, President, Society of Women Engineers, October lo, 2004, April 21, 2005 and June lo,
2005. (Tom Halasz)
Meeting with dean and professors of Environmental Engineering, October 22, 2004. (Tom Halasz,
Heather White)
Met with Theresa Permann, Academic Senior Clerk, Environmental Engineering, October lo, 2004.
(Tom Halasz)
Collaboration with Theresa Permann to discuss website ideas, October 28, 2004. (Tom Halasz, Heather
White)
Meeting with Dr. Sartaj, chair of CISE, November 4, 2004. (Tom Halasz, Heather White)
Attended the Engineering Chairs meeting to introduce ourselves and to discuss Career Showcase
and internships & co-op, November 9, 2004. (Tom Halasz, Heather White)
Brooke Hedlund, Society of Women Engineers re Evening With Industry, January 19, 2005. (Tom
Halasz)
Karen Bray, Coordinator, Academic Support Services, to discuss outreach activities and workshops
for the next academic year, May 2, 2005. (Tom Halasz, Heather White)
Drs. Jonathan Earle and Vikram Shishodia, June 1, 2005. (Tom Halasz)
* Overview of CRC resources to EGN 1002, Introduction to Engineering, 560 freshmen, Reitz Union
Auditorium, August 25-26, 2004. (Tom Halasz)
* Introduction to CRC services to FLG 23o, Introduction to Industrial & Systems Engineering, 48 juniors
and seniors, August 30, 2004. (Tom Halasz)
* Overview of CRC services for the Benton Engineering Council, August 30, 2004. (Tom Halasz)
* "Job Search for Engineers," 36 primarily seniors, 23o Florida Gym, August 31, 2004. (Tom Halasz)
* "Internships & Co-ops for Engineers," 102 principally sophomores and juniors, 280 Florida Gym,
September 1, 2004. (Tom Halasz, Heather White)
* "Resume Writing for Engineers," 280 Florida Gym, September 8, 2004. (Tom Halasz, Heather White)
* "Resume Writing for Engineers," two sessions for Dr. Shaw's Professional Development Seminar, total
of 33 students, 328 Benton Hall, September 9, 2004. (Tom Halasz)
* "Interviewing for Engineers," 32 juniors and seniors, 230 Florida Gym, September 9, 2004. (Tom Halasz)


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* "Resume Preparation," Society of Women Engineers, 60 sophomores to seniors, L-oo5 Turlington,
September 14, 2004. (Tom Halasz)
* "Resume Writing, Job Search, Interviewing & Job Market," for Dr. lack Mecholsky's class, 20 seniors, 124
Rhines Hall, September 15, 2004. (Tom Halasz)
* "Introduction to the CRC," to EGN 4930, 170 juniors & seniors, in El19 CSE, September 21, 2004. (Tom
Halasz)
* Society of Women Engineers "Evening With Industry" with Career Showcase, September 21, 2004. (Tom
Halasz)
* "Interviewing Preparation," two sessions for about 20 primarily seniors, 328 Benton Hall, September 23,
2004. (Tom Halasz)
* Met with Karen Bray, Coordinator of Academic Support Services, to assist with presentation materials
for "Resume Writing" and "Interviewing" workshops within the college, October 8, 2004. (Heather WShite)
* "Introduction to CRC Programs & Services" to the Intro to Civil Engineering class, about 80 freshmen
and transfer students, 220 Florida Gym, November 17, 2004. (Tom Halasz)
* Meeting with Raluca Rosca, postdoctoral engineering student, about collaborating on future career
development programs for engineering graduate students, November 24, 2004. (Lauren Pasquarella
Daley)
* "Introduction to CRC Programs & Services" for Industrial & Systems Engineering students with employer
panel, some 30 juniors and seniors, Reitz Union, November 29, 2004. (Tom Halasz)
* Briefing on CRC services, experiential education and resume writing to Dr. Leary's Agricultural & Biological
Sciences class, December 1, 2004. (Heather White)
* Meeting again with Diane Hickey and Raluca Rosca, Society of Women Engineers, concerning career
development programs for engineering graduate students, December 14, 2004. (Lauren Pasquarella
Daley)
* "Introduction to CRC Programs & Services" to EGM 1002, 100oo freshmen, January 5, 2005. (Tom Halasz)
* "CRC Programs & Services" for Introduction to ISE class, 108 juniors/seniors, 260 Florida Gym, January
10, 2005. (Tom Halasz)
* "Resume Writing for Engineers," 17 various EG students, 280 Florida Gym, January 10, 2005. (Tom
Halasz, Heather White)
* "Co-ops, Internships & Externships" and "How to NetworkWith Employers," January 10, 2005. (Heather
White)
* "Internships & Co-ops for Engineers," 26 primarily sophomores & juniors, 280 Florida Gym, January 11,
2005. (Tom Halasz, Heather White)
* "Job Search for Engineers," 22 seniors, 280 Florida Gym, January 12, 2005. (Tom Halasz)
* "Job Search and the CRC" to Sales Engineering Seminar, 119 students, E112 CSE, January 13, 2005.
(Tom Halasz)
* "Interviewing for Engineers," 24 seniors, 280 Florida Gym, January 13, 2005. (Tom Halasz)
* "Resume Writing for Engineers," approximately 20 students, 280 Florida Gym, January 18, 2005. (Tom
Halasz, Heather White)
* "Internships & Co-ops for Engineers," some 20 students, 280 Florida Gym, January 19, 2005. (Tom Halasz)
* "Resume Preparation" for ENC 2210 class, January 19, 2005. (CA)
* "Resume Preparation" for Environmental Engineering Sciences class, January 20, 2005 (CA)
* "Job Search for Engineers," 20 students, 280 Florida Gym, January 20, 2005. (Tom Halasz)
* Sales Engineering Seminar, 90 primarily sophomores & juniors, 201 Nuclear Engineering, January 25,
2005. (Tom Halasz)
* lob Search Strategies for Chemical and Biomedical Engineering Senior Seminar Class, January 20,
2005. (Farouk Dey)
* Society of Women Engineers "Evening With Industry" with Career Showcase, February 1, 2005. (Tom
Halasz)
* Attended SWE presentation on "Women in Engineering," February 7, 2005. (Tom Halasz, Heather White)
* "Intro to CRC Programs & Services," for about 120 Intro to Civil Engineering juniors, 280 Florida Gym,
February 9, 2005. (Tom Halasz)
* MBTI Interpretation for Industrial and Systems Engineering class, March 28, 2005. (Farouk Dey)


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* Attended Sales Engineering Council meeting, luncheon, lecture and reception, UE March 23, 2005.
(Tom Halasz)
* Met with Introduction to ISE class with Patrice Graham & Evan Jones, about 65 seniors, 287 JWRU, April
11, 2005. (Tom Halasz)
* STEPUP Orientation Speaker, about 65 College of Engineering freshmen, JWRU Auditorium, June 26,
2005. (Tom Halasz)
* "Overview of the CRC" for EGN1002, Introduction to Engineering, 160 freshmen, Alol CSE building,
June 28, 2005. (Tom Halasz)

Fine Arts

* "Resume Preparation" for the Collegiate Music Educators National Conference, December 3, 2004.
(CA)
* Meeting with Dr. Linda Mangu-Brown to plan Spring 2005 workshops for Theater & Dance students,
December 9, 2004. (Nadene Francis)
* Gator CareerLink training for Dr. Mangu-Brown, July-August & December 2004. (Nadene Francis,
Saranette Williams)
* Met with Dr. Mangu-Brown to prepare workshop content for Theater & Dance and School of Music
students, January 6, 2005. (Nadene Francis)
* "The Internship and Job Search for Theater, Dance and Music Students," February 27, 2005. (Nadene
Francis)
* "Using CRC Services" presentation for School of Music students, March 4, 2005. (Nadene Francis)

Graduate School/Graduate Students in General

* "CRC Services for Graduate Students," presentation to the Hispanic Graduate Student Association
(HGSA), October 7, 2004. (Lauren Pasquarella Daley)
* Hosted table with CRC information at the HGSA Research Symposium, October 11, 2004. (Lauren
Pasquarella Daley)
* "CRC Services for Graduate Students," presented to the Black Graduate Student Organization (BGSO),
October 11, 2004. (Lauren Pasquarella Daley)
* "Consider Graduate School", October 26, 2004. (Nadene Francis)
* "Cover Letters, Job Searching & Resume Preparation," a seminar for graduate athletic trainers in Health
& Human Performance, November 4, 2004. (Lauren Pasquarella Daley)
* Delivered a number of specialized presentations to graduate students in the following programs (Lauren
Pasquarella Daley):
"Resumes & Cover Letters" to Geoffrey Dover's Athletic Training graduate class, November 4, 2004.
"Preparing Your Curriculum Vitae" to Dr. Carol Stiles' graduate plant pathology class, November 4,
2004.
"Creating Your Teaching Portfolio," to the Teaching Center's teaching assistant workshop series,
November 9, 2004.
"Preparing Your Curriculum Vitae," to the Teaching Center's teaching assistant workshop series,
November 16, 2004.
* Attended New Graduate Student Orientation to deliver CRC graduate student services flyer to attend-
ees, January 4, 2005. (Lauren Pasquarella Daley)
* Contacted Dr. Karen Bradley, Associate Director of the Graduate School, regarding the programs the
CRC offers for graduate students, as well as the number of students using our services, January 7,
2005. (Lauren Pasquarella Daley)
* E-mails to the Student Government Graduate Student Affairs Cabinet, the Graduate Student Council,
and the Graduate Assistant Union, asking to meet with them about future CRC services for graduate
students, and an offer to speak at one of their meetings, January 7, 2005. (Lauren Pasquarella Daley)
* Meeting with James Stowers of the Graduate Student Affairs Cabinet and the Graduate Student Coun-
cil about partnering on a program to highlight interviewing and salary negotiation skills for masters
students, January 13, 2005. (Lauren Pasquarella Daley)

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* Meeting with lames Stowers and Rosie Pierre of the Graduate Student Affairs Cabinet and the Gradu-
ate Student Council about partnering on a program to highlight interviewing and salary negotiation
skills for masters students, February 10, February 24, and March 10, 2005. (Lauren Pasquarella Daley)
* Met with less lohnson from the Vice President of Student Affairs office to discuss the services the CRC
has for graduate students, February 25, 2005. (Lauren Pasquarella Daley)
* Co-organized and co-presented "Show Me the Money: Interviewing and Salary Negotiations for Gradu-
ate Students," in collaboration with lames Stowers, Student Government's Graduate Student Affairs
Cabinet Director, March 17, 2005. (Lauren Pasquarella Daley)
* "Overview of the CRC" and "Opportunities Available to Intern Here," presentation to Graduate Career
Development Course (MHS 6340). (Jennifer Sokas)
* At the invitation of Dr. Karen Bradley, Associate Dean of the Graduate School, hosted a table at the New
Graduate Student Orientation on June 20, 2005. (Lauren Pasquarella Daley)

Health & Human Performance

* "CRC Services" presented to Field Experience in Leisure Services class (52 students, Dr. Doug DeMichele),
October 12, 2004. (Kimberly Raymond)
* "Resumes & Cover Letters" to Geoffrey Dover's Athletic Training graduate class, November 4, 2004.
(Lauren Pasquarella Daley)
* Met with the Director and academic advisors of the college to explore ways to partner and strengthen
our relationships with students academic and on-line information for career paths in applied physiology
and Kinesiology, health education and behavior & tourism, recreation & sports management; career
events; outreaches; job/internship reports; newsletter; Destinations tool; on-site advising on Fridays,
during the week of October 18, 2004. (David Cortes, Bill Lewis, Naren Kamat, Kimberly Raymond)

Journalism & Communications

* "Introduction to the CRC" presentation and distribution of the Gator Career Planner to Dr. Julie Dodd's
MMC 2400 transfer student courses, August 31, 2004. (Nadene Francis)

Levin College of Law

* "Resumes and Cover Letters," to Pre-Law Honor Society, October 5, 2004. (Jennifer Sokas)

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Career programs for the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences continued to thrive through the 2004-2005
academic year. This year 2,009 students visited the CRC for individual career counseling or advising (27%
for career counseling and 25% for resume and cover letter critiquing). A total of 3,549 students registered
with Gator CareerLink. Contacts were developed and maintained with the various departments of the
college including Geography, Sociology, English, History, Psychology, Philosophy, Religion, Economics,
Romance Languages & Literatures, the Honors Program, and Academic Advising. In addition, a new
website was developed and launched to better serve Liberal Arts and Sciences students. Students may
access this website at www.crc.ufl.edu/ufguide/liberalarts/las_main.php.

405 Career Seminar Series for Liberal Arts & Sciences The 405 Series is a series of informational
workshops offered at 4:05 pm and designed to educate students majoring in Liberal Arts and Sciences
about the value of their degree, the marketability of their skills, the career opportunities available for
them, and how they can conduct a successful job search and career preparation. The series was also
created to help Liberal Arts and Sciences students learn about their career interests, career values, and
careers related to their passion. Over 585 students participated in the 405 Career Seminar Series.

"Preparing for Career Showcase" for Liberal Arts & Sciences, September 16, 2004. (Farouk Dey,
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"Careers in Business" for Liberal Arts & Sciences, September 20, 2004. (Farouk Dey Lindsay
Seaborn)
"Careers in the Foreign Service" with Ambassador Stanfield, September 21, 2004. (Farouk Dey)
"Career Paths for Liberal Arts & Sciences," September 27, 2004. (Farouk Dey Lindsay Seaborn)
"Career Paths in the Non-Profit Industry," October 4, 2004. (Farouk Dey Lindsay Seaborn)
"Career Paths in Government," October 11, 2004. (Lindsay Seaborn)
"Make a Major Decision (Exploratory Forum)," October 20, 2004. (Farouk Dey)
"Career Paths for Sociology Majors," October 21, 2004. (Farouk Dey, Lindsay Seaborn)
"Peace Corps Opportunities," October 25, 2004. (Farouk Dey)
"Career Paths for Political Science Majors," October 28, 2004. (Farouk Dey Lindsay Seaborn)
"Career Paths for Criminology Majors," November 1, 2004. (Farouk Dey)
"Career Paths for Math Majors," November 8, 2004. (Farouk Dey)
"Career Paths for Psychology Majors," November 18, 2004. (Farouk Dey, Lindsay Seaborn)
"Career Paths for History Majors," January 18, 2005. (Farouk Dey Lindsay Seaborn)
"Career Paths for Foreign Languages Majors," January 19, 2005. (Farouk Dey, Lindsay Seaborn)
"Career Paths for English Majors," January 25, 2005. (Farouk Dey Lindsay Seaborn)
"Career Paths for Economics Majors," January 26, 2005. (Farouk Dey Lindsay Seaborn)
"Career Paths for Philosophy Majors," January 27, 2005. (Farouk Dey Lindsay Seaborn)
"Career Paths in the Foreign Service" with Ambassador Stanfield, February 1, 2005. (Farouk Dey)
"Career Paths in Government," February 10, 2005. (Farouk Dey Lindsay Seaborn)
"Career Paths in the Non-Profit Industry," February 17, 2005. (Farouk Dey, Lindsay Seaborn)
"Career Paths for Zoology Majors," March 10, 2005. (Farouk Dey Lindsay Seaborn)
"Career Paths for Religion Majors," March 17, 2005. (Farouk Dey Lindsay Seaborn)

* Other Programs and Contacts with the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences:

Attended monthly faculty & staff meetings at College of Liberal Arts & Sciences. (Farouk Dey)
Created and distributed via e-mail a monthly career newsletter for Liberal Arts & Sciences.
(Farouk Dey)
"Showcase Essentials" presentation to the CLAS Student Council general meeting, September
1,2004. (Lindsay Seaborn)
Met with key staff, faculty, and recruiters. (Farouk Dey)
Dr. Matheny, Associate Dean of the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences, February 16, 2005.
(Farouk Dey)
Met with recruiters from Club Med and discussed opportunities for Liberal Arts & Sciences
majors, February 3, 2005. (Farouk Dey Lindsay Seaborn)
Discussion on Careers for a French class, February 10, 2005. (Farouk Dey)
"Resume Writing" presentation for a Geography Senior Seminar class, March 24, 2005. (Farouk
Dey)
"CRC Orientation" and "Resume Writing" for a Geography Senior Seminar Class, March 28,
2005. (Farouk Dey)
"Interviewing Techniques for the Site Interview" to Dr. A. Katritzky's post-doctoral chemistry seminar,
March 14, 2005. (Lauren Pasquarella Daley)

* Programs presented on behalf of the college by other CRC staff and/or Career Ambassadors:

"Resume Preparation" to Seminar in Plant Pathology/Environmental Horticulture, September 29,
2004. (CA)
"Business Etiquette & Interview Techniques" to Seminar in Plant Pathology/Environmental
Horticulture, October 5, 2004. (CA)
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Nursing, Pharmacy & Health Professions

The College of Nursing, College of Pharmacy, and College of Public Health & Health Professions tend to be
fairly autonomous in their career development activities with students. While we have sought active
partnerships with its academic and career advisors, it seems that the demand for our services is not as
great as with other colleges. We continue to monitor and upgrade our offerings in the Career Resource
Library for the Health Care Careers and will respond to any outreach requests.

University Athletic Association

The CRC and the University of Florida Athletic Association (UAA) have always had a close and active
partnership. In conjunction with the UAA Office of Student Life, the CRC offers various programs to help
student athletes in their career decision-making and job search. Some programs for 2004-2005 have
included:

* Represented the CRC on a Parent Preview Panel, August 17, 2004. (Nadene Francis)
* Tour of CRC for Women's Basketball recruits and families, September 24 and October 1, 2004. (Nadene
Francis, Lindsay Seaborn)
* Represented the CRC at the SEC All-Academic Dinner, September 2004. (Nadene Francis)
* Tour of CRC and Career Exercise SDS 3480 course, September 14, 2004. (Nadene Francis)
* Tour of CRC, Gator CareerLink briefing, and library exercise for Senior SDS class, September 15, 2004.
(Nadene Francis)
* Facilitated workshops about job search methods and CRC services for SDS 3340 students, January 14,
2005. (Nadene Francis)
* Presentation on the Strong Interest Inventory to student athletes, March 10, 2005. (Jennifer Sokas)

Individual Student Activities & Student Organizations

* Assisted the Hispanic Student Association with mock interviews in preparation for Career Showcase,
September 13, 2004. (Kimberly Raymond)
* "Resume Preparation" workshop for Caribbean Student Association (CaribSA), September 16, 2004.
(Nadene Francis)
* "Introduction to the CRC" for American Marketing Association, September 23, 2004. (CA)
* Transfer student breakout session, September 20 & November 8, 2004. (Nadene Francis)
* "Cover Letters & Resumes" to the Pre-Legal Honor Society, 70 attendees, October 4, 2004. (Jennifer
Sokas)
* Attended Minority Business Society Executive Board Meeting, October 4, 2004. (Kisa Pendergrass)
* Family Weekend career success presentation, October 16, 2004. (Nadene Francis)
* Presented "Business Etiquette" workshop for Hispanic Heritage Month, October 2004. (Saranette
Williams)
* "Resume Preparation" for Phi Eta Sigma, November 3, 2004. (CA)
* "Business Etiquette" presentations, October 28 & November 1o, 2004. (CA)
* "Preparing for Graduate School" presentation to the Association of Black Communicators, November
2004. (Nadene Francis)
* "Stress Management" for the Minority Business Society, November 16, 2004. (Kisa Pendergrass)
* "Interviews & Mock Interviews" for Delta Sigma Pi, November 17, 2004. (CA)
* Two tours of the CRC and "Introduction to Experiential Education" to Cycles of Success students, November
17, 2004. (Heather White)
* Met with Samesha Barnes of the BGSO about preparing materials for the "Preparing for Graduate
School" weekend retreat, November 19, 2004. (Lauren Pasquarella Daley)
* "Business Etiquette" presentations for Alpha Kappa Psi, Professional Business Fraternity, November
18 & 22, 2004. (CA)
* "Resume Preparation," National Society of Broadcasters, November 22, 2004. (CA)
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* "Seven Habits of Highly Ineffective Black People," Black Student Leadership Conference, January 22,
2005. (Kisa Penderqrass)
* Facilitated Career Showcase workshops for National Panhellenic Council officers, Chinese Student
Association, and local Panhellenic Council officers, January 24-25, 2005. (Nadene Francis)
* "Resume Preparation" for Progressive Black Men (PBM) organization, January 25, 2005. (CA)
* "Job Search Skills" for American Marketing Association, January 27, 2005. (CA)
* "Job Search Skills" to Florida Magazine Student Association, January 27, 2005. (CA)
* "Resume Preparation" for Institute of Electrical & Electronics Engineers (IEEE) student organization,
January 27, 2005. (CA)
* Staffed an information table at the African-American Student Recruitment Conference (through the
UF Admissions Office), January 2005. (Saranette Williams)
* Facilitated the University of Florida Black Student Leadership Summit, January 2005. (Saranette
Williams)
* "Business Etiquette" for Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA), February 2, 2005. (CA)
* Organized visits for Jaime Rivera for INROADS information sessions, February 3 and March 8 & lo,
2005. (Kisa Pendergrass)
* "Gator CareerLink Setup, Resume & Cover Letter Preparation," Alpha Kappa Psi Business Fraternity,
February 7, 2005. (CA)
* "Graduate School Application and Interviewing" for Delta Sigma Pi, February 9, 2005. (CA)
* "Interviewing Techniques" for Sigma Pi, February 9, 2005. (Farouk Dey)
* "Interviewing Techniques" for the Career Ambassadors class, February 15, 2005. (Farouk Dey)
* "Proper Etiquette at a Business or Formal Dinner" to the Society of Women Engineers, February 15,
2005. (CA)
* "Resume Preparation" for 175 members of Alpha Delta Pi, February 15, 2005. (CA)
* "Business Etiquette" for Chi Epsilon, Civil Engineering Honor Society, with Dr. Bloomquist, February
17, 2005. (CA)
* "Business Etiquette" to 90 members of Kappa Alpha Theta in two sessions on February 19, 2005. (CA)
* MBTI Interpretation for a Professional Development Strategies class with the Honors College, Febru-
ary 21, 2005. (Farouk Dey)
* "Interviewing Techniques" for the Career Ambassadors class, February 22, 2005. (Farouk Dey)
* "Resume Preparation" for ASTRA (Ability, Service, Training, Responsibility, Achievement,
a service organization sponsored by the Warrington College of Business), February 22, 2005. (CA)
* "Resume Preparation" to Chi Epsilon, Civil Engineering Honor Society, March 10, 2005. (CA)
* "Business Etiquette" for Society of Women Engineers, March 17, 2005. (CA)
* "CHOICES, Career and Majors" for Exploratory Students, March 30, 2005. (Farouk Dey)
* Moderated "Life After Graduation" panel for lota Phi Theta Fraternity, Inc., March 30, 2005. (Nadene
Francis)
* Hosted PREVIEW orientations and panels, April-August 2005. (Nadene Francis)
* Presentation on "CRC Services" and "Choosing Majors & Careers" for St. Johns County Day School,
April 15, 2005. (Farouk Dey)
* "Making a Dollar out of 15 Cents," time management presentation for PAACT, June 24, 2005. (Nadene
Francis)
* Sent e-mails to the BGSO, HGSA, GAU, Student Government, and GSC introducing myself and the
CRC's graduate services to these organizations and their 2005-2006 officers, July 22, 2005. (Lauren
Pasquarella Daley)
* "Introduction to the CRC" for Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, July 5, 2005. (CA)
* Actively advise and provide assistance with programming and student group activities for Minority
Business Society and the National Association of Black Accountants. (Saranette Williams)

Department of Housing & Residence Education

In addition to the Career Exploration Community at Graham Hall, described on page 6 in Programs of
Distinction, other direct support activities and programs, including those delivered by our Career
Ambassador (denoted as CA) staff, have included:


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"Resume Preparation" to residents of the Keys Residential Complex, September 15, 2004. (CA)
"Introduction to the CRC" to Beaty Towers residents, November 8, 2004. (CA)
"Creating a Teaching Portfolio" at S. W. Towers Teaching Center, November 9, 2004. (CA)
"Business Etiquette, Interview Skills & Business Attire" presentations to Faculty in Residence,
November 17, 2004. (CA)
"Introduction to the CRC" for Residence Assistants, November 29, 2004. (CA)
"Cover Letters & Interviewing Skills" at Keys Residential Complex, January 19, 2005. (CA)
"Changing Your Major" for East Hall Residence Assistants, March 15, 2005. (CA)

First Year Florida

* Attended First Year Florida training, August 22, 2004. (Heather White)
* Taught First Year Florida course each Tuesday, 9:35-10o:25 AM, August 24-November 30, 2004. (Heather
White)
* First Year Florida Convocation, August 31, 2004. (Heather White)
* Tour and "Introduction to the CRC," including leaders and scholars, September 23 & 29; October 20 &
28; November 9, 16, 18, and 19, 2004 and January 21, 2005. (CA)
* Tours of the CRC on September 29, October 26, and November 16, 2004. (Nadene Francis)
* Condensed version of S.M.I.L.E. session on interviewing preparation, October 28, 2004. (Kimberly
Raymond)
* Tour of the CRC for SLS 1102, November 16, 2004. (CA)
* Tours of the CRC on October 13 & November 17, 2004. (Kimberly Raymond)
* "Beyond the Basics of Choosing a Major," November 14, 2004. (Jennifer Sokas)
* "Resume Preparation" for SLS 1102, January 25, 2005. (CA)
* Tour of the CRC for 75 Dean of Students Office/First Year Florida students, April 5, 2005. (CA)
* Tour of the CRC, July 14, 2005. (CA)
* Briefing on internships and overview of CRC services, July 29, 2005. (CA)

Other Activities Supporting UF Programs, Recruitment or Public Relations

* Presentation on the SHRM conference to the UF Training Interest Group, August 20, 2004. (Kimberly
Raymond)
* Tour of the CRC and presentations on "Job Search Strategies" and "CRC Services & Resources" to City
College students, August 25, 2004. (Kimberly Raymond)
* "Resume Preparation" for the UF Teaching Center, September 1o, 2004. (CA)
* Held Chamber of Commerce Project information sessions for student applicants (6 sessions), October
4-14, 2004. (Heather White)
* "Phone Etiquette" presentation to 60 students in the Dean of Students Office, October 14, 2004. (Kimberly
Raymond)
* "Developing Your Portfolio" for UF Teaching Center, November 9, 2004. (Lauren Pasquarella Daley)
* Interviewed candidates for the intern positions as part of the Chamber of Commerce Project, November
16-19, 2004. (JudyArzie, Heather White)
* Attended the Employer Workshop for the Chamber Project at the Gainesville Chamber of Commerce,
January 19, 2005. (Kimberly Raymond, Heather White)
* "Interviewing Skills" to Mentor/Mentee Program, December 1, 2004 & January 25, 2005. (CA)
* "Sharing the Wealth: Preparing Tomorrow's Chapter Leaders Today," presented to Greek Life Office,
Greek Advance, January 8, 2005. (Lindsay Seaborn)
* Attended and assisted with the Gator Institute of Leadership Development social, January 13, 2005.
(Kisa Pendergrass)
* "Preparing for Career Showcase" and "Getting a Successful Internship," for the Florida Leadership
Academy, 101 Stuzin Hall, January 14, 2005. (Tom Halasz)
* "Greek Life Chat 'n' Chew," Office of Greek Life, February 8, 2005. (Lindsay Seaborn)
* Extensive information on resumes, interviewing, job search, graduate school, internships, marketing
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* Chamber of Commerce Project information sessions for applicants, February 15-16 & 21-23, 2005.
(Heather White)
* Assisted in the selection of the Preview 2005 staff, Spring 2005. (Saranette Williams)
* Supervised the Gator Institute of Leadership Development, February 19, 2005. (Kisa Pendergrass)
* Office of Student Activities Interview Workshop, March 7, 2005. (Kisa Pendergrass)
* Senior Class Gift Night, general CRC outreach to about 15 seniors, Emerson Alumni Hall, March 9,
2005. (Tom Halasz, Lindsay Seaborn)
* Tour of the CRC for the Inter-Fraternity Council (IFC), March 31, 2005. (CA)
* "Business Etiquette" for the Student Government Career Development Cabinet, 30 attendees, April 6,
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SUCCESS
"There are no secrets to success: Don't waste
time looking for them. Success is the result
of perfection, hard work, learning from
failure, loyalty to those for whom you work,
and persistence."
General Colin L. Powell, US Army (Ret.)
Former Secretary of State &
Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff


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CAREER DEVELOPMENT

Farouk Dey, M. Ed., M. B. A. Associate Director for Career Development
lennifer R. Sokas, M. S. Assistant Director for Career Development & Education
Lauren Pasquarella Daley, M. S., NCC, I.M.H. Assistant Director
for Career Development & Graduate Services
Anide Harrigan, M. Ed. Assistant Director for Career Development & Diversity
Lennette Reshard Resource Information & Credentials Manager
Russell W. Woodruff Assistant Director for Career Development (interim)


The Career Development Group has established
the following services and programs in order to
fulfill a prime directive of enhancing the career
development success of students attending the
University of Florida. Effectively meeting this
challenge requires a distinct variety of venues,
services and resources.

The following paragraphs detail a broad
overview of the programs and services provided,
which enhance student career development efforts
with individual counseling sessions, career-related
assessments, career exploration and job search
strategies classes, a comprehensive physical
library and an on-line library, an employer
mentoring program, events for culturally diverse
students, workshops and campus outreach
presentations, a credentialing service for soon-to-
be graduates and alumni, and finally a living-
learing career exploration program targeted to
liberal arts students living in Graham Hall (see page
8 for details).

The following is still a list of our main programs
and services:

Career counseling for individuals on a same-
day service basis
Diversity programs, including Gator Launch
and the Cultural Diversity Reception
Career Resource Library
Career Ambassador peer advising program
Credentials Service
Career Planning & Job Search Strategies
Academic Classes
Graduate Services Program
Mock Interview Program
Outreach & Workshop Series
Career Exploration Community at Graham
Hall


The Career Development Group experienced
another change in leadership with the departure
in late June 2005 of Dr. Stevie L. Honaker, who had
served as Associate Director since January 2004.
She was replaced by Farouk Dey, then Senior
Assistant Director for Career Development,
creating a vacancy in his former position. That
was filled in early September 2005 with the parti-
time interim hiring of Russell E. ("Rew") Woodruff,
a Ph.D. candidate from the Department of
Counselor Education. In addition, Kisa
Pendergrass, Assistant Director for Diversity
Programs, also departed in late June and was
replaced by Anide Harrigan, who in 2003-2004
served very capably under Kisa as the Director of
the Gator Launch Program.

The physical layout of the library was modified
slightly to accommodate a new international
section, and other minor changes were introduced
to assist students in their use of the facility.

Thanks to the foresight of the previous staff in
anticipating a continued high student demand for
our peer advising services, a record number of
Career Ambassadors were hired and trained to
provide the Center's main walk-in service during
the spring 2005 semester, and 14Ambassadors are
currently on duty for the Fall 2005 semester.

During the 2004-2005 academic year, the CRC
welcomed an estimated 133,686 visitors, and of
those 68,719 also visited the Career Library. This
represents a modest 3.63% increase in general
traffic, and a 3.57% increase in our library traffic
versus the prior year.

The following overviews describe the programs
and services offered by the Career Development
Group, all designed to provide our students and
their career development process with the very
"best practices" used in the field of career
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Career Counseling Services

The Career Development Group manages and
staffs our career counseling services. This consists
of career counseling walk-in hours or same-day
service, individual counseling and follow-up
appointments.

The counseling team currently consists of an
associate director, four assistant directors, and five
advanced counseling graduate students from PhD
and Masters programs in the Department of
Counselor Education, College of Education, and
from the Department of Counseling Psychology,
College of Liberal Arts & Sciences.

The 2004-2005 academic year witnessed
another increase in the demand for individual
career counseling service delivery. With a full
counseling staff on board in the fall of 2004, we
were able to significantly increase our counseling
services over the previous spring semester, which


was not fully staffed and had only two graduate
assistants.

The Career Counseling Team, using a triage
model in conjunction with the Career Networks
advisors, provided a total of 8,924 advising,
counseling walk-in, and follow-up counseling
appointments. Of this total, the Career
Ambassadors provided 1,904 walk-in
appointments, the counseling team 1,106
individual counseling sessions and 507 individual
follow-up appointments, for a sub-total of 1,613
individual 50-minute counseling sessions. This
represents a 52.62% increase in walk-ins and a
modest 7.48% decrease in individual appointments.
Our current totals actually show this slight decline
due to the reduction in professional staffing in the
spring of 2004 and having only two graduate
assistants.

In addition to the growth of individual service
delivery, we also greatly enhanced our on-site


Chart B Career Development
Snapshot 2003-2004 vs. 2004-2005


Category
General CRC Traffic
CRC Library Traffic
Advising & Walk-up Appointments
Career Counseling Scheduled
Career Counseling Walk-ins
Cultural Diversity Reception
Student Attendees
Student Organizations
Employer Attendees
Companies Attending
Gator Launch Participants
Library Holdings
Credentials Requests
CRC Classes (9 Sections)
Mock Interviews
Resume Medic (By CRC Staff)
CRC Outreach Presentations
Attendees
Graduate Student Outreach
Individual Counseling/Advising
Outreach Attendees


2003-2004
128,996
66,349
3,210
548
724

312
45
217
99
43
4,103
1,o8o
204
460
1,398
167
11,103


N/A
N/A


2004-2005
133,686
68,719
6,561
507
1,106


Difference
+ 3.63%
+ 3.57%
+ 203.52%
7.48%
+ 52.62%


238 23.72%
43 4.45%
259 + 19-35%
106 + 7.07%
29 32.55%
2,448 40.33%
1,596 + 47-77%
244 +19.61%


312
750
164
12,265


592
255


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- 46.35%
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graduate learning counseling program by adding
the application of various career development and
counseling theories to the case consultation
meetings, training on the Myers-Briggs Type
Indicators by a chartered certified professional,
and increased the requirements for presenting
video tapes of client sessions. The entire
counseling group participated in the evaluation of
a new assessment, the Career Liftoff Interest
Inventory, and a review session held by a
representative of the Kuder Career Planning
System. Other tools procured this year for all of
the counselors included:

* A newly developed card sort system called Vista
Life/Career Cards, in order to help students
determine their values, interests, skills, and
traits in conjunction with the Holland Codes,

* The College Majors Handbook and the College
Career Bible from Vault, and

* The Ultimate lob Search Kit by Joe Stimac, an
important new resource to develop student job-
related skills and interviewing prowess.

In addition, two new training sessions on
interest inventories were conducted and one, the
Career Liftoff Interest Inventory, has been added
to the available on-line assessments to assist
students' determination of a college major.

Finally, the graduate assistant counseling offices
adjacent to the library were completely
refurbished, with new wall-mounted cameras
installed for videotaping case consultations, plus
a full compliment of up-to-date books purchased
to augment the career counseling services
presently offered. The graduate-level counselors
were also provided their own business cards as
befitting of the professional services and outreach
provided to students.

Cultural Diversity Reception

For 15 years the Cultural Diversity Reception has
been a tradition on the first day of Career
Showcase. The combined totals for the Fall of 2004
and Spring 2005 Career Showcases indicate that
we hosted 259 representatives from 1o6
companies, as well as 238 students representing
43 campus organizations. The Reception concept
is currently under review, and it will not be held
during the Fall 2005 Showcase, but will re-emerge
in a new format this coming academic year.


The Gator Launch Proaram


The Gator Launch program is designed to
provide career development and career mentoring
opportunities to students of diverse populations at
UF Gator Launch focuses on career development
and career mentoring. The Assistant Director for
Career Development & Diversity Programs and the
Graduate Student Program Coordinator
collaborate to recruit UF students and mentors
from the Gainesville and surrounding county
community to participate in the program. This was
the fourth full year of Gator Launch.

After submitting applications, nearly 40 students
underwent an interview screening process with the
Gator Launch Coordinator, from which 32 students
were selected to participate. Students and mentors
were officially introduced to one another during the
Opening Banquet on October 6, 2004. Mentor and
mentee agreements were distributed and reviewed
by each mentor-mentee pairing and returned to
the Gator Launch Coordinator. Both student and
mentor were expected to take proactive steps to
set up mutual agreements on how both parties can
best benefit from the relationship.

Each semester, students and mentors were
required to make frequent contact via face-to-face
interactions (lunches, site visits, etc.), phone and
e-mail. Students also participated in bi-weekly
seminars on Monday evenings throughout the fall
and spring semesters, where the following career
development topics were presented and discussed:
Skills, values, interests and personality types using
the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator; interviewing
techniques; preparing for graduate school;
internships; decision-making; diversity in the
workplace; and dining/business etiquette.

On April 10, 2005, the Gator Launch spring
banquet was held at Emerson Alumni Hall, where
50 students and employers celebrated the success
of another year and reflected on the year's
activities, while also recognizing our students and
mentors. Dr. Stephanie Evans, a professor from
the Department of African-American Studies at the
University of Florida, was our guest speaker. She
addressed various topics with the students,
including, the importance of continued
participation in these types of programs, and giving
back to the community by becoming mentors
themselves.

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to all of our mentors. One mentor was selected as
Mentor of the Year along with others who were
recognized for their outstanding work with the
students. We also recognized two students, one
receiving an Award of Excellence and the other was
chosen Student of the Year.

Diversity Programs

In addition to the specific programs described
above, the Assistant Director for Diversity
Programs also participates in campus activities as
the liaison between the Career Resource Center
and the Office for Students With Disabilities, the
Institute for Black Culture, the Institute for
Hispanic/Latino Culture, the International Center,
and many other cultural/ethnic/gender specific
organizations. For this academic year these
activities included participation in annual
welcoming student assemblies and reception
events in the fall of 2004, for Black, Asian, Hispanic,
Native American, GLBT students, and students with
disabilities, as well as other organizations' fairs.

Career Resource Library

The CRC library offers information in many
areas pertaining to academic and occupational
exploration, such as majors and career fields,
internships and co-ops, graduate school,
employers and companies, and books regarding
job search strategies and skills. The total number
of library holdings held at a steady 3,293 from 2001
through 2003.

Since the start of 2004, $6,600 worth of new
books have been added to the library holdings.
Publications dated prior to 2001 were discarded
or donated to local community K-12 schools. Our
present holdings include 2,072 books and
directories; subscriptions to 46 different
magazines, periodicals and newspapers; and 287
of pieces of employer literature and applications.
We no longer retain any computer disks or CD-
ROMs.

Career Ambassador Program

UF Career Ambassadors (CAs) strive to be
knowledgeable in career related topics and current
issues, and participate in campus career fairs and
other career-related activities. After acquiring
their knowledge, Career Ambassadors guide
students through the Career Resource Library's


resources and extensive information available as
well as providing excellent customer service. They
critiqued over 2,088 resumes and cover letters, and
conducted over 299 mock interviews.

Mock Interview Program

This program continued to be one of the most
popular services provided by the Career Resource
Center. The program provides students the
opportunity to practice their interciewing
techniques with a Career Ambassador. The
prospective candidate is interviewed and given
constructive feedback about his/her presentation.
Areas of particular strength of the interviewee are
noted, as well as those areas in need of
improvement.

The Career Ambassadors did a great job serving
as the front line for the CRC. Even with limited
staff members, the Ambassadors were able to offer
25 mock interviews per week in Fall 2004 and 17
mock interviews per week in Spring 2005. The
Ambassadors conducted 312 mock interviews this
past academic year.

The College of Business was the greatest user
of the mock interview program, comprising 31%
of those conducted, with Engineering a close
second at 22%. Fourth-year students comprised
45% of the interviews, and third-year students
some 14%. Fifty-six percent of the interviewees
were women, 44% were men. A survey of
interviewees resulted in the following average
rankings (scale of 1-5, with 5 the highest) of
satisfaction with the program:

Relevance of feedback........................... 4.81
Professionalism of staff ........................ 4.80
Would recommend to other students .... 4.79
Relevance of questions asked................. 4.78
Helpfulness of strategies offered........ 4.77
Increase in interviewing confidence ...... 4.56
Helpfulness of video taping ................... 4.35

In addition, the Ambassadors worked on
updating the Mock Interview sign-up procedures,
interview questions, and additional resources to
help students get the most out of their mock
interviewing experience. Students schedule their
mock interviews using the on-campus recruiting
tool Gator CareerLink. As they sign up for a mock


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interview, they are directed to an interviewing
tutorial on the CRC web site, which allows them to
better prepare for the mock interview.

Credentials

The CRC Credentials Service provides students
and alumni with the ability to have an accredited
location from which to send their job or college
applications, teacher evaluations, or reference
letters. To expedite and streamline the process, a
new Credentials Service Application System (CSAS)
was developed in-house this past year and became
operational toward the conclusion of the previous
reporting period.

The students bring in their documents and a
member of the Credentials Staff uses CSAS to
input that student's demographics and all of their
information into the database. Their documents
are then scanned and stored in the same database,
which issues them a computer-generated code to
access their Credentials File on the Internet. From
the Internet, the student can view their
demographics and transaction history, view their
material submitted as an image, and request
documents to be sent to a location of their choice.

Each time the Credentials Staff opens the
application, they are shown all pending student
requests, and at the clickof a button, can "process"
the request. When they click this button, the
program prints out all requested material, a cover
letter, and an address label for the appropriate
location. Almost all of the work is done by the
computer application, removing any chance of
liability from the Credentials Staff, and it also saves
crucial time, allowing for a quicker turn-around.
During the period of this report the Center
processed 1,596 credentials requests, a significant
47% increase over the 1,o8o during 2003-2004!

Career Planning & lob
Search Strategies Classes

The CRC Education Program continues to offer
two courses for all Univeristy of Florida
undergraduate students. The Career Planning
Course (SLS 2301) focuses on first-year and
sophomore students who need assistance in
exploring career paths and learning more about
themselves. A large portion of the course
concentrates on self-assessment, including values,
interests, and skills. The Job Search Strategies


Course (SLS 2302) is geared more toward junior
and senior students who would like to learn how
to search for jobs and internships, build
interviewing skills, and how to transition into a full-
time position.

The curriculum for both SLS classes was
modified during the 2004-2005 academic year
incorporating more in-class activities and
discussion. In addition, a short survey was
introduced during the year, which indicated that
the majority of students were satisfied with the
goals of the course. The survey was also the reason
for some of the changes to the second semester
sections and textbook choices.

SLS 2301 continued to use the Career Patterns:
A Kaleidoscope of Possibilities by Harris-Tuck, Price
& Robertson, but will be introducing Choices &
Challenges: Charting Your Career Path by Martinez
and Schrader in the 2005-2006 academic year.

The Career Exploration Community used the
book What Should 1 Do With My Life? by Bronson,
but will also be incorporating a new textbook during
the 2005-2006 academic year: 10 Things Employers
Want You to Learn in College by Coplin.

The SLS 2302 course introduced Your Career:
How to Make it Happen by Griffin Levitt, during
the academic year and will continue to use it during
this coming academic year.

The 2004-2005 academic year continued to see
the incorporation of WebCT into the courses to not
only post grades confidentially but create on-line
discussions and post classroom presentations. In
Spring 2005, all SLS sections piloted Graduate
Prospects E-Guidance Software to determine if this
on-line advising system would be something the
CRC would like to incorporate center-wide. The
software was well-received by the students and
discussions continue to what extent the software
will be used in the office.

The Career Development Classes are taught by
advanced graduate students who participate in
weekly training sessions conducted by Jennifer
Sokas, our Assistant Director for Career
Development & Education. In these sessions,
instructors participate in discussions about
instructional design, teaching philosophy, and
student development.


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During the 2004-2005 academic year, two
sections of SLS 2301 and two sections of SLS 2302
were taught each semester with a total enrollment
of 212 students. The Career Exploration
Community taught in the Liberal Arts Living-
Learning Community at Graham Hall enrolled 32
students, making the total enrollment for all SLS
classes 244 students.

Graduate Services

In August 2004, Lauren Pasquarella Daley joined
our team as the new Assistant Director for
Graduate Services, filling an 8-month vacancy in
that position. Lauren previously worked for the
CRC as a career counseling intern from August
2003 to May 2004.

Outreach in the fall of 2004 was concentrated
on graduate student programs, with an e-mail
introduction from Lauren sent in August to: (1)
graduate student listservs, (2) the president of the
Black Graduate Student Organization, (3) president
of the Hispanic Graduate Student Organization,
and (4) the Graduate Student Council in late August
2004. In addition, she made personal visits to Dr.
Kenneth Gerhardt, Interim Dean of the Graduate
School; Dr. Carol Stiles, Assistant Professor of Plant
Pathology; and Dr. Winifred Cook, Director of the
Teaching Center.

Thanks to Lauren Pasquarella Daley's outreach
efforts, 592 doctoral, master and post-doc
students received individual counseling or advising,
and 255 attended outreach presentations and
seminars designed to help them with their career
exploration and job search needs.


Outreach & Presentation Program


Our Outreach Program includes services for
student organizations, UF courses, liaison-specific
requests, residence hall presentations, and joint
programming with partners within the Division of
Student Affairs. Our Career Ambassador peer
advisors and CRC professional staff members
conduct the Outreach Program. In addition to
campus and community outreach, the CRC staff
also gives presentations related to career services
at state and national conferences.

During academic year 2004-2005, the Outreach
& Presentation Program providers offered
presentations to 1,606 attendees in the Center's
classroom, library and conference room. The 167


on- and off-campus presentations reached 11,103
students and colleagues, with presentations
around UF as well as at state and national
conferences. This represents an increase of about
8.1% vs. last year, likely due to the realignment of
many of the workshops in the program and
numerous presentations to large class sections by
the Career Ambassadors.

Career Exploration
Community at Graham Hall

The Department of Housing and Residence
Education and the Career Resource Center teamed
up to create a living-learning community to
enhance the students' experience by providing a
supporting and interactive environment where
residents have the opportunity to explore their
interests, passions, skills, abilities and potential
majors and careers. Further details on this program
are found in the Programs of Distinction section
on page 7 of this Annual Report.

College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

Career programs for the College of LA&S
continued to thrive through the 2004-2005
academic year. In addition, contacts were
developed and nurtured through the various
departments of the college, specifically Geography,
Sociology, English, Gerontology, History, Psychology,
Philosophy, Romance Languages & Literature,
Criminology, the Honors Program, and Academic
Advising.

405 Career Seminar Series
for Liberal Arts & Sciences

The 405 Series is a program of informational
workshops offered at 4:05 pm and designed to
educate students majoring in various Liberal Arts
& Science disciplines about the value of their
degree, the marketability of their skills, the career
opportunities available for them, and how they can
conduct a successful job search and career
preparation.

The series was also designed to help Liberal Arts
& Sciences students learn more about their career
interests, career values, and careers related to
their passion. For full details on the extent and
nature of these presentations, please review the
On-Campus Liaison Activites section, specifically
starting on page 20.


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Perspectives

Included as one of the Center's "Programs of annual data on the types of requests handled by
Distinction," please see page 10 for more Perspectives and the colleges from which they
information about this innovative program. For came, please refer to Chart C, below.


Chart C "Prspectives" Advising & Counseling Requests by College


Subject 7v 7 Q

Career Fair Info. 13 4 72 1

Counseling Follow-Up 32 10 119 1

GCL* Regis. (1 time) 64 14 184 4

GCL* Usage 9 1 84 1

GatorTrak Regis. 1 0 3 0

Experiential Educ. 37 8 ( 1

Interviewing Prep. 26 4 129 2

lob Offer Decision 6 2 31 1

General Job Search 43 6 145 1

Major/Career Decision 80 23 ) 1

On-Campus Interviews 5 o 30 o

Other 12 2 52 2

Resume Medic 30 49 1

Resume/Cover Letter 155 38 2

S.M.I.L.E. Questions 5 2 9 1

Salary Negotiation 11 2 30 1

Mock Interview Sched. 17 2 86 2


Totals


Unique Students
by College


6 79 o

13 94 6

14 166 12

4 61 4

0 2 0

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6 127 4

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12 130 5

30 133 20

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Average Requests
per Student 1.91 1.531.95 7.33 1.50 2.04 2.05 1.57 1.67 1.66 2.00 1.86 1.89 1.8o 1.50 2.03

*GCL = Gator CareerLinke = Top to Question!


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CAREER NETWORKS

Thomas 1. Halasz, Ed. S. Associate Director for Career Networks
Saranette M. Williams, M. Ed. Senior Assistant Director for Employer Relations
Kimberly Raymond, M. A. Assistant Director for Experiential Education
Heather B. White, M. S. Assistant Director for Experiential Education
Lndsay Seaborn, M. S. Assistant Director for Employer Relations & Special Projects
Lisa A. Wiseman, M. Ed. Assistant Director for Employer Relations & Student Services
Kristin Muire, B. A. Assistant Director for Career Events
Nancy Leitner, A. A. Information Specialist
Judy Arzie Experiential Education Coordinator
Phyllis Pefa Scheduling Coordinator
(Vacant) Career Information Coordinator


The Career Networks Group is involved in a wide range of activities, all of which involve facilitating
connections between students/alumni and employers. Within this organization are three sub-groups: (1)
Co-op and Internship Programs, (2) Employer Relations, and (3) Career Events. The Career Networks
Group's mission is to help the student or alumnus capitalize on their career decisions by assisting them
to gain career experience, contact companies or organizations with whom they might wish to work, and
to facilitate their job search and interview process.

During the 2004-2005 term, the Career Networks Group focused on assisting students in connecting
with the increased number of employers returning to campus. The hurricanes that plagued the state in
the Fall provided a significant challenge in capturing student's attention, not to mention managing day to
day activities of the Group. Despite these challenges, significant increases were realized in on-campus
interviews; employers attending Fall Showcase, organizations and students attending Graduate/Professional
School Day, employers attending Spring Showcase, employers and students attending Summer Camp
Day; and students taking part in experiential education opportunities.

Use of the SymplicityT career event management system was enhanced by taking advantage of the
client management system aspects of the system. Improved tracking of employers has resulted in more
effective communication with employers; especially for purposes of increasing career event registrations.

With the second year of use of the Gator Careerlink system; staff, employer and student use of the
system improved significantly over the first year. As the NACELink staff addressed a number of design
issues, users were able to navigate the site more effectively and the increased understanding of the system
resulted in CRC staff being able to provide improved customer service. Total number of registrants increased
to 17,661, an increase of over 6,ooo over 2003-2004.


Experiential Education Programs

General this area, and as similar changes did last year they
provided an opportunity to continue to focus
This year saw minor changes in the staff efforts to broaden and strengthen the Experiential
associated with Experiential Education. When Education Programs offered by the CRC.
Rachel Spier departed in the late summer of 2004,
she was replaced in the fall with Kimberly Raymond, These programs provide a link between
who'd previously served as our Assistant Director academic studies and work through career-related
for Employer Relations & Client Services. The minor experience opportunities. These opportunities, in
disruption caused by this departure and the gap in turn, allow students to explore or confirm a career
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increase their marketability in the job market,
develop a professional network, and perhaps earn
money or college credits.

Programs offered by the Career Resource
Center include Cooperative Education and
Internships. Both programs are partially supported
by a Job Location & Development (ILD) grant as part
of the Federal Work/Study Program, and are geared
toward providing off-campus, career-related
experience opportunities for students prior to
graduation. These programs are not based on a
financial need, and are open to any student
enrolled at the University of Florida. The activities
of both programs for 2004-2005 are described
below, along with supporting data in chart form.

Cooperative Education

The Co-op Program provides opportunities for
students to gain paid, practical work experience
as part of their education. Within the alternating
program, students working full-time, career-related
positions and alternate between semesters of work
and school, while in the parallel program students
work in part-time positions

During the past year, student participation in
the Co-op Program increased slightly, with 98
compared to 90 in 2003-2004. This slight increase
may reflect the "bottoming out" of the long-term
trend away from multiple-year co-op commitments
to shorter one- and two-semester experiences,
such as internships. It may also reflect student
interest in gaining experience to be competitive in
a challenging job market; whether or not increases
will be sustained will be determined when the job
market recovers.

Statistics on pertinent demographics are
shown on Charts D and E on the next page.

Internships

During the 2004-2005 academic year,
Experiential Education continued its joint program
with the Gainesville Area Chamber of Commerce
(See also Programs of Distinction, page 11), and it
received a formal name: B.R.I.D.G.E. (Building
Relationships through Internships Development
with Gainesville Employers).

The program has been vindicated by a
continued interest in internships in the local


Gainesville area, and the university initiative to
improve relationships with the local community.
After meeting with representatives from the
Chamber, Experiential Education identified two
volunteer students to carry out plans to develop
the program. These students held an information
session for potential employers, which drew close
to 30 interested employers. Many employers were
anticipating beginning fledgling internship
programs and had questions regarding salaries
and payments for interns, structure of programs,
and logistical considerations for hiring students.

In the fall of 2004, 70 local listings were input
by Experiential Education staff members, and 349
students participated. These listings were
representative of a diverse pool, ranging from
marketing, journalism, and public relations to
experience and sports science and cardiology! The
spring of 2005 drew 73 new listings from the
Gainesville area. Mirroring the fall listings,
opportunities ranged from health to public
relations. A total of 351 resumes were submitted
for these spring positions.

The partnership with the Gainesville Area
Chamber of Commerce was an important addition
to the opportunities provided students in the past,
and provides a significant avenue for development
of additional local internship opportunities and full-
time jobs.

The Internship Program continued to serve in
a clearing house role utilizing the new Gator
CareerLink system. Students have the option of
either registering formally with the CRC (via Gator
CareerLink) to take advantage of on-campus
interviewing activity and resume referrals, or not
registering formally but still using the internship
database listings to locate and apply to internships
of interest. For the 2004-2005 academic year, 5,848
internship opportunities were listed, a phenomenal
236% increase in postings from the 2,478 the
previous year!

Summary

The Internship and Co-op Programs each offer
students opportunities to explore career options
and to gain career-related experience. The
increased use of internships and co-ops in the early
identification of candidates for full-time positions
should result in a greater number and variety of
opportunities for University of Florida students.


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The University initiative encouraging students to
gain experience through internships continues to
have the primary developmental focus. With the
continued partnership with the Gainesville Area
Chamber of Commerce, local opportunities will
continue to grow.


The Experiential Education programs and services
will continue to offer students a wide range of
options to explore and gain experience. These
experiences, in turn, will enhance their career
decision-making skills and increase the
employability of UF students.


Chart D Cooperative Education Demographics 2004-2005


Fall 2004
Male Female


Spring 2005
Male Female


Summer 2005
Male Female


Caucasian
African-American
Hispanic
Other
Asian/Pacific Islander
Native American

Totals


15 5


28 19


Chart E Cooperative Education by Academic Major 2004-2005


Fall 2004
Male Female


Chemical Eng.
Chemistry
Civil Eng.
Computer Eng.
Computer & Info Sci Eng. (LS)
Computer/Electrical Eng.
Electrical Eng.
Environmental Eng.
Finance
Geomatics
Industrial & Systems Eng.
Materials Science Eng.
Mechanical/Aerospace Eng.

Totals


Spring 2005 Summer 2005
Male Female Male Female


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Expanding Relationships

Employer outreach and development increased
dramatically during the 2004-2005 year. With
employers increasing their hiring projections, staff
were successful in conducting outreach in person
and via telephone & e-mail. With the addition of a
full-time staff person dedicated to employer
relations, over ioo outreach activities were
conducted with employers.

Recruitment Activity

Recruiting at the University of Florida began to
show a marked recovery from several years of a
weak national job market, and our figures showed
marked increases in activity. A total of 378
employers ran 1,027 interview schedules, resulting
in 8,750 individual interviews being held at the CRC.
Chart F (below) shows the statistics for on-campus
interviews for this year and four prior academic
years with the percentage of increase this year.

While the number of on-campus interviews is
slowly improving, job postings continue to be
plentiful. During the year, some 6,525 full-time job
and co-op/internship opportunities were posted
through Gator CareerLink, and Chart 1 on page
38 illustrates the career fields of the positions
posted. We would like to recognize the "Top Ten"
companies in numbers of Gators hired this year:


1. Pulte Homes
2. Walt Disney
3. Ernst & Young
4. Lockheed Martin
5. General Electric


6. Kimley-Horn
7. Macy's
8. Harris Corporation
9. PriceWaterhouseCoopers
10. Naylor Publications


The focus for the year has been on the full
implementation of the Gator CareerLink system.
Significant efforts have been directed at increasing
student registration, resulting in 17,661 students
registered in the Gator CareerLink system for the
2004-2005 academic year.

The CRC continually develops special initiatives
to build the gender and ethnic representation of
the students registered with the Center. The result
of these efforts has been the registration of nearly
3,400 students of color. In addition to special
outreach programs conducted by the CRC staff,
the Center also publishes and co-sponsors events
that promote relationship development among
students and employers. For example, our semi-
annual Career Showcase event lasts two weeks and
is comprised of several activities that facilitate
student/employer networking. The current
demographic composition of the students
registered in Gator CareerLink as of July 1, 2004,
is illustrated on Chart G on the next page.

Although students from the Warrington College
of Business Administration, College of Engineering,
and College of Liberal Arts & Sciences made up
the greatest percentage of students registered,
students from throughout the university were well
represented, as shown on Chart H (next page).

Personnel

Staffing changes this year consisted of the
departure of Lucas Wall from the Center in
December 2004; however, he coordinated the
Spring 2005 events from his home in Wisconsin,
traveling to UF for the various career days. In June
we hired Ms. Kristin Muire from the Levin College
of Law, and she joined our staff in mid-July.


Chart F On-Campus Interview Statistics

% Change From
Category 2000-01 2001-02 2002-03 2003-04 2004-o0 Previous Year

Employers Visiting 432 325 309 299 378 + 26.42%

Schedules 1,145 822 857 789 1 1,027 + 30.16%

Students Interviewed 9,975 7,158 7,673 7,206 8,750 + 21.43%


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Chart G GatorCareerLink Demographics


Ethnicity Total Registered

African-American ................................. 1,232
American Hispanic ............................... 1,789
Asian/Pacific Islander ......................... 1,813
Caucasian-American............................ 9,323
International ............................................ 849
Multiracial .................................... .... 377
Native American ........................................42
Did Not Wish to Disclose...................... 1,079
Unknown ..................................... .....17..
Total ..................................................... 17,661
As of July 1, 200oo5


Chart H GatorCareerLinkk Colleges

College Students Registered % of Total

Accounting, Fisher School of .......................... 34 ............ 344%
Agriculture & Life Sciences ............................. 896 ............ 4.87%
Building Construction, Rinker School of ............. 39 ............ 0.21%
Art & Art History, School of ............................... 29 ............ o.16%
Building Construction, School of ........................ 39 ............ o.o%
Business Administration ............................ 4,478 .......... 24.33%
Dentistry ................................................. ........ 7 ......... 0.04%
Design, Construction & Planning ................... 140 ........... 0.76%
Education & Sch. of Teaching & Learning ........ 228 ............ 1.24%
Engineering .................................................... 3,983 ........ 21.64%
Fine Arts ............................................................ 213 ............ 1.16%
Forest Resources & Conservation ..................... 19 ............ o.1o%
Health & Human Performance ....................... 612 ............ 3.33%
Journalism & Communications .................... 1,265 ............ 6.87%
Law ............................................................... 95 .... ..... 0.52%
Liberal Arts & Sciences ............................... 3,519 .......... 19.12%
M medicine ............................................... ......... 35 ........ 0.19%
Music, School of ................................................. 17 ............ 0.09%
Natural Resources & Environment ................... 40 ............ 0.22%
Nursing ............................................................... 89 ............ 0.48%
Pharm acy ........... ................................................. 91 ............ 0.49%
Public Health & Health Professions ............... 236 ............ 1.26%
Veterinary Medicine ........................................... 11 ............ o.o6%
College not indicated .................................... 1,730 ............ 9.40%
Total .............................................................. 18,406 ....... 00oo.oo%
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Chart 1 Gator CareerLinks lob Postings By Career Field

Career Field Full/Part-Time Co-op/Internship

Accounting ......................................................................272 ....................................... 72
Administration & Support ............................................. 228 .....................................43
Advertising, Marketing & Public Relations ........ ......... 165 ............................... ...... 111
Agriculture .......................................................................... 100oo ....................................... 39
Applied & Fine Arts ........................................................... 26.......................................42
Architecture & Design ................................................. 84 ........................................ 19
Art Administration ...........................................................19 ................................... 49
Business Management................................................... 281 ......................................74
Commercial & Food Services........................................... 29 ........................................ 7
Communications ............................................................52........................................46
Computers Hardware .................................................. 92 ....................................... 31
Computers ~ Information Systems ............................. 153 .....................................62
Computers Software ................................................. 153 ..................................... 50
Construction & Trades ................................................. 121 ...................................... 12
Consulting ~ Management ............................................. 49 ........................................ 10
Consulting ~ Technical ..................................................... 59 ....................................... 12
Customer Service ............................................................. 58 ...................................... 10
Digital/Graphic/Commercial Art ...................................... 30...................................... 33
Education ~ K-12 Administration ............................... ..49 ....................................... 12
Education Fine Arts ...................................................... 32 ...................................... 31
Education ~ Higher Education ....................................... 48 ........................................ 5
Education ~ Post-Secondary...........................................32 .......................................4
Education ~ Teaching/Elementary............................... 34 ......................................... 9
Education Teaching/Middle School .......................... 33 .......................................... 8
Education Secondary ....................................37................... 37....................... ....... 8
Education Teaching/Post-Secondary ........................... 20 ....................................... 5
Education ~ Teaching/Special Education ....................... 33 ...................................... 12
Education ~ Tutoring ....................................................... 26 ........................................ 6
Engineering Chemical ............................................. 91 ....................................... 26
Engineering Civil ......................................................... 208 ................................... 59
Engineering Electrical ......................................... 133 ....................................... 70
Engineering Industrial & Systems.............................. 102 ......................................43
Engineering Material Sciences .................................... 89 ....................................... 27
Engineering Mechanical............................................. 122 .....................................64
Engineering Other ..................................................... 226.................................... 73
Health Care ...................................................................... 129 ..................................... 14
Hotel & Restaurant Management ................................... 15 ....................................... 13
Human Resources & Labor Relations .............................36....................................... 20
In-Home Care...................................... ........................ 1 ........................................ o
Law ................................................................................. 45................................... 10
Law Enforcement & Security ......................................... 25 ........................................ 8
Life Sciences ...........................................63 .............................................. 27
Maritime & Related Industry ........................................ 13 ........................................ 6
Non-Profit ........................................................................ 119 ....................................... 60
Operations, Purchasing & Logistics ................ ............ 94 .................................... 13
Other ................................................................................ 305 .................................. 31
Parks & Recreation ........................................................... 79 ........................................ 27
Performance Dance/Theater ....................................... 19 ....................................... 20
Performance ~ Music/Acting ........................................ 19 ...................................... 19
Pharmacy ............................................... 35 .......................................... 3
Physical Sciences .............................................................. 59 ....................................... 16
Production ........................................................................ 1 ........................................ 22
Psychology ........................................................................ 24........................................ 10
Research & Library Science ............................................. 25 ... ............................... 14
Retail ................................................................................50........................................ 17
Sales ................................................................................. 267 ...................................... 30
Warehouse & Delivery ...................................................... 13.......................................
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Career Events


The return to campus of large numbers of employers necessitated the change in the Career Showcase
format. Prior to Spring 2005, Showcase provided a general two day event. During the first day the event
was over-subscribed by employers; the second day had anemic employer attendance. The solution: a Day
1 technical employer focus and Day 2 non-technical employer focus. The result was balanced employer
registration for both days and balanced student attendance both days. Employers were overwhelmingly
positive of the change, seeing greater numbers of students in one day as compared to two days. Students
were generally positive about the change, as they now understood clearly which day they should attend
and could be confident that the employers they were interested in meeting with would be available.

During the 2004-2005 academic year, the Career Resource Center hosted six events. The major
career events, Fall and Spring Showcase, increased employer registration by 41% and 39% respectfully.
The secondary events had slight to no increase in employer registrations. The continued drop in student
participation for the Showcase programs, was significant and will need attention in the coming year.
Chart I (next page) shows student and employer attendance for all of our career events for the past four
academic years.

Career Fair Descriptions


Career Showcase is traditionally held each
September and January in the Stephen C. O'Connell
Center, and it is preceded by a week of events to
educate and inform students about their career
development and job search. Events in conjunction
with prior Showcases have included Showcase
Cinema, Showcase Fashion Show, Extreme Resume
Makeover, and critiques of student resumes by
employers. Showcase offers students and alumni
a chance to discuss opportunities for Internship,
Cooperative Education, and full-time career and
employment positions with employers. In recent
years, about 250 companies and 4,000-5,000
students attend each semester.

Graduate & Professional Schools Day is in
late October/early November for students
interested in attending graduate school or other
advanced degree training programs after
completing their baccalaureate degree. About 1oo
institutions attend.

Agriculture & Natural Resources Career
Day, held in February, is a specialized fair that is
targeted to employers and students in the
agriculture, agribusiness, and natural resources
industries. The CRC collaborates with the College
of Agriculture to host the event, with the CRC


providing assistance in planning and event day
support. Between 30-50 employers and 350
students attend this event.

Nursing & Health Professions Career Day
is in March. Students from the Colleges of Nursing,
Health & Human Performance, and Public Health
& Health Professions take this opportunity to meet
with representatives from various hospitals, health
care organizations, medical companies, and other
employers of health care professionals. This event
is on "hold" pending further collaboration with the
College of Nursing, its prime proponent.

Summer Camp Recruitment Day is
primarily for education, recreation, fine arts,
counselor education, health-related, nutrition, and
other majors wishing to work in a summer camp
environment. Some 20 organizations normally
attend.

Education Recruitment Day is held each
April. This event attracts 40-50 school districts and
educational institutions from Florida and Georgia.
Employers can connect with a diverse
representation of students who are interested in
teaching all disciplines and grade levels.


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Chart I Career Day Programs Employer/Student Participation


Activity


2001-2002
Employers Students


Fall Showcase ....... 244

Graduate/Professional
School Day.......... 90

Spring Showcase 193

Spring Opportunities
Fair ............... ... 25

Agriculture &
Natural Resources
Career Day........ 32

Nursing & Health
Professions Day. 22

Education
Recruitment Day 44

Summer
Camp Day .......... 13

Totals .............. 631


6,332


625

6,194


350



275


185


265


170


2002-2003 2003-2004 2004-2005
Employers Students Employers Students Employers Students

246 5,667 229 5,634 324 4,051


590

6,1oo


15 270



No Event


No Event


38 360


20 150


393

5,350


18 195



No Event


45 290


12 155


115

280


14,027 608 12,387 645 11,486 836


L


434

4,447


No Event


420


No Event


290


170

9,812


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DIRECTOR, INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY,

& OPERATIONS SUPPORT


Wayne Wallace, Ph. D. Director
William K. Lewis, A. S., MCP MCT Assistant Director for Systems Management & Development
Narasinha Kamat, M. S. Computer Programmer-Analyst
David 1. Cortes, B. S. Computer Support Specialist

William V. Carnes, M. A. Associate Director for Operations Support
Nadene R. Francis, B. S. Assistant Director for Public Relations
Linda Adams Office Manager


General

The Career Resource Center remains unique
among university career centers in having a
separate staff section devoted to administrative,
fiscal and technological support to the center's
operational activities. Several other centers,
including two in England, are in the process of
incorporating this function into their organization.

The Technical Operations (now Information
Technology) Group created in 2000 continues to
help develop our growing technological
infrastructure. The current Assistant Director for
Systems Management & Development, William K.
Lewis, remains directly subordinate to the Director
(see Chart K, page 55).

During this reporting period there were no
personnel changes, other than the usual rotation
in and out of temporary and part-time student
assistants.

One minor transition has been the phaseout
of the ad hoc technology group, which since 2000
consisted of the Bill and the IT staff working in
direct collaboration with the Assistant Director for
Career Education and the Senior Assistant Director
for Employer Relations, but the IT Group now works
with any and all CRC staff members on computer-
related projects.

The IT Group is responsible for all computer
operations, including the development of computer
strategies and programs, purchase of hardware
and software, training of staff members,
development and implementation of computer
programs, computer support to CRC operations,
and documentation.


Staffing in the critical areas of office
management and accounting remain the
responsibility of the Office Manager, two part-time
student fiscal assistants, one part-time student
administrative assistant, and some periodic help
by the Associate Director for Operations Support.

Nonetheless, as in the past, the Operations
Support group remains responsible for the
following key functions and areas:

All administrative activities, to include
correspondence (incoming and outgoing),
documentation, forms, records management, and
other such functions not delegated or assumed
elsewhere in the CRC.

Financial operations, including budgeting,
purchasing, invoicing, accounting, receipt of
materials, disbursement of funds, and the
provision of financial analysis and reports to CRC
decision makers, along with recommendations and
options.

Oversight of payroll actions for permanent
staff, student assistants, and paid interns. Under
PeopleSoft, individual staff members and students
enter their own "time and labor" and "leave," but
the Office Manager is the official "Timekeeper" and
makes corrections and generally oversees the
process. This group also handles the coordination
of payroll actions for graduate assistants (when
assigned) vis-a-vis their sponsoring colleges and
departments.

Publications and arts & graphics support
to CRC staff members and programs, events, or
activities sponsored by the CRC. This includes
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advertisements, flyers, forms, documents,
brochures, manuals, reports, signs and similar
items, as required. Operations Support is
specifically responsible for the Gator Career
Planner, Employer Resource Guide, Focus on Your
Future, Estimate of Graduates, Invitation to
Recruit, You Can Make a Difference (fund-raising
brochure), this Annual Report, and others in the
process of development.

Oversight of all leave activities, which under
PeopleSoft are also entered into the system by the
individual staff members.

Facilities management, including
renovation, housekeeping, maintenance,
purchases and dispositions, and moving
operations.

Management and inventory of all equipment
and real property items assigned to the Center

Fiscal Operations

The Office Manager and her staff have the
responsibility for the management, accounting and
oversight of nine separate accounts plus their
subordinate sub-categories: state, auxiliary, Job
Location & Development (Federal ILD grant funds),
two UF Foundation accounts, a Foundation clearing
account (new for 2004), an account for carry-
forward funds (also new), an intern account, and
an agency account!

As always, very tight accounting procedures
are employed to maintain the closest controls over
the Center's limited funding. Statistical
accounting reports are prepared monthly,
quarterly, annually, and as required to provide the
Director and other decision makers with the fiscal
information necessary for effective management.
Innovative computer applications are used to
generate reports and to help in the fiscal
management of unique CRC programs. At the end
of each fiscal year extensive reports are also
provided to UF authorities regarding the auxiliary
and ILD accounts.

Although the university has moved to the more
capable PeopleSoft" system, and the system has
significantly improved in both capability and
reliability during the intervening year, we continue
to use a back-up management system Quick
Books Pro -which was introduced in the summer
of 2002.


Information Technology Developments

The Information Systems group within the CRC
is responsible for all the electronic devices used by
the Center. Our role is to support the Center's
mission statement in providing comprehensive,
state-of-the-art resources to our staff, students,
and the university at large. Our goal is to always
give innovative, creative and quality services to all
of our constituents.

Destinations & Perspectives

These innovative in-house designed computer
applications and their purposes and benefits have
been thoroughly described in the Programs of
Distinction section starting on page 7 of this report.

Staffing

The group is staffed by up to three full-time
staff and three part-time student workers, whose
job descriptions are as follows:

Assistant Director for Systems Management
& Development (full-time) Responsible for the
management and oversight of the organization's
entire information management system, including
computer hardware and software installation,
maintenance, and support for the 70+ users, 50+
workstations, and the nine-server local area
network. Serves as "Webmaster," and works with
the Web Committee to ensure the Center's cyber-
presence is maintained.

Programmer Analyst-Database Developer
(full-time) Develops and implements state of the
art database strategies that meet current and
future business needs of the CRC. Performs all
aspects of data and database administration,
including hardware and software evaluation and
installation, logical and physical database design
and implementation, structured testing of
database designs, applications, and technology
platforms, security administration, backup and
recovery planning, capacity planning, performance
and tuning, research and evaluation of new tools
and techniques, and development of policies,
standards and procedures related to the database
environment.

Computer Tech Support Specialist (full-time)
- Provides end-user support and troubleshooting
for CRC personnel. This person is responsible for


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the day-to-day maintenance of the local area
network hardware, as well as desktop
administration. This person will work with the IS
manager on the implementation of new
technologies. This would include assisting the IS
Manager in facilitating activities such as upgrading
systems with the latest versions of software, the
rollout of new hardware and training.

Assistant Database Developer (part-time) ~
Assists the Programmer Analyst in developing and
implementing state-of-the-art database strategies
that meet current and anticipated business needs
of the CRC. Currently we are employing two
Assistant Database Developers.

Assistant Webmaster (part-time) The
Assistant Webmaster supports the CRC's electronic
communications efforts by performing quality
assurance, data entry, and web site maintenance.
Reports to and assists the Assistant Director
(Webmaster) in designing, populating, and testing
pages of the site.

The Center's Computer Network consists of:

48 Desktop Computers
20 Laptop Computers
32 Desktop Printers
3 Network Printers
11 Network Servers
4 Gigabit Ethernet Switches
1 RAS Dial-in Servers

The Center's computer operations run
primarily on Microsoft's Windows 2000o or XP. All
servers are running Windows 2000o Server or
Windows 2003o Server with full implementation of
Active Directory. Predominately driven by Dell
PowerEdge servers, the Center utilizes the
following specialty software including (but not
limited to):

Microsoft Exchange 5.5 Server
Microsoft SQL 2000 Server
llS 6.x Server
FileMaker Pro Server 5.x
WebTrends Professional
WebSurveyor
RealOne Media Server

Leading accomplishments for the year would
include:


Hired two new IT full time staff members:
Database Programmer
Tech Support Specialist
Unveiled a redesign of our website.
Rolled out "Perspectives"; a Center-wide
database-driven tool for students to "sign-
in" when they come into the Center seeking
assistance. Long term we hope to use the
system to continually check satisfaction of
students.
Implemented an Analysis and Reporting
page for "Perspectives."
Debuted our "Destinations" data collection
application.
Continued work on the "S.M.I.L.E."
management system. Everything from
registration to attendance gathering to
satisfaction surveys and beyond was
included.

The CRC's IT staff continues to work very
closely with the Career Networks group, NACE
association representatives, and technical support
personnel to ensure the accuracy, viability, and
efficiency of the NACElinkTM system, as it pertains
to the CRC to ensure that it meets often changing
needs.

World Wide Web

The CRC World Wide Web Committee is
comprised of members from each functional group
within the Center, as well as a staff member with
primary responsibility for the technical regulation
of the site, i.e. the Webmaster. The CRC Director
serves as an ex-officio member of the committee.
Each member functions as the liaison between the
committee and her/his group regarding the
functional content of CRC programs, services, and
resources on the WWW site.

The committee serves as the governing body
to regulate consistency and quality of format,
style, content, and organization of the CRC web
site, and is responsible for the development and
maintenance of the guidelines for the CRC Web
Style Guide, which is used by all parties to control
the appearance and content of the Center's web
site. The committee meets on a regular basis (at
least once per month) to monitor the effectiveness
of the site, to discuss ideas for improvement, and
to review all proposals for major modifications,
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Committee members also accept responsibility
for maintaining up-to-date knowledge of advances
in web design and development, and for evaluating
competitive web sites, resources, and practices,
ensuring recognition of the CRC web site as among
the very best. Members are also the tasking link to
other staff members within their group to satisfy
web content requirements.

Combining the enthusiasm and expertise of the
staff with the moderation of the committee, we
continue to refine our presence on the World Wide
Web (WWW). Throughout this reporting period, the
permanently-established CRC Web Committee
tackled the problem of accuracy and content of
the materials on our web site and the overall
appearance of the web presence. There were in
excess of 16,ooo,ooo individual "hits" to our web
site during this reporting period! Nonetheless, we
continue to work on enhancing the look of the site
and improving its usability by our many customers.

Print Materials & Graphics

One of the key functions of Operations Support
remains the design, development, preparation and
production of relatively sophisticated graphics and
publications to support both general CRC
operations and programs and for individual staff
members and their activities or events.

However, as reported many times in the past,
credit is also due to individual staff members and
other staff areas who continue to create and
promulgate increasingly sophisticated materials on
their own.

During the period of this report, we continued
to refine and reformat many of our printed
materials. The group, principally the newAssistant
Director for Public Relations, has again completely
updated and reissued the following CRC
publications:

Gator Career Planner ~ This was the fourth
year of production of this very useful calendar and
CRC information guide, and again this time we
were able to cover its production cost entirely
through the sale of advertisements. It is a very
popular item, with virtually all of the 1o,ooo copies
being distributed to eager students within the first
few weeks of the fall semester a few are always
set aside for distribution to spring semester
attendees and select groups on campus.


Employer Resource Guide This valuable
document and its "modular" look debuted in 2003.
It consists of a dozen tabbed "subject" pages
inserted in a UF pocket folder, which for the user
makes the materials much easier to find, and for
us it's much more cost-effective to update the
guide by simply reprinting one or more pages. It
continues to be very well received, and with only a
few minor updates it was reissued again in August
of 2005.

Estimate of Graduates The 2005-2006
issue of this information is once again available
on the CRC web site and remains one of the
"subject pages" in the Employer Resource Guide.
The look and content has not changed significantly
over the past year, but many of the colleges
represented made significant updates to the
majors offered.

Focus on Your Future this traditional
"guide to career progression," which contains a
detailed list of CRC services plus tips and checklists
for every student from freshman to alumni, has
been around for a dozen years, but this year it got
a much-needed facelift. From a traditional 3% x
8% inch tri-fold brochure, it has evolved into a
snappier 5% x 7 inch four-part foldout with a more
contemporary layout and brighter graphics.

Invitation to Recruit ~ This guide to
employer services is provided to the
representatives of the hundreds of companies who
conduct on-campus recruiting each year. It
remains the standard tri-fold brochure, but has
again been spruced up with snazzierr" artwork and
more easily read text.

You Can Make a Difference Finally, our
corporate fund-raising brochure has also received
a significant upgrade to its continuing tri-fold
format with an exterior and interior festooned with
full-color "gator scales" and hard-hitting text
calculated to entice employers to help financially
support the Center.

The Center's three staff groups continued to
collaborate with one another on the creation and
expansion of a series of Career Handouts covering
a variety of key career-related subjects. Individual
teams or staff members prepared the material on
subjects pertinent to their team's areas) of
responsibility, and they were reviewed for accuracy
and consistency by the Assistant Director for Public
Relations.


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We also convened an ad hoc CRC Publications
Committee to develop standards and priorities for
all of our publications, as well as a palatte of colors
and fonts approved for use in all of our materials.
A policy memoranda continues to provide
procedures and examples to help guide the staff
in their efforts.


Physical Facilities

Unlike most of the previous years, there were
few alternations or additions to the Center during
this time period other than a minor cosmetic
changes to service counters and relocations of
staff members from one office to another.


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STAFF PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES


Professional staff members are encouraged to
attend conventions, conferences, professional
development seminars, and workshops, participate
in on-campus workshops and on task forces, and
become involved in other activities that foster their
career development and represent the CRC. Again
this year, many of the support staff were able to
take advantage of these opportunities as well.

Academic Achievement

Successfully defended dissertation proposal in
Counselor Education Ph.D. program, November
2004. (Lauren Pasquarella Daley)

Completed oral and written comprehensive exams
in Educational Leadership Ph.D. program,
University of North Florida, July 2005. (Heather
White)

Awards & Recognition

Division of Student Affairs Superior
Accomplishment Award, Administrative &
Professional Category, March 2005. (Farouk Dey)

Selected as one of the two Student Affairs Division
staff members to attend the fourth class of the
Finance & Administration Academy, Spring 2005.
(Kimberly Raymond)

Supervisory Challenge completion certificate from
UF Division of Human Resources, July 1, 2005.
(Kimberly Raymond)

Conference, Convention,
& Special Presentations

"Being a Leader in the Workplace," Engineering Art
of Leadership Conference, Gainesville, March 2005.
(Saranette Williams)

"Collaborative Career Coaching," SACE Annual
Convention, New Orleans, LA, December 2004.
(Saranette Williams, Meqan Silbert)

"Destinations: An Emerging Partnership Between
Student Affairs and Academic Affairs," to the
Florida Career Professionals Association (FCPA)


Annual Conference, Delray Beach, June 22-24, 2005.
(Tom Halasz)

"Dual-Purpose Exchange Programs: Preparing
Today's Students for the World While Learning
Strategies for Changing Times," FCPA Annual
Convention, Delray Beach, June 22-24, 2005.
(Saranette Williams)

"The Effects of Career Mentoring on the Career
Development and Retention of Minority Students
at the University of Florida," National Career
Development Association (NCDA) Annual
Convention, Orlando, June 22-25, 2005. (Kisa
Penderqrass)

"The Future of Student Employment: How
Intentional Work Environments Impact Student
Employees," NASPA National Conference, Tampa,
March 22, 2005. (Jennifer Sokas)

"Identity and Career Development Issues and
Interventions for Muslim Students in the U.S.,"
American College Personnel Association (ACPA)
Convention, Nashville, TN, April 4, 2005. (Farouk
Dey)

"New Professional Orientation," presentation to the
2005 Florida Career Center (FCC) Institute, Boca
Raton, August 4, 2005. (Wayne Wallace)

"SHRM Conference" presentation to UF Training
Interest Group, UF August 20, 2004. (Kimberly
Raymond)

Presentation on SHRM and ASTD to the UF Training
Interest Group, describing how both organizations
can provide a resource for networking and
professional development, February 11, 2005.
(Kimberly Raymond)

Conferences & Conventions Attended

American College Personnel Association (ACPA)
Annual Convention, Nashville, TN, April 2-7, 2005.
(Farouk Dey Stevie L. Honaker, Kisa Penderqrass)

American Counseling Association (ACA) National
Convention, Atlanta, GA, April 7-10, 2005. (Lauren
Pasquarella Daley)


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American Society for Training & Development/
Society of Human Resource Managers (ASTD/
SHRM) Joint Meeting "The Myths & Mysteries of
Return on Investment," Jacksonville, December 16,
2004. (Tom Halasz, Kimberly Raymond, Lindsay
Seaborn, Saranette Williams)

Florida Career Professionals Association (FCPA)
Annual Conference, Delray Beach, June 22-24, 2005.
(Tom Halasz, Saranette Williams)

14th Annual Small Business Conference & Trade Fair,
Gainesville, March 24, 2005. (Lindsay Seaborn)

National Association of Colleges & Employers
(NACE) Conference, Milwaukee, W1, May 17-20,
2005. (Tom Halasz, Stevie L. Honaker, Wayne
Wallace, Saranette Williams)

National Association of Student Personnel
Administrators (NASPA) National Convention &
International Symposium, Tampa, March 19-23,
2005. (Vince Carnes, Farouk Dey Jennifer Sokas,
Wayne Wallace)

National Association of Student Personnel
Administrators (NASPA) Florida State Advisory
Meeting and Drive-in Conference, Ft. Lauderdale,
September 30 -October 1, 2004. (Jennifer Sokas)

National Association of Student Personnel
Administrators (NASPA) Florida State Board
Meeting, Tampa, March 22, 2005. (Jennifer Sokas)

NASPA/ACPA/National Clearinghouse for
Leadership Programs (NCLP) Leadership Educators
Institute, December 11, 2004. (Kisa Pendergrass)

National Career Development Association (NCDA)
Annual Convention, Orlando, FL, June 22-25, 2005.
(Kisa Pendergrass)

National Society for Experiential Education (NSEE)
Annual Conference, Miami, September 30-October
1, 2004. (Tom Halasz, Heather White)

14th Annual Retailing Smarter Symposium,
Orlando, June 24, 2005. (Tom Halasz, Saranette
Williams)

Small Business Conference & Trade Fair (14th
Annual), Hilton Hotel, Gainesville, March 24, 2005.
(Tom Halasz)


National/International Society for Human Resource
Management (SHRM) Student Program Conference
& Activities, June 17-18, 2005; and 57t National
Conference & Exposition, June 19-24, 2005, San
Diego, CA. (Kimberly Raymond)

Southeastern Association of Colleges and
Employers (SACE) Conference "Educate, Motivate,
Celebrate: Parading Into the Future," in New
Orleans, LA, December 5-8, 2004. (Tom Halasz,
Lindsay Seaborn)

University of Florida Latin American Business
Conference, Paramount Resort & Conference
Center, Gainesville, March 19, 2005. (Tom Halasz)

University NetworkAnnual Conference, Penn State
University, University Park, PA, April 25-27, 2005.
(Wayne Wallace)

Employer & Institutional Visits/Contacts
(* denotes meeting with employer in CRC)

Accenture, Atlanta, GA, June 10, 2005. (Lindsay
Seaborn)

* Acosta, Gold, and Sachs, with Ben Davis, June
29, 2005. (Saranette Williams)

* Apex Systems, CRC visit and luncheon, March 24,
2005. (Lindsay Seaborn)

Bank Atlantic, Ft. Lauderdale, May 26, 2005. (Tom
Halasz, Lindsay Seaborn)

* Bank of America, Steven Cohen, October 2004.
(Phyllis Pefa, Saranette Williams)

Bayshore Solutions, briefed Doug Pace on CRC
services, CSE building, December 2, 2004. (Tom
Halasz)

Berlitz Language Center, Ft. Lauderdale, May 25,
2005. (Tom Halasz, Lindsay Seaborn)

* Boeing Aircraft, briefed representative Mark
Lyden on CRC services, September 22, 2004. Also
presentations by Markon "Secrets of Interviewing"
to 255 students in Physics Building on January 31,
2005, and "How to Negotiate a Salary" to 355
students in the Physics Building on February 7,
2005. (Tom Halasz)


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Bridgestone America's Holdings, Nashville, TN,
April 5, 2005. (Lindsay Seaborn)

BRPH Companies, Melbourne, FL, June 21-23, 2005.
(Tom Halasz, Lindsay Seaborn)

* Buckle, Inc., casual apparel retailer, meeting with
Justin French on October 1, 2004. (Saranette
Williams)

* Camp, Dresser & McKee annual Graduate &
Fellowship Awards, UF October 2004. (Phyllis Peia,
Saranette Williams)

* Capital One, hosted for student testing, March
2005. (Phyllis Peia, Saranette Williams)

Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta,
GA, June 8, 2005. (Lindsay Seaborn)

* Central Intelligence Agency, recruiting and with
academic departments, August 3, 2004 (Tom
Halasz), and with Steve Salasky on September 1,
2004 and David Graff on October 14, 2004
(Saranette Williams).

* Chevron/Texaco with Mike Maneffa and Babu
Sicaranman, October 11, 2004. (Saranette
Williams)

* CitiCard, card division, Tiffany Retherford,
October 2004. (Phyllis Peia)

CitiCard, with Tiffany Retherford and Steven Frey
at Jacksonville office concerning CRC services and
resources, December 16, 2004. (Tom Halasz,
Kimberly Raymond, Lindsay Seaborn, Saranette
Williams)

* Citrix, met with Anuj lain, former S.M.I.L.E.
participant now with Citrix, March 2005. (Kimberly
Raymond)

Citrix, Ft. Lauderdale, May 25, 2005. (Tom Halasz,
Kimberly Raymond, Lindsay Seaborn, Saranette
Williams)

* City Furniture, met with Tara Tooke concerning
the status of their recruiting, August 17, 2004, plus
site visit in Tamarac, FL, on May 26, 2005 with
Lindsay Seaborn. (Tom Halasz)

City Furniture, tour of headquarters in conjunction
with FCC meeting, August 3, 2005. (Wayne Wallace)


* Club Med, February 3, 2005. (Lindsay Seaborn)

CNN, Atlanta, GA, June 9, 2005. (Lindsay Seaborn)

* Dollar General Stores, meeting with
representatives on April 28, 2005. (Saranette
Williams)

* E&J Gallo Winery, luncheon meeting, March 15,
2005. (Lindsay Seaborn)

* Florida Power & Light (FP&L) with David Bezanilla,
July 21, 2004. (Tom Halasz)

* Meeting and lunch with lack Lawson of Ford to
discuss their recruiting at UF April 12, 2005. (Tom
Halasz)

* General Electric, with Chuck Jackson and Shari
Hubert, to meet new regional representative and
discuss hiring goals, September 20, 2004. Met
again on January 28, 2005, with Deborah M. Reif,
Executive VP and liaison to UF (Tom Halasz, Lindsay
Seaborn)

Entergy representative met Dr. Haghighat, Nuclear
Engineering Department, and discussed recruiting
of Nuclear Engineering students, College of
Engineering, September 22, 2004. (Tom Halasz)

* Enterprise Image Solution, briefing on CRC
resources and services, March 18, 2005. (Tom
Halasz)

Federated Department Stores (Macy's), with Gwen
Neace and Lisa Beasley, regarding gift to the
College of Business and CRC briefing, held at
College of Business, November 30, 2004. (Tom
Halasz)

* Federated Insurance, Larry Ferguson, June 2004.
(Phyllis Pefa, Saranette Williams)

Florida Atlantic University in conjunction with FCC
Institute, Boca Raton, FL, August 4, 2005. (Lauren
Daley Farouk Dey Kristin Muire, Wayne Wallace,
Lisa Wiseman)

* Florida Power & Light, meeting with
representatives on July 1, 2004. (Saranette
Williams)

Florida State University exchange visit, August 12,
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Bill Lewis, Sarah Milligan (GA), Kristin Muire, Lisa
Wiseman)

Gaylord Entertainment, Nashville, TN, April 5, 2005.
(Lindsay Seaborn)

General Electric Global Research Center, Albany,
NY July 18-19, 2005. (Wayne Wallace)

* GRU/City of Gainesville, meeting with Rick
Anderson, Organizational Development specialist,
regarding an internship program, February 18,
2005. (Kimberly Raymond)

Harris Corporation, Ft. Lauderdale, June 21-23,
2005. (Tom Halasz, Lindsay Seaborn, Saranette
Williams)

* Hewitt Associates, Chante Sterling, phone
conference on October 13, 2004. (Saranette
Williams)

Hewlett-Packard, visit from Dan Marcek and Rob
Bouson, to discuss a sharing of "HP values and UF
values," 300oo Weil Hall, October 18, 2004. (Tom
Halasz)

* Hilton Hotels, recruiting and academic
departments, August 3, 2004. (Tom Halasz)

* Home Depot, with Sherma Nichols getting
involved with the CRC and to meet the staff, July &
August 12, 2004. (Tom Halasz, Saranette Williams)

IBM, lunch with Pete Martinez, Vice President for
Business Consulting Services, introductions and
explored UF-IBM relationship development, 300 Weil
Hall, September 1, 2004. (Tom Halasz)

* IBM, meeting with Cynthia on October 19, 2004.
(Saranette Williams)

* Infinite Energy on November 3, 2004, then with
Dennis Frisco, July 8, 2004 and again on May 11,
2005, with Dennis and Milagros Vallenilla, the latter
meeting to discuss whether or not to recruit at UE
Gainesville.(Tom Halasz, Kimberly Raymond,
Lindsay Seaborn)

* Johnson & Johnson, information session in
September 2004. (Saranette Williams)

Jones Edmunds Associates, met with George Sims
for recruiting update at local restaurant,
Gainesville, January 21, 2005. (Tom Halasz)


Kimberly-Clark Corporation, Roswell, GA, June 9,
2005. (Lindsay Seaborn)

LifeWay Christian Resources, Nashville, TN, April
5, 2005. (Lindsay Seaborn)

Lnder Industrial Machinery, Sales Engineering
reception and dinner honoring Mr. Jeffrey Cox, at
local hotel, Gainesville, March 22, 2005. (Tom
Halasz)

* Lockheed Martin, with Jerry Kirby to discuss
status of hiring at Lockheed Martin, April 13, 2005.
(Tom Halasz)

* Lowe's, with Jonathan Jewel and Tiffany Shaw in
September 2004. (Saranette Williams)

* Mas-Tec, Berlinda Shepard, July 2004. (Phyllis
Pena, Saranette Williams)

* McGladrey & Pullen, with Gary Tackett for briefing
on CRC services, April 21, 2005. (Tom Halasz)

* Michael Moore, recruiting & academic
departments, August 3, 2004. (Tom Halasz)

* Microsoft, meeting with William Willson on
October 12, 2004. (Saranette Williams)

Mississippi State University (Mississippi State, MS)
and Delta State University (Cleveland, MS), June 5-
7, 2005. (Wayne Wallace)

Motorola, Ft. Lauderdale, May 25, 2005. (Tom
Halasz, Lindsay Seaborn)

* MRl Devices, discussed development of
structured internship and co-op program with
Nancy Halbrook October 8, 2004. (Tom Halasz, Kisa
Pendergrass, Lindsay Seaborn)

Naples Community Hospital in conjunction with
FCC meeting, Naples, FL, October 14, 2004. (Wayne
Wallace)

* National Nuclear Security Administration,
briefing on CRC services at the Nuclear Engineering
Department, March 10, 2005. (Tom Halasz)

Naylor Publications, visit and tour of the Gainesville
facility and meet staff, August 17, 2004. (JudyArzie,
Tom Halasz, Lindsay Seaborn)


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* New Horizons conducted CRC tour for Ted
Gilson, December 2005. (Kimberly Raymond)

New Mexico State University in conjunction with
inauguration of Dr. Mike Martin as university
president, Las Cruces, NM, January 13-14, 2005.
(Wayne Wallace)

Northwestern Mutual Financial, Ft. Lauderdale,
May 25, 2005. (Tom Halasz, Lindsay Seaborn,
Saranette Williams)

PBS&J, Ft. Lauderdale, June 21-23, 2005. (Tom
Halasz, Lindsay Seaborn, Saranette Williams)

Penn State University during University Network
annual meeting, University Park PA, April 25-27,
2005. (Wayne Wallace)

Pepsi Bottling Group Leadership Luncheon, Dr.
Cummins, loo+ attendees, Reitz Union Rion
Ballroom, September 2004 (Phyllis Pefa, Saranette
Williams) and January 26, 2005. (Tom Halasz, Wayne
Wallace)

* Philip Morris USA and Wayne Tom plus various
representatives, regarding sponsorship and
recruiting, July 28, 2004. (Tom Halasz)

Protiviti, Atlanta, GA, June 8, 2005. (Lindsay
Seaborn)

* Raymond James, met with Susan Vost Kins,
October 8, 2004. (Saranette Williams)

* Raytheon, with Jim Tollefsrud, new recruiter, for
briefing and systems training, February 15, 2005.
(Saranette Williams). Also met with S. R. Foley for
introduction to Raytheon recruiting, Annual NACE
Conference, Milwaukee, W1, May 17-20, 2005. (Tom
Halasz, Wayne Wallace)

Regeneration Technologies, tour of Alachua facility,
July 27, 2004. (Tom Halasz, Phyllis Peua, Saranette
Williams)

* Richmond American Homes, briefed
representative on CRC services, October 26, 2004.
(Tom Halasz)

* Sears Roebuck, met with representative
regarding CRC services, November 18, 2004. (Tom
Halasz)


* Siemens, CRC visit by Mary Kordys, October 20,
2004, and then visit to their facility and Ms. Kordys
in Orlando, June 24, 2005. (Tom Halasz, Saranette
Williams)

* Silver Springs Theme Park, briefing on CRC
services, March 17, 2005. (Tom Halasz)

* Southeast Tissue Alliance, meeting with Gayle Lee
and Shirley Gonzalez, regarding internship
possibilities, April 7, 2005. (Kimberly Raymond)

Southern Company, Atlanta, GA, June 10, 2005.
(Lindsay Seaborn)

Statewide Job Fair, University of Central Florida,
May 11-12, 2005. (Tom Halasz, Lindsay Seaborn,
Wayne Wallace)

* Stryker Medical Devices, lunch with Tiffany Fisher,
March 2005. (Phyllis Peia, Saranette Williams)

SunTrust, Atlanta, GA, June 8, 2005. (Lindsay
Seaborn)

* Target Stores, met with Courtney Greenech and
Kelly Racht in CRC on August 1, 2004, with reps
again in October 2004 (Saranette Williams), and
with Brad Taylor for introduction to Target
recruiting, Annual NACE Conference, Milwaukee,
W1, May 17-20, 2005. (Tom Halasz, Wayne Wallace)

* U. S. Air Force, Recruiting Sgts David Aragon and
Rick Madison, October & November 2004. (Phyllis
Pefa, Saranette Williams)

* U. S. Patent Office, briefed representative on CRC
services, September 22, 2004. (Tom Halasz)

University of Tampa, Hillsborough Community
College & University of South Florida with NASPA
international attendees, Tampa, March 19, 2005.
(Wayne Wallace)

* VWR International, briefed Kim Rutledge and
Mark Sepelyak on the CRC at a luncheon, March
14, 2005. (Tom Halasz, Kimberly Raymond, Lindsay
Seaborn, Heather White)

* Wachovia Bank with Carol Ospina, October 11,
2004. (Saranette Williams)

* Wal-Mart with Cliff Parks, also provided ISE
contacts, July 16, 2004. (Tom Halasz)


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* Whirlpool Corporation, briefed Timothy Rick and
another representative on CRC services,
September 24, 2004. (Tom Halasz, Saranette
Williams)

* Wilson Miller Engineering, briefed Mike Bell
regarding CRC services, November 19, 2004. (Tom
Halasz)

Professional Association Memberships

American College Personnel Association (ACPA).
(Vince Carnes, Farouk Dey Stevie L. Honaker, Kisa
Pendergrass, Lindsay Seaborn, Saranette Williams)

American Counseling Association (ACA). (Lauren
Pasquarella Daley Stevie L. Honaker)

American Society for Training & Development,
National ASTD and North Central Florida Chapter.
(Kimberly Raymond, Saranette Williams)

Association for the Application of Personality Type
(AAPT). (Stevie Honaker)

Association for Counselor Education & Supervision
(ACES). (Lauren Pasquarella Daley)

Association for Spirutual, Ethical and Religious
Values in Counseling, 200oo2-Present. (Lauren
Pasquarella Daley)

Cooperative Education & Internship Association
(CEIA). (JudyArzie, Heather White)

Florida Career Professionals Association (FCPA).
(Thomas Halasz, Lindsay Seaborn, Wayne Wallace,
Saranette Williams)

Gainesville Junior Women's Club, inducted May 12,
2005. (Kimberly Raymond)

Human Resources Florida. (Kimberly Raymond)

National Association of Colleges & Employers
(NACE) (CRC Institutional Membership)

National Association of Student Personnel
Administrators (NASPA). (Vince Carnes, Farouk
Dey, Kisa Pendergrass, Jennifer Sokas, Wayne
Wallace, Heather White)

National Career Development Association (NCDA).
(Lauren Pasquarella Daley, Farouk Dey Stevie L.
Honaker, Kisa Pendergrass, Jennifer Sokas)


National Notary Association. (Judy Arzie, Vince
Cames)

National Society for Experiential Education (NSEE).
(Judy Arzie, Thomas Halasz, Heather White)

Public Relations Society of America. (Nadene
Francis)

SEACNET, a consortium of SEC & ACC Career
Center Directors. (Wayne Wallace)

Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM),
National SHRM & North Central Florida Chapter.
(Kimberly Raymond, Saranette Williams)

Southeastern Association of Colleges & Employers
(SACE). (Tom Halasz, Kimberly Raymond, Lindsay
Seaborn, Wayne Wallace, Saranette Williams)

Southern Association of College Student Affairs
(SACSA). (Saranette Williams)

Southwest Educational Research Association
(SERA). (Heather White)

Toastmasters International Gator Orators
Chapter. (Nadene Francis, Saranette Williams,
Kimberly Raymond)

University Network (UN), a national invitational
group of 30 major university career center
directors. (Wayne Wallace)

Professional Association Offices Held,
Committees or Recognition Received

American College Personnel Association (ACPA)
Committee for Multicultural Affairs Directorate.
(Kisa Pendergrass)

American Society for Training & Development
(ASTD), National & North Central Florida Chapter,
Vice President for Communications. (Kimberly
Raymond)

Florida Career Centers (FCC), past chair and
advisor, 2004-2005. (Wayne Wallace)

National Association of Colleges & Employers,
representative on national task force studying
professional accreditation, 2004-2005. (Wayne
Wallace)


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National Association of Student Personnel
Administrators (NASPA), logistics chair for
International Education Symposium, NASPA
Conferences 2004-2006. (Wayne Wallace)

National Association of Student Personnel
Administrators (NASPA), Knowledge Community
representative, appointed September 2004.
(Jennifer Sokas)

Southeastern Association of Colleges & Employers
(SACE) 2005 Drive-in Workshop Subcommittee Co-
chair & Director of Consulting Services (Saranette
Williams), and Conference Volunteer for
Evaluations & Giveaways (Lindsay Seaborn).

State, University or Community
Activities, Committees or Task Forces

Association of Black Faculty & Staff. (Nadene
Francis, Saranette Williams)

Career Exploration Community Committee Co-
Chair (with Department of Housing and Residence
Education). (Farouk Dey)

College of Liberal Arts & Sciences Council (CLASC)
- Faculty Advisor. (Farouk Dey)

Delta Delta Delta (AAA) Sorority Alumna Advisor.
(Lindsay Seaborn)

Equal Opportunity Officer for Career Resource
Center. (Anide Harriqan, succeeding Kisa
Penderqrass)

FACES Modeling Troupe, Inc., (Kimberly Raymond)

First Year Florida Curriculum Committee. (Kisa
Penderqrass)

Florida Career Centers, Statewide Job Fair Steering
Committee, Statewide Job Fair, Orlando. (Wayne
Wallace)

Florida High-Tech Corridor representative for the
University of Florida and liaison to Workforce
Florida. (Wayne Wallace)

Gainesville Junior Women's Club, member.
(Kimberly Raymond)

Gainesville Pet Rescue Adopt-a-Thon, October 10,
2004, volunteer. (Kimberly Raymond, various
student assistants)


Gator institute of Leadership Development, advisor
to Planning Committee. (Kisa Penderqrass)

Gator Nights assisted in the Friday evening
programs, as well as providing CRC information
and facilitating CRC Bingo. (Nadene Francis,
Kimberly Raymond, Saranette Williams)

lota Phi Theta (I00) Fraternity, Inc. Faculty
Advisor. (Nadene Francis)

Lake Wauburg Search Committee for Parks &
Recreation Center Coordinator. (Nadene Francis)

Minority Business Society Faculty Advisor 2003-
2005. (Kisa Penderqrass)

NAACP, Gator Chapter Advisor. (Saranette
Williams)

PAACT (Pledging to Achieve Academic Competence
Together) resource panel member, August 18, 2004.
(Kisa Pendergrass)

Reitz Scholar Program Mentor. (Nadene Francis)

Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM),
UF Student Chapter Co-advisors. (Kimberly
Raymond, Saranette Williams)

Student Affairs Division Awards Committee.
(Nadene Francis)

Student Affairs Division Community Service
Committee. (Saranette Williams)

Student Affairs Division Computer Users' Group.
(Vince Carnes, David Cortes, Bill Lewis)

Student Affairs Division Fundraising Committee.
(Nadene Francis)

Student Affairs Divison Leisure Committee.
(Farouk Dey)

Student Affairs Division Marketing Committee.
(Nadene Francis)

Student Affairs Division Strategic Planning
Committee on Finances. (Wayne Wallace)

Student Affairs Division Student Leadership
Development Committee. (Kisa Penderqrass, Lucas
Wall)


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Student Affairs Division Summer Preview Program,
summer 2004. (Nadene Francis, Stevie L. Honaker)

Student Affairs Division Superior Accomplishment
Awards Committee. (Nadene Francis)

Student Affairs Division S.E.E.D. Committee Chair
(Kimberly Raymond), Member (Farouk Dey Jennifer
Sokas, Heather White).

Student Affairs Division Weeks of Welcome (WOW)
Planning Committee. (Nadene Francis)

Statewide Job Fair, UCF Arena, May 13, 2005
Orlando. (Tom Halasz, Lindsay Seaborn, Wayne
Wallace)

University of Florida "Ask Me!" volunteer, August
23-24, 2004. (Nadene Francis)

University of Florida Advisors Council CRC
Representative. (Stevie L. Honaker)

University of Florida Communications Network.
(Nadene Francis)

University of Florida Affirmative Action/Equal
Employment Opportunity Committee, 2002-2005.
(Kisa Pendergrass)

University of Florida Alumni Association, Search
Committee Member for new Director 2004. (Wayne
Wallace)

University of Florida Communications Network.
(Nadene Francis)

University of Florida Community Campaign
Committee, 2004-2006. (Vince Carnes)

University of Florida Faculty & Staff Benefits
Committee. (Nadene Francis)

University of Florida Mentor Program (UMMP),
Mentor. (Kisa Pendergrass, Saranette Williams)

University of Florida Multicultural Recruitment &
Retention Committee. (Farouk Dey, Saranette
Williams)

Professional Development Programs

"2004 -A Labor & Employment Law Year in Review,"


presentation by the law firm Ford & Harrison at
the North Central Florida SHRM dinner, September
14, 2004. (Kimberly Raymond)

Americans With Disabilities Act review, UF,
February 15, 2005. (Nadene Francis)

"Benefits of Internships," ASTD Luncheon,
Jacksonville, January 20, 2005. (Kimberly Raymond,
Lindsay Seaborn, Heather White)

"Between You and Me," conflict resolution, HR
training, February 24, 2005. (Nadene Francis)
"Be Your Best Week" series presented by the
Division of Human Resources, on the subjects and
dates shown below: (Lauren Pasquarella Daley,
Farouk Dey, Anide Harrigan, Lennette Reshard,
Jennifer Sokas)
"Take Charge of Change," July 19, 2005
"Who Says We Can't Do It," July 20, 2005
"Attitude: Radiating Possibilities," July 21, 2005

"Career Portfolios" presentation by Facts.org,
February 3, 2005. (Farouk Dey)

Complete Greek Advisors Database Training, UF
January 22, 2005. (Nadene Francis)

"Creative Training Techniques," at NCFC-ASTD's
meeting of March 15, 2005. (Kimberly Raymond)

"Current Topics in HR Employee Engagement,
Talent Selection and Retention, Performance
Management, and HR at the Big Table," by Gary
Lear (President & CEO of Resource Development
Systems, LLC) at UF SHRM meeting, November 9,
2004. (Kimberly Raymond)

"Demystifying Consulting Case Interviews," NACE
Webinar, January 12, 2005. (Kimberly Raymong,
Lindsay Seaborn, et al)

"Designing Effective Messages," presentation by
Dr. Lee Mullally, professor of instructional design,
at the North Central Florida Chapter, ASTD,
November 16, 2004. (Kimberly Raymond)

"E-learning for Educational Institutions," at NCF-
SHRM meeting on April 19, 2005. (Kimberly
Raymond)

"Ethics in the Workplace," presentation at NCF-
SHRM luncheon, May 12, 2005. (Kimberly Raymond)


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Florida Career Centers (FCC) Annual Institute,
hosted by Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton,
August 3-5, 2005. (Farouk Dey, Anide Harrigan,
Kristin Muire, Wayne Wallace, Lisa Wiseman)

"Hurricane Season Emergency Preparedness,"
panel discussion at NCF-SHRM dinner, April 14,
2005. (Kimberly Raymond)

"Internationalization of Higher Education &
Student Affairs," a Riker Series lecture by Dr. Roger
Rudman, Reitz Union, March 17, 2005. (Multiple
CRC staff)

"Key Metrics, Employment Measurement
Interviews, Recruitment Process Scorecards &
Hiring Process Assessments that Enhance Staffing
& Selection," presentation at NCF-SHRM meeting
on July 14, 2005. (Tom Halasz, Kimberly Raymond,
Lindsay Seaborn)

"Knowing the Defector Factor, presentation by Rick
Anderson at SHRM dinner meeting, January 13,
2005. (Tom Halasz, Kimberly Raymond, Jennifer
Sokas)

National Association of Student Personnel
Administrators (NASPA), host for international
exchange team from Ireland visiting UF March 16-
18, 2005. (Wayne Wallace)

National Association of Student Personnel
Administrators (NASPA) New Professionals
Institute, San Antonio, TX, June 20-24, 2005.
(Jennifer Sokas)

"PeopleSoft" Training," presentation to the UF
Training Interest Group by Jodi Gentry, HR Training,
December 10, 2004. (Kimberly Raymond)

"PeopleSoft" training, seminars, and working
groups covering a wide variety of personnel, fiscal,
time and labor subjects. (Various CRC staff)


"The Power of Feedback," UF Human Resources
Training & Development workshop, June 30, 2005.
(Kimberly Raymond)

"Practical Guidelines to Fair and Legal Supervision,"
HR training, January 2005. (Nadene Francis)

"The Pygmalion Effect: Managing Power of
Expectations," Division of Human Resources
Training & Development, February 16, 2005.
(Kimberly Raymond)

"The Right Person for the Job Interviewing &
Hiring," HR training, March 8, 2005. (Nadene
Francis)

"Serving the Needs of LGBTQ Students," training
by the Division of Student Affairs, April 1, 2005.
(Kimberly Raymond, Jennifer Sokas, Heather White)

Student Personnel Program's New Professional
Panel, UE March 9, 2005. (Jennifer Sokas)

"Teaching and Retaining the First Year Student,"
workshop by the Universities Council for the
Education of Teachers (UCET), February 18, 2005.
(Jennifer Sokas)

"Technology in Teaching," presentation by Anne
Allen, Manager & AT Web Administrator for
Academic Technology, to the UF Training Interest
Group, UE January 14, 2005. (Kimberly Raymond)

"Thinking Differently About Your Business Role:
Career & Life and then Acting on Key Changes,"
Frank Marcinkoski at SHRM dinner, UF February
10, 2005. (Kimberly Raymond)

"Training Needs Assessments," by Dr. Bob Parks,
to the UF Training Interest Group, UE October 22,
2004. (Kimberly Raymond)

Web Portal image training, Reitz Union, September
1, 2004. (Vince Carnes, Nadene Francis)


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CHART K CRC ORGANIZATION

September 2005


ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR
CAREER DEVELOPMENT OPERATIONS SUPPORT
FaroukDey William V Carnes


SENIOR ASST DIRECTOR
EMPLOYER RELATIONS
SaranetteM. Williams


OPERATIONS
SUPPORT


INFORMATION
TECHNOLOGY


* Temporary Hire
** Interim Part-time Appointment


ASST DIRECTOR INFORMATION CREDENTIALS &
EMPLOYERRELATIONS ISPECATIST RESOURCE INFO.
& SPECIAL PROJECTSPEAL MANAGER
LindCay Seaborn ONancyLeitner Lennette B. Reshard
Lindsey Seaborn


CAREER
NETWORKS


CAREER
DEVELOPMENT


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