Get Involved by Giving Back

Looking for ways to boost your recruiting strategy and give back to the University of Florida community? Help us to create connections with industry through your involvement in various programs that will give you the opportunity to engage and educate UF students. Whether you are interested in leading an educational workshop, hosting students for a job shadowing day, or serving as a mentor for students in your field, we have plenty of opportunities for you to do that and more.

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Programs and Activities

Gator Shadow Day

Consider serving as a host location for Gator Shadow Day, a job shadowing event coordinated by the Career Resource Center each spring. Visit the Gator Shadow Day page for information on how to register and customize your own shadowing experience for UF candidates.

What’s Your Story?

The CRC produces a weekly web show called ‘What’s Your Story?’ where our student host interviews professionals about their career paths. An award-winning production, the show’s goal is to highlight individuals who will share how fluid career paths can really be. To be considered for an interview to share your story, please email

Mentoring Opportunities

Behind every great professional is a great mentor. Help us educate and create connections by serving as a mentor to UF students and helping to facilitate their learning and development. There are two ways to get involved as a mentor.

Career Connections is an online mentoring program for students from all backgrounds and career interests. To get started you will simply activate your Career Connections profile in Gator CareerLink and set your preferences.

Gator Launch is a mentorship program that matches students with a career interests in STEM to a mentor in their field. Gator Launch cohorts begin in the Fall semester and the commitment is for one year.

To find out more information please email

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