Professional Development Workshops

Professional Development Workshops

Major Discovery Events

Discover your best-fit major through this series of workshops and meetings presented by every major in the Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering. Interact with faculty, advisors, and current students. Get answers to all your questions about each major. Event dates for Spring 2024 will be released soon!

Workshops Hosted by the Center for Student Excellence

Mastering the Fine Art of Procrastination

Procrastination. Everyone does it. In this workshop, learn tips and tricks on how to handle your procrastination and finish your assignments in a timely manner.

February 1, 2024 at 1:55pm – 2:45pm

WEIL 200

Sign-up here.

Engineering Peer Advisors (EPAs) Walk-in Hours

The Peer Advisors are students who have been where you are. You can talk to them about choosing classes, picking professors, campus involvement, and any other questions you have about UF and college in general. They are all involved in different things and have varied research and internship experience, so explore to see if anyone is working in a field you want to be in and contact them! You can also meet with a peer advisor from any field if you’re unsure of your current engineering major. Peer Advisors are available by appointment and during walk-in hours in the main office in 270 Wertheim. 

Monday 10:40am – 11:30am 12:50pm – 3:50pm
Tuesday 9:35am – 11:30am 12:50pm – 3:50pm
Wednesday 9:35am – 11:30am 12:50pm – 3:50pm
Thursday 9:35am – 11:30am 12:50pm – 3:50pm
Friday 9:35am – 11:30am 12:50pm – 3:50pm

Preparing for Career Showcase Panel with the EPAs

Interview Tips, Tricks, and Practice 

First impressions matter! Put your best foot forward by learning how to leave a positive impression by different modes of communication. Learn how to go the extra mile when interviewing.

January 25, 2024, at 3:00pm – 3:30pm

Reitz G330

Navigating the Career Showcase

A panel of our experienced Engineering Peer Advisors will be hosting a Q&A session for how to gain experience and network in order to be competitive for internship opportunities.

January 25, 2024, at 3:40pm – 4:10pm

Reitz G330

Resume Review

How do I gain experience to be marketable for internships? What do I include on a resume? Can I still include high school experiences on my resume? How do I format my resume? Join our Engineering Peer Advisors to learn how to build and write your resume with future employers in mind. 

January 25, 2024, at 4:20pm – 5:00pm

Reitz G330

Engineering Peer Advisors Workshops

Majors, Minors, and Certificates oh my!

Speak first hand to a variety of majors, minors, and certificates to help you decide on how you want to customize your degree.

February 21, 2024, at 6:30pm – 7:30pm

CISE 222 

4-Year Plan and Goal Setting

What do you want to accomplish in your four years here? Studying abroad? Involvement? Come learn about all UF has to offer and set your goals!

March 20, 2024, at 6:30pm – 7:30pm

CISE 222 

Preparing for the Future!

Explore different post-undergraduate options, such as engineering careers or graduate school.

April 10, 2024, at 6:30pm – 7:30pm

CISE 222