Date:     February 5, 2014

To:          All UF Graduate Students, Coordinators and Staff

From:    UF Graduate School

RE:          Professional Development:  "The Art of Networking" (panel)

The UF Graduate School invites all graduate students to attend the workshop titled "The Art of Networking".  This workshop will be a panel of professionals in the Gainesville Community with a variety of backgrounds and personality styles.  They will each share their advice and tricks of the trade for creatively and effectively networking!  The panel is comprised of the following professionals:

1.       Teresa Scott - Public Works Director for the City of Gainesville.

2.       Jen McElroy - Engineer at GRU and serves in many different leadership roles among the community and professional organizations.

3.       Sarah Deavenport - an environmental engineer at CH2M Hill.

The format will be 30 minutes of panel members sharing their advice/experience/strategy/do's and don'ts/etc. (5-10 minutes each), followed by 30 minutes of Q&A.  Please send questions (in advance) that you would like discussed to [log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]>, or come prepared to raise your hand and ask them personally!

The workshop will be held on February 11th, 2014 from 4pm-5pm in Smathers Library East Room 1A.

Registration closes on February 10th at 5 pm or when room capacity is reached (whichever comes first).  Register now to guarantee yourself a spot!

This session will not be recorded nor offered again this semester.  For more information, visit

To register:

1.       Login to GIMS using your GatorLink ID and Password:

  1.  Once you login, on the top of the page click on the "Workshops" tab
  2.  Under "Register" click the box and then "Submit"
  3.  After you complete this process, you will receive an email confirmation.

If your schedule changes and you are unable to attend the event, repeat the steps above to remove yourself from the list of workshop attendees.

Should you have any questions concerning the contents of this email, please email us at [log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]>.