General Sessions

Dream Big, Work Hard- Felicia Rodriguez

Felicia Rodriguez anchors the 5, 6 and 11pm for WPBF News 25 in West Palm Beach. She will share her story filled with trials and tribulations, from Miami to UF and back to West Palm Beach. She will discuss how she lands exclusive interviews, highlight her most memorable stories, and help you position yourself for success in journalism and communication disciplines.

Resumes and Portfolios that Catch the Eye- UF Career Connections Center Representative

A UF career services expert knows how to catch the attention of any hiring manager. They help thousands of students at the University of Florida land that internship, win the scholarship, or land the perfect job. An expert will coach students on creating professional resumes and portfolios that hiring managers will look at.

What’s Your Story?- Ted Spiker

How to tell compelling stories using interviewing techniques that allow you to connect with your subjects and audiences in meaningful ways. Ted Spiker, journalism department chair and former UF Teacher of the Year, shares his favorite strategies and techniques that go beyond the who, what, when, where, why, and how…

Navigating college admissions- UF Admissions Representative

A UF admissions representative will offer expert advice on what it takes to get into a top 10 public university – and or another school of your dreams. They will reveal tips on applying for college as well as what you can do to make yourself stand out from thousands of other applicants.

Get the ‘real deal’ on college- SMI Teaching Assistants

Come get an advance peek at what college life is really like from a panel of UF CJC students who have been there and done that. These students will offer the “real deal” on university living and talk all things relating to college: What classes to take and when? Organizations to join? How to apply for jobs, etc.