Archives from July 2016


Juan Zapata

Name: Juan Zapata

Hometown: Medellin, Colombia and Miami, Florida

Major: Electrical Engineering

Year: 3rd Year

Internship: Duke Energy (Greenville, South Carolina), is the largest utility company in the United States and provides electric and gas services to the Southeastern and Midwestern regions.

How did you learn about this internship?

I’ve attended the Career Showcase hosted by the Career Resource Center every semester since I became a Gator and Duke Energy has always been my number one choice, in terms of an internship, since then.

What was the application process like?

I submitted an online… Read More »

Andy Garcia

Name: Andy Garcia

Hometown: Havanna, Cuba and Miami, Florida

Major: International Relations and Political Science with a concentration in Latin American Studies

Year: Alumni, Class of 2015, Current UF Law Student

What are you currently doing?I am doing an externship with the Alachua County Courthouse and working for a private law firm. I’m also running a non-profit with other individuals from UF called Inspire Cuba.

Why did you decide to go to law school?

I always wanted to go to law school. My father and people around me always said that I would be a good lawyer. I’m very argumentative. When I came to UF I started taking classes in Political Science to try it out and met a professor who… Read More »