Intern Spotlight: Emily

Meet Emily:

Emily has two internships this summer! One with the Salvador Dali Museum and one at Ruth Eckerd Hall. She will be a sophomore in the fall.

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Here is what Emily had to say about her internships:

“This summer I have two marketing internships- one at the Salvador Dali Museum and the other at Ruth Eckerd Hall. I am so thankful for the opportunity to learn from both experiences. The Dali Museum features famous art by Salvador Dali. My job is to work on marketing materials and graphic design to promote the museum. Being surrounded by beautiful art is just one of the perks. Ruth Eckerd Hall is a performing arts venue featuring concerts, plays, and Broadway shows. My internship at Ruth Eckerd Hall is more largely based in print marketing and reaching out to our target audience, the Tampa Bay Area. Each experience is different but I am gaining a wide variety of knowledge about the marketing world.”

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Congratulations, Emily! We are so proud of you!

Intern Spotlight: Annie

Meet Annie:

Annie is going to be a sophomore next year and is spending her summer in Fort Myers with Chico’s FAS!

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Here is what Annie (hello, it’s me) has to say about her internship:

“Landing this internship with Chico’s FAS has been a dream come true and a total blessing.  I was lucky enough to be extended the offer even though it was supposed to be for rising seniors only (oops, not quite there yet). I am a journalism major at UF and am currently Chico’s PR and Social Marketing intern. My team is amazing and my job is so exciting. A lot of people don’t know this, but the Chico’s brand is made up of three companies: White House Black Market, Chico’s, and Soma. I get to work on all three brands, which is really exciting. I learn something new every day and there is NEVER a dull moment. I have had opportunities to write for Chico’s blog, Inside Chic, and brainstorm for social media accounts like the White House Black Market Snapchat and Instagram. I send clothing to magazines, communicate with fashion bloggers (famous ones!) and try to keep track of way too many pieces of clothing. The campus is amazing — I get to take golf carts everywhere I go. I hope to get into the fashion industry someday, and this internship has brought me that much closer. I am so grateful for the experience. I’m also surrounded by other interns (there are 18 of us, but we all work in different departments) that want to help me get to where I want to be. Everyone is so encouraging and inspiring. I could not have been blessed with a better opportunity. It has changed my world and perspective on the future. I can’t wait to see what my future holds thanks to the opportunities I will gain from this experience.”

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Intern Spotlight: Christine

Meet Christine:

Christine has had a busy summer so far! She started off the summer in Europe studying  abroad, and now she is doing an internship with Florida Hospital!

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Here’s what she had to say about her summer:

“I spent the first half of my summer studying abroad in Spain and France! Now I am living in Orlando for the rest of the summer interning for Florida Hospital in their Marketing Department. I also currently serve as Zeta’s Historian Reporter. It’s so nice to use the skills I’ve gained in the position to help me in my internship. I primarily work on social media, event planning, and blog writing. It is a great opportunity to learn marketing techniques with such a large company.”

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Congratulations, Christine. Keep up the hard work! We love you!

Intern Spotlight: Haley

Meet Haley:

Haley is having the time of her life gaining experience this summer towards her premed degree!

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Here is what she had to say about her internship:

“I’m interning at Johns Hopkins hospital under an oncologist that specializes in kidney and prostate cancer. I spend part of my week shadowing patient appointments in the cancer outpatient center. The other part of my week I work under a pharmacologist, helping conduct experiments in the research lab to create medications for the treatment of prostate cancer. As a premed student, I felt this internship was a great opportunity to gain experience in my future field.”

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We are so proud of you, Haley! You’re doing amazing things, and we couldn’t be prouder to have you as a sister.

Beta Bring It On 2016 Champions!

Zeta Tau Alpha placed 1st Overall in Beta Theta Pi’s “Beta Bring It On” for the second year in a row!

We are so proud of our girls for their hard work and dedication to an outstanding philanthropy!

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Congratulations to Beta Theta Pi and the other sororities that competed for putting on a great philanthropy to increase the awareness for Alzheimer’s disease.

Again, we are so proud of our sisters and can’t wait to take it on next year in pursuit of our third title!

ZTA Family Weekend

We had an amazing weekend getting to spend time with our families and getting to show off our home away from home! We took a trip to Boca Fiesta to kick off the first night and had a nice brunch at the stadium to close it out. Activities were planned for moms, dads, and friends to all come together and spend time getting to know our home in the Gator Nation.

We love our families and are so glad our families got to meet our sisters! Thank you to all of the families who spent the weekend with us, we had a great time!

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Winter Break Recap

Happy 2016!  Zeta Tau Alpha at the University of Florida’s went on some pretty cool adventures during winter break this year. Here’s to finishing first semester and beginning the next round of our journey.  Look at the cool places our sisters traveled to this holiday!

Kassidy and Kara went to Barcelona!

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Maddie went to Israel!

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Giulianna visited California!

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Stephanie went on a mission trip in the Dominican Republic!

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Megan went to New York City!

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Katie went back home to Colorado and went skiing on Copper Mountain! IMG_8392

 

Katie and a Colorado State University Zeta enjoying the holiday together!

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Hope everyone had a great holiday and has a happy new year!

Zeta Presidents Are the Best Presidents

Congratulations to Megan Kelly, our amazing 2014-2015 president, for winning the Outstanding Chapter President Award.  She is just that: outstanding. Thank you for being a role model and leader for our chapter and guiding us to success for the past year. We love you!

A huge congratulations to @megankelly4 for winning the 2014-2015 Outstanding Chapter President Award! We are so proud of you and so thankful for everything you have done for our chapter!

Megan has just recently given up her crown to her fellow fearless leader and friend, Sami Blatz.  Congratulations Sami! We are so happy to have someone as kind and determined as you for president.  We can’t wait to see the incredible things you will accomplish this year!

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Philanthropy Winners

Our chapter worked all year on our dance for Pi Kappa Alpha’s event, Pike Halftime.  The event proceeds went to the Florida Diabetes Camp and Chomp Cancer.  Their total proceeds exceeded their 100,000 goal this year! Congratulations Pike!

The competition ended with Zeta placing 3rd in the dance portion and 1st place overall!  Congratulations to Kappa Delta for placing 1st in the dance portion!

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A huge thank you to our dance captains, Haley Harper and Rachel Galt, and a huge congratulations on their success and hard work!

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Congratulations to Stacie DeSale for representing our chapter in the Dream Girl Competition!

Congratulations to Kappa Delta’s representative on winning the title!

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Zeta Tau Alpha also won Alpha Tau Omega’s philanthropy, Build a Better Holiday. Congratulations to our crafty sisters that built the cuddliest and trendiest bear, and congratulations to ATO on a successful event!

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Zeta Linedance 2015

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Zeta Tau Alpha’s National Philanthropy is Breast Cancer Awareness and Education. The Gamma Iota Chapter at University of Florida puts on Zeta Linedance every year to raise money! It is an exciting event where the fraternities of UF each perform a dance to compete for the crown (ok, trophy).  The dances were outstanding this year!

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Congratulations to Phi Delta Theta Florida Alpha Chapter for placing 1st in the dance and overall portion of the event!

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Alpha Tau Omega placed 2nd in the dance portion. Congratulations!

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Pi Lamda Phi came in 3rd place in the dance portion.

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Finally, our King of Queens winner, the amazing Scott Miller of Delta Upsilon.  Congratulations to the King!

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