Architecture, Manufacturing , Natural Resources and Agriculture

The resources and tools found within this community have been designed and curated to support students who are interested in fields related to Architecture, Manufacturing, Natural Resources, and Agriculture. This community covers three main industry areas:

  1. Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources – this includes occupations where professionals work to produce, manage, sell, and protect agricultural goods, as well as other environmental and green careers.
  2. Architecture and Construction – Professionals within these industries leverage design, planning and management skills to build and maintain structures such as buildings, homes, bridges, or machinery.
  3. Manufacturing – Occupations involve planning, managing, and performing the processing of materials into intermediate or final products and the related professional and technical support activities such as production planning and control, maintenance and manufacturing, and process engineering.

You are welcome to engage with as many pathways as you would like! Take time to review the community – check out the articles and blog posts and explore the resources to learn more about these industries. You will also find things you can do now, like joining a related student organization or getting involved with a professional association, to explore and develop relevant skills and knowledge.

A Roadmap to Sustainable Food Production and Resilient Communities via Urban Agriculture

Check out this blog post by UF IFAS, which discusses a theoretical framework that can guide urban agricultural systems, stemming from a three-year study led by expert scientists at the University of Florida’s Institute for Food and Agricultural Sciences.

By Gabby Diaz-Portalatin
Gabby Diaz-Portalatin Career Pathways Coach
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8 Jobs to Consider in Sustainable Agriculture

From organic farming specialists to quality assurance technicians, AgHires provides insight on these jobs and more within sustainable agriculture. Read the article here.

By Gabby Diaz-Portalatin
Gabby Diaz-Portalatin Career Pathways Coach
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Tips for Success at the DCP Industry Expo

On Thursday, February 8th, 2024 Career Pathways Coach Gabby hosted a virtual workshop where she discussed the benefits of attending networking events and provided guidance on how to prepare for the upcoming DCP Industry Expo. She emphasized the importance of …

By Gabby Diaz-Portalatin
Gabby Diaz-Portalatin Career Pathways Coach
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Gator Career Chats help you explore AI in healthcare, careers in conservation, modern manufacturing, sales, sports, and more!

You’re invited to attend the spring 2024 Gator Career Chat series. Gator Career Chats help you explore careers across various Career Pathways and are led by UF alumni and friends of the Gator Nation who will share their career journeys, highlights …

By David Adams
David Adams Assistant Director for Career Pathways – Business, Public Service, and Tourism
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8 Construction Management Career Paths

8 Construction Management Career Paths (With Average Salaries and Duties). Thinking about a career in Construction management? Give this article by Indeed a read to learn more about different occupations in this field.

By Gabby Diaz-Portalatin
Gabby Diaz-Portalatin Career Pathways Coach
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Creating Construction Documents with Revit

Taught by Rina Sahay
If you’re trying to get the hang of Autodesk Revit, there’s nothing like building a real-world model. In this course,…

Sustainability for Design, Construction, and Manufacturing

Taught by Fulya Kocak Gin
Design, construction, and manufacturing are vital industries, but have you wondered about ways to make them sustainable while adding value?…

AutoCAD 2024 Essential Training

Taught by Shaun Bryant
AutoCAD 2024 is a powerful design and drafting software application used to create precise 2D and 3D designs. In this…

After Effects Apprentice: 06 Type and Music

Taught by Trish Meyer
One of the cornerstones of motion graphics is creating and animating type. In this course, Trish Meyer shows how to…

After Effects Compositing: 2 Matching Foreground to Background

Taught by Mark Christiansen
Creating a moving shot that is made up of disparate elements and looks as though it was taken all at…

After Effects Compositing: 5 Rotoscoping & Edges

Taught by Mark Christiansen
So you’ve decided to rotoscope. Performing a “roto,” an animated selection with masking and paint tools, is time consuming, but…

After Effects Compositing: 3 Advanced Matching and Looks

Taught by Mark Christiansen
Compositing is all about matching, and in this course we go beyond the fundamentals of matching foreground and background, into…

After Effects Apprentice: 09 Expressions

Taught by Trish Meyer
Expressions are one of the most powerful but underused features in After Effects. They can be used to animate layer…

After Effects Apprentice: 07 Parenting

Taught by Trish Meyer
Parenting is a way to group multiple layers within the same composition inside After Effects. In this course, Chris Meyer…

After Effects Apprentice: 10 Time Games

Taught by Trish Meyer
Discover how to manipulate time in After Effects. Author Chris Meyer shows how to stop, slow, and speed up footage,…

After Effects Apprentice: 04 Layer Control

Taught by Trish Meyer
In this installment of After Effects Apprentice, Chris Meyer focuses on ways to edit and enhance layers in After Effects…

The Power of PreViz at One & Co

Taught by Richard Koci Hernandez
In this installment of The Power of PreViz, Dane Howard meets with the leaders of One & Co, an industrial…

BIM: Designing Sustainable HVAC Systems with Revit

Taught by Onyema Udeze
Humans spend most of their lives in spaces within facilities, and this makes designing sustainable spaces with optimal heating, ventilation,…

After Effects Apprentice: 11 3D Space

Taught by Trish Meyer
This installment of the After Effects Apprentice series introduces 3D space in Adobe After Effects. Authors Chris and Trish Meyer…

After Effects Apprentice: 13 Paint Roto and Puppet

Taught by Trish Meyer
In this course, Trish and Chris Meyer introduce a series of creative tools inside Adobe After Effects. The centerpiece is…

After Effects Apprentice: 14 Shape Layers

Taught by Trish Meyer
In this course, author Chris Meyer shows how to create and animate vector-based artwork directly inside Adobe After Effects. The…

After Effects Apprentice: 02 Basic Animation

Taught by Trish Meyer
Trish Meyer leads beginners through a gentle introduction to Adobe After Effects: from creating a new project and importing sources,…

After Effects Apprentice: 03 Advanced Animation

Taught by Trish Meyer
In this course, Chris Meyer helps beginning After Effects artists take their animations to the next level. Chris shows how…

After Effects Apprentice: 01 Pre-Roll

Taught by Trish Meyer
This short course is designed for those who have never used Adobe After Effects, or those who might need a…

The Power of PreViz at BMW Group DesignworksUSA

Taught by Richard Koci Hernandez
PreViz, or previsualization, harnesses the power of visual preplanning in envisioning and designing products and workflows before prototyping begins. In…

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