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.

Career Horizons: Preparing for your Career in Architecture, Manufacturing, Natural Resources, or Agriculture (workshop recap + recording)

On Wednesday, January 17, 2024 Career Pathways Coach Gabby hosted a virtual workshop exploring resources and information for those interested in careers in these industries.  Content covered included job market data, such as occupation growth, salary information, as well as …

By Gabby Diaz-Portalatin
Gabby Diaz-Portalatin Career Pathways Coach
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Upcoming Pathway Events

This semester I will be popping up around campus to make getting answers to your career questions easier! I invite you to stop by between classes to ask anything career-related. Whether you’re exploring career options, considering graduate school, or want …

By Gabby Diaz-Portalatin
Gabby Diaz-Portalatin Career Pathways Coach
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Floating Farms – A New Frontier for Sustainable Agriculture?

The concept of putting agriculture on/in water, which dates back centuries, is having a revival. Check out this article from the Associated Press (AP) to learn more about the Floating Farm and how this may be one way of addressing …

By Gabby Diaz-Portalatin
Gabby Diaz-Portalatin Career Pathways Coach
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Demand Continues to Rise for Green Skills

Data from the International Energy Agency (IEA) identified continued growth in energy industry jobs from 2019 to 2022. The projections for new job openings in clean energy through 2030 expect half of new jobs to be construction-related occupations.

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By Gabby Diaz-Portalatin
Gabby Diaz-Portalatin Career Pathways Coach
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Gator Career Chat: Discover Green Careers – Panel Event Recap and Event Recording

On Wednesday, November 1, 2023 the Career Connections Center hosted a virtual panel event on careers related to sustainability. We partnered with three UF alumni working in different industries. The link to the panel recording is posted below, along with …

By Gabby Diaz-Portalatin
Gabby Diaz-Portalatin Career Pathways Coach
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Alumni Connections

Rachel DiSesa

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LinkedIn Learning

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After Effects Compositing: 5 Rotoscoping & Edges

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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

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After Effects Apprentice: 07 Parenting

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After Effects Apprentice: 10 Time Games

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After Effects Apprentice: 04 Layer Control

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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

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Revit 2025: Essential Training for Architecture

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Autodesk Revit is the industry-standard tool for practicing building information modeling, or BIM. In this course, author and consultant Paul…

After Effects Apprentice: 11 3D Space

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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

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After Effects Apprentice: 14 Shape Layers

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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

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After Effects Apprentice: 03 Advanced Animation

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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

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

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Career Resources

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U.S. Green Building Council shares information on a variety of occupations, including learning and credentialing opportunities.

The University of Florida’s College of Veterinary Medicine Pre-Vet Tool Kit. This is your survival guide to getting into veterinary …

Global Development news, job postings, and more!

Undergraduate students at the University of Florida who wish to conduct research with a faculty member in the College of …

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Address

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PO Box 118507
Gainesville, FL 32611-8507

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We are located on Level 1 of the Reitz Union.