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Students in Road to White House 2024.

Students to work on campaign trail for Road to the White House course

A group of 24 USF students will soon embark for South Carolina to experience firsthand what it’s like to work on the campaign trail. As part of the Road to the White House course, students canvass, phone bank and see how presidential campaigns are run during a critical juncture of the election cycle.

February 14, 2024Campus News, Research and Innovation

University of South Florida: A Preeminent Research University

Job and Internship Fair provides first networking and career development opportunities for many students

The annual Job and Internship Fair will bring 80 employers to campus to meet with students and alumni to discuss career development opportunities that strengthen job prospects and clarify career paths.

February 12, 2024Community Partnerships, Events

Students meet with their Innovation Scholar mentors at last year's kickoff event.

Innovation Scholars Program celebrates five years of matching first-year college students with professional mentors for career exploration

For the fifth year, a job-shadowing program is offering first-year students a head start in exploring their interests and career path by giving them a sneak peek into the day-to-day activities of the professional world.

September 13, 2023Campus News, Community Partnerships

During one of Andrea Coloma's internships with NASA, she was invited to see the development of future Orion capsules.

USF student illustrates children’s book for NASA

Andrea Coloma has interned with NASA five times, working on a variety of 2D and 3D illustration and animation projects. Her fifth internship concluded with the creation of an educational children's book about the Artemis I mission.

January 13, 2023Student Life

Student Sean Schrader in job shadow program

Students spend their Spring Break learning about potential careers

The eXperience 2022: The Spring Break Job Shadow Program allowed students to meet in person and virtually with local employees to learn about jobs they might want to pursue after graduation.

March 31, 2022Campus News

Algal blooms, a common occurrence in Florida, can threaten humans and wildlife. Credit: FWRI

USF St. Pete Interns Help Statewide Research Group Study Harmful Algal Blooms

The internship has given the students hands-on experience working with professional scientists and the opportunity to participate in activities within two teams: one in the light microscopy lab, which monitors for red tide and other HABs, and a team working on Pyrodinium bahamense, which does experimental work in the field and in the laboratory.

April 27, 2020Research and Innovation, Student Life

Student working a phone bank for a political candidate

Road to the White House Internship Places Students with Presidential Campaigns during Critical Juncture of Primaries

On Sunday, February 2, students from USF St. Petersburg will travel to New Hampshire for The Road to the White House 2020, a 10-day internship that offers them the opportunity to participate in presidential primary campaigns.

January 29, 2020Student Life

First-year student Johnette Williams volunteered with St. Petersburg City Councilwoman Gina Driscoll for a Feeding Tampa Bay activity as part of the Innovation Scholars Career Exploration Program.

Student Begins Political Journey by Shadowing St. Petersburg City Councilwoman

During the Fall 2019 semester, 30 first year students paired with mentors from St. Petersburg organizations and businesses as part of a new Innovation Scholars Career Exploration Program at USF St. Petersburg.

January 14, 2020Student Life

Students gardening

Internship Promotes “Field to Fork” Food Systems

A new internship program is providing students a holistic and hands-on understanding of local food systems in order to improve them.

May 7, 2019Student Life, Sustainability

Montage of images showing mentors working with students.

Innovative Job-Shadowing Program Pairs Incoming Freshman with Mentors for Self-Exploration and Career Guidance

A job-shadowing program for incoming first-year students seeks to give them a head start in exploring their interests and finding the right career path.

March 7, 2019Research and Innovation, Student Life

Susan Gala, Geraldine Arredondo, Martine Wagner, Kim McDaniel, Franco Silva, Linda Ramirez, Lola Baldeon, Gabriela Valencia, Lavely, Johnnie Rawlings Murdach.Photo by Elizabeth Barenis

Film Festival Provides Student Intern Direct Knowledge of Timely and Timeless Topics in Latin America

For Decker Lavely, it all started with a Facebook post. While browsing her news feed a few months ago, the USF St. Petersburg sophomore spotted an ad for an internship at the Tampa Bay Latin Film Festival.

October 31, 2018Events, Student Life

Small vegetable plants waiting to be planted in community garden.

New Internship Plants Seeds of Knowledge on Food Systems

One in six people in Florida go hungry and 13 million children in the United States do not have regular healthy food at home, according to the Fresh Initiatives Support Hub (FISH).

April 23, 2018Student Life, Sustainability

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