Employer Relations

Recruit at USF St. Petersburg Campus

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The USF St. Petersburg campus Career Services Office has a variety of services, modern technology, and an employer relations professional to make your recruiting easier. We can show you how to gain greater visibility at USF St. Petersburg campus and connect with our students.

Whether you want to hire a student for an immediate part-time opening, become an internship site or fill positions with future graduates or alumni, we can help. Our Employer Relations Coordinator is available to discuss a recruitment strategy for your business needs.

Questions? Email Taylor Snipes, our Employer Relations Professional or call her direct line at 727-873-4182, Monday-Friday 9 am – 5 pm.

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Handshake is a career management system used by all three USF campuses, which helps employers and students to connect.

WHY RECRUIT AT USF St. Petersburg Campus?

USF St. Petersburg campus offers students a strong liberal arts curriculum coupled by professional programs in Business and Education. The campus is known for its small college atmosphere with the benefits of being part of a university with a national reputation for advanced scholarship. USF is one of the nation’s major public research universities and is classified in the top tier as Doctoral/Research Extensive by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching.

USF St. Petersburg On-Campus Recruiting options

Career Fairs

Each year Career Services hosts various career events to connect employers and students. Employers can register on Handshake for upcoming events.

  • Fall Job & Internship Fair  - September 20, 2023
  • Spring Job & Internship Fair - February 15, 2024


Employer Spotlights

Showcase your company and career opportunities to a variety of USF St. Petersburg campus students.

Employer spotlights allow employers the flexibility to meet with students in a format completely up to them! Present to students in a formal lecture style, laid back Q&A, or do a networking hour. Career Services will book a location, secure any av equipment you might need, and market to your desired student audience.

Social Media Features

Build your employer brand through our social media with specialty features and programming that will help gain you visibility. Contact our Employer Relations Coordinator to learn more.

Coffee & Careers To-Go

Connect with our commuter students by tabling in a prime location on campus select Wednesdays each month during a the Fall and Spring semesters. For more information on attending this program, please contact our Employer Relations Coordinator.

Information Tables

Trying to reach students around campus? Utilize our tabling opportunities.

Set up an informational table along our beautiful Harbor Walk or inside of our University Student Center. Career Services will coordinate and schedule you day and location. Attend a Harbor Market or pair your information table with an Employer Spotlight later in the day.

On-Campus Interviews

Need a space to accommodate a pre-screening or interview? Reach out to our employer relations professional to schedule your day on campus. We will work with you to identify your needs and locate the appropriate space for you to interview. 

Student Organizations

Collaborate with an on-campus student organization to specify your reach.

Student Organizations are great audiences and candidate pools for your organization. Take a look at our Office of Leadership and Student Organizations

Sponsorship Opportunities

Promote your brand across campus. From career fairs and major events to uniforms and Career Cruises, there is an affordable option for every business. Contact our Employer Relations Coordinator to learn more about becoming an employer partner at USF St. Petersburg campus.