Career Fairs and Events (Sarasota-Manatee)


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You are cordially invited to participate in Career Shadow Day (in-person), an exciting opportunity for you to meet with an executive in the Sarasota-Manatee community. You will gain an inside perspective of your career of interest and begin to establish relationships with people in your field. Shadowing can also be called Informational Interview. 

Executives will include board members and members of each of the participating chambers of commerce. They will spend time one on-one with you to discuss their profession and answer any questions. Afterward, we will host a virtual networking and wrap-up session.

Contact the Career Services team to learn more or to inquire about the following upcoming opportunities:

  • Friday, October 6, 2023: The Greater Sarasota Chamber of Commerce.  Deadline to apply is September 15. Apply today!
  • Friday, November 3, 2023: The Manasota Black Chamber of Commerce. Deadline to apply is October 6. Apply today!


Career Fairs are a great way to make connections with human resource recruiters, to learn about career opportunities with the companies in attendance. Have you ever applied to positions online and never heard back? Career Fairs help you get beyond the application abyss. 

USF Sarasota–Manatee campus events include:

  • Bulls in Biz held during Homecoming Week
  • Cross College Alliance Job and Internship Fair
  • Paycheck for Patriots

Students are eligible to participate in Career Fairs hosted on all campuses. Bring several copies of your resume. Dress well. Bring your USF ID.