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Why post on USF Sarasota-Manatee’s College Central Network? can save you time and money in your recruiting efforts. It is your free resource to attract quality students to full or part time jobs and internships. Positions are active for 30 days and can easily be reposted in the future because they are saved in the system. Using the system promotes free selection of employment opportunities and a recruitment process that is fair and equitable. We seek to partner with employers who adhere to the Principles for Employment Professionals provided by the National Association of Colleges and Employers

You can attract baccalaureate and master degree candidates pursuing majors in the College of Arts & Sciences, College of Business, College of Education, and College of Hospitality & Technology Leadership. Our students have been challenged to reach their highest potential in critical thinking and leadership. They bring to the workplace a fresh perspective and drive to succeed in their career. Get started today!


USF Sarasota-Manatee is dedicated to providing career opportunities related to the degree programs offered and that will build experiences to help students land their first job or advance within their field. We partner with employers who comply with all state and federal laws and regulations, University policy, as well as the NACE’s Principles for Professional Practice for Employment Professionals - Failure to do so will result in immediate suspension of on campus recruitment activities, including removal of any active job postings within College Central Network.

Additionally, the Career Services has developed the following policies to ensure that USF Sarasota-Manatee students and alumni are treated fairly and are being recruited for viable positions. Career Services reserves the right to deny recruiting privileges (job postings, resume reviews, on campus interviewing, career fairs, etc.) to any organization.

Employers Who Post Jobs With Us Must Have:

• A business address, not a residential address

• A legitimate website

• A business email domain, not a personal e-mail domain

Types of Jobs That Can Be Posted:

• Only job vacancies can be advertised in College Central Network

• Part-time, on- or off-campus positions

• Internships

• Full-time positions

Types of Jobs that Can NOT Be Posted:

• Babysitting or other In-Home Employment

• Door-to-Door Sales positions

• Commission-Only Employment

• Pyramid or Multi-level Opportunities

• Positions Requiring Upfront Purchase of Product of Services

• Job Opportunities Outside the US

Tips to Attract Applicants

Students want to know what will I do and do I qualify for the position. Use clear and concise language. Spell out the essential functions and duties that are critical to the position. Define the knowledge, skills, and experience required to qualify for the position. Other things students consider when reviewing a job lead are: a salary range or starting wage, training opportunities, tuition reimbursement, career pathways and benefits.

Unpaid positons must state that they are unpaid positions. Positions cannot list a wage less than minimum wage. No compete clauses must be stated in the job posting.

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In providing services for third-party recruiters, University policy requires that:

- Third-party recruiters and the client operate in congruence with the university policy of Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action and do not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, religion, sex, handicap, or national origin. An employer or agency using the services of Career Services understands that compliance with all related federal and state statutes and regulations is required for initiation or continuance of Career Services.

- Third-party recruiters will abide by the Principles for Third-Party Recruiters, as described in the "NACE Principles for Professional Practice":

- All positions listed by third-party recruiters with Career Services will be fee paid by the employer-client.

- The client-employer name must be listed in the job/internship description or, if the information cannot be made public, the third-party recruiter will release the client-employer name only to Career Services by emailing the Job ID Number from College Central Network to Toni Ripo (

- If the client-employer has already posted the position in the online job/internship posting system, third-party recruiters may not post the same position.

- All positions listed must state that the candidate-student is working with a third-party recruiter and will include the link to "A Student’s Guide to Interviewing with Third-Party Recruiters":

- The third-party recruiter will secure from the candidate-student written consent to share prior to disclosing any information about the candidate-student to the client-employer. Under no circumstances can candidate-student information be disclosed for reasons other than the original recruiting purposes, nor can it be sold or provided to other entities.

- Third-party recruiters attending career fairs will represent only those employer-clients who have authorized them to recruit on their behalf and will disclose to Career Services the names of the represented client-employers.

Third-Party Recruiter Services:

Career Services will promote the job and pertinent information through normal channels, which may include the website, online job/internship posting system, bulletin boards, referral to faculty and/or staff, and/or direct referral to candidate-students. The third-party recruiters will be listed as the contact and identified as an employment agency.

If a third party-recruiter wishes to interview candidates on campus or attend career fairs, that recruiter will agree to abide by the above policies and to identify the represented employer-client(s) to both Career Services and potential university interviewees. Third-party recruiters who elect to interview on campus should understand that the candidate information provided by Career Services is to be used exclusively for the employer-client(s) so identified.

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About Our Services

Our online Employer Services are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

You must register your organization with our office prior to accessing these services. Once your registration is reviewed, if it is approved you will receive an email which includes a link to activate your account.

If approved, depending on your access level, you will be able to use some or all of the services listed below:

  • Job Posting
    Post jobs targeted to University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee students, alumni.
  • Résumé Search
    Search résumés of our students, alumni.
  • Portfolio Search
    Search career portfolios that have been prepared by our students, alumni.
  • On-Campus Interviewing
    In addition to posting on our Job Board, you may also post positions that involve on-campus interviews. An interview date will be scheduled after we review and approve your posting. You may then log in to check submissions, candidate status and schedules. On-campus interviews occur during specific times of the year. If you do not know our recruiting schedule, please contact us before posting your job.
  • Positions not eligible for posting: Positions requiring out of pocket fees, network marketing jobs, positions within the adult entertainment industry, commission only positions, overseas jobs, work in private homes for child care, tutoring, yard work, moving, and maintenance, etc. Companies offering positions for models or actors must be registered with the State of Florida. USFSM reserves the right to refuse employers who use the system inappropriately.
  • Tips to promote your organization and employment opportunities: A job description that is easy to read attracts job seekers. Use key words that set your organization apart from others. Keep your statements brief and concise. You can increase student attention by providing:
    • a starting wage or salary range
    • training opportunities
    • tuition reimbursement
    • career paths to advancement
    • benefits
  • For questions, contact Todd Hughes at or call 941-359-4586.