Innovation + Job News
Find a new career by the end of the year. Here's who's hiring in Tampa Bay and St. Petersburg in November 2015.
USF alumni are wanted for a new program, Shadow-A-Bull. USF students will shadow USF alumni and gain industry experience through the free program.
The internationally acclaimed Edward R. Murrow Program for Journalists will be hosted by St. Petersburg-based World Partnerships, Inc. The seven-day event brings together 100 journalists from more than 80 countries.
“Consider Water” debutes in Tampa at Hillsborough County Community College (HCC) Mainstage Theatre in Ybor City October 30-31 at 7:30 p.m.
Innovators and aspiring entrepreneurs are invited to take part in Startup Weekend Tampa Bay, part of the Global Startup Battle and Up Global, which will take place at the University of Tampa's Entrepreneur Center November 13-15, 2015.
Military Officers Association of America (MOAA) is hosting a career fair from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m., with seminars beginning at 8:30 a.m. on October 29 in Lake Buena Vista, Florida,
Civilian and military developers and programmers came together Oct 23-25 to compete in the Military Open Source Software Hackathon in Tampa, Florida.
Tampa's Museum of Science and Industry (MOSI) will host author Bruce Katz at a dinner for the Tampa Innovation Alliance on October 29.
BarCamp Tampa Bay returns for its eighth year; the 2015 tech conference took place at the University of South Florida Muma College of Business on October 17, 2015.
The Florida Wildlife Corridor is the name of the environmental advocacy organization as well as the term used to describe the territory it is dedicated to conserving: nearly 16 million acres of “lands and waters essential for the survival of Florida’s diverse wildlife” that span the length and width of the state.
The EPC’s Clean Air Fair celebratea the month of May as Clean Air Month, as designated by the federal Environmental Protection Agency. The Clean Air Fair is open and free to the public and exhibitors alike, with the aim of raising awareness and promoting environmental and sustainable practices.
USF's Share-A-Bull Bike program has successful roll out with over 1,600 participants. Students can locate one of the 100 bikes on campus by using their smartphones to connect to the GPS system that is featured on each bicycle.
What to do this weekend: Visit the University of Tampa campus to watch K-12 students tackle LEGO challenges and robot building during the FIRST Roboticon Tampa Bay on October 10 and 11, 2015.
Hitch a ride and hatch a plan: during the #UberPitch event, a one-day event that takes place from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. on Friday, October 9, Uber drivers will host investors from the local Tampa Bay area, giving entrepreneurs the chance to "ride and pitch." Uber has paired with local Tampa Bay company Florida Funders, LLC to put on the event.
Marlow's Tavern, a Georgia chain of restaurants that expanded into Central Florida last year, is now open in Carrollwood Village just off Dale Mabry Highway in Tampa.