Tampa Bay EDC

Strong talent partnerships are closing the skills gaps in Tampa Bay

Hillsborough County is a magnet for new residents – and that means plenty of new talent for local companies that are hiring. According to the latest U.S. Census data, Florida is the fastest growing state in the nation, growing nearly two percent from July 2021-July 2022. Hillsborough County is the fourth fastest growing county in […]

Tampa Bay is a great place for the class of 2023 to launch their new careers

Graduation season is upon us once again. It’s a hopeful and happy time, with graduates excited about achieving such an important milestone and embarking on the start of their professional careers. According to Handshake, the online recruiting platform used by many college students nationwide, more than 80% of the current crop of new grads are […]

Investor Spotlight: Florida Polytechnic University

Florida Poly is the nation’s leading institution of change, engineered from the ground up to push the boundaries of education in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM). Florida Poly has about 1,500 undergraduate and graduate students and offers more than 31 programs of study. The University is the only state university in Florida dedicated exclusively to […]

First-of-its-kind center fuels supply chain talent

Supporting the distribution and logistics sector in Tampa and fueling the talent pipeline is the Monica Wooden Center for Supply Chain Management & Sustainability. This first-of-its-kind center in Florida is housed at the University of South Florida Tampa campus and spearheads efforts related to degree programs and several community and industry initiatives. Key industry partners […]

Investor Spotlight: USF Health

USF Health’s mission is to envision and implement the future of health. It is the partnership of the USF Health Morsani College of Medicine (MCOM), the College of Nursing, the College of Public Health, the Taneja College of Pharmacy, the School of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences, the Biomedical Sciences Graduate and Postdoctoral Programs, and […]

Tampa Bay Economic Prosperity Foundation launches CertUp Tampa, a career awareness campaign focused on underserved communities

The campaign aims to generate more awareness about short-term training opportunities for in-demand jobs among residents of East Tampa, Central Park and Ybor City Tampa, Fla. (Sept. 20, 2022) – The Tampa Bay Economic Prosperity Foundation today launched CertUp Tampa, a multimedia campaign created to promote awareness among residents of East Tampa, Central Park and […]

HCC is seeking local companies to provide real-world experience to students

The Hillsborough Community College – Dale Mabry Campus Associate in Science Internship Program is seeking Tampa area businesses to collaborate with and offer Experiential Learning Opportunities for its A.S. Degree-Seeking Students. The goal of the program is to help students receive practical experience before they graduate or transfer to a four-year institution. It’s an excellent […]

Cost of Living in Tampa Bay

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