The Center for Engagement and Opportunity: Explore. Connect. Contribute

Welcome to the CEO, a new office in 2014-15. The CEO brings together career services, internships and national fellowships in a newly renovated, shared space on the first floor of the Jane Bancroft Library. We are excited to kick-off a new year in a fabulous, user-friendly space.

We are committed to the success of our constituents: students, faculty, staff, and employers. We have a new vision and mission, and are creating a relevant and compelling set of services and events to promote student success at New College and after graduation.

Stop by the CEO in its new location or contact us via email or phone.


To create innovative programs and distinctive opportunities to enrich student engagement.


The Center for Engagement and Opportunity will facilitate students’ exploration of their interests, strategic connection of their skills and knowledge, and purposeful contribution to their communities.

Career Resources

The Center for Engagement and Opportunity offers a growing list of resources to allow New College students access to career development resources.

LEAP into Success

Leadership, Engagement, Awareness, and Professionalism (LEAP) is a campuswide initiative that not only educates students on professional skills and etiquette, but also models the importance of collaboration.

LEAP consists of six 30-minute sessions on specific topics. Click here to learn more.

CEO Next

CEO Next is New College’s new program for recent graduates. CEO Next is an intensive six-week summer program. Participants will their assess strengths, gain experience working with a local organization, build a network of professional connections and develop their “soft skills.” Click here for more information and to access the application form.

Become a Mentor

The New College of Florida Mentorship Program is a unique opportunity that connects New College students with alumnae/i in a collaborative, developmental and forward-thinking relationship. Click here for more information.

Center for Engagement & Opportunity
New College of Florida
LBR 154
5800 Bay Shore Road
Sarasota, FL 34243-2109

Phone: (941) 487-5002
Fax: (941) 487-5011