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Welcome to the Center for Engagement and Opportunity! The CEO brings together career services, community engagement, internships, national fellowships, and student research to encourage students to plan for and achieve their dreams.


The Center for Engagement and Opportunity (CEO) at New College is home to community engagement and internships, national fellowships and student research, and career services.

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

Stop by the CEO on the first floor of the Jane Bancroft Cook Library, contact us via email or phone (941-487-5002) or make an appointment online.


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Career Services

At Career Services, we believe in teaching career development, networking and job-searching skills that you'll be able to use throughout your career.

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National Fellowships and Student Research

How would you like to research giraffe populations in Africa … teach English in Thailand … learn Punjabi in India … spend a year studying Arabic in Morocco … or research a cure for autism at Cambridge University? At New College, you can. We have a stellar track record when it comes to students receiving highly competitive national fellowships, either during the course of their study or upon graduation.

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Community Engagement

Community engagement is the connection between students’ meaningful experiences in the community and their academics.

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Post an Opportunity

Share a job, internship, or volunteer opportunity with New College students.

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Professional Clothing Closet

Students, find free professional clothing in our Professional Clothing Closet.

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