Talent Stimulates Growth

“He’s a rock star. He has an open position here.” That’s what RND Automation Director of Operations and Engineering, Aaron Laine says about the local company’s recent summer intern and University of Florida engineering student, Lucas Magno. Engineering internships are… Read More

Sarasota Company Attracts UF Engineers Home

One of the most important challenges an employer faces is finding talent with the right skillset and the right fit for the company’s culture. Design and engineering consulting firm, Kimley-Horn’s internship program pairs students like Sarasota local, Emily Griffiths with… Read More

UF Engineering Students Return to Sarasota

This year, the University of Florida Innovation Station has driven growth in the number of UF engineering students seeking internships, and the pre-COVID number of companies offering internships in the Sarasota region.  Ultimately, twenty-one companies, half of which are new… Read More

STEM Education and Internships

Local Teachers Get Excited about STEM Education A grant through the Department of Education (EquiPD) is in its second year and boosts UF Innovation Station’s efforts to grow the pipeline of K-12 students to engineering by expanding the pool of… Read More