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HR Tampa College Relations

Founded in 2005, the Tampa Bay HR Student Chapter is comprised of students from colleges and universities throughout Tampa Bay and the surrounding areas. Our chapter is made up of both traditional and non-traditional college students, all sharing a common interest in learning more about the "people" side of business. 



Events FREE for HR Tampa Student Members



Fall 2019 Semester Events Pending

Check back for schedule and event details!


aPHR Study Session


HR Tampa will be hosting the aPHR Prep Course.  Perfectly designed for newer HR professionals and HR students.  Join us for 4 Tuesday evenings (July 16, 23, 30 and August 6) – 12 hours of knowledge sharing and focused activities.  Study materials included.  HR Tampa members price:  $300.  Registrations closes July 6 .

*aPHR registration and exam fee not included


$500 Scholarship Opportunity for HR Tampa Student Members



HR Tampa presents a Fall 2019 $500 scholarship sponsored by Lockton.  HR Tampa student members who participate in the student chapter monthly meetings, special events, and demonstrate their applied knowledge of HR may apply for the scholarship.


Lockton Companies Inc. is the world's largest privately held insurance brokerage firm, providing insurance, risk management, employee benefits and retirement services. In addition to its Kansas City, Missouri headquarters, Lockton operates more than 90+ locations in 27 countries. Visit


Qualification Requirements:

  • HR Tampa Student Member in good standing
  •   Enrolled either as a full-time or part-time student, at a freshman standing or higher
  • Attend Student Chapter monthly meetings
  • Attend Student Chapter Events
  • Submit a completed application
  • Submit a 500-word essay

o   Describe three aspects of Human Resources and explain why they are important for an organization.

o   Submission deadline: November 22, 2019


For Scholarship Application and Details, email:




Tampa Bay HR Student Chapter Mission Statement


HR Tampa College Relations provides resources, education, and opportunities to the students of the HR Tampa Student Chapter #5568 through educational speakers at chapter meetings, hands on learning and networking at special engagements, and special opportunities throughout the year for job placement, mentorships, and scholarships.

We help students stay engaged while learning important aspects of HR.



HR Tampa Student Chapter is proud to represent SHRM's mission to promote the Human Resource profession in Tampa Bay's university community. Our efforts have garnered us numerous awards and recognition over the years from SHRM and HR Florida, and we hope you will be the next to join our team and help us to continue to win many more.

Recognition from SHRM

Merit Award - 2008, 2010, 2012, and 2013

Superior Merit Award - 2007, 2009


Recognition from HR Florida

ATP/STP Award - 2006, 2009


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