Center for Career & Professional Development

Meet Our Team


The Team

Toni Ripo

Toni Ripo
Coordinator of The Center for Career & Professional Development / 941-359-4703 

Strengths: Relator, Harmony, Connectedness, Responsibility, Ideation

Personality: On a good day ISTJ, but mostly ISFP

Super Power: Discovery Activator; Career Teleporter

Biggest secret: Don’t put her on the dance floor!

About Us

We strive to empower USF Bulls to discover and develop talents as they navigate through their academic, professional, and lifelong career journey. 

The Center for Career & Professional Development at USF is the catalyst for excellence and innovation in career readiness and industry engagement. Our team inspires USF Bulls to take an active role in their career development by leveraging engaging programs, meaningful experiences, and comprehensive services, which are provided in partnership with employers, faculty, staff, and the global community. We support the university’s mission of delivering a world-class educational experience to promote the success of our talented and diverse USF Bulls.


COMMUNITY : We create safe, equitable, and inclusive environments. 

EXCELLENCE : We lead by providing innovative and high-quality programs, services, and resources. 

INTEGRITY : We practice and promote honesty, responsibility, and accountability.

SERVICE : We empower our stakeholders with impartial information and opportunities. 

WELL-BEING: We embrace a holistic approach to health for ourselves and those we serve.