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Student Opportunities

Young woman smilingWe’re hiring Tampa Bay students

Part-time work for great pay and benefits!

We’re looking for trailblazers who are looking to make a difference in their community. GTE Financial wants local students to be part of our cutting-edge concept: 100% student-powered financial centers. We’re looking for leaders who are ready to serve members and guide fellow students with their financial needs.

         See Current Student Openings              See the GTE Difference

In addition to valuable experience, you will receive a range of excellent benefits:

  • Competitive Pay
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Time Off
  • Employee Computer Purchase Program
  • Earn Academic Credit: Not only will you be paid, but you have the opportunity to earn credit toward your degree! (Note: Academic credit is limited to participating campuses)
  • Employee Referral Program: Earn money when your friends become employed at GTE.
  • Employee Incentives: You get bonuses when GTE meets its organizational goal.
  • Free Access to the Wellness Center: A state-of-the-art gym located at GTE's headquarters.
  • Growth opportunities & valuable experience

Please visit our FAQ page to see if you have what it takes to work at GTE’s student-operated credit union! Visit our Careers page to view open positions and apply. Potential candidates are considered as applications are submitted.

Interested? Apply Now! Questions? Email us at StudentFinancialCenter@gtefinancial.org or call 813.871.2690 ext 28099.

 About Student Internships 

YouTube Video - A day in the life of GTE Financial Interns

GTE Financial’s Internship Program provides undergraduate and graduate students a unique and relevant experience. This isn’t a coffee-fetching, filing paperwork type of internship. At GTE, we believe in the importance of career development. As an intern, you will be a part of an engaging environment that will challenge you personally and professionally.

In our Internship Program, college students in Hillsborough, Pasco, and Pinellas counties will discover how to transform classroom knowledge into applicable business solutions. Your mentor/manager will work with you to set goals and coach you in your progress. At GTE, you will have the opportunity to truly impact the organization and the community.

Apply Now   Meet our Student Interns

A group of GTE's interns for 2014

Student Internships may be available each year in the following areas:

  • Marketing
  • Member Care
  • Technology Solutions
  • Member Experience

In addition to valuable experience, you will receive a range of excellent benefits:

  • Competitive Pay
  • Paid Holidays
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Employee Incentives
  • Free Access to the Wellness Center

Please visit our FAQ page to see if you have what it takes to be a GTE Intern! Visit ourCareers page to view all open positions and apply. Potential candidates are considered as applications are submitted. Once a position is filled, applicants are no longer considered for that position, so we encourage you to apply early!

Three college students posing for photo against a brick wallGTE is Here to Help!

That's why we award $2,500 scholarships to a number of GTE student-members every year - to support education and reward young adults who are dedicated to academic pursuits and community involvement.

The 2019 GTE Financial Scholarship application is now open.  Apply Now!

*Please note that this scholarship is for undergraduate degree-seeking students only. High school seniors pursuing an undergraduate degree and current undergraduate students at both colleges and universities are eligible to apply.

How GTE has helped students:

"...Going to medical school is my dream, and being selected for this scholarship gets me one step closer to making my dream a reality."
Emily Hays, University of Florida

"...This scholarship ensures that I will not need to take out any student loans for the 2015 fall semester."
Alexandra Cochrane, D'Youville College

"...helped pay for my tuition allowing me to pay for housing on campus..."
- Kennedy Bailey, University of South Florida

Meet our 2018 Winners!

How Scholarships are Awarded
Scholarship selections are made by an independent committee consisting of diverse business and educational community leaders. Winners are chosen based on academic achievement, demonstration of leadership abilities, and their commitment to community service and activities. High school seniors and college undergraduates that exemplify these traits are encouraged to apply. Applications are accepted every year from February through June, with winners announced in July.

Program Administration

To assure complete impartiality in selection of recipients and to maintain a high level of professionalism, the program is administered by the GTE Foundation Scholarship Committee and a GTE Scholarship Team, respectively. Additionally, an external firm that specializes in managing sponsored scholarship programs helps to collect, organize, and store all applications.


For additional information regarding the scholarship program, please visit our Student Scholarships FAQ page.

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