The Beyond120 Team actively pursues local, regional, and international excursion opportunities for CLAS students. Excursion participants benefit from engaging with alumni, participating in networking events, office tours, and exposure to cultural and historical events. Some examples are below.

Beyond120 really shows you all the different people that make a company work and all the job opportunities that you could have after college.”

-Faith Powell

Upcoming Excursions

Summer Excursion Washington, D.C.

Summer Excursion Washington, D.C.Students with a major in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences can apply for the 2023 excursion to Washington, D.C., which takes place from Sunday, May 14 through Friday, May 19, 2023. In partnership with the Bob Graham Center for Public Service, this excursion will expose students to industries related to public policy, government, law, education, international relations, criminal justice, and more. Students will meet with UF alumni and special guests through networking activities, meet-n-greets, admissions sessions, and panel discussions. Students are responsible for transportation to Washington, D.C. while lodging, some meals, and transportation while in DC is fully covered. Depending on how much you pay for your plane ticket, we estimate you will spend $300-400 for the trip in its entirety. Some additional funds are available for students with documentation of financial need. Email beyond120@advising.ufl.edu with questions or concerns. The deadline for the application is Monday, February 13, 2023.

Spring Excursion: A Day with Scripps Biomedical Research

Join us March 10, 2023, for an exciting day of activities with world-leading biomedical innovators! A free luncheon with Scripps faculty will be provided immediately upon arrival, as well a reception with snacks and drinks at the end of the day. Other activities will include lab tours, research presentations, opportunities to meet faculty and learn about exclusive internships, and more. This is an excellent opportunity for students interested in research opportunities in STEM and medicine!

When: Friday, March 10, 2023 (the day before Spring Break), 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Where: Wertheim UF Scripps Institute for Biomedical Innovation / 120 Scripps Way / Jupiter, FL 33458

What is the UF Scripps Institute?
The Jupiter, Florida campus was established by Scripps Research, an organization which the scientific journal Nature has rated as the most influential research institution in the world. Scripps faculty and the students in their graduate programs work at the cutting edge of a variety of fields within the biological and medical sciences. Since officially becoming a part of the University of Florida last year, UF Scripps is looking to provide more research opportunities for Florida students and is opening their doors through this excursion to all CLAS students interested in discovering what the Scripps Jupiter campus has to offer!

Eligibility and Cost
Any students with a major in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences are eligible to apply for this free, single-day excursion. Students are responsible for their own transportation to and from the Scripps institute in Jupiter, Florida.

Scripps Summer Research Program
Scripps is also currently seeking applicants for their 10-week Summer Research Program. UF students have until February 15, 2023, to apply. You do not need to be an applicant for the summer program to go on the excursion, but any students who are interested in this or other Scripps research internship opportunities are encouraged to attend the excursion as well.

Fill out the form fields below to apply for this excursion. Email jacobwatson@advising.ufl.edu if you have questions. The deadline for the excursion application is Wednesday, February 15, 2023.


Beyond120 in Oaxaca

Beyond120 in Oaxaca will take place May 6 – May 14, 2023.

Previous Excursions

Beyond120 has already conducted many excursions. See some examples of our previous excursions.