Serving as an intern, Wilnelly Ortiz spent the summer of her junior year abroad in Panama City, Panama, working for the National Secretary of Energy.  During her time in the Central America, Ortiz was responsible for exploring the potential for Florida businesses that supply alternative sources of energy to penetrate the Panamanian market.

Ortiz, who is a member of Alpha Kappa Psi, the American Marketing Association, Latin American Student Association, and Student Government, was recently offered an internship position with Tech Data.  In addition, she will soon begin an internship with USAA.  As part of Alpha Kappa Psi, she has served as community chair, marketing chair, and social chair, and, as a member of the American Marketing Association, she has served as vice president of membership.

In addition to her internships and campus involvement, Ortiz volunteered on a regular basis with the James A. Haley Veterans Hospital and with area road clean-up programs. She also serves as a senator for USF’s Student Government.