Career Development

As a Patel College student or alumni, you have access to our new career site, whose mission is to provide enhanced Career Opportunities and Professional Networking Connections.

For more information and assistance, please contact your Director of Career Development, Kelly Gaskell. Read about her vision for the program here.

Kelly Gaskell
Phone: (813) 974-6906
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Featured Jobs of the Week

  • Whole School Sustainability Coordinator
    Location:  Mexico City
    Details:  Instituto Thomas Jefferson (ITJ) is a network of schools based in Mexico City, Guadalajara, and Queretaro that has been on the leading edge of social and emotional learning, project-based education, and student-powered innovation for 37 years. ITJ has recently made the decision to further invest in the future, dedicating full effort to put all of its students and teachers in schools that have a responsible environmental footprint, support the health of occupants, and support education for sustainability. To make this vision a reality, ITJ has partnered with the Center for Green Schools at USGBC, a non-profit in the United States with a vision to ensure that every child attends a green school within this generation. The Whole School Sustainability Manager will act as the sustainability champion within ITJ, implementing transformative practices and working hands-on with teachers, staff, and students to improve their learning environment. Please consider the job description attached.

    Apply to:  If interested, email a resume, cover letter, and writing sample to Anisa Baldwin Metzger at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) no later than 6:00pm ET on October 24th, 2014.  If you apply, please let me know so I can contact the hiring manager on your behalf.  Please use the PCGS resume template, attached.
  • CEO
    Company: Hydrologic
    Location:  Cambodia
    Notes: Please let Kelly Gaskell know when you’ve applied by emailing .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
  • Chief, Environmental Scientist
    Company: Hillsborough County Government
    Location:  Hillsborough, Florida
    Deadline: 9/5/14
    Notes: Please let Kelly Gaskell know when you’ve applied by emailing .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
  • Sustainability Manager
    Company: City of Ft Lauderdale
    Location:  Ft Lauderdale, Fl
    Salary: 73K-166K
    Notes: Please let Kelly Gaskell know when you’ve applied by emailing .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
  • Assistant Director Natural Resources Planning & Management Division
    Location: Broward County (Fort Lauderdale), FL
    Deadline: Open until position filled

Learn about 2014 ‘Green Job’ trends here.

Potential Employers

International & National Corporations Industry
Brooks SportsApparel & Accessories
The North FaceApparel & Accessories
Black & VeatchConsulting
ATKINS North AmericaConsulting
Procter and GambleConsumer Products
Pacific HydroEnergy
General Electric Energy
Carnival Cruise LinesEntertainment & Leisure
Disney ResortsEntertainment & Leisure
Coca-ColaFood & Beverage
NestléFood & Beverage
Kellogg’sFood & Beverage
FacebookSocial Media
GoogleSocial Media
ICF InternationalTechnology
Government Agencies
US Department of Energy
US Environmental Protection Agency
State Governments
Local Municipalities (County, City, Government)
Education: Universities, School Districts, etc.
Non-Governmental Organizations
Environmental Defense Fund

Professional Organizations

International Society of Sustainability Professionals
American Water Works Association
American Water Resources Association
Ecological Society of America
Florida Water Environmental Association
Water Environment Federation
Florida Association of Environmental Professionals

Networking and Internship Opportunities

Emerging Professionals
Tampa Downtown Partnership
Tampa Bay Association of Environmental Professionals
Tampa Chamber of Commerce
Hillsborough County Economic Development Council
Tampa Bay Trade & Protocol Council (TBTPC)
Environmental Protection Commission Hillsborough County
Tampa Bay Clean Cities Coalition (TBCCC)
St Petersburg Chamber of Commerce
TIE Tampa
Tampa Bay Estuary Program
Tampa Bay Watch
Keep Tampa Bay Beautiful
Going Green Tampa Bay
Sweetwater Farm

Green Job Boards

Acre Bench
AASHE (Membership required)
Center for Clean Air Policy
Earth Watch Institute
Eco Jobs
Energy Action Coalition
Environment America
Green Biz
Green Jobs
Just Means
Net Impact
Sierra Club
Sustainable Business
U.S. Department of Energy
USF Going Global
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency