Sustainability Internship

Internship Stories

PCGS Intern Spotlight - Joshua Calero, Sustainable Tourism & Coastal Sustainability
June 5th, 2017
Not many get the opportunity to experience the beauty of the Virgin Islands, let alone have the chance to intern in a field they're passionate about while doing so. For USF Patel College of Global Sustainability graduate student Joshua Calero, this became his reality as he set out on a Spring internship with the Nature Conservancy in St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands.

PCGS Intern Spotlight - Katie Murray, Sustainable Tourism
June 5th, 2017
"I didn't realize how quickly I could make connections and put my Sustainable Tourism degree to use in different ways," Katie Murray, a graduate student currently enrolled in the USF Patel College of Global Sustainability, wrote on the PCGS intern blog.

Student Spotlight: Morgan Eastman
March 6th, 2017
Morgan Eastman is a Master of Global Sustainability student in the Entrepreneurship concentration, who is currently interning at Clearwater Marine Aquarium. As part of her role on the Scuba Dive Operation Team, she is responsible for maintaining the dive locker room, equipment, and assisting the supervisor with safety protocols.

Student Spotlight: Steffanie Agerkop
February 21st, 2017
Master of Global Sustainability student Steffanie Agerkop is pursuing four concentrations offered by PCGS, Energy, Water, Sustainable Tourism, and Building Sustainable Enterprise. Steffanie understands that most businesses are making efforts toward becoming more sustainable to save money, reduce negative environmental impacts, satisfy stakeholders as well as shareholders, and create social equity within their business.

Student Spotlight: Andrew Glazier
February 21st, 2017
Andrew Glazier is preparing for graduation this May with a Masters in Global Sustainability from PCGS. He is currently working with Hillsborough Community College on the Beyond Sustainability Conference. Andrew collaborates with the project manager, Sheila McNamara, to organize and host the EXPO this April.

Alumni Highlight: Trista Brophy
February 10th, 2017
Trista Brophy graduated from PCGS in 2013 with a concentration in Water Sustainability. Since graduating from PCGS, she has completed an MS in Environmental Science in Policy (Water Resource Management concentration) and graduated August 2016. Trista spent almost a year in San Diego researching perceptions of environmental health and water quality issues for her thesis research.

Student Spotlight: Margaret Rodriguez Vasquez
February 10th, 2017
Margaret Rodriguez Vasquez is a PCGS student in the Food Security & Sustainability concentration. Margaret joined Dr. Theresa Gilbertson on her return trip to the Uros Islands in Peru.

Student Spotlight: Katie Murray Internships in Sustainable Tourism
January 25th, 2017
Katie is currently working to earn her Master's degree in Global Sustainability with a concentration in Sustainable Tourism. Participating in two separate internship programs gives her the opportunity to gain experience and learn about different aspects of the tourism industry.

Student Spotlight: Arnel Joins Yara North America
January 11th, 2017
M.A. student, Arnel Garcesa, recently joined Yara North America as a Commercial Sales and Marketing Intern!
Through this position he will work within the Industrial segment and assist with developing programs/policies which supply nutrients for agricultural animals Arnel's goal is to help develop programs which allow livestock or poultry to be properly dieted while using less overall feed materials.

Student Spotlight: Travis has a Seat at the Department of State
January 6th, 2017
A congratulations is in order for Travis Malott, who just accepted an internship at the Department of State in Washington DC! Travis is studying to earn his Master's of Arts in Global Sustainability; with his concentration in Sustainable Energy. Travis has been working closely with Dr.Philippidis and he often stops by the office to do work and say hello.