4200 54th Avenue South
St. Petersburg, FL 33711
toll-free: (800) 456-9009
local: (727) 864-8258
Monday - Friday
8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Responding to the needs of a 21st century education and economy, the Center for Career Planning and Applied Learning provides experiential education opportunities aimed at enhancing a student’s academic, personal and professional development.
By coordinating student life with academic affairs, the Center acts as a bridge between the learning that takes place in and outside the classroom.
- Through Service-Learning, the Center acts as a bridge connecting Eckerd students and faculty as academic achievers to direct service aimed at helping students critically reflect on what service means to them and their community, grow in self-awareness and discover where their deepest passions meet the world’s greatest needs.
- Through Career Services, the Center connects students to employers, alumni, and graduate schools so that they can apply the skills they’ve learned to internships, jobs and further education.
- Through Community Initiatives, the Center generates and leverages strategic partnerships with key community organizations to create experiential education opportunities aimed at promoting civic education, engagement, empowerment and equity.
To provide our students and alums with the best possible experiential learning and professional opportunities, Eckerd College holds membership in the following organizations: