When you join the Eckerd community, you join a group of people who want to help you with your career. Career Services is specially equipped to serve Eckerd’s varied and unique population, no matter what one’s goals after graduation may be.

Where do Eckerd graduates go?

Eckerd’s uniqueness is evident in the varied roles that our graduates pursue. Armed with a grounding in the liberal arts, our alumni possess diverse skill sets applicable to any number of careers and specialized knowledge of their major field of study.

Current Eckerd alumni work as wealth managers at large financial institutions, field biologists at government and nonprofit organizations, teachers, community educators and leaders, medical and environmental researchers, writers, artists, and so much more.

Want to see where our alumni are and what they’re up to? Over 70% of the Class of 2019 has a LinkedIn profile—many of whom got theirs started with the help of Career Services. Check out our alumni network of nearly 17,000 professionals.

More about Eckerd graduates

Learn how our students achieve their goals after graduation. Check out our Common Data Set and fact sheet. See how we are a College That Changes Lives.

Where about internships?

With the help of Career Services, Eckerd students secure internships all over the country across all disciplines and fields of study. No matter what your dream is, Career Services has resources to assist you in your internship search.

Below is a list of internship sites that Eckerd students commonly return to, but many students “Think Outside” each semester by fostering brand new relationships with internships sites.

Top Internship Sites

  • Mote Marine Aquarium & Laboratory
  • ZooTampa
  • Boyd Hill Nature Preserve
  • Elmira’s Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Pinellas County
  • Clearwater Marine Aquarium
  • Florida Fish and Wildlife
  • Edible Peace Patch
  • The Florida Aquarium
  • Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Creative Clay
  • Girls Inc. of Pinellas
  • Marine Mammal Pathobiology Lab
  • SPCA Tampa Bay

Izzy Berry ’22 was an intern at the Fish and Wildlife Research Institute in St. Pete

Sonny Schoenhoft ’22 was an intern at Wildwood Wildlife Park and Safari in Wisconsin