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We offer programs in six professional fields. Many of our cooperative programs and internships run for several months and may be filled. Please check the descriptions below to see available opportunities.
Geospatial Data Analytics
IT Application Development
The benefits include:
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The engineering co-op will work directly with the Engineer III, along with other members of the Planning and Projects Department. Unlike many companies, our co-ops do not make coffee, file and answer phones all day. Co-ops are given the opportunity to perform a wide variety of engineering tasks including:
“I enjoy the diverse and challenging assignments. I’m always learning something new and there is never a dull moment at work.” Lucky attended the University of South Florida majoring in chemical engineering. He is a member of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) and the American Chemical Society (ACS).
— LUCKY LANDRIGAN
Planning and Engineering Co-op
University of South Florida
Finance interns assist in processing, controlling, forecasting and budgeting all of the agency’s finances. As a finance intern, you will perform a wide variety of finance responsibilities including:
As a public communications intern at Tampa Bay Water, you will support the communications liaison for a government agency that serves over 2.5 million Tampa Bay residents. The experience will prove critical to launching a successful career in the ever-evolving, challenging world of public communications.
Public communications interns will:
"Working as a public communications intern at Tampa Bay Water for the past year has been a very enlightening experience. Working in the public communications department has allowed me to transition what I have learned in the classroom and apply it to a professional setting. While working at this agency I have been able to gain real world experience working with the public. I was fortunate to work on the annual report as well as gain further experience in social media and writing. This internship has given me many valuable skills that I will take with me as I transition from an undergraduate into the professional world."
— KATHLEEN POOLE
PUBLIC COMMUNICATIONS INTERN
ADVERTISING AND PUBLIC RELATIONS
UNIVERSITY OF TAMPA
Purchasing interns assist in department issues, processes and administers the appropriate solicitations to ensure the availability of all materials and services to support the staff in providing timely treatment and delivery of drinking water.. As a purchasing intern, you will perform a wide variety of procurement responsibilities including:
Tampa Bay Water works to develop conservation methods to help meet ever-increasing water needs.
As a water conservation co-op, you will:
“I came to Tampa Bay Water to learn about water conservation efforts in West-Central Florida. The hands on experiences have given me valuable knowledge and helpful skills to build my career. I’ve learned to write professional scientific papers, utilize different software programs, and gained professional presentation experience."
— MARISA SANCHEZ
Water Conservation Co-op
Environmental Science and Policy
Lab Technicians apply their passion for science to aid Tampa Bay Water in accomplishing its goals.
As a laboratory technician co-op, you will:
“I chose to work at Tampa Bay Water because of the impact this agency has had and will continue to have on the region. Tampa Bay Water plays a critical role and because of this, I felt it would give me a wide base of contacts and would further advance my education."
— MUSAGA FOMBAD
Laboratory Technician Intern
Co-ops are given the opportunity to perform a wide variety geospatial data analysis that could be used as a graduate thesis project and decision support tool for real-world problems in water resources planning and management. Examples are:
As an IT Applications Co-op at Tampa Bay Water will have the opportunity to work with a diverse group who are helping the agency provide clean, safe drinking water in the most cost-effective and environmentally sustainable manner.
The IT Applications Co-op will work with the Application Development team. Unlike some companies, our co-ops do not file documents and answer phones all day. Co-ops are given the opportunity to perform a wide variety of tasks including: