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Environmental Science Technology
The Right Environment for Your Career
If you have an interest in protecting the environment and like the idea of a
hands-on, in-the-field job, you may be a prime candidate for a career as an
environmental science technician. This rewarding career path can lead you
to manage natural resources such as forests, wildlife, fisheries, and energy.
Hillsborough Community College offers an excellent environmental science
technology program on our Plant City Campus.
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The relationship between HCC-
Plant City's vet tech program and
Hillsborough County Animal Services
fits the true definition of a partnership.
We take in 20,000 animals each year,
many with significant injuries or
diseases. Vet tech students are eager
to apply their skills, and we have
the opportunity to teach them while
helping these animals. The students
provide many services we could never
afford. We are very grateful for this
partnership and so are many animals
each year."
Ian Hallett
Director, Animal Services
Hillsborough County BOCC
Career Opportunities
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Local, state, and
federal government
environmental agencies
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Environmental
consulting firms
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Biological laboratories
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Water testing laboratories
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Water treatment plants
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Green industries
What does an environmental
science technician do?
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Conducts environmental surveys
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Collects air, soil, and water samples
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Performs laboratory tests
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Analyzes and interprets
environmental data