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Career Services

At Presidio, we aim to prepare you for a professional life that lives at the intersection of your knowledge and passions. Our career development offerings are available throughout your degree program and are intentionally integrated into your courses, so that as you engage in class and develop your leadership acumen, you also work to clarify what particular sustainability challenges you are uniquely equipped to impact.

Whether you’re embarking on a new chapter in your career journey or restyling an existing career, our Office of Career Services looks forward to helping you identify and pursue opportunities that are both fulfilling and aligned with your personal values. We offer a range of services designed to equip you with the key career development skills you need to execute a robust, successful job search:

Career Coaching

  • Resume workshops, cover letter support, and mock interviews
  • Individual career coaching
  • Industry-specific internship and job postings
  • Workshops, presentations, and information sessions on networking, job offer negotiations, and workforce trends
  • Curated networking events and opportunities with alumni and employers
  • Connections to industry conferences and professional associations

Sustainability Consulting Shadow Program

  • Shadow PGS Consults employees as they guide global organizations in high-impact sustainability and DEI efforts
  • Apply classroom learning with real-world companies
  • Get involved in paid client projects
  • Jump-start your impact! Make a positive change before you graduate
  • Gain the critical skills and practical tools to launch your career as a sustainable consultant

Networking Opportunities

One of the most powerful elements of the Presidio experience is our tight-knit network of passionate changemakers. As a student, you will join and gain access to a community of dedicated, creative professionals working across the private sector to build more just, sustainable systems.

In the spirit of our mission to educate changemakers to build a flourishing future for all, we offer networking opportunities for our students, staff, faculty, board members, and organizational partners. Across our showcases, conferences, and community events, we encourage community members to forge professional connections and craft introductions to external organizations in the position to bolster our students’ career goals.

Career Outlook

Demand is growing for managers and leaders with sustainability and social justice expertise. A Presidio education can help you achieve your career goals.

Source: Indeed and Sustainability Business Consulting

Private Sector/Corporate

Energy Analyst $60,000 – $85,000
Sustainability Manager $56,000 – $95,000
Sustainability Consultant $70,000 – $90,000
Environmental Engineer $70,000 – $85,000
EH&S Director $120,000 – $160,000
Sustainability/CSR Director $150,000 – $190,000

Director of Sustainability at Salesforce:

$129,000 starting annual salary

Climate and Environmental Program Manager at HP:

$92,000 starting annual salary

Social Responsibility Director at BCW Global:

$108,000 starting annual salary

Global DE&I Impact Strategist at Google:

$126,000 starting annual salary

Area Operations Manager at Amazon:

$117,000 starting annual salary

Sustainability Program Manager at Adecco:

$125,000 starting annual salary

Commit to a brighter future for yourself and the planet.

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