The San Diego Region Water and Wastewater Internship Program is your tool for getting the training necessary to qualify for exciting and rewarding positions in the field of water and wastewater and earn $11 an hour. Careers in this field are not hard to find, as the industry is experiencing an increased demand for qualified staff. Working in this industry also helps make a positive difference in the local environment and community.
The goal of the internship program is to familiarize and train potential entry-level job candidates for positions in the San Diego region. The program provides students enrolled in water technology program with education, on-the-job training, and exposure to career opportunities. Completion of the program provides students with the necessary knowledge and training to apply for state water and wastewater certification exams.
Approximately 10 -15 college students are selected each year to rotate through four different career experience modules and complete homework assignments based on their learning; System Maintenance, System Operations, Water Treatment and Wastewater Treatment, over the course of 33 weeks.