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Skilled Trades Internship in the Water Sector

Program Duration: 10 weeks to 1 year

Location: San Francisco Bay Area Water & Wastewater Agencies (Specific sites TBD)

Start dates are dependent upon when water/wastewater utilities make internship openings available

Program Overview:

Are you interested in hands-on work? Are you enrolled at a community college trades program? Get some experience with this PAID Internship program. Students who are interested in water sector jobs are encouraged to apply.

This program provides:

  • Paid internship for 20-40 hours/week at Water/Wastewater Agencies in and around the SF Bay Area
  • Assistance with transportation and safety equipment costs
  • Post-internship job placement services & referrals to job openings with Bay Area agencies
  • Referral to local apprenticeship and civil service testing opportunities


  • Age 18 or older by the starting date of the internship
  • Authorized to work in the U.S.
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Access to a vehicle
  • Enrolled in a community college trades program related to maintenance and operations at a water facility, such as:
    • Water Resources Management (Operator Training)
    • Instrumentation/Electronic Maintenance Tech
    • Industrial Maintenance Mechanic/Machinist
  • Interest in water/wastewater agency jobs
  • Proof of Select Services registration (males only)
Application Process:
  1. Fill out the online application
  2. Qualified applicants with complete applications will be invited to a phone interview
  3. Selected applicants will be invited to an in-person interview
  4. Selected candidates must attend a mandatory orientation
Application Deadline: 

Open until filled

Please note that your personal information
will be securely stored and will not be shared with
any 3rd party without your explicit consent.

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