NOTE: 2014 Summer Intership Program is full, so check back next January for info on the 2015 program
The Santa Clara Valley Water District offers a limited number of paid summer internship opportunities in
various disciplines, such as:
- Environmental Sciences
- Human Resources
- IT and Computer Science Technology
- Planning (Environmental/Urban)
- Political Science
The duration of this summer internship program is between June and August each year and exposes interns to jobs related to the student’s courses of study. In addition, interns receive professional development training, including attending a meeting of the district Board of Directors, networking events, feedback from a mentor, and even a visit to one of our water treatment plants.
This program is designed to broaden the intern’s knowledge of the Santa Clara Valley Water District and how we serve our community. To ensure the Summer Internship Program remains beneficial to the district and interns, ongoing feedback will be solicited on the program’s effectiveness which will help improve the program for future participants.
Internship opportunities are available in three business areas of the district: Administration, Water Utility and Watersheds.Apply online and learn specific details about the available internship opportunities.
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In addition to being bright, ambitious and passionate about exploring a desired career path, applicants must:
Be enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate level college/university program
Be fluent in both written and spoken English to be eligible to participate in the program
Have an overall GPA of 2.75 or higher
Provide proof of legal right to work in the United States
Pass a pre-employment screening process to include reference checks and a background/security check
Be able to work full-time (40 hours/week) during the summer internship program (June to August)
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by Feb. 28, 2014
Complete the online Employment Application (required). Note: In the work experience section of the online application, school projects, volunteer and extracurricular activities may be included in lieu of work experience.
• Complete the online supplemental questionnaire (required)
• Attach unofficial transcript(s)
from all institutions attended to the online application (required)
• Attach a résumé
to the online application (optional)
Application review and evaluation: March 3 – 7, 2014
Interviews: March 17 – 28, 2014
Notifications to selected and non-selected candidates: Week of April 1, 2014
Note: The schedule listed above may be subject to change.
Approximate number of internship openings: 20
Pay Rate: $15 per hour
Participation in the Summer Internship Program does not automatically guarantee full-time employment
The district does not provide medical benefits, vacation pay, or holiday pay
For more information, please contact the Santa Clara Valley Water District Recruitment Hotline at: (408) 630-2260, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.