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Student Intern Program

Purpose of the Student Intern Program

The Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission’s (WSSC) Student Intern Program provides college/university students with the opportunity to gain practical experience in their field of study. WSSC  encourages active student participation in helping our organization fulfill its overall goal to be world class.

We invite you to join the WSSC, where we are committed to providing you with interesting and challenging work opportunities as well as a supportive learning environment.

Requirements of the Intern Position
  • Be currently enrolled full time in a college or university.
  • Have a 2.5 or higher grade point average.
  • Successful completion of the interview.
  • Proof of your legal right to work in the United States will be required upon employment.
  • See specific postings for more detailed requirements.
Length of the Program

The program is a 10-week hands-on experience that starts in early June and ends in mid-August.

College/University Background Prerequisite

The following are some of the college/university majors that fit well with our organization:

Work Functions Majors
Engineering & Construction  Civil, Environmental, Construction Mgt.
Utility Services

Civil, Mechanical, Electrical, Environmental. Construction Mgt.

Communications  Communications, Journalism, Public Relations, English
IT Information Systems, Computer Science, Decision Science
Laboratory Chemistry, Microbiology
Professional/Functional Support Business Administration, Supply Chain Mgt, Human Resources, Finance, Accounting, Public Administration, Political Science, English









NOTE:  Internships are not available in all work function areas.  Please check student intern job listings to identify available positions.






How To Apply for an Internship

Visit our Career Center Job Openings page to view all of the available internships each year. Select ‘Student Intern’ as the functional category to view all available internship opportunities.


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