Purpose of the Student Intern Program

WSSC Water’s Student Intern Program offers high school and college students an opportunity to gain real-world experience in their field of study – experience that could lead to a job with us or other employers - providing you with invaluable practice experience for a bright future.

Requirements

To be eligible to apply to our Student Intern Program, you must meet these requirements:

High School College Level
  • Candidates must be at least 16 years old by the start date of the internship
  • Rising junior/senior or graduating high school student.
  • Have a cumulative grade point average of 2.5 or above
  • Attend a high school located in Prince George’s County or Montgomery County, Maryland
  • Successfully complete an interview
  • Pass a pre-employment drug test
  • Be legally eligible to work in the United States; proof must be provided upon employment
  • Candidates must be currently enrolled as a full-time in a college or university  
  • Must have completed at least one semester (12 credit hours) of study
  • Have a cumulative grade point average of 2.5 or above
  • Successfully complete an interview
  • Pass a pre-employment drug test
  • Be legally eligible to work in the United States; proof must be provided upon employment

Be sure to review the specific internship postings for any additional requirements.

What makes for a good fit?

These degree programs are a good fit with WSSC Water:

Work Functions Majors/Areas of Interest

Engineering & Construction

Civil, Environmental, Construction Management

Utility Services

Civil, Mechanical, Electrical, Environmental, Construction Management

Communications

Communications, Journalism, Public Relations, English

IT

Information Systems, Computer Science, Decision Science

Laboratory

Chemistry, Microbiology

Professional/Functional Support

Business Administration, Supply Chain Management, Human Resources, Finance, Accounting, Public Administration, Political Science, English

NOTE: Internships are not available in all of our departments. Please check the "Internships" section of our Careers site for available positions.

10
Weeks

How long our internship programs last beginning in early June and ending in mid-August.

Apply for an Internship

Internships are listed on our Career Center Job Openings site. Select "Student Intern" as the functional category to review the opportunities available.

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Last Modified: January 27, 2023, 1:49 pm EST