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Valley Water Skilled Trades Drinking Water and Advanced Water Treatment Internship Program

Are you passionate about working with your hands and making a sustainable impact on the community? Are you interested in exploring rewarding career opportunities in the water industry? Look no further than the Valley Water Skilled Trades Drinking Water and Advanced Water Treatment Internship Program.

Our program offers a unique opportunity to gain hands-on experience in a variety of skilled trades careers directly related to drinking water and advanced water treatment management.  Interns in our program receive comprehensive training and mentorship from industry professionals.

Recognizing the need for adaptable skills, Valley Water offers skill-building internships and stackable certifications that enable individuals to upskill and remain competitive in the evolving job market.

About Valley Water

Valley Water is a leading organization in Santa Clara County, California, dedicated to providing safe, clean water and protecting the region from floods. Our skilled trades internship program plays a crucial role in nurturing the next generation of professionals in the water industry.

Fostering Local Talent

The program identifies and nurtures local talent, addressing the workforce needs of the region's water industries. It works closely with community-based organization and economic workforce development agencies to understand current and future labor demands, ensuring that education and training programs align with these needs. Valley Water works with Gavilan College and Mission College supporting students in their quest for careers in the water industry.

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Why Choose the Valley Water Skilled Trades Program?

1. Hands-On Experience: Dive into real-world projects and tasks, gaining practical skills that are invaluable in the water industry.

2. Mentorship and Guidance: Benefit from mentorship from seasoned professionals who are dedicated to helping you succeed in your chosen skilled trade.

3. Industry Insights: Learn about the latest industry standards, best practices, and emerging technologies in water management.

4. Networking Opportunities: Connect with peers, mentors, and leaders in the water sector, expanding your professional network and opening doors to future opportunities.

5. Career Development: Receive support and guidance to help you advance your career in skilled trades within the water industry, from resume building to interview preparation and beyond.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Must be currently enrolled in a relevant technical program or trade school.
  • Demonstrated interest in water management, construction, or related fields.
  • Strong work ethic and willingness to learn.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

Application Process

1. Submit Your Application: Complete the online application form.

2. Review and Selection: Our team will review applications and select candidates for interviews.

3. Interview: Shortlisted candidates will be invited for an interview.

4. Offer: Successful candidates will receive an offer to join the internship program.

Application Deadline

The application deadline for the current internship cycle is now closed.

For inquiries or more information about the internship program, please contact Next Gen Career Pathways