After a series of site evaluations and assessments of the Interpretive Center after Hurricane Ida, executive director Karen Young shares an update of the status of our Center and our newest exhibition POOL: A Social History of Segregation. Click here to read the full statement.

Internships & Fellowships

Summer or semester-long internships at the Fairmount Water Works are an excellent opportunity for college students and young adults interested in serving their community and our environment, or exploring careers in environmental protection and STEM fields.

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Philadelphia Water Department Internships

PWD hires students for positions in engineering, science, data management, administration, education and outreach, and trades. Positions may be available at any number of PWD facilities, including the Waterworks! Students must be currently enrolled in an accredited high school, trade school, college, or other accredited institution to be eligible for an internship or co-op job with PWD. These job opportunities are advertised throughout the year.

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