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Employment & Internships


Welcome! This job board serves to connect CSU students with water-related internship opportunities in Colorado. Water is a broad and ever-expanding field and this job posting service features internships in many subject areas including ecology, engineering, fish and wildlife, and natural resources. These locally-based positions will help you gain valuable work experience, explore your interests, and discover a career path. Take a look at the internships posted below and follow the employer's instructions to apply.

Students: Please follow the instructions in each job posting and apply directly to the organization that is hiring. The CSU Water Center does not process any applications for the positions on this job board.

Employers: Please contact us if you would like to post an internship announcement. There is no charge for this service. We reserve the right to decline your posting if it is inappropriate or does not comply with the Colorado minimum wage of $9.30/hour. We are seeking water-related positions only.


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Job Title Engineer Intern
Employer Name Parker Water and Sanitation District
Employer Type Government
Location Parker, CO
Date Posted 3/20/17
Closing Date
Job Description This seasonal intern position plans, reviews, and performs professional engineering work to support the Engineering Department. Performs entry-level professional engineering work related to the planning and operation of the water and sanitary sewer systems.
Official Job Posting Job Posting
Minimum Qualifications
  • Currently enrolled and working toward a Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or a directly related field
  • Must possess a valid Colorado driver's license with a Motor Vehicle Record acceptable to the District's insurance company
  • Basic computer knowledge including, but not limited to, Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, ArcGIS and AutoCAD
  • Basic knowledge of professional civil engineering principles, practices, methods and standards
See job description for complete list of qualifications.
Hours Per Week 40
Anticipated Start Date
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Job Title Engineering Intern
Employer Name City of Aspen
Employer Type Government
Location Aspen, CO
Date Posted 4/10/17
Closing Date
Job Description
  • Manage the COA Engineering Stormwater Outfall Monitoring Program. Collect water samples at outfall sites throughout the City. Take samples for testing of urban pollutants. Organize data and analyze ongoing results.
  • Work with GIS ArcMap to document and organize the City's stormwater BMPs. Help review and record project asbuilts.
  • Research and inventory existing COA stormwater infrastructure. Help document BMPs within the COA boundaries following MS4 permitting requirements.
Official Job Posting Job Posting
Minimum Qualifications
  • One year studying Civil Engineering or a related science
  • Proficiency in ArcGIS, Microsoft Word, Excel, and Email
Hours Per Week 40
Anticipated Start Date
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