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Clean Water Ambassadors Program for High School-Aged Youth

Since 2016, the King County Wastewater has partnered with Mountains to Sound Greenway Trust to hire a cohort of high school interns each summer to learn about local environmental issues, solutions, and careers. This year, due to COVID-19 restrictions, we are offering an online program. The Clean Water Ambassadors Program is open to all high school-aged youth in the King County region!

WHAT: Online program for high school-aged youth to learn how to help protect clean water in our region.

WHEN: June 28-July 23, Tues-Fri, 1-3pm. Orientation on June 28, 1-3pm.


  • Learn about water systems, salmon streams, sustainability, and local issues.
  • Practice ways to take action in your community
  • Meet with local environmental professionals to learn about careers in clean water.
  • Earn a certificate if you complete the program.

Click here to register!

We strongly encourage participants who are new to exploring environmental topics and are underrepresented in environmental careers.


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College summer and year-round internships

King County Wastewater Treatment Division provides internships for fully enrolled undergraduate and graduate students that provide experiences in a number of environmental fields.

For more information:

Learn more about internship opportunities with WTD.

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Career opportunity events and career fairs

Join the King County Wastewater Treatment Division for job-shadowing events, which explore careers in clean water. Go to our events page for more information and to register.

King County staff also attend and speak at career-exposure events and career fairs for high school, community college, and university students to increase awareness about the wide variety of jobs in wastewater.

To schedule a staff member for your event, contact:

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