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Fellowship Opportunities Available at EMWD

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In each of the past two years, EMWD and CivicSpark have teamed together to host two recent college graduates for 11-month fellowships. CivicSpark is a Governor’s Initiative AmeriCorps program that is dedicated toward community resilience issues such as climate change, water resource management and access to opportunities.

CivicSpark Fellows have been involved in a wide range of programs during their tenure at EMWD, including development of a community Water Leaders Academy, assisting with regional sustainability programs, and supporting EMWD’s Conservation Department.

CivicSpark offers fellowship opportunities throughout California, including EMWD. It is one of a variety of programs that EMWD participates in to promote workforce development among young adults. Previous CivicSpark fellowship opportunities have led to full-time employment at EMWD.

Applications are accepted beginning April 2, 2018. For more information, please visit

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Eastern Municipal Water District is the water, wastewater service and recycled water provider to approximately 804,000 people living and working within a 555-square mile service area in western Riverside County. It is California’s sixth-largest retail water agency and its mission is “To deliver value to our customers and the communities we serve by providing safe, reliable, economical and environmentally sustainable water, wastewater and recycled water services.” More information can be found at