WEF’s technical and career resources give you the keys to launch a successful career in the water and wastewater field.

These resources help students and young professionals get involved in WEF or related programs, learn about the technical aspects of water protection through hands-on activities, and get noticed by leaders in the field at home or at WEFTEC, the world’s largest annual exhibit and educational forum on water and wastewater technologies.  

There are lots of ways for college students to get involved with WEF, whether on a national level at WEFTEC or through their local Student Chapter. They can also be part of WEF’s work with other like-minded organizations like Engineers Without Borders or Water for People. Whether you are researching a water-related paper, preparing for a career in water, or looking for community outreach opportunities at the national and state levels, these is the page for environmentally aware college students.

WEFTEC Events for Students:

  • Student Lounge
  • WEF Design Competition
  • Career Fair 
  • Student Chapter Annual Meeting
  • WEF Proceedings 
  • Student Appreciation Reception
  • Young Professionals Reception
  • Community Service Project
  • Water Palooza

Join WEF

Membership in WEF is a sound investment in your career and in the quality of life in your community. Join WEF's community of engineers, educators, students, operators, companies and individuals interested in enhancing our water quality.

Career Resources

The new and improved Job Bank offers enhanced search capabilities and allows you to apply online and even post your résumé online. You can also register to be notified by e-mail whenever a job meeting your specifications is posted. The Job Bank is updated daily, with an average of 25-30 new positions added each month.

Student Programs and Services

Find out about student opportunities such as WEFTEC training, WEF Design Competition, Student Paper Competition, WEF's student chapters, scholarships, and more.

Water for People

WEF proudly supports Water for People.  Find out more about what they do and how you can get involved.

Contact WEF

Questions? Contact Caroline Pakenham, cpakenham@wef.org.