​WRPI offers paid experiential learning opportunities to students who are currently enrolled full time at eligible institutes. These internships are aimed at students from a variety of disciplines ranging from water resources and engineering, to social sciences and public administration. Students not only gain experience in their field of study, but also make professional connections that could enhance their career options. WRPI’s current internship opportunities are listed below.

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Water Resources Experiential Learning for USDA Careers

WRPI received a four-year award for $2 million that is available to students from all 23 CSU campuses as well as all 113 California Com​munity Colleges.

Learn About USDA Internships


WRPI Community Water Internship Program (SAWPA)

The Community Water Internship is supported through SAWPA’s Disadvantaged Communities Involvement (DCI) Program and Proposition 1 funding from the California Department of Water Resources (DWR).

Learn About SAWPA

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WaterTalks Internship Program (LA-V DACIP)

The WaterTalks Internship Program is funded by the Department of Water Resources. The Los Angeles-Ventura IRWMP has partnered with the CSU to provide paid internships, and WRPI administers the program.

Learn About Water Talks​