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The program is two-fold working with the United Water Foundation and United Water for profit companies. The United Water Foundation is a non-profit private foundation formed in January 2009. United Water is one of the largest environmental services companies in the United States. Headquartered in Harrington Park, New Jersey, we serve 27 million people in more than 40 states. Our parent company, Suez Environnement, is a global water and waste treatment company whose activities focus on provider water to those without access, the distribution of water from alternative resources, the management of industrial impacts and coastline protection.
The United Water employee culture is built on the strategic business drivers of business efficiency, customer service, employee development and managed growth, with a strong commitment to ethics, safety, diversity and environmental stewardship. We strive to provide an environment in which the best talent can grow, develop and be challenged to contribute every day. At United Water, we truly believe making the planet sustainable is the best job on earth!
The UNCF Scholars program will provide selected candidates a 10-week paid internship at a United Water for profit facility and UNCF will provide a $5,000.00 scholarship for the 2012-2013 academic year paid for by the United Water Foundation. The internships will be offered at the following locations: Harrington Park, New Jersey. Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. Wilmington, Delaware, Pine Bluff, Arkansas, Pontiac, Michigan, and Indianapolis, Indiana. . Each candidate will need to go through the United Water for-profit hiring process and will be expected to present to key Project/Department staff a final report and/or PowerPoint presentation of their internship experience. This program is made possible by a grant from the United Water Foundation to provide the dollars to the UNCF and by United Water for-profit companies which will provide work opportunities.