Water Corporation

Type of Organisation

Water Utility

Employer Profile

Be part of the team shaping WA’s sustainable water future in the face of climate change. With our services, projects and activities spanning over 2.6 million square kilometres, your role will contribute to making a meaningful impact across the state. We have approximately 3645 employees to manage an asset base worth more than $15 billion.

Locations where there are vacancies for Interns

We have 22 Summer Vacation roles based in the Perth Metro Area.


We also have Vacation roles in Northam, Geraldton, Karratha and Bunbury. Regional roles will be Perth based until after Christmas, then we will set you up in the area with flights, accommodation and meaningful, hands on site work.

Residency requirements for Interns wishing to apply

Australian Citizens and Permanent Residents only


Roles available for Interns

Our paid 12-week Undergraduate Vacation Program is designed to give you real world experience in line with your University studies and will kick start your future career opportunities. You’ll be given full support from experienced Water Corporation professionals, our current Graduates and your peers in other disciplines.


Our Program will run from 29 Nov 2021 – 18 Feb 2022

What's in it for you?

  • Immersive development, challenging work with real life learning opportunities

  • Social Connections with other Vacation Students and a large Co-hort of Graduates

  • Paid, meaningful, hands-on work in your field

  • Meet University requirements while gaining professional experience

  • Fast track opportunities to our Graduate Program, set up your future career

  • Collaborate with people who make a difference to the Sustainability of WA water supply

  • Site visits to see what we do to sustain fresh water for future generations

  • Do work that matters and have a lot of fun on interesting projects

  • Opportunities to engage with each other and graduates in a friendly social environment too


Degree Subjects Required for Interns wishing to apply

  • Civil Engineering

  • Chemical Engineering

  • Electrical Engineering

  • Environmental Engineering

  • Environmental Science

  • Mechanical Engineering

  • Computer Science and Information Technology

  • Data Science

  • Commerce

  • Health Science

  • Media

Employer Website

We are currently recruiting for our Undergraduate Vacation Program, please visit our careers page today and apply now https://watercorp.taleo.net/careersection/careersection/2/joblist.ftl

What do recent interns say are the best things about working with us?

"The organisation has many different sectors and because of this it allows exposure to different work environments and backgrounds."

"I get to work on a range of interesting projects in a well supported environment."

"Great exposure to other all aspects of the role and other areas of the organisation."