Fellowship Opportunities Available at EMWD by Kevin Pearson Mar 8, 2018 Member Submitted News Perris, CA (March 8, 2018) — Eastern Municipal Water District (EMWD) encourages recent college graduates who are considering a career in the water industry to apply for a fellowship program through CivicSpark. 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 http://civicspark.lgc.org.