Meet Alexander Campbell, Research Intern at The Water Tower. Alexander is a junior and will be attending Georgia Tech in the fall, studying Environmental Engineering.
What is the best part of your position at TWT?
What is your favorite thing about TWT?
The Water Tower's ability to connect sustainable water-based companies to collaborate on the multi-faceted problems the water world faces.
What is your favorite room in TWT?
The lunch/break room.
What was your favorite subject/thing to do in school?
What has your experience at TWT taught you?
My internship here has enhanced my knowledge about the interconnectivity of our natural water systems and the complexities of our water infrastructure.
What enticed you to pursue an internship in the water industry?
My research project at KSU, a smart illicit discharge monitoring system, introduced me to the water industry. While I was presenting our research at the Georgia Water Resources Conference, I met Kristan, who was also presenting. In her presentation, she showcased the beautiful TWT building and high level facilities. I was immediately intrigued and during her Q&A, I asked if they offered internships. After I presented, she gave me her card, and the rest is history.
The Water Tower consists of two nonprofit organizations: The Water Tower at Gwinnett, a 501(c)4 – responsible for the development and operations of the campus, and The Water Tower Institute, a 501c3 – responsible for solutions, instruction, and engagement programming. Together, these entities are cultivating an ecosystem of water innovation fueled by imagination, informed by research, and powered by pioneers. The Water Tower brings together public and private sectors of the water industry, side by side with academia and nonprofits, to tackle the industry’s greatest challenges.