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Student Water Summit

Water Innovation & Leadership Summit

Approximately 190 Georgia high school students will be attending a summit on November 1, 2023 at The Water Tower campus to learn how they can “Make a Splash” with a career in the water industry.

The summit is part of The Water Tower’s broader mission to attract, train and place the next generation of water workers in positions to support Georgia water utilities. Currently, there are an estimated 1,200 open water jobs in the Atlanta Metro Area alone. Water utilities across the U.S. are projected to lose up to 50 percent of operations staff in the next five to 10 years.

Students (grades 9-12) will engage with speakers from water-related businesses and organizations and experience hands-on learning about water career opportunities, including treatment plant operations, water sampling and lab analysis, pipe system design and engineering, stream restoration, wildlife assessment, robotics in water and more. Students will also have the opportunity to strengthen their skills in leadership, communication, strategic thinking, team building, and networking.

The 2023 Program will soon be available - click to download the 2022 Student Water Innovation & Leadership Summit Program.

We look forward to seeing you for the 2023 Water Innovation & Leadership Student Summit on November 1, 2023!
Teacher and student registration is now closed. To join the waitlist, please contact kristan@theh2otower.org. 

Support the Summit

There are many ways to support the 2023 Student Water Innovation & Leadership Summit:
Sponsor

Sponsor the summit to provide transportation, lunch, and materials for the Students.

Register to Support the Summit through Sponsorship

Career Fair

Host a table at the Summit Career Fair to share about the great work your company does and your path to water to inspire the next generation to pursue a water career.

Register as a Career Fair Exhibitor

Volunteer

Volunteer your time for the event to assist with set up, lunch, clean up, help desk, and more.

Register as a Summit Volunteer via Volunteer Gwinnett

Special Thanks To Our 2023 Summit Sponsors

Water Hero

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Water Leader

GRWA

Water Mentor

Bench Scale Sponsor
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TWT Sustaining and Transformative Partners

Host a Table at the Student Summit Career Fair

The Student Summit provides a great opportunity to engage with potential future employees, inspire the next generation to pursue a career in water, and share your story about your journey to water and the excellent work your company does in the industry. To host a table at the career fair (11am-12pm on 11/1/23), please register via the link below.
Copy of 2023 Student Water Summit Save the Date Flyer

Support the Student Summit

2023 Student Summit Sponsorship Flyer
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