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Bureau of Indian Affairs - WaterCorps

Informally known as WaterCorps, this program is a 26-week long service term that includes professional training and in-the-field, hands-on learning in the study of water resources. WaterCorps members are exposed to a broad array of subjects ranging from basic surface and ground water hydrology, hydro-power, flood control, data collection & analysis, groundwater movement and more. Members are placed with local, state, and federal agencies to gain hands on experience.

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APPLY NOW: Member Applications are OPEN

We are recruiting for 20+ WaterCorps opportunities with starts in 2023!

BIA WaterCorps Application

NOW OPEN! Host Site Applications for WaterCorps

Interested in supporting WaterCorps members? Federal, state, and local agencies are invited to apply to host BIA WaterCorps members from April-October 2023. Projects must support water resources tied to tribal nations. Applications will be evaluated based on project scope, supervisor support, and site inclusivity for indigenous members.

Apply to Host BIA WaterCorps HERE

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