Internal Job Openings at WEF

TWP Best Places to Work BadgeWEF regularly recruits for skilled professionals in a variety of disciplines to develop, manage, and/or support WEF programs and initiatives. WEF are equal opportunity employers and do not discriminate in hiring or employment on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age marital status, or physical handicap. We provide equal treatment in recruitment, placement, promotion, transfer, training, and termination. 

In 2015 WEF was recognized by the Washington Post as one of the top 150 workplaces in the greater metropolitan region. 

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Manager, Association Engagement – Students and Young Professionals

Position manages the Students & Young Professionals program. Serves as liaison to Young Professionals Committee and coordinator and facilitator for planning a variety of Students & Young Professionals activities. Engages with WEF staff, WEF volunteer leaders, committee members, contractors and vendors, and WEF members.

Some specific responsibilities include:

  • Plans, executes, coordinates and administers all aspects of the Students & Young Professionals activities and serves as a resource. 
  • Assists the Association Engagement team with Member Association (MA) activities and seeks opportunities to engage YPs in WEF and MA activities. 
  • Ensures that all program materials and website information are current, accurate, and programs are adequately promoted through WEF publications and the website. 
  • Tracks and keeps event/meetings within budget, ensures details and materials are planned as appropriate and work is executed to meet deadlines and objectives. 
  • Ensures that databases and other forms of electronic documentation and tracking are accurate and reports meet needs and are timely. 
  • Travels to multiple meetings annually. 

Qualified candidates will have the following education, experience, and skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred. 
  • 3+ years relevant experience required 
  • Strong computer skills in Microsoft Office Suite, database management and web content management 
  • Ability to work under pressure, produce quality work, and meet deadlines for multiple projects 
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; written/verbal communication; and collaboration skills 
  • Excellent organizational skills 

 For consideration, please forward your resumé and cover letter to Jan Taylor at

WEF is an equal opportunity employer.

WEF Headquarters

With a staff of nearly 100, WEF is headquartered in Alexandria, Virginia, just outside of Washington D.C.

To contact WEF, call toll-free at 1.800.666.0206 or 1.703.684.2400; email; or write to:

Water Environment Federation
601 Wythe Street
Alexandria, VA
22314-1994 USA

WEF on the Web

WEF has a number of Web sites designed to provide its members and the public with the latest water quality news and information; program and educational resources; annual and spacial events; and networking opportunities: