Waste Water Engineering Internship

Sanfoundry offers internships in "Waste Water Engineering". Read the complete details below regarding the internship requirements, eligibility criterior and the application process.

Pre-requisite / Skillset for Waste Water Engineering Internship

1. Intern must have the ability to estimate sewage generation and design sewer system including sewage pumping stations.

2. Require knowledge on the characteristics and composition of sewage, self-purification of streams.


3. Ability to maintain the pipe-network for water supply and sewage disposal effectively.

4. Ability to perform basic design of the unit operations and processes that are used in sewage treatment.

5. Must be familiar with the standard methods for disposal of sewage.


6. Require knowledge on sludge treatment and disposal.

7. Require ability to apply basic understanding of physical, chemical, and biological phenomena for successful design, operation and maintenance of sewage treatment plants.

Waste Water Engineering Internship Test

Intern has to take Waste Water Engineering internship test in which they will be asked 50 multiple-choice questions. They have to score grade A or A* on this test to be eligible for the internship. Here’s a sample set of questions on the Waste Water Engineering topic.


1. The overall purpose of sanitation is to maintain the green environment alone.
(A) True
(B) False
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Answer: b
Explanation: The overall purpose of sanitation is to provide a healthy environment for all and to provide safety, security and dignity for people when they defecate or urinate, not to just maintain a green environment alone.

2. What is an artificial channel for conveying water, typically in the form of a bridge across a valley or other gap called?
(A) Aquifer
(B) Canals
(C) Aqueduct
(D) Tunnel
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Answer: c
Explanation: A body of permeable rock which can contain or transmit groundwater is called aquifer. A small duct in the body of fluids is called an aqueduct. The canal is an artificial tubular duct for the inland waterways.

3. Which of the following is considered if sewers are placed on the softer grounds?
(A) The trench is excavated to confirm the shape of the pipe
(B) Sewers are laid embedded in the concrete
(C) The width of the trench is kept to 15 cm
(D) The desired slope is considered
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Answer: b
Explanation: The bottom of the trench is kept at a width of 15 cm and top as 60 cm. This is to facilitate the joining of pipes. When the ground is not hard enough, it becomes necessary to insert pipes on harder surfaces. Hence sewers are embedded in concrete surfaces.

4. The treatment is costly in which of the following systems?
(A) Combined
(B) Separate
(C) Direct
(D) Partial
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Answer: a
Explanation: Combined systems consist of both storm water and sanitary sewage. Hence it becomes costly for as the treatment for both are done. In separate systems, the required amount of treatment is done for stormwater and sanitary sewage separately.

5. SORP stands for?
(A) Storm Overflow Response Plan
(B) Sewer Overflow Response Plan
(C) Sanitary Overflow Response Plan
(D) Sewage Overflow Response Plan
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Answer: b
Explanation: SORP stands for Sewer Overflow Response Plan. It is the fourth revised version posted in the Public Document Repository on May 9, 2011, by Waterworks and sanitary sewer board.

Practice the full set of Waste Water Engineering Multiple Choice Questions before applying for the internship.

How to apply for the Waste Water Engineering Internship

1. Read the Sanfoundry Internship FAQs

2. Take the Waste Water Engineering Internship Test


3. Submit the Internship Application Form

3. Waste Water Engineering Content Development Internships

In this content writing / content development internship for Waste Water Engineering, the shortlisted interns would be working towards the creation of "Multiple Choice Questions & Answers (MCQs)" OR "Tutorial Articles" OR "Questions & Answers" on Waste Water Engineering subject.

Selected intern's day-to-day responsibilities and guidelines include the following.
1. Interns would be creating Questions and/or tutorials articles on "Waste Water Engineering".
2. Waste Water Engineering articles must be written with an organized structure with detailed steps and examples.
3. Interns should write clear and concise articles so that the readers can understand them easily.
4. Interns should follow Sanfoundry defined guidelines and format.
5. Interns should report the work status to their mentor on daily basis.
6. Interns should ensure that the content is plagiarism-free.

4. Waste Water Engineering Realtime Projects

Depending on the requirements and availability of free slots, Sanfoundry will attempt to provide industry-oriented, live, real-time projects, or industrial visits for deserving candidates of Sanfoundry accredited college. Kindly ask your College authorities (HOD / Principal) to connect with us.

5. Waste Water Engineering Research Projects

If applicable, Sanfoundry will attempt to provide guidance to interns on "research projects" and "academic projects" so that they can do the necessary study, experimentation, and simulation to arrive at meaningful conclusions. This will help them write "White Papers", "Research Papers" and "Journal Articles" to be published in various eminent journals. Kindly ask your college authorities (HOD / Principal) to connect with us.

6. Waste Water Engineering Internship Benefits and Perks

1. Sanfoundry will issue an internship certificate and a lump sum cash reward as a token of appreciation towards the intern’s contribution to Sanfoundry’s Global Learning Project.
2. This internship with help widen the intern's deep knowledge on the "Waste Water Engineering" subject.
3. It will help to boost the intern's resume and also give real-time work experience.
4. Sanfoundry certificate is very useful to an individual in their professional career growth.
5. Most of the shortlisted interns will be working directly under the guidance of our Founder & CTO, Manish Sir

7. How to Apply for Waste Water Engineering Internship

If you are looking for "Waste Water Engineering" internship at Sanfoundry, you have to fill an application form. The application form is quite detailed and it allows us to understand the qualities of an intern in a deeper way. So, the best way to fill the application is to allocate 2-4 hours towards reading and filling your application form. You must fill every question seriously and honestly. Also, pay special attention to Grammar and sentence framing.

If you are interested to do an internship in Waste Water Engineering, then kindly fill this Application Form.

8. FAQs - Waste Water Engineering Internship

Who can apply for Waste Water Engineering content writing internship?
Students who had studied Waste Water Engineering in their official curriculum or taken a meaningful in-depth external training on this subject can apply for this internship.

What type of work will be assigned to intern in this internship?
Interns would be working towards the creation of "Tutorial Articles" and/or "Questions and Answers" on Waste Water Engineering.

What are the skill sets required for Waste Water Engineering internship?
We have already mentioned above the technical pre-requisite and skillset required for this internship. Besides, the student should be able to work independently, sincere and hard-working, and a self-starter.

Can I apply for Waste Water Engineering internship if I don't have any experience?
Yes. Sanfoundry values skills developed through academic work, volunteer experiences, extracurricular experiences, or other experiences which demonstrate the technical skills useful in work. So, people with no experience can also apply for Waste Water Engineering Internship.

Does Sanfoundry provide Real-time project on Waste Water Engineering?
Yes, but we accept a limited number of candidates from Sanfoundry accredited colleges for real-time projects. Where ever applicable we will attempt to provide industry-oriented projects or industrial visits to deserving candidates. Kindly ask your College authorities (HOD / Principal) to connect with us.

Does Sanfoundry provide research projects or academic projects on Waste Water Engineering?
Yes, Sanfoundry provides ideas on research projects and/or academic projects on some of the topics in Waste Water Engineering. Kindly ask your College authorities (HOD / Principal) to connect with us.

How can I apply for Waste Water Engineering internship?
Fill this Application Form to apply for internships in Waste Water Engineering at Sanfoundry.

9. FAQs - Internship General

Can I get academic credit for my internship?
Yes, if you are doing an internship at Sanfoundry, it may be possible to get academic credit for your internship. Since the College authorities issue these credits, kindly check with your department once.

What is the duration of Content Development Internship?
The duration ranges from 1-month to 3-months. The duration can be adjusted based on the academic schedule of your college or school.

How many hours do I have to work as a part-time intern?
If you are working as a part-time intern in Sanfoundry, you would be allocating 3-4 hours/day.

How many hours do I have to work as a full-time intern?
If you are working as a full-time intern in Sanfoundry, you should be allocating 8 hours/day.

What would be the work timings if I get selected?
Work timings depend on you're availability during the day or evening and the type of internship. But you need to report work status on daily basis.

What are the benefits of completing Sanfoundry Internship?
  • You will receive an internship certificate and a lumpsum cash reward
  • You will gain working experience
Will I receive an offer letter if I am selected for the internship?
Yes, you will receive a confirmation email (with an agreement) from us once you are selected.

How will I know if am selected for the internship?
If you are selected for the internship, you will receive a call/message from us. It generally takes anywhere from 2-days to 2-weeks from the date of your application. However, due to a very large number of internship requests, sometimes the response gets delayed further.

What kind of documents should I submit after accepting the offer?
No documents are required to be submitted.

How will I receive the stipend for "Work-From-Home" internship?
Upon completion of the internship, the stipend will be directly credited into your bank account through NEFT/IMPS.

Do we get paid on a monthly basis?
No, Payment is made only when the internship task is completed.

How long it takes to receive the internship certificate and cash reward, after completion of the internship?
The internship closure process usually takes 7-15 working days.

Can I get a recommendation letter after successful completion of the internship?
Upon successful completion of the internship, you will receive an Internship Certificate. This certificate is written in a letter format which is almost similar to a "Letter of Recommendation".

Can international student apply for an internship in Sanfoundry?
If you are an international student and have a bank account in India, then you can apply. Kindly note that we are currently not authorized to pay the stipend in foreign currencies, so you must have bank accounts in India to receive the stipend.

Can I take part in multiple internship programs offered by Sanfoundry at the same time?
No, you can work on only one internship at a time. But after completing the internship you can work on another internship. In fact, a lot of interns keep doing multiple internships with us, one at a time.

Can I discontinue the current internship and join the new internship offered by Sanfoundry?
Yes, you can apply for other internships.

What happens if I discontinue in the middle of my internship?
If the work is partially completed, then Sanfoundry will do the payment on a proportionate basis provided that the intern has completed at least 10% of the work.

Will I receive a certificate and reward if I didn't complete the internship?
Sanfoundry will give a certificate and a proportionate reward if the intern has completed at least 10% of the work.

Whom to contact if I have more query?
Kindly drop an email to [email protected]

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