bool Internship in Ghana Civil Engineering on water treatment -
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Vacancy Civil Engineering on water treatment Please fill out this vacancy template as detailed as possible to reach the most suitable intern. This vacancy is aimed for Bachelor/Master students and often require a profound project description to meet the University’s criteria. General project information Project name: Water treatment Project type (practical/research/policy): practical Intended for interns from following study fields: engineering; physical and biological sciences Total project duration: As specified by intern Preferred starting period: As preferred by intern Number of students required: 1 Project description Background of the project: The project involves a comprehensive view of all aspects of water treatment, including source water management, treatability studies, process treatment, water quality examination (physico-chemical & bacteriological) and electromechanical maintenance. Problem statement: Access to potable water to a major part of the population is challenging. Industrial and agricultural activities have polluted most water sources, especially surface water. In order to reduce the disease burden and to promote public health, the government of Ghana established the Ghana Water Company Limited with a sole mandate of urban water supply. Goal: Provide potable water for urban Ghana (in this case the Accra Tema Metropolitan Area) Role of the intern: Participate in potable water production process Specific activities: Monitoring sourcewater quality, performance of treatability tests (e.g. jar tests, chlorine demand tests), chemical feeding (alum, chlorine and lime application), disludging of wastewater, backwashing of filters, inspection and maintenance of electromechanical equipment, report writing. Measurable end product (report/advice/development/product): Good quality water in accordance of the Ghana Water Quality Standards. Facilities for intern Supervision on appropriate project field: Hadisu Alhassan Degree of supervisor: BSc. Chemistry; MASC Civil Engineering Workspace for intern: To be provided at Weija Introduction and guidance during project: Will be provided Accommodation options: In a homestay next to the workplace in the community. Or in a single room at the training school at the workplace. Intern requirements Intern characteristics/qualities: Must be diligent, committed, competent, respectful and pay attention to detail. Fully self-funded or reimbursement for accommodation & transport: Fully self-funded Other criteria/selection procedure: No Role Let’s Go Africa * Assists with all preparation and organisational support for the internship * Matches vacancy with intern’s personal and University criteria * Publishes vacancy on the online internship board of different Universities in the Netherlands * Sends intern’s CV to the partner and does personal screening of candidates * Ensures accommodation costs are transferred to project/ accommodation owners beforehand