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Wetskills-Bangladesh 2019

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For the first time: Wetskills-Bangladesh!!

For the first time ever, Wetskills Water Challenge is going to Bangladesh! Through cooperation with the Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology and the Urbanizing Deltas of the world programme – CORE project, Wetskills will be in Dhaka and Sirajganj at the beginning of July 2019. The Community Resilience through rapid prototyping of flood proofing technologies in urban areas (CORE) project partners BUET, IHE Delft and HKV Consultants and some SMEs will collaborate with Wetskills to bring fresh perspectives to their pilot project in Sirajganj. Join Wetskills for a flood resilience challenge during monsoon season in Bangladesh!

The Wetskills Foundation invites Bachelor, Master, PhD students and recent graduates to apply for the Wetskills Water Challenge Bangladesh. This edition of Wetskills will take the participants not only to the capital, Dhaka, but also to the rural city of Sirajganj where the CORE pilot project is developed. This event will be organized in close cooperation with BUET and the Dutch partners in the CORE poject. The finals will be organized during a dedicated event in Dhaka on the 12th of July.

Wetskills is looking for you!

To all who are interested in huge water challenges in Bangladesh, the megacity of Dhaka and the rural sites in and around Sirajganj: this is your chance! Apply now for this great opportunity to experience Bangladesh and its water! Wetskills is looking for local and international students and Young Professionals, who are passionate about water and excited to work in mixed teams for transdisciplinary water solutions.

Application and selection (extended) deadline: 15 May 2019
(After the first deadline, every week the Wetskills Foundation will select the last candidates on a first come first served basis).

Who can apply?
Any Young Water Professionals (up to 5 years of working experience) and last year Bachelor, Master or PhD student and recent graduates from European universities or organizations with a passion for water and intercultural teamwork.

How can I apply?
Prepare a motivation letter and resume, go to the Wetskills website, fill in the online application form on the website and
submit it.

For more information, please see the pdf below, or visit the Wetskills website.

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