Joshua Greufe to participate in DMACC’s new internship program
DMACC's new internship program is a collaboration with water and wastewater company PeopleService
program will allow Greufe to work with a team of professionals in the
sector, and become eligible to be certified in water and wastewater
Greufe, an Ames native, will also be eligible for job openings with PeopleService
Leading water and wastewater company
PeopleService has awarded its inaugural
Difference Maker Scholarship to a Joshua Greufe, a DMACC student from Ames.
Greufe is enrolled in the
DMACC Water Environmental Technology Program
and will begin his students in the fall. He will also participate in
DMACC's new internship program, which is a collaboration with
As part of that program, he will work with a team
of professionals in the sector, become eligible to be certified in water
and wastewater, and gain first access to job openings with
“I'm very excited to learn how to succeed in this
industry," Greufe said. “I'm looking for a career that allows me to be
of service to the people of my community. Water treatment is so
important, and water is one of the world's top required resources. I'm
looking forward to having the opportunity to play my part in keeping my
community safe and healthy,"
PeopleService President Chad Meyer said it is important to encourage young people to enter the water and wastewaster industry.
community needs clean and safe water and wastewater to keep people and
the environment safe and thriving," Meyer said. "And they need smart,
passionate people to run these systems. We are determined to encourage
young people to choose this industry as a career path to enhance and
protect our most precious resource."
When not studying, Greufe
loves to play guitar, video games, pickleball and basketball. He is
also a certified personal trainer, corrective exercise specialist and
fitness nutrition specialist.
PeopleService supports Water Environment Technologies degree programs at the following community colleges:
St. Cloud Technical & Community College, Minnesota
Des Moines Area Community College, Iowa
Fort Scott Community College, Kansas
Vermilion Community College, Minnesota
Kirkwood Community College, Iowa
To learn more, visit PeopleService.com.
For more information, contact:
- Nigel O'Mahony, Zaiss & Co. for PeopleService, (402) 943-7298, firstname.lastname@example.org
- Dr. Jenny Foster, DMACC, (515) 964-6692, email@example.com