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Wetskills-México 2023

27 augustus - 7 september

About the event

Water solutions for Mexico: join Wetskills

After a great experience in Mexico in 2019 Wetskills will come back to this country in August/September this year.

Are you a student or young professional from Mexico, Americas or beyond, and do you want to make a difference in the water sector? Would you like to experience working in an international team to solve water cases with out-of-the-box solutions? Do you want to work on challenging water & sustainability issues? Are you interested to visit the Auqatech-Mexico exhibition and conference and present your ideas for an international jury panel and audience? This is your chance! Wetskills Foundation and partners are organizing the seventh Wetskills edition in México!

Wetskills Foundation is inviting students (Bachelor (final year), Master and PhD) and Young Professionals from universities and organizations worldwide with a passion for Water, Climate and Sustainability, to join this intergenerational event and apply for Wetskills-México 2023 (period: 27 August to 7 September 2023). You can register by filling-in the online form on the wetskills website.

Find more information about the first Wetskills edition in Mexico (2019) online and watch the movie with the 2019 programme.




First registration deadline: 15 June 2023
After this deadline, every week a selection of the new applications is made until the program is full.

Who can apply?
Any Young Professional (up to 5 years of working experience) and student (last year Bachelor, Master or PhD) from Mexico, Americas and other countries worldwide, with a passion for water & sustainability and intercultural teamwork.

How can I apply?
Prepare a motivation letter and resume, click the button on the right, fill out the online application form and submit it.

Selection criteria
The Wetskills Team  will make a final selection among applications received, based on quality of motivation & resume. We also consider a good diversity of the whole group (incl. backgrounds, local/international, gender balance, etc.).

Participation fee for participants from Mexico who have local accommodatio arrangements is 1000 pesos. Participation fee for local and international participants, who need accommodation in Mexico City is € 425,- (excl. VAT, only for Europe). This Participation fee includes accommodation, teambuilding activities, some lunches & dinners, field trips, workshop, supervision, trainings and working venues. Also the Finals & Awarding and entrance to Aquatech-Mexico Exhibition & Conferences are included. Participants are responsible for their own travel expenses (plane tickets, local travel, etcetera), meals during working days and other personal costs.

Note: Wetskills Foundation and partners strive to lower costs for local participants, contact us for options.
Note: During past editions participants often successfully arranged financial compensation for their Wetskills participation from their university or employer. We therefore strongly encourage applicants to inquire about funding opportunities to compensate the costs (university mobility funds, travel allowance etc.).

A unique learning experience where you will tackle real-life water challenges with your own team!

  • You will increase your skills in: international cooperation; problem solving, cross-cultural and interdisciplinary teamwork, networking and presenting (pitch & poster);
  • You will get the opportunity to connect with other international water students/young professionals;
  • You will exclusively visit the Wetskills finals and awarding at the Aquatech-Mexico Exhibition & Conference;
  • You will visit Mexico City and surroundings: water-related, natural and cultural sites, and meetings with water experts;
  • You will learn, network and experience more about international and regional water challenges, the main stakeholders and organizations, contemporary issues and current business opportunities;
  • You will receive a certificate of participation upon completion of the program.

For more information and registration, take a look at the website


27 augustus
7 september
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