The Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) Research Participation Program at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Office of Water (OW) in Washington, D.C. is looking for five new paid interns/fellows. OW has an initiative in place to increase the diversity of their federal employees and have recognized that they hire a large number of former ORISE participants into those positions. The opportunities below are an excellent way to get your foot in the door with the EPA and transition to full-time federal work.
DEADLINE APPROACHING: February 28, 2020
Water Quality Modeling and Economics
Office of Water | Washington, D.C. | Full-time | MONTHLY STIPEND PROVIDED
A research opportunity is currently available in Washington, D.C. in the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Office of Water (OW), Water Policy Staff in the Immediate Office of the Assistant Administrator for Water (IO). The goal of this research project is to conduct research on water quality modeling and water quality valuation. This research may support the development of tools such as the Hydrologic and Water Quality System (HAWQS), a nationwide Soil and Water Assessment Tool (SWAT) based water quality modeling system, and the Benefits Spatial Platform for Aggregating Socioeconomics and H20 Quality (BenSPLASH), a nationwide water quality valuation model. The participant will collaborate with interdisciplinary teams of water quality modelers, environmental assessors, environmental economists, and analysts across EPA, including EPA's Office of Water, Office of Research and Development, and National Center for Environmental Economics.
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