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Dustin Woodruff

Research Assistant

Dustin Woodruff

“I am so thankful to have been a part of all these great opportunities, and I look forward to making our environment cleaner, futures brighter, and resources well understood. Thank you to ORAU and mentor Terri Jicha for helping make this dream a reality.”

Dustin Woodruff

Research Assistant

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Matt Buranosky

Database Architect

Matt Buranosky

“I have been working with some incredible and brilliant-minded researchers, all of whom encourage me to pursue ideas to further our research goals and ambitions. This position has provided me with technical and analytical experience that I will carry for the rest of my career.”

Matt Buranosky

Database Architect

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Ethan DeVillez

Contractor working in the Safety, Health and Environmental Management (SHEM) department

Ethan DeVillez

“I always wanted to work a government job, seeing for myself how legislation and environmental policy go hand in hand. I feel very fortunate knowing that I am able to see that on a daily basis at the EPA!”

Ethan DeVillez

Contractor working in the Safety, Health and Environmental Management (SHEM) department

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Victoria Kurker

Ecotoxicology Research Support Associate

Victoria Kurker

“The opportunities at MED (Mid-continent Ecology Division) and the supportive work environment has made this job one of my favorites. ”

“My goal is to reduce someone’s suffering and worry by ensuring that they have a safe and clean environment to live in. I want to make an impact, no matter how small, in preventing people from getting sick from their environment.”

Victoria Kurker

Ecotoxicology Research Support Associate

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ORAU Workforce Solutions is among the recipients of the first-ever Early Talent Awards from Handshake, the online early career community and job search platform. The Early Talent Awards recognize best-in-class early talent recruiting programs.

About EPA National Student Services Contract (NSSC)

ORAU manages the NSSC under the Student Services Contracting Authority on behalf of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Selected applicants will become temporary employees of ORAU for the duration of the assignment, up to five years.