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Nick Grokhowsky

Data Manager

Nick Grokhowsky

“The small part that I have played in each of these studies will contribute to efforts to clean up or mitigate the damages caused by these pollutants. I am proud to say that my efforts with the EPA in the last ten months will make a difference.”

 

Nick Grokhowsky

Data Manager

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Faye Andrews

Student Services Contractor

Faye Andrews
 “Through my career in public health, I have always been passionate about protecting community health and understanding how environmental contamination harms populations.”

Faye Andrews

Student Services Contractor

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Jessica Hey

Microbiological Researcher

Jessica Hey

“I will miss my amazing supervisor Shannon Griffin & all of the wonderful colleagues I’ve met thus far that I will no longer be working so closely with. I am thankful for all of their support, direction, & encouragement on my journey.”

Jessica Hey

Microbiological Researcher

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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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jimenez-and-dad-in-puerto-rico.jpgMonica Jimenez, former EPA NSSC contractor, featured in Science Matters

Monica Jimenez, Ph.D., recently was featured in the Environmental Protection Agency’s Science Matters digital newsletter. Jimenez is a former contractor in the EPA’s National Student Services Center program, which is managed by ORAU.

As a pre-doctoral student at the EPA Human Studies Facility in Chapel Hill, N.C., Jimenez joined a research project in the Environmental Public Health Division within the Office of Research and Development. The project focuses on the adversepublic health impacts of environmental exposures, using human subject data and publicly available databases toinvestigate the human health effects of air and water pollutants and other environmental exposures.

Read more about Jimenez and her current work at EPA here: https://www.epa.gov/sciencematters/meet-epa-researcher-monica-jimenez-phd

HandshakeHandshake recognizes ORAU Workforce Solutions for Early Talent recruiting

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.

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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.