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Ryan Furey

Social Science Researcher

Ryan Furey

“I’ve been fortunate to work with a team of social scientists who are using novel data sources to tackle the socioeconomic and cultural aspects of environmental issues. The social science team here has been attempting to use these forms of data to better understand how people behave around environmental resources, and I have been lucky to contribute to the work.”

Ryan Furey

Social Science Researcher

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Carolyn Carter

Communications Specialist

Carolyn Carter

“This job has been perfect for me because it combines my love of science with my love of writing.”

Carolyn Carter

Communications Specialist

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Allison Eames

Research Associate

Allison Eames

“I’ve always wanted to combine my interests in science with more personal, concrete work, so public health is a great fit for me.”

Allison Eames

Research Associate

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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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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.