- Working with other contractors designing and implementing initial tool prototypes;
- Working with EPA staff to design, implement and test tools;
- Working with possible users of tool to create use cases and design requirements; and
- Networking and exploring many career paths at EPA.
- Two or more courses at the undergraduate level in biology;
- Experience in supporting scientific research in biology and/or chemistry;
- Experience in performing analytical chemistry measurements in the laboratory; and
- Experience with spreadsheet preparation, data collection, and data analysis.
- Be at least 18 years of age and
- Have earned at least a Bachelor’s degree in computer science or a degree in a scientific discipline with demonstrated software development skills, or a closely related field of study from an accredited university or college within the last 24 months and
- Be a citizen of the United States of America or a Legal Permanent Resident.
OAK RIDGE ASSOCIATED UNIVERSITIES (ORAU)
ORAU provides innovative scientific and technical solutions to advance research and education, protect public health and the environment and strengthen national security. Through specialized teams of experts, unique laboratory capabilities and access to a consortium of more than 100 major Ph.D.-granting institutions, ORAU works with federal, state, local and commercial customers to advance national priorities and serve the public interest. The EPA National Student Services Contract (NSSC) is managed and administered by ORAU. The NSSC address EPA’s need to increase the supply of promising scientists, engineers, and administrative personnel in disciplines related to the EPA mission. This program provides long-term temporary contractor opportunities for exceptional undergraduate and graduate students and recent bachelor’s, master’s, and postdoctoral graduates to work in the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Office of Research and Development (ORD) research and administrative projects at multiple EPA laboratories and research centers. For a full list of opportunities, please visit: www.orau.org/epa