This program, administered by ORAU through its contract with the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to manage the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE), was established through an interagency agreement between DOE and EPA. Participants do not become employees of EPA, DOE, or the program administrator, and there are no employment-related benefits. Proof of health insurance is required for participation in this program. Health insurance can be obtained through ORISE.
The successful applicant(s) will be required to comply with Environmental, Safety, and Health (ES&H) requirements of the hosting facility, including but not limited to COVID-19 requirements (e.g., facial covering, physical distancing, testing, vaccination).
|Organization||University of Colorado Colorado Springs|
|Amount||$50,643 (BS) and $61,947 (MS)|
|Number of Awards||NA|
|Contest Deadline||September 20, 2022|
Who is Eligible?
The qualified candidate should have received a bachelor’s or master’s degree in relevant fields (e.g., Environmental Studies, Environmental Science, Environmental Policy) or be currently pursuing one of the degrees with completion before 10/31/2022. Degree must have been received within the past five years.
- A background in watershed science, water quality issues, water quality planning, watershed assessment, and communication
- Strong skills in multimedia use platforms, communications, research, engagement, data analysis, outreach, and writing on environmental issues
- Familiarity and experience with the Clean Water Act
How to Apply?
Please see the FAQ section of our website. After reading, if you have additional questions about the application process, please email ORISE.EPA.OW@orau.org and include the reference code for this opportunity.
The participant will receive a monthly stipend commensurate with their educational level and experience. This opportunity’s current yearly stipend amounts are $50,643 (BS) and $61,947 (MS).
The deadline for online submission of the application and supporting documents is September 20, 2022