Science Communication and Writing at EPA - All Locations

Organization
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
Reference Code
EPA-NSSC-Science-Communication
How to Apply
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Description

This posting is a generic call for candidates. ORAU recruits on behalf of EPA, and the selection process is very fast-paced! When ORAU receives a specific opportunity with a detailed job description, location and start date; eligible candidates will be sourced in less than 30 days. To expedite the recruiting process, ORAU maintains a pool of qualified candidates throughout the year. Tell us about yourself, and our recruiters will match you with a future job opening!

By applying to this posting, you are entering your information into ORAU's applicant tracking database, so that the recruiters can invite you to apply for specific opportunities.

ORAU is continually recruiting science majors who have a passion for writing and communicating science. Are you a recent graduate (within 24 months) and have a scientific degree, and possess a background/experience in science writing and communications? The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is looking for talented science writers to communicate within the agency as well as create community-driven content showcasing EPA's activities and achievements. 

Opportunities to collaborate with teams at EPA nationwide are offered through the EPA National Student Services Contract (NSSC) managed by ORAU. These contractor positions are part of EPA’s Office of Research and Development (ORD) – the science arm of EPA!

EPA ORD supports high-quality research to improve the scientific basis for decisions on national environmental issues and helps EPA achieve its environmental goals. 

Qualifications
  • Be at least 18 years of age and
  • a recent (within the last 24 months) graduate with a Bachelor's, Master's or Postdoctoral degree in a scientific discipline, or related discipline and
  • be a citizen of the United States of America or a Legal Permanent Resident.

EPA ORD employees, their spouses, and children are not eligible to participate in this program

Eligibility Requirements
  • Citizenship: LPR or U.S. Citizen
  • Degree: Bachelor's Degree, Master's Degree, or Doctoral Degree received within the last 24 month(s).
  • Overall GPA: 2.00
  • Discipline(s):
    • Communications and Graphics Design (6 )
    • Earth and Geosciences (21 )
    • Environmental and Marine Sciences (14 )
    • Life Health and Medical Sciences (46 )
    • Other Physical Sciences (12 )
    • Physics (16 )
Affirmation

I certify that I am at least 18 years of age and a recent (within the last 24 months) graduate with a Bachelor's, Master's or Postdoctoral degree in Public Health, Environmental Science, Chemistry, Biology, or a science related field of study; a citizen of the United States of America or a Legal Permanent Resident; and not a current employee of EPA ORD, or the spouse or child of an EPA ORD employee.