Entry level position and they looking for current seniors graduating in May. They want people with strong chemistry backgrounds for this particular position.
If anyone has any general questions about the company, they can contact Nate Frey at [log in to unmask] and I'll try to answer as best I can, but really anyone who might be interested in applying should complete the application at the link below the posting ASAP, as they would like to move quickly on this position.
Research Assistant / Pollution Prevention and Toxics
Job ID: 2010-4974
Posted Date: 10/28/2010
Category: Environment & Resources
Division/Department: Environment & Resources
The Environment and Resources Division (ERD) assists federal and state environmental and resource management agencies address complex policy, management, and regulatory challenges. Our range of services include economic analysis, risk assessments, environmental modelling, regulatory and voluntary program support, and IT solutions.
BA/BS with 0 - 1 years of experience OR the equivalent combination of education and experience.
The candidate(s) will support an interdisciplinary team conducting research in support of national-level environmental programs. The candidate(s) will carry out research, literature searches, and statistical and other quantitative analyses using databases and spreadsheets for projects encompassing one or more of the following topics: pollution prevention and environmental management programs, health and ecological risk assessment, industrial process research, federal and state environmental programs, outreach and training programs, and general environmental policy support. The candidate(s) also will assist in the preparation of documents, options papers, web sites, and other materials for use by senior environmental managers and provide proposal and other broad project-related support.
The ideal candidate will have an undergraduate degree in chemistry, chemical engineering or a field related to environmental management systems, innovative technologies, and emerging environmental issues; excellent writing abilities; and strong quantitative and computer skills. Knowledge of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and state and local environmental programs is desirable.