A post-graduate research position is available in the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Office of Community Revitalization (OCR) within the Office of Policy (OP) in Washington, DC.
OCR works cooperatively with communities to create locally led, community-driven development strategies that protect the environment, expand economic opportunity, and revitalize neighborhoods.
The selected applicant will join a dynamic group of policy experts who offer direct technical assistance, publications, research, and tools that communities can use to set goals and make more informed decisions about how and where they grow and develop.
Applicants must have received a Master’s degree in economic development, finance, community development, public policy, urban or regional planning, environmental policy, environmental science, geography, or related field of study (such as psychology, social sciences, etc.) within five years of the appointment start date.
The participant will receive a monthly stipend commensurate with educational level and experience. Proof of health insurance is required for participation in this program. The appointment is full-time in the Washington, DC area. Participants do not become employees of EPA, DOE or the program administrator, and there are no employment-related benefits.
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