Construction Services Firm Establishes ASSE Scholarship, Internship

In continued support of safety, health and environmental education and research, the Washington Division of URS recently donated $5,350 to the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) Foundation to fund a $5,000 safety and health scholarship, an internship that includes salary and living expenses, and an opportunity for the recipient to attend ASSE's annual Professional Development Conference to be held in San Antonio, Texas, June 28 through July 1. The recipient will be announced in early April.

"We are very happy to continue with our scholarship program through the ASSE Foundation," said Bradley D. Giles, P.E., CSP, Washington Division of URS vice president of Environmental Safety, Health & Security. "This process provides a great opportunity to support the academic pursuits of a talented young safety professional."

URS Corp. provides engineering, construction, and technical services for public agencies and private sector companies around the world. The company offers a broad range of program management; planning, design, and engineering; systems engineering and technical assistance; construction and construction management; operations and maintenance; decommissioning for closure services; and services for power, infrastructure, industrial and commercial, and federal projects and programs. Headquartered in San Francisco, the company operates through three divisions: the URS Division, the EG&G Division, and the Washington Division.

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