Science Communication Intern
UMCES Remote Office
Joseph Edgerton is a Science Communication Intern for the Integration and Application Network (IAN) within the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science. Joe graduated from Oregon State University with a B.S. in Biology in 2019. At OSU, he worked as an undergraduate researcher within OSU’s Department of Botany and Plant Pathology looking into biocontrols for bacterial plant pathogens. After undergrad, he became increasing interested in data visualization. As an IAN intern, he will assist IAN team members with designing science communication products. In his hometown of Tigard, Oregon, Joe enjoys volunteering at a local nature park, observing flora in the area, and having “decent” hacky sack skills.