EWP Program ARS

The Experienced Worker Program (EWP)

NEW Solutions is partnering with the Agricultural Research Service (ARS) to provide highly experienced workers 55 years and older as enrollees to help complete work gaps and special projects on food, agriculture, the environment and rural development

Are you with ARS and would like to bring on an Experienced Worker?    

To get started, please contact Mei Lee Strom, REE Program Manager at mstrom@newsolutions.org or 571-512-3731.

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About Agricultural Research Service

The Agricultural Research Service (ARS) is the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s chief scientific in-house research agency. Their job is finding solutions to agricultural problems that affect Americans every day from field to table. Here are a few numbers to illustrate the scope of their organization:

  • 660 research projects within 15 National Programs  
  • 2,000 scientists and post docs  
  • 6,000 other employees  
  • 90+ research locations, including overseas laboratories
  • $1.4 billion fiscal year budget