Megan Murray

Megan Murray

My interdisciplinary background--private, non-profit, and legal--allows me to collaborate across many disciplines to accomplish effect and sustainable water resource management. 

Career Interests

groundwater, drinking water, watershed management, GIS

Employment Sought:


Masters of Environmental Management, May 2018
Nicholas School of the Environment
Duke University, Durham, NC
Concentration: Water Resources Management; GPA 3.6
Bachelor of Science, magna cum laude, May 2015
Tulane University, School of Science and Engineering, New Orleans, LA
Environmental Science- Earth Science; GPA 3.83
Honors: Phi Eta Sigma Honor Society, Tulane Honor Society, Dean’s List 

Professional Experience

Research Assistant, Nicholas School of the Environment
Analyzed governance structures of groundwater management in California and the Southeast. Aug. 2016-Present
Legal Intern, Terris, Pravlik and Millian
Prepared attorneys for expert depositions on environmental cases regarding the Clean Water Act and Resource Conservation and Recovery Act. Provided technical data interpretation for attorneys. Conducted intensive research for cases. June - Aug. 2015
Water Quality Independent Researcher, The Water Institute of the Gulf
Analyzed U.S. Army Corps of Engineers water quality data on Davis Pond Freshwater Diversion. Collaborated with experts to produce a report that was shared with stakeholders and Tulane faculty. Jan.- May 2015 
Industrial Hygiene Intern, GSG Consulting
Conducted Phase 1 RCRA Facility Assessments. Wrote detailed water quality, asbestos, and lead reports for Chicago Public Schools. Familiarized myself with asbestos and lead abatement procedures and protocol. May - Aug. 2014
Water Resources Intern, The Gulf Restoration Network
Reviewed and submitted comments on NPDES permits for the state of Louisiana. Raised awareness for environmental issues associated with BP oil spill though op-ed pieces featured in the Times Picayune. Jan. - Aug. 2013

Additional Information

Duke Water Network 
Student Association of Wetland Scientists 

Technical Skills
Microsoft Suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)


clean water act compliance
project management
public health
stakeholder engagement
water resources management


Graduation Date

May 2018

Additional Resources



Preferred Location


Preferred Sector

Entrepreneur / Start-up
State / Local Government