Tess is an intern for the National Climate Assessment. Her duties include providing support for NCA activities and engagement and creating products for USGCRP social media outreach (newsletters, profiles of staff for Facebook, updating Wiki pages, etc.). A sophomore at Brown University, Tess is pursuing a BS in Chemistry. Concurrently, she works in a materials chemistry lab, researching glycopolymers. She has also interned at the Ward 1 City Council Office in Tucson, AZ, and investigated polymer actuators as a student researcher.