Research 305


Assists faculty in research efforts by conducting reviews of literature and subject material specific to research topics. Student may be required to:

  • Compile a list of possible references from index or abstract sources
  • Look up and check references
  • Extract information from sources
  • Translate or transcribe
  • Organize and classify data
  • Tabulate and analyze data
  • Proofread and edit reports & research copy
  • Prepare bibliographies and indexes
  • Interpret statistical output
  • Write reports and develop summary materials (e.g., models, charts, tables, abstracts)
  • Prepare copy for publication
  • Participate in training sessions and staff meetings
  • Assist in the training of other student employees
  • Perform miscellaneous duties as required


  • Prior experience in a similar position
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Ability to operate a computer and other research equipment
  • May require knowledge of specific applications related to data acquisition and statistical analysis
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written)