University of Connecticut University of UC Title Fallback Connecticut

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)