• Social Science Research Assistants
  • Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics
  • Social science research assistants help social scientists with laboratory, survey, and other social science research.

    What do they typically do

    • Prepare, manipulate, and manage extensive databases
    • Provide assistance in preparing project-related reports, manuscripts, and presentations
    • Obtain informed consent from research subjects or their guardians
    • Use computer software to perform descriptive and multivariate statistical analyses of data
    • Check the accuracy and validity of data entered in databases, correcting any errors
    • Prepare tables, graphs, fact sheets, and written reports summarizing research results
    • Edit and submit protocols and other required research documentation
    • Develop and implement research quality control procedures

    Number of Jobs

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    Job Growth +0.7%
    Job Opening 142

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    Education & Training

    • Education

      Most require a four-year bachelor's degree, but some do not.
      Associated Programs or Majors
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