Hi all,I just graduated from college a month ago and have been looking for research assistant positions, generally in psychology or psychiatry labs at hospitals or universities. I have applied for a bunch of jobs so far, but I haven't really heard back from any HR departments yet. I'm wondering if anyone has any tips for applying as an external applicant. I recently had the experience of being in contact with a research assistant at a lab, who said she would inform me when the official job posti...
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Do you have any tips to help prepare for an upcoming research assistant interview?Are there common interview questions that come up again and again?
Hi everyone, wondering if I have any shot at landing a research assistant position at a biotech or pharmaceutical company. I have a degree in Genetics with an overall GPA is a 3.01, which I know is borderline, but I have about two years experience in a relevant research lab. I even lead my own project and co-authored a published paper as an undergrad. On top of that, I've held customer service jobs to support myself through college. Is my experience enough to get past my GPA, or should I focus o...
What is the best training for becoming a hirable research assistant? What types of ongoing training or certifications are necessary to be an effective research assistant?What do non-traditional career paths look like?
I was just offered a job interview for a research assistant position for a group of orthopedic surgeons at a large teaching hospital. They informed me that the interview will take all day. First, the chief of orthopedics and several other surgeons will interview me, then I will watch them perform a two-hour long surgery. I am right out of college and have never had an interview last for more than thirty minutes... Let alone eight hours. How do I prepare for this?? Any help would be greatly appre...
I am currently pursuing MBA in Human Resources and Marketing, so how can i start my career into this, I love doing the research work, please show me some way out for the sameThankyou.
I just had a job interview for a research assistant position today. It only lasted 10-15 minutes. There was no set timeline but I was expecting 20-30 minutes. There was the hiring manager and the principal investigator interviewing me together. The PI asked only about 5-6 general questions. I really could not get a warm vibe from the PI although I'm not sure if he was busy or not at the moment. The hiring manager chimed in time to time with questions about my availability and other CV related qu...
What are typical research assistant salaries? Do some companies pay a lot more for this position than others? What does a top earner make in this field?What skills should you learn to increase your salary?
I just got a BS in biochemistry. I was looking for jobs and all the campany requests with 1 - 3 three years experience. How do i get an voluntary job?
Hi, I just graduated with a BS in biology. I've been going to career fairs, interview help, recruiters, etc looking for a job as a research assistant or whatever entry level positions they have. I'm planning on going to grad school for biomedicine or biotechnology but not until next year. Should I volunteer at a hospital? Can I volunteer at research labs? Can someone give me some advice please. Thanks
Are jobs in this industry on the rise? Are there any sub-sectors that are growing?Where are the jobs? Which places have the most research assistant opportunities?
I have a Masters degree in Social Work (concentration in research) and would like to enhance my field placement experience with some additional projects. Since I work full-time, a part-time or volunteer position where I can work closely with a senior researcher would be ideal. I have experience with data collection and evaluation, analysis, report production, and have been teaching foundation research methods on the undergraduate level for two years. I understand that the demand for program eval...
Can someone please describe me what the job duties are for a "textbook research assistant"?TIA..
How did you get your start doing research assistant work, and what career moves did you make to get to your current position?Do you need a particular educational background?
What do you enjoy most about research assistant work? What do you dislike the most? Is it challenging? Are there many opportunities to learn and advance?What keeps you at your job?
What are the top 3 traits or skills every research assistant must have to excel?Can you suggest any tips or insights to develop your research assistant expertise?
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