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Jade in Burlington, New Jersey

Updated 31 months ago

Tips for getting an RA position at a hospital or university? - 1 Reply

Hi all, I just graduated from college a month ago and have been looking for research assistant positions, generally in psychology or psychiatry...

Hal Joey Hekil in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Updated 53 months ago

Interview Preparation - 6 Replies

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?

splogia in El Macero, California

Experience vs. GPA?

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...

mangarellamatthew in State College, Pennsylvania

Updated 80 months ago

Getting ahead... - 5 Replies

What is the best training for becoming a hirable research assistant? What types of ongoing training or certifications are necessary to be an...

mangarellamatthew in State College, Pennsylvania

Updated 80 months ago

Day-long RA interview? - 1 Reply

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...

Ishant in New Delhi, India

how to get into this job?

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...

denimfan3123 in Vancouver, British Columbia

Updated 88 months ago

Was my interview too short?? Can one mistake oust me from my employment - 2 Replies

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...

biograd in Columbus, Ohio

Updated 89 months ago

Show me the money... - 3 Replies

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...

g in New York, New York

getting to know...

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?

tech in Galveston, Texas

Updated 104 months ago

Just Graduated, Need help on the next step - 3 Replies

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...

Kelly in Omaha, Nebraska

Updated 117 months ago

trends social service research / program evaluation - 1 Reply

I have a Masters degree in Social Work (concentration in research) and would like to enhance my field placement experience with some additional...

Jasper in Los Angeles, California

question regarding Research assistant

Can someone please describe me what the job duties are for a "textbook research assistant"? TIA..

Vlad in Sterling Heights, Michigan

Updated 138 months ago

Starting out... - 2 Replies

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...


The best part is...

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...


Boom or bust?

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...


To be the best...

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...

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