Student Research Assistants
Annually 5-10 students are employed in the CSBR Data Analysis Lab. To qualify, undergraduates must be enrolled, have completed some coursework in basic social statistics and methods or be enrolled in the honors program, have high grade points and be recommended by advisors or professors. Graduate students may qualify by being enrolled in a UNI masters or doctoral program, have superior preparation by coursework and experience (especially quantitative analysis skills), and be recommended by advisors or professors.
Telephone Data Collection Lab
Annually 50+ students and non-students are employed as telephone interviewers in the CSBR Data Collection Lab. UNI student applicants must be enrolled, all applicants must show evidence of capability to master professional procedures of scientific interviewing, and have good communication skills. Studies conducted by CSBR cover many of the most exciting and relevant topics of contemporary life, including public health, crime, education, and technology. Recent studies can be viewed by looking at the CSBR project list. Some of the benefits of working with the CSBR are
- Chance to work on many interesting current day studies
- Paid training
- Friendly work environment
- Flexible hours
- Higher starting wage than average campus job ($9.50)
- Raises at beginning of each continuing semester (including summer semester), based on performance
Student positions are sometimes available in the CSBR Data Analysis Lab and the Telephone Data Collection Lab. Both labs offer competitive wages to students and work on-campus. Check the UNI student job board for available positions.