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Mar 26, 2018

Spend this summer as a research assistant with The Prevention and Early Adversity Research Lab (PEARL)!

Summer 2018
Undergraduate Research Assistant Positions
The Prevention and Early Adversity Research Lab (PEARL)

Description:
The Prevention and Early Adversity Research Lab (PEARL) has positions available for undergraduate research assistants (RAs) (current undergraduate students), who are interested in studying young children for this summer. Duties include collecting child and family data in families’ homes, entering, coding, managing, and analyzing data, writing sections of reports, reviewing relevant literature, and contributing to presentations and manuscripts, as well as other assigned tasks. Compensation will be course credit.

Responsibilities:
-Collecting child and family data
-Entering, coding, and managing data
-Reviewing relevant literature

Qualifications:
-Experience working with children and families (preferred, but not essential)
-Excellent interpersonal, collaborative, and organizational skills
-Comfort going into low income, minority neighborhoods and families’ homes

How To Apply:
For best consideration, please send a resume, unofficial transcript, 3 professional references, and tentative summer schedule to Rebecca Watkins at rudofia@terpmail.umd.edu by May 7th. Please type in the Subject line, “Summer RA Position” when submitting materials.