Research Assistant Resume Sample

The research assistant is senior students at a university and they assist professors with their research by preparing interviews and summarizing results. They provide support to professionals who conduct an experiment and analyze information and data. They do research for various employers like consulting firms, medical research centers, public groups, colleges, polling organizations, and market research firms. The role of a research assistant include carrying out experiment and research for lecturer, collecting and logging experimental data, conducting statistical analyses, preparing graph and spreadsheet, creating presentation slides and posters, reviewing print and online resources to gather data, proofread and edit research document, maintain lab equipment and inventory, perform literature reviews, respond to mail relating to research, attending project meetings, updating site content, preparing progress reports, monitoring project budget and examining project of undergraduate students. Research assistant needs to have a bachelor degree in the field of study they are researching in. Prior work experience isn’t always needed for them but they must have deep knowledge about various research methods. They must be able to multi-task and work under pressure. Excellent time management skill and administration skill is needed.

Research Assistant Resume

Name: Joseph James

Address: 1874 Logan Street, Sacramento, CA
Phone: 508 – 302-736
Email: [email protected]
Current Job: Research Assistant, Trendsetter Securities Inc., Sacramento, CA


A reliable research assistant who has amazing organization and personal networking skills. Adept using the internet for internet research, helping students and finding resources difficult for them to locate. Maintain strong rapport with students and faculty. Specializes in arts and humanities. Taking pride in being a successful team player by completing research work in a timely manner. Successful managing and organizing multiple types of research, collecting and analyzing data.


  • Excellent interpersonal skill and analytical thinker
  • Proficient in Excel, Word and conducting various research procedures
  • Strong database and organization skill
  • Exceptional and accurate memory and dedicated research assistant
  • Great communication skill with student and faculty
  • Able to network with research leaders within the community
  • Proficient in web analytics and marketing analytics

Work Experience

 Research Assistant, Trendsetter Securities Inc., Sacramento, CA( 2016 – present )
Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Conduct daily research on a relevant topic that could provide fundamental influences on market
  • Prepare and updates all charts and graphs using oscillators and distributed them to trading and sales department
  • Conducted market research on various industries

Research Assistant, Amherst Consulting, Sacramento, CA(2014 – 2016 )
Duties and Responsibilities

  • Participated in planning and executing a research project
  • Carrying out an assigned task by keeping established objects in mind
  • Preparing detail report about various scenarios for research purpose

Research Assistant, Sacramento City College, Sacramento, CA (2012 – 2014 )
Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Updated research and reference material used by students from different year
  • Performed various administrative task such as email filtering, using MS office and handling calls
  • Prepared document and organized research material


Bachelor Degree in Sociology – Sacramento City College, Sacramento, CA

High School: Folsom High School, Sacramento, CA


Brice Abrams, Research Assistant, Amherst Consulting, Sacramento, CA

Personal Information:

  • Civil Status: Married
  • Date of Birth: 19/7/1999
  • Hobbies: gardening and watching movies

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