Undergraduate Research Assistant Resume Samples

The roles and responsibilities of an Undergraduate Research Assistant are to perform research and gather appropriate data that is needed for statistical analysis. A well-drafted Undergraduate Research Assistant Resume mentions the following tasks – administering and compiling all financial data, preparing reports, preparing and maintaining databases, scheduling and recruiting participants, updating filing systems, establishing accurate databases, coordinating with administrative and clerical staff, developing research proposals, managing activities for various events, ensuring claims as per University norms and regulations, and assisting research students in their research work.

Successful resumes for the role depict the following job assets – an outstanding academic record, researching skills, ability to learn new things, strong data analyzing skills, proficiency in using computers and internet to research data, and attention to details. Hiring faculties consider resumes of enrolled students with a meritorious record of skills and knowledge in a variety of disciplines.

Head Undergraduate Research Assistant Resume

Summary : Relavant work experience is science research with water quality analysis. A highly motivated researcher with strong determination to make an impact on people's lives through research. Keen on learning new procedures and enthusiastic to work in professional environments.

Skills : Mathematica, PolyMath, and some MATLAB, literature search engines, JMol, Avogadro

Description :

    1. Measured and recorded tide level changes from the tide gauge.
    2. Calibrated and evaluated the YSI 556 MPS Multi-Probe Field Meter before using to test for physical parameters in the water samples.
    3. Communicated and collaborated with other scientists to collect water quality samples and test physical parameters from the James River using the YSI 556 MPS Multi-Probe Field Meter and delivered to the laboratory in accordance with established Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) procedures.
    4. Calibrated and used the atomic absorption spectroscopy to analyze water samples for metal content.
    5. Independently used the mass spectrometer and spectrophotometer to analyze water samples for microbiological and chemical constituents.
    6. Used Microsoft Excel to create, enter, revise, copy, edit, store, retrieve, print, sort and/or calculate water quality data for the report.
    7. Independently used graphic software (Excel) to create graphs and charts for water quality report and for uploading and editing, to required locations in proper format Operated global positioning system GPS devices.
    8. Analyzed GIS data to identify spatial relationships or display results of analyses, using maps, graphs, or tabular data.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Science


Junior Undergraduate Research Assistant Resume

Objective : Studious and determined Junior Undergraduate Research Assistant with a talent for grasping technical and scientific concepts seeking a challenging and rewarding career or internship that will expand the skillset and provide valuable experience in the science and engineering field.

Skills : Microsoft Office Suite, SQL, Python, SAP, Sharepoint.

Description :

    1. Inventoried Ponderosa Pine communities to determine the effects of treatments using standard data collection protocols.
    2. Revisited and inventoried established monitoring plots across Pinyon-Juniper, Ponderosa Pine and mixed Conifer communities to determine the effects of thinning, prescribed fire and zero treatments.
    3. Assisted in public awareness and education of forest health, restoration, and safety by collaborating with school districts to provide tools for grade school teachers to offer educational material to students.
    4. Performed dendrochronology in the lab for age distribution studies of Ponderosa Pine Communities.
    5. Collected and analyzed soil and vegetation samples to determine the saturation percentage for continued forest studies and management.
    6. Worked and lived with large teams up to 16 individuals in high elevation backcountry study sites for up to 8 days.
    7. Collected field measurements of current forest conditions using diameter tapes, compasses, GPS units, hypsometers, clinometers, topographic maps, and digital cameras.
    8. Maintained and calibrated GPS units, hypsometers, handheld computers, and digital cameras.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Associates


Undergraduate Research Assistant - Part Time Resume

Objective : To get working experience in Biology and Biology related fields. Interested in combining the laboratory experience in genetic testing with wildlife conservation efforts to find innovative ways to combine the fields and optimize future efforts. To join an organization that nurtures multidimensional research solving real-world problems and improve-implement the knowledge constantly for the growth of the organization and society.

Skills : Honest, Fast Learner, Motivated, Flexible, Ambitious, Dependable

Description :

    1. Collaborated with professor and head of the UCSD Cognitive Neuroscience Laboratory, to assist in an integrative EEG in-home intervention designed to help children identified with Autistic Spectrum Disorder.
    2. Performed quality-training sessions using Biograph Infinity equipment.
    3. Conducted neurofeedback training by hooking up the patient to an EEG, calibrating the equipment, and monitoring their brain waves with special focus on mu waves adjusting the neurofeedback program settings when necessary.
    4. Patiently helped and encouraged the children identified by ASD to maintain concentration and stillness as this was vital to ensure reliable results.
    5. Used Microsoft Excel to record data and observations after each session, which was extracted from the neurofeedback program to generate a statistical report and track the progress of the patient.
    6. Scheduled training sessions with the clients and followed up with clients and parents to discuss progress.
    7. Attended weekly meetings to consult with the clinical director and to discuss the significance of experimental results and future goals.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Science

State Undergraduate Research Assistant Resume

Objective : Interdisciplinary State Undergraduate Research Assistant with a diverse academic background covering the fields of Biotechnology, Chemical Engineering, and Environmental Engineering. Expertise in identifying potential research problems and systematic approach to problem-solving. Experience in establishing a research laboratory and organized workplace.

Skills : Scanning Electron Microscope, Nanoindentation, Finite Element Analysis, Solid State Processing, Focused Ion Beam, Mercury Porosimetry, Helium Pycnometry, Origin Software, High-Temperature Tube Furnace, Autoclave.

Description :

    1. Synthesized bioactive ceramic foams using a polyurethane system and a tube furnace.
    2. Characterized the pores and microstructure of bioactive ceramic foams using mercury porosimetry, scanning electron microscopy, and helium pycnometer.
    3. Tested and analyzed the mechanical properties of ceramic foams using a proposed confined compression testing method since there are no ASTM standards for testing the mechanical properties of porous ceramics.
    4. Managed the ceramic foams subgroup within the group and trained all members of the subgroup on the foaming system.
    5. Presented research at the 37th International Conference and Expo on Advanced Ceramics and Composites titled "Bioactive Ceramic Foams for Bone Tissue Engineering".
    6. Co-authored two publications on the characterization and biocompatibility results of the bioactive ceramic foams.
    7. Skills Used Scanning Electron Microscope, Mercury Porosimetry, Helium Pycnometry, Origin Software, Autoclave, High-Temperature Tube Furnace, Solid State Processing.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Doctor Of Philosophy

Undergraduate Research Assistant - Intern Resume

Objective : Undergraduate Research Assistant worked as a key member of the team in a challenging and creative environment with greater responsibility, determination, hard work and commitment. Extended the knowledge and understanding of research methodologies, analytical and collaborative skills as well as communication skills with an innovative approach.

Skills : Biochemistry, Laboratory Skills, Clinical Research, Team Facilitation, Analytical Skills, Problem Solving, Supervisory Skills, Microsoft Office, Pymol.

Description :

    1. Worked closely with research professors and graduate students performing complex protein synthesis and purification research and development functions, ensuring optimal efficiency and accuracy at all times.
    2. Conducted biochemical and cell-based assays research in a wet lab environment pertaining to protein synthesis and purification methodology.
    3. Utilized a bacterial expression system to culture cells, facilitated lab calculations and developed solutions/dilutions.
    4. Isolated soluble/insoluble cell fractions and performed cell lysing via the use of a centrifuge.
    5. Documented absorbance data with UV-Vis Spectroscopy to identify protein concentration.
    6. Facilitated bacterial expression tests to define the maximum growth potential of bacterial cells while generating significant cost-savings.
    7. Assisted in heat shocking DNA vector plasmid into E.coli cells to grow proteins for purification.
    8. Isolated and mini-prepped DNA to ensure placement within the right vector.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Science

Associate Undergraduate Research Assistant Resume

Headline : Associate Undergraduate Research Assistant with an objective is to obtain a full-time position that will allow utilizing the communication, problem-solving, and leadership skills, while also providing opportunities to learn and develop talents that will expand the career opportunities.

Skills : Microsoft Office, GIS, Researching, Management.

Description :

    1. Assisted in the deposition and data collection of Quinonoid Zwitterion molecules on various substrates Designed, modeled, and fabricated a four-chamber molecular evaporator to be used for in-situ deposition.
    2. Designed, modeled, and fabricated a fully automated chemical etching device to be used for the fabrication of ultra-sharp STM tips.
    3. Designed, modeled, and fabricated an add-on magneto-optical Kerr effect system for the measurement of magnetic domains of samples.
    4. Designed, modeled, and fabricated an electron beam bombardment annealing device for the in-situ recovery and preparation of STM tips.
    5. Designed and modeled a tabletop room temperature demonstration STM.
    6. Developed and maintained a complete system model.
    7. Collaborated in the modeling and design of a ultra-high vacuum preparation chamber to be used in conjunction with the Omicron LT scanning tunneling microscope Teaching Experience.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Science

Undergraduate Research Assistant Resume

Headline : To obtain a position that expands the technical laboratory and research skills. Aspires to obtain new knowledge in preparation for graduate school and a career in neuroscience. Interested in developing and realizing real-time solutions for sustainable environmental and agricultural practices in order to promote a cogent and eco-friendly approach to bioprospecting.

Skills : Microsoft Office Suite, Scientific Writing, Familiar With HPLC, ELISA, PCR, Western Blot.

Description :

    1. Worked in a lab using an integrative approach combining behavioral biology, neuroanatomy, neuroendocrinology, and molecular biology.
    2. Patisaul's lab examines the mechanisms by which exposure to environmental estrogens advance puberty and impair fertility in females.
    3. Was involved in anxiety-related behavioral assays in rats, including open-field and light-dark box testing.
    4. Assisted in sacrifice, animal dissection, and organ recovery in rats.
    5. Learned and became skilled with immunohistochemistry (IHC) technique and ELISA technique.
    6. Verified the efficacy of and determined concentrations for several primary antibodies.
    7. Used stereology to count immunolabeled cells in the mouse hypothalamus, and used confocal and brightfield microscopy to examine neuron type, number, and synapse formation in the paraventricular nucleus of the hypothalamus.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Science

UTA-Undergraduate Research Assistant Resume

Objective : To obtain a position that will provide practical experience as a chemical engineer performing directed research and development or process design and improvement while also acquiring the Professional Engineering License. Seeking a research opportunity to broaden research horizons and excel which eventually enables to perform high-quality independent research.

Skills : Data Analysis, Microsoft Works, Technical writing and presentation, Subculture, HPLC, GCMS, and AspenHysys modeling.

Description :

    1. Gained practical lab experience performing biological engineering.
    2. Overall research goals were the synthesis and separation of fatty acids from yeast to be used as a fuel source.
    3. Obtained a foundation using techniques/instruments used for the transformation of cell DNA and DNA amplification processes.
    4. Performed various separation processes for cells and related DNA, proteins, and fatty acids.
    5. Developed strong skills in cell culturing and incubation.
    6. Gained a strong foundation both using and understanding the principles and methods of metabolic engineering to manipulate cellular metabolism and physiology for application.
    7. Techniques/Equipment Used: Gel Electrophoresis, Ethidium Bromide Staining, UV-Vis Spectrophotometry, Centrifugation, Miniprep DNA Purification, ELISA, Coomassie Protein Staining, Autoclave, PCR Thermocycling, Incubator.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Science

Undergraduate Research Assistant - PI Resume

Objective : Seeking a position as an Engineer with the potential for advancement based on initiative and performance. Background in physics, including tools used in multiple scientific and engineering disciplines. Experience in QA system development for the small environmental testing firm. Knowledge of and experience in the energy sector with a particular emphasis on environmental regulation test methods for natural gas source emitters.

Skills : Software Experience: Microsoft Office, MediSoft, IBM.

Description :

    1. Responsible for all phases of research from initial hypothesis development to the interpretation of experimental results.
    2. Developed a research program to construct novel liquid Gallium and e-GaIn suspensions for use in turbulence experiments.
    3. Completed benchtop rheology measurements to evaluate the viscosity of liquid metals.
    4. Successfully developed methods to suspend magnetic particles in liquid metals.
    5. Developed novel surface tension measurement technique using a load testing device that yielded surface tensions comparable to known values.
    6. Completed data analysis on results obtained from laboratory measurements and interpreted data to make modifications to experiments.
    7. Provided oversight and on-the-job training to undergraduate students in the safe operation of load testing and rheology equipment.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Science

Undergraduate Research Assistant Resume

Headline : Goal-oriented and highly-organized Undergraduate Research Assistant seeking a professional position to conduct research, quantitative calculations, and economic analysis. Resourceful and innovative with an aptitude for solving challenges. Ability to interact well with individuals from a variety of backgrounds and cultures leading to the equal environment within the workplace

Skills : Matlab, PROE., Team Facilitation, Analytical Skills, Problem Solving, Supervisory Skills

Description :

    1. Assisted in the development of procedures documentation on students who studied abroad and their positions on a number of topics, including political openness.
    2. Supported of methodological research and data analysis on Turkish citizen's public opinions.
    3. Independently met deadlines including literature reviews, empirical methods, and econometric analysis.
    4. Evaluated the reliability of time-series data on cosmopolitism for Florida State students who studied abroad for inclusion in the research study while maintaining complete and detailed data files.
    5. Prepared brief summaries and presentations on core subject matters and routine correspondence in response to readily identifiable data.
    6. Assisted with Head Professors Working Paper: "Why do governments alter their trade policies based on demands of societal groups".
    7. Create a template that other communities can use to compile information in their own areas.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Masters of Science