Paid Internship: Research Student Assistants - Enhancing the Effectiveness and Experience of Student

Paid Internship: Research Student Assistants - Enhancing the Effectiveness and Experience of Student

We are looking for 2 student assistants (interns) to work on a research project that has been awarded funding by the University of Aberdeen’s Learning and Teaching Enhancement Programme.

  • The student assistants (interns) will be working on a selected project for a period of 10 weeks.
  • There will be 6 hours of work undertaken in each week of the projects.
  • Hours are flexible and can be undertaken to suit the student assistant (intern) (apart from initial training and meetings with project leaders).
  • Gives good experience in undertaking research. Training on specific research skills needed will be provided.
  • You can contribute to publications and outcomes related to the project.
  • Week 1 – Training (on ethical considerations, research methods and overall project): 6 hours
  • Weeks 2-8 – Work on data collection, analysis, and organisation: 42 hours
  • Weeks 9-10 – Final analysis and involvement in development of outcomes: 12 hours
  • Follow up work – 2 hours

Project

Enhancing the Effectiveness and Experience of Student Assistants in Teaching and Research Projects

Expected work over the 10 weeks

Pay

£12.00 per hour

What are we looking for?

  • Individuals interested in undertaking research, developing their knowledge;
  • People who can collaborate and share ideas;
  • Detail-minded people who are prepared to explore data sets to reveal themes and findings.

Application

If you are interested in applying for the role, please send a short cover letter explaining why you feel you would be suitable and a CV to Dr John Paul Mynott at john.mynott@abdn.ac.uk

Deadline for applications

Applications are due by 3pm Friday 23 February 2024 with the role expected to start in March 2024.

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