CSR offers a unique opportunity to develop academic research skills, communications experience, and business teamwork. If you have the motivation, we will help you to further develop your abilities. For more details on skills and qualifications, view the full job description below.

Student Research Assistants

We anticipate opening our Student Research Assistant position application in late January 2022.

Student research assistants support and manage ongoing projects. Common tasks include data entry and audio transcriptions, but the RA job is primarily about problem-solving in response to unique project needs. We seek out applicants with strong personal initiative, who can take responsibility for meeting project deadlines and communicate clearly with on- and off-campus clients. Due to the extensive training we provide for our research assistants, we are particularly interested in students who have at least one or two years left at Calvin.

CSR offers a unique opportunity to develop academic research skills, technical knowledge and business teamwork. If you have the motivation, we will help you to further develop your abilities. For more details on skills and qualifications, view the full job description below. In order to be considered, you must fill out both the Workday application and our external application.
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Research Specialist

We anticipate opening our Research Specialist position application in late January 2022.

Research Specialists are employees with exceptional interests and/or skills in technical field(s), such as statistical analysis, computer programming, database management, geographic information systems (GIS), web sites and graphic design, etc. Specialists may be project managers for technical projects and may supervise and train undergraduates involved in related research tasks. The Research Specialist position is a full-time, 1- to 2-year appointment for recent Calvin graduates only.

CSR offers a high-caliber opportunity to develop your resumé through learning academic research skills, technical knowledge, and business teamwork. This is a prime opportunity for graduating seniors interested in gaining practical experience before applying to graduate school or moving into their chosen career path. For more details on skills and qualifications, view the full job description below. In order to be considered, you must fill out both the Workday application and our external application. 
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Research Associate

We anticipate opening our Research Associate position application in late January 2022.

The Research Associate assists in the management of ongoing campus and community projects. As part of this project management, the Research Associate supervises, trains, mentors, and supports the student Research Assistant team. The Research Associate is responsible for holding weekly meetings with each Research Assistant to further professional development, achieve project goals and deadlines, and support Research Assistants in professional and personal matters. The Research Associate will take on projects of their own, preparing data, conducting data analysis, and working alongside the other CSR staff. We seek out applicants with strong personal initiative, who have a background in statistics or similar quantitative or technical work with data, are familiar with the Social Sciences, and possess the ability to communicate clearly with on- and off-campus clients, Research Assistants, and other CSR staff. The Research Associate position is a full time, 1- to 2-year appointment for recent Calvin graduates only.

CSR offers a high-caliber opportunity to develop your résumé through learning academic research skills, technical knowledge, and business teamwork. This is a prime opportunity for graduating seniors interested in gaining practical experience before applying to graduate school or moving into their chosen career path. For more details on skills and qualifications, view the full job description below. In order to be considered, you must fill out both the Workday application and our external application. 
Email CSR about this job | View job description | Apply online via Workday