The position of a graduate research assistant is primarily eminent in college and university settings. Students who would like to obtain some academic experience in their field of study usually apply for this position. When applying for a position as a graduate research assistant, it is important for applicants to be able to tell their professor that they have a good grasp on the relevant field of study. A resume that holds this information is more than likely to be picked up and reviewed with interest.


Graduate Research Assistant Resume Sample


Audrey Mathew

73 Hobson Street, Helena, MT 11222 | Tel: (999) 999-9999, Email:

• Well versed in carrying out research programs under direct supervision
• Hands on experience of providing meaningful contribution to collaborative research teams
• Familiar with grant initiative directives
• Proven track-record of aiding in data collection activities including document review and data analysis
• Adept at performing research using quantitative and qualitative methods

● Analytical reasoning● Research design● Sampling
● Evaluation methods● Data collection● Statistical analysis

• Statistical software: SPSS   • SharePoint
• Microsoft Office: Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Access


Graduate Research Assistant | Montana University, Helena, MT |  Mar 2012 – Aug 2013

• Resolved a research inconsistency by identifying discrepancies in data derived from three sources
• Prepared three presentations based on departmental research work which were used as part of a research paper written by Professor Hemmingway
• Managed research activities spanning three disciplines
• Assisted in design development and implementation
• Provided aid in data collection activities such as interviews and internet research
• Managed research activities by working with focus groups
• Prepared presentations on core subject matters for use in conferences


Montana State University, Helena, MT
Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration (Presently Enrolled)

● Multiple tasks handling● Problem solving
● Teamwork● Communication