Suffolk University Research Assistant in United States

Research Assistant

Federal Work Study and Student Employment



The Institute for Public Service in the Sawyer Business School is seeking current Suffolk graduate students to consider for a part-time, 10-15 hoursper week up to a total of 215 hours working with Dr. Brenda Bond-Fortier,

Specific tasks include:

  • Conduct literature reviews;

  • Work with data and utilize Excel, SPSS and/or NVivo, and provide basic statistical summaries;

  • Other related duties as required by research project.


  • Must be a student in good standing at Suffolk University, preferably in a graduate program with strong interest in conducting research for a variety of projects.

  • Possess good organization and communication skills;

  • Ability to work independently

  • Ability to manage time and tasks to accomplish research goals

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.

Specific Skills Required:

  • Proficiency in Word and Excel

  • Excellent research and writing skills

  • An ability to multi-task and meet deadlines

  • Working knowledge of, or desire to learn analytical software programs, particularly SPSS and NVivo. Preference will be given to applicants with experience.