Students will support ongoing research related to eating behaviors and risk factors for obesity among parents and children, assisting with scheduling and running participant appointments, entering, analyzing and possibly presenting data.
The Eating Behavior Research Laboratory is looking for research assistants. We study eating behaviors and risk factors for obesity among parents and children. Qualified students will be involved in scheduling and running participant appointments, entering data, and may have the opportunity to analyze and present data.
The specific outcomes of this project will be identified by the faculty mentor at the beginning of your collaboration.
|Length of commitment||Year-long|
|Level of collaboration||Small group project|
|Benefits||Academic Credit, Volunteer|
|Who is eligible||Students who are motivated to learn and succeed, have experience with/enthusiasm for working with children, strong customer service skills, maturity and professionalism, and are detailed-oriented.|
|Support||Funding is available after the completion of the preparation badge. See below.|
Students participating in this project might be interested in and eligible for the Goldwater Scholarship and the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship. Connect with the Office of Fellowships and Scholarships to learn more.
To engage with this project, you will work through a series of Project-Based Collaboration digital badges to guide your experience.
To get started, contact the project mentor using the contact information above to discuss availability and after you’ve received approval, you can start the Project Preparation Digital Badge. Here are helpful tips on how to contact a project mentor.
Once you have registered for the Project Preparation Digital Badge, you will receive further instructions related to the activities you will need to complete. In addition, you will also complete the following preparation activities for this particular project: