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.|
To engage with this project, you will work through a series of Project-Based Collaboration digital badges to guide your experience. These badges will:
All students who wish to participate in a project on the Project Portal must first complete the Project Preparation Digital Badge. First, contact the project mentor to discuss availability and after you’ve received approval, you can start the Project Preparation Digital Badge.
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: