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Working As A Research Volunteer

  • Analyzing Data or Information
  • Processing Information
  • Getting Information
  • Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates
  • Interacting With Computers
  • Mostly Sitting

  • $51,000

    Average Salary

Example Of What A Research Volunteer does

  • Conduct water quality sampling; temperature, pH and salinity.
  • Assisted and supported psychology research conducted through the MOVE!
  • Performed PCR and gel electrophoresis.
  • Assist in project for biological testings, mostly water samples.
  • performed electrophoresis, sequenced DNA, looked specifically at the ABCA3 gene and learned how to use the laboratory equipment.
  • Trained in data collection and analysis.
  • Analyzed patients' medical records, entered the required data into an excel worksheet for further statistical analysis.
  • Prepare DNA Monomers from DNA oligos.
  • Acquired skills in using an EEG machine.
  • Analyze experimental data and interpret results to write reports and summaries of findings.
  • Worked in CLASS 100 Cleanroom facility for nanomaterials synthesis.
  • Oyster Reef Restoration Project) NESTLE QUALITY ASSURANCE CENTER OF DUBLIN- MICROBIOLOGY DEPT.
  • Worked on the literature update and data abstraction/entry for writing manuscripts.
  • Located artifacts and archives for researchers.
  • Gain hands-on experience in cell culture, PCR, Western blot, and FACS.
  • Evaluate outcomes, Trends, Weak AreAs, And Organize Grant Funds Reports.
  • Researched Alzheimer's disease with Dr. Alvin V. Terry.
  • Soldered wires and tightened vacuum pumps (advisor: Allen Mills) Skills Used FLUKA (monte carlo package)
  • Exposed to basic laboratory techniques while assisting with ongoing projects in the laboratory.
  • Use data to analyze relationships between public health and transit access.

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Research Volunteer Career Paths

Research Volunteer
Researcher Consultant Project Manager
Project Director
8 Yearsyrs
Researcher Instructor Research Associate
Senior Scientist
9 Yearsyrs
Researcher Research Fellow Senior Scientist
Principal Scientist
12 Yearsyrs
Tutor Laboratory Technician Scientist
Senior Research Associate
6 Yearsyrs
Tutor Registered Nurse Clinical Research Coordinator
Senior Clinical Research Coordinator
8 Yearsyrs
Tutor Instructor Research Associate
Laboratory Manager
5 Yearsyrs
Laboratory Technician Registered Nurse Clinical Research Coordinator
Clinical Research Manager
9 Yearsyrs
Laboratory Technician Scientist Senior Scientist
Principal Research Scientist
11 Yearsyrs
Research Technician Research Associate Staff Scientist
Senior Staff Scientist
9 Yearsyrs
Research Technician Research Scientist Research And Development Scientist
Scientist Senior, Research And Development
9 Yearsyrs
Research Technician Scientist Principal Scientist
Senior Principal Scientist
13 Yearsyrs
Assistant Consultant Senior Manager
Director Of Analytics
12 Yearsyrs
Assistant Medical Assistant Clinical Research Coordinator
Clinical Project Manager
9 Yearsyrs
Assistant Analyst Chemist
Senior Research Chemist
6 Yearsyrs
Laboratory Assistant Analyst Senior Data Analyst-
Data Manager
6 Yearsyrs
Laboratory Assistant Chemist Senior Scientist
Study Director
7 Yearsyrs
Laboratory Assistant Chemist Research Scientist
Lead Scientist
7 Yearsyrs
Graduate Researcher Research Specialist Research Coordinator
Senior Research Coordinator
5 Yearsyrs
Research Fellow Research And Development Manager Vice President Of Research And Development
Chief Scientific Officer
6 Yearsyrs
Observer Research Fellow Staff Scientist
Senior Associate Scientist
7 Yearsyrs
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Average Length of Employment
Research Associate 2.6 years
Research Fellow 2.4 years
Research Scholar 1.7 years
Research Assistant 1.6 years
Research Volunteer 1.0 years
Research Trainee 0.8 years
Top Careers Before Research Volunteer
Volunteer 22.3%
Internship 19.9%
Researcher 3.0%
Tutor 2.8%
Assistant 2.7%
Cashier 2.6%
Server 1.9%
Teacher 1.7%
Top Careers After Research Volunteer
Internship 16.7%
Volunteer 16.6%
Researcher 4.3%
Tutor 3.5%
Fellow 1.9%
Server 1.8%

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Top Skills for A Research Volunteer

  1. Lab Equipment
  2. Cell Culture
  3. DNA
You can check out examples of real life uses of top skills on resumes here:
  • Test participants for bilingual study Collect data using lab equipment Alternate Break Volunteer Services University of Maryland
  • Assist in preparation of cell cultures involved in experiment
  • Prepared media, Handled human cell lines, performed RT PCR, RNA Extraction and quantification, DNA sequencing of samples.
  • Presented poster presentation on the role of the integral membrane proteins in heart cells at UMB Student Research Forum
  • Aided in data collection of cancer educational workshops throughout the community.

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Research Volunteer Demographics

Gender

Female

50.6%

Male

32.3%

Unknown

17.2%
Ethnicity

White

49.7%

Asian

20.4%

Hispanic or Latino

14.4%

Black or African American

9.7%

Unknown

5.7%
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Foreign Languages Spoken

Spanish

44.7%

French

12.7%

Mandarin

5.4%

Chinese

5.2%

Russian

4.4%

German

3.6%

Korean

3.1%

Arabic

3.1%

Hindi

2.8%

Portuguese

2.8%

Italian

2.1%

Japanese

2.1%

Urdu

1.8%

Cantonese

1.6%

Vietnamese

1.3%

Hebrew

1.0%

Turkish

0.8%

Swedish

0.5%

Swahili

0.5%

Romanian

0.5%
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Research Volunteer Education

Schools

University of Florida

10.4%

University of California - San Diego

8.0%

University of South Florida

6.3%

New York University

6.3%

Northeastern University

5.8%

Ohio State University

5.1%

University of Washington

5.1%

University of California - Berkeley

5.0%

University of California - Davis

5.0%

Columbia University

5.0%

Boston University

4.4%

University of Texas at Austin

4.1%

University of Pittsburgh -

4.1%

Arizona State University

3.9%

Wayne State University

3.8%

University of California - Los Angeles

3.8%

Drexel University

3.6%

University of California - Riverside

3.4%

University of California - Irvine

3.4%

University of Southern California

3.4%
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Majors

Biology

22.0%

Psychology

12.1%

Biochemistry, Biophysics, Molecular Biology

5.7%

Chemistry

5.5%

Biomedical Engineering

5.3%

Ecology, Population Biology, And Epidemiology

5.1%

Public Health

4.8%

Environmental Science

4.7%

Business

4.1%

Medicine

3.9%

Mechanical Engineering

3.7%

Biotechnology

3.4%

Neuroscience

3.2%

Pharmacy

2.8%

Law

2.7%

Chemical Engineering

2.5%

Electrical Engineering

2.3%

Kinesiology

2.2%

Microbiology

2.1%

Biomedical Sciences

2.0%
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Degrees

Bachelors

48.4%

Masters

31.2%

Other

9.3%

Doctorate

8.0%

Certificate

1.6%

Associate

1.0%

Diploma

0.4%

License

0.0%
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