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Social Science Research Assistants

On the Job


Social Science Research Assistants work in laboratories or other settings. They help to conduct social science research. They may work on surveys, analyze data, or assist social scientists in other ways. This career does not include graduate students (see Graduate Teaching Assistants).


Typical Work Tasks

People who work in this career often:

Typical Working Conditions


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