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Student Research Assistant

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Student Research Assistant
Environmental Research & Education Foundation (EREF)

Position Summary:

This position will provide direct support to the open research projects for the Data & Policy Program. Primary duties include developing and maintaining and analysis of a MS Access database. The position will report directly to the Director of Programs and work closely with others on the Programs team.

Principle Responsibilities:

This job description reflects management’s assignment of essential functions; it does not prescribe or restrict the tasks that may be assigned.

  • Development and maintenance of multiple MS Access Databases

  • Development of Pivot tables in MS Excel to analyze data exported from MS Access

  • Analyzing data to identify trends and creating graphs to visually represent the data

  • Creating figures and tables in excel

  • Preparing reports and white papers

Preference is for in-person applicants but remote applicants will be considered.

Desired Qualifications
• Currently pursing or recently completed an Associate’s, Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Data Analytics, Environmental Science, Environmental Engineering, Sustainability or a related degree that emphasizes data analysis
• Strong analytical and data analysis skills, with proficiency in managing/analyzing large data sets
• High proficiency in Excel, including the creation of graphs and use of formulas, is required
• Experience with Python and SQL or MS Access
• Strong organizational and time management skills with the ability to multi-task and execute critical path thinking to maximize efficiency
• Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
• Motivation to take initiative and work well both independently and collaboratively
• Proficient in Word, PowerPoint and other Office applications
Job Type
Internship, Part Time
Raleigh, North Carolina United States
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Desired Start Date
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