Subject: Student Assistant Opportunity
A nutrition database group seeks a part-time Student Assistant. Tasks include
1) data entry and auditing of commercial dietary supplement product
information; 2) compiling data for reports using Excel and Access; 3)
graphing data using graphing software; 4) documenting sample records; and 5)
processing dietary supplement samples for shipment to laboratories. The tasks
performed will support researchers investigating the ingredient content and
performance quality testing (off site) of dietary supplements. This project
is NIH funded and on site at the U.S. Department of Agriculture in
Beltsville, MD. Student employees are hired through the University of
Position requirements: A current sophomore or junior at the University of
Maryland, majoring in science, Information Technology or a related field.
This position requires logical thinking and organizational skills and the
ability to accurately record and check data. Strong experience using
Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint), interest in research studies,
data analysis, and excellent attention to detail are required. Experience
with Microsoft Access is preferred.
This student position is 10 hours per week during the school year and 40
hours in the summer.
To apply for this job, please send a resume and a cover letter to
[log in to unmask] Cover letter should highlight your organizational,
spreadsheet, data analysis and graphing skills.
Contact Person: Laura Oh
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