Research Assistant (Male, Age 22) in West Haven, CT

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At a Glance

Current Job

Basic data on your current job

Job TitleResearch Assistant
Salary$27,000
Other Compensation None Set
Hours/Week20
Company Size(not answered)
LocationWest Haven, CT
Years Experience1.5 years

Career Ratings

Opinions on your CAREER overall (i.e. not just your current job)

Years in Career0
Education(not answered)
Income Rating0 / 10
Interest Rating0 / 10
Work-Life Rating0 / 10
Fulfilment Rating0 / 10

Table of Contents

Current job Q&A

Describe the type of organization you work for.
uchc

Describe your job role and responsibilities.
Research

Please list an additional benefits (beyond compensation) that you receive.
paid vacation

Do you feel you are under/over or well/fairly compensated at your current position?
well

Does your job entail you working with others on a daily basis? Is this something you like/dislike about your job? Please explain.
no

Do you work collaboratively with supervisors/managers?
Yes

Do you work collaboratively with your co-workers?
Yes

Describe your work location (e.g., office, home, theatre, in the field) and what you like/dislike about working in it.
no

Please rate each of the following aspects of your current job on a scale of 1-10 (10 being the highest/best):
Income: 1
Benefits: 1
Hours: 1
Co-Workers: 1
Supervisors: 1
Job Title: 1
Level of Responsibility: 1
The Actual Work: 1

How you got your job

How did you get your current job?
referral

What was the application process?
e application

Did you have to interview for your current job? If yes, what did the interview process entail?
individual

If you can remember, what questions were you asked during the interview?
no

Do you feel your employer properly prepared you for your job? Explain.
yes

Was there training for your current position? If yes, what did it entail?
no

Do you feel your educational background prepared you for your job? Explain.
yes

If applicable, do you feel your internship experience helped you prepare for your job?
yes

If someone wanted to go about getting a job similar to yours, what would you recommend for him or her to do?
go

What skills do you think a person should have if they want to pursue a position like yours?
nothing

Do you feel that you need a certain level of education or training to be successful in your job?
bachelors

What advice would you give to someone who was about to start work in your position/ line of work?
hard work

Long-term career plans

Is your current employment part of your overall career plan? Why or why not?
no

What are your current career goals?
no

Is there anything else you would like to share about your career?
no

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