Graduate Research Assistant

Writing a great graduate research assistant resume is important because it is one of the first things a potential employer will see when they are considering you for a position. It is your opportunity to make a good first impression and sell yourself as the best candidate for the job.

Create your resume
Select from 7 professional resume templates

If you're looking for inspiration when it comes to drafting your own graduate research assistant resume, look no further than the samples below. These resumes will help you highlight your experience and qualifications in the most effective way possible, giving you the best chance of landing the graduate research assistant job you're after.

Resume samples

Mccartney Tabar | (521) 140-3141 | Fairbanks, AK


I am a graduate research assistant with over 1 year of experience. I have worked on projects in various fields including the humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences. I am skilled in conducting literature reviews, data analysis, and writing reports. I have also presented my work at conferences and workshops. My goal is to continue working as a research assistant while completing my PhD studies.


Graduate Research Assistant at Minnesota State University, Mankato, IDJun 2022 - Present

  • Led a team of three in conducting research on the impact of economic recession on small businesses.
  • Wrote a paper on findings which was published in the Small Business Research Journal.
  • Presented at two national conferences on small business and entrepreneurship.
  • Helped develop an online course for entrepreneurs which has been taken by over 1,000 people.
  • Acted as mentor to four undergraduate students during their research projects.

Research Assistant at University of Minnesota, IDJul 2021 - May 2022

  • Successfully completed research projects within deadlines while maintaining accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Conducted literature searches and created bibliographies using various databases such as PubMed, Web of Science, and EbscoHost.
  • Assisted in the development of study protocols, informed consent forms, case report forms, and other study-related documents.
  • Performed data entry for clinical trials using REDCap electronic data capture system.
  • Maintained organized filing systems (electronic and physical) for all project-related materials such as IRB submissions/approvals, participant recruitment logs, etc.


Master of Science in Computer Science at University of California, BerkeleySep 2017 - May 2021

I've learned how to code in multiple languages, how to develop algorithms, how to use multiple tools and software for development purposes, how to work in a team environment, and how to communicate effectively with others.


  • Data analysis
  • Data mining
  • Research design
  • Statistical analysis
  • Writing and editing research papers
  • Presenting research findings to colleagues or at conferences
  • Grant writing

Sharrell Reyburn | (111) 959-3796 | 1234 Example St.


As a recent graduate of XYZ University, I bring with me over 1 year of research experience in the field of ABC. My previous roles have included working as part of a team to develop new methods for data collection and analysis, presenting findings at national conferences, and writing papers for publication in peer-reviewed journals. In my current role as Graduate Research Assistant at DEF University, I am responsible for conducting independent research projects and providing support to senior academics on their own projects. I am confident in my ability to manage large datasets, identify trends and patterns, and communicate complex ideas clearly both verbally and in writing.


Graduate Research Assistant at University of Texas at Austin, TXMay 2022 - Present

  • Led a team of 3 undergraduate students in conducting research on the impact of social media usage on college students.
  • Presented findings to faculty members, which led to being asked to present at 2 national conferences.
  • Authored 1 journal article based on the research conducted.
  • Wrote and received a $5,000 grant from the university to continue the research for another year.
  • Was nominated by peers and selected as Graduate Research Assistant of the Year.

Research Assistant at Texas A&M University, TXAug 2021 - Apr 2022

  • Authored a research paper that was published in a peer-reviewed journal.
  • Conducted 50 interviews as part of a qualitative study.
  • Analyzed data from 500 survey responses.
  • Wrote grants totaling $50,000 to fund research projects.
  • Presented findings at 5 national conferences.


Master of Science in Computer Science at University of Texas at DallasAug 2016 - May 2021

I've learned how to code in various languages, design and implement algorithms, and use data structures and software engineering principles.


  • Research
  • Analysis
  • Data Collection
  • Data Management
  • Statistical Analysis
  • Technical Writing