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Research Assistant Internship


Order: 227691
Temp - > 30 Hrs

Job Title: Research Assistant Internship

Location: San Diego 92121

Pay: $25-$28/hr.

Duration: 2+ months

Shift: 1st Shift


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Process raw sensor data from R&D bench tests using MATLAB and JMP, visualize and analyze data.

  • Perform statistical analysis of bench test data.

  • Write Macros to compile, extract and analyze data.

  • Work under the direction of an Engineer in optimizing new data extraction and analysis methods.

  • Maintain database entries, write summary reports documenting observations and critical details from sensor configurations.

  • Commitment to working safely in the lab and maintaining a clean working environment.

  • Perform all work in conformance with company quality control process and standard operating procedures.


Required Qualifications:

  • Typically requires a Bachelor's degree and 0-2 years previous experience

  • Skilled at writing scripts to compile and mine test data for statistical analysis (regression, correlation, outlier analysis) and effective data visualization skills.

  • Strong analytical and computer skills.

  • Must be organized and detail oriented.

  • Excellent communication (written and verbal) and personal interaction skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous experience with data analytics to analyze test data for trends and correlations.

  • Degree in Computer Science


Functional Description:

  • Performs research and/or development in collaboration with others to complete science-based projects.

  • Makes detailed observations, analyzes data and interprets results.

  • Investigates, creates and develops new methods and technologies for project advancement.

  • Maintains high level of professional expertise through familiarity with scientific literature.

  • May participate in scientific conferences and contribute to scientific journals.

  • May be responsible for identifying patentable inventions.

  • May act as principal investigator in conducting own experiments

  • Learns to use professional concepts and skills.

  • Frequent use and general knowledge of industry practices, techniques, and standards. General application of concepts, and principles. Learns to use professional concepts and skills

  • Applies company policies and procedures to resolve routine issues



  • Works on problems of limited scope and complexity.

  • Works under only general supervision.

  • Work is reviewed for soundness of judgment and overall accuracy.

  • Receives general oversight and guidance on approaches for project related tasks

  • Builds stable working relationships internally.

  • Follows standard practices and procedures in analyzing situations or data from which answers can be readily obtained.

  • Normally receives detailed instructions on all work and work output it closely supervised