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Are you a student passionate about your environment and looking for gaining hands-on translational research and service experiences in the field, laboratory, and among our communities? 

The Institute for Water and Health is the right place for you! Our multidisciplinary network of faculty, industry, government, and non-profit partners is willing to guide you in practicing skill sets in real-world scenarios and prepare you for your next professional endeavor after college through internship or assistantship opportunities. 

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Student Assistant – Institute for Water and Health Research Assistant (Fall 2022)

Job Summary

The Student Assistant will support the Institute for Water and Health as a Research Assistant beginning in the Fall Semester 2022. The Research Assistant will join a multidisciplinary team that will carry on field sampling, conduct water quality analysis in the laboratory, and assist with event planning. 

Student employees cannot work more than 1300 hours in a 12-consecutive month period. Georgia Southern University is a tobacco and smoke-free community. All faculty, staff, and students must adhere to the established University System of Georgia policy.


  • Leads field research
  • Runs microbiological and basic chemical analyses in the laboratory
  • Leads website updates and social media outlets 
  • Assists with organizing stakeholder meetings 
  • Assists coworkers as time permits

Shift Specifics:

  • Up to 15 hours per week
  • Flexible with schedule of availability

Required Qualifications

Educational Requirements

  • Must be enrolled in six or more undergraduate credit hours or three or more graduate credit hours at Georgia Southern University.

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Education:

  • Student pursuing an undergraduate degree in environmental health sciences, biology or related field

Preferred Experience:

  • Experience in basic data analytics

Proposed Salary

$12.00 per hour

Required Documents to Attach

  • Resume
  • Schedule of Availability

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

  • Consistently exhibit engaging customer service
  • Ability to work well in a diverse and inclusive environment through commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion
  • Proficiency with computer and Microsoft Office applications software including word processing, spreadsheets, and databases


  • Adhere to University policies and procedures to meet Institutional goals and support University’s mission for student success
  • Knowledge in data management


  • Effective communication (verbal and written), organizational and human relations skills

Apply Before Date

August 24, 2022

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Last updated: 8/22/2022