Research on couple relationships - paid positions for Spanish-speaking RAs

This project is ongoing. Applications are due by July 15, 2024.

The Williamson Lab in the Dept. of Human Development and Family Sciences is looking for Spanish-speaking undergraduate research assistants to work on two research projects related to couple and family relationships. These projects include:

1) A randomized controlled trial of couples receiving relationship-focused and economic-focused interventions.

2) A study of low-income married and unmarried new parents as they transition to parenthood.

This position is ideal for students from any major who are interested in learning about the process of conducting social science research and/or developing skills for graduate or professional school (e.g., PhD in Psychology, Medical School). No previous research experience is required, but students must be organized, responsible, mature, and able to demonstrate success in their coursework.

Pay rate of $14/hour, 10-19 hours per week.

Apply here:


-Fluency in written and spoken English and Spanish

-A two-semester commitment is required

-Minimum 3.0 GPA

Project Timeline

We are hiring on a rolling basis and expect a two semester commitment from the time you begin employment.


The research assistants will work under the supervision of the project manager to assist with data collection with English and Spanish speaking participants.


Typical Time Commitment
Desired Length of Commitment


The Office of Undergraduate Research recommends that you attend an info session or advising before contacting faculty members or project contacts about research opportunities. We'll cover the steps to get involved, tips for contacting faculty, funding possibilities, and options for course credit. Once you have attended an Office of Undergraduate Research info session or spoken to an advisor, you can use the "Who to contact" details for this project to get in touch with the project leader and express your interest in getting involved.

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