Description: Assist social scientists in laboratory, survey, and other social science research. May help prepare findings for publication and assist in laboratory analysis, quality control, or data management.
Typical Career path: MSW
Sample Job Titles: Clinical Research Assistant, Graduate Assistant, Graduate Research Assistant, Research Aide, Research Assistant, Research Associate, Research Specialist, Research Technician, Social Research Assistant, Survey Analyst
Licensure: A clinical license is not required for most entry-level positions. Most operate successfully with their MSW degree credentials.
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Social Work Research and Evaluation Practice Group – International
National Association of Social Workers – NASW’s Official Group
University of Denver: Graduate School of Social Work
There are a number of salary scales available online; however, these resources are recommended.