Survey Research Center

Student Employment


The Survey Research Center employs UW-River Falls students!

The SRC is looking for students to work throughout the academic year. Staff are responsible for processing mail surveys, assisting with web-based surveys, scanning and data entry, and a wide-variety of computer related tasks. The SRC looks for highly motivated, pleasant, and dedicated individuals to become part of our survey team. The SRC does not make sales calls or conduct telemarketing.

Benefits of working at the SRC:

  • Looks great on a resume: Gain valuable professional experience.
  • Flexible schedule: We work around your class schedule each semester.
  • Option to work over school breaks- including summer.
  • Pay increases: Each semester, based on your performance, you get a pay bump!
  • Relaxed and friendly work environment: Play music, wear your comfiest clothes and get to work with other amazing students.
  • On central campus: Located in the Regional Development Institute Building. Right across from Rodli Hall and a 5 minute walk from the University Center. 
  • Work on various topics of public interest.

If you are interested in joining our team, please contact Sarah Jensen or check Handshake for an open positions.



What do Student Assistants do?

Student Assistants conduct mailing preparation, data collection and statistical analysis (dependent on interest and expertise) for each survey project. 


Tasks Include:

  • Creating and affixing barcodes and mailing labesl using Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • Affixing surveys and envelopes with mailing labels and barcodes.
  • Folding and stuffing envelopes.
  • Scanning in received and completed surveys.
  • Exporting information from scanning to run statistics and create data. 

"I love working at the SRC because of the unique opportunity to learn about the whole process of survey research. The SRC is welcoming and a fun work environment." - Jordan (Student Assistant)

"I like working at the SRC because it is flexible, a good work environment, and looks great on a resume." - Reed (Student Assistant)