Student Assistant Job Options - Where Do I Fit?

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following sounds most enjoyable to you?
    • A. 

  • 2. 
    Do you have experience in any of the following?  (If more than one, choose your preferred task.)
    • A. 

      Shelving books

    • B. 

      Using microforms

    • C. 

      Moving furniture

    • D. 

      Answering phones and filing (clerical)

    • E. 

      Teaching people how to do something (i.e. tutoring)

    • F. 

      Inputting orders for books

  • 3. 
    Which of these items would you prefer to use?
    • A. 

      Book

    • B. 

      DVD

    • C. 

      Magazine

    • D. 

      Encyclopedia

    • E. 

      I'd rather use the internet.

    • F. 

      Pallet Jack

    • G. 

      Laminator

    • H. 

      Medical Journal

  • 4. 
    Which statement sounds most like you?
    • A. 

      I like to focus on what I'm doing alone without noise or distractions.

    • B. 

      I like to move around and interact with lots of people.

    • C. 

      I like to put on my headphones and rock out or think while I'm working on something.

    • D. 

      I like to dress up for work.

    • E. 

      I like to multi-task and enjoy dealing with many different tasks at once.

    • F. 

      I like helping people resolve problems, one at a time.

    • G. 

      I take pride in assisting staff in showcasing uncommon and antiquarian materials to a class.

  • 5. 
    Which of the following best describes your work style?
    • A. 

      I like having a supervisor available for questions at all times while I'm working.

    • B. 

      I work best when I can be given instructions from a supervisor, even if it's just a note, and then complete the task on my own.

    • C. 

      I enjoy working alone.

    • D. 

      I work best when around co-workers.

    • E. 

      At the beginning I need supervision but it doesn't take long for me to be able to work on my own.

    • F. 

      I try to figure out a problem the best I can before asking for help.

  • 6. 
    If given the choice, which would you prefer to do a research project on?
    • A. 

      The beginning of the study of astronomy, using a first edition of On the Revolutions of the Celestial Spheres by Copernicus.

    • B. 

      The role of improvisation in jazz using a volume of Jazz Journal International.

    • C. 

      The HPV vaccine controversy, using the New England Journal of Medicine.